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Dot Marie Jones: It's A Comedy Series, and I'm Always Crying

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When it comes to Emmy nominations, Dot Marie Jones is 3 for 3. Next month, the Glee star is hoping for her first win. The star talked to Steve and Maria Wednesday about how the part was written just for. She got the job in a very unusual place.

"I'd ran into Brad (Falchuk, co-creator of Glee) at the grocery store...and asked what are you doing? He goes we're just finishing up the first season of Glee. I was like 'Oh my God I love the show...why don't you guys write me something?'"

Jones also put on a great acting performance at the store...lying through her teeth while answering a crucial question about her role on the show.

"He said do you sing and I said I'm no Mariah Carey but I can carry a tune...I never sang in my life."

We'll find out if the third time's a charm for Dot...the Emmys are announced September 22nd. The new season of Glee kicks off September 26th on FOX.

Fun Facts About Dot Marie Jones:

  • She is an athlete and actress who has had multiple roles in television.
  • She attended California State University, Fresno, where she set records for shot put. Jones is also a 15-time world arm wrestling champion.
  • Jones currently has a recurring role on the musical, Glee, as Shannon Beiste, for which she was nominated for the Primetime Emmy Award for Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series in 2011, 2012, and 2013.
  • Jones, who had no intentions of acting, was discovered at a bodybuilding competition by Shirley Eson of American Gladiators fame.

(Source: Wikipedia)

Dot will find out if the third time's a charm when the Emmy winners are announced September 22nd.

‘Glee' returns to FOX Thursday, September 26th.

You can follow Dot on Twitter: @DotMarieJones

On Facebook: Dot Marie Jones

On Instagram: dotmariejones

 

 

 

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