Dot-Marie Jones began her career by appearing on shows such as Married with Children, Lizzie McGuire, and Nip/Tuck in addition to the feature films Patch Adams and Boondock Saints.
In 2010 she began appearing as coach ‘Shannon Beiste’ on Fox’s megahit television show Glee, for which she received three consecutive Emmy Award nominations in 2011, 2012, and 2013in the category ‘Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series’. The show won a Screen Actors Guild Award in 2010 in the category ‘Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series’ and garnered additional nominations for the award in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
Most recently, Dot can be seen in the feature film Dead Women Walking which premiered to rave reviews at this year’s Tribeca Film Festival, on the 7th season of Ryan Murphy’s FX series American Horror Story, and on the CBS series Doubt and Two Broke Girls. Also ABC series Modern Family. She also recently filmed Rob Zombie’s upcoming feature 3 From Hell alongside Danny Trejo, Sheri Moon Zombie, Sid Haig, and Richard Brake, and the LIFETIME feature SIN AND SEDUCTION alongside Nicky Whelan. Guest stared on the Fox series THE RESIDENT along with a number of I do films to be out soon.