Dot Marie Jones has received three consecutive Emmy® Award nominations (2011, 2012, 2013) for her role as football coach ‘Shannon Beiste’ on FOX’s megahit television show Glee. In its third season, the show received a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series. With an expansive list of diverse film and television credits, Jones is known for her poignant roles in both drama and comedy. Another fan favorite is her role as ‘Rosengurtle Baumgartener’ in the film Boondock Saints. Other film and television roles include Patch Adams, Modern Family, Jane the Virgin, 2 Broke Girls, Married with Children, Nip/Tuck, Teachers, Venice the Series, Prison Break as well as numerous other roles .

In addition to her acting career, Jones is a 15 time World Arm Wrestling Champion.