Kim Fields

Kim Victoria Fields Morgan (born May 12, 1969, formerly Freeman) is an American actress. Fields is most well-known for her roles on The Facts of Life (1979-1988) and Living Single (1993-1998). She is currently a star in The Upshaws, a Netflix original series.

Early life

Fields is the daughter and director of actress Chip Fields-Hurd, as well as the older sister to actress Alexis Fields, who is best known for her roles in Kenan & Kel, Moesha, Sister, Sister, as well as Roc.

Career

Fields appeared on The Facts of Life before appearing in a short-lived sitcom, Baby, I’m back with Demond Wilson, Denise Nicholas, as well as in a commercial for Mrs. Butterworth’s syrup. Janet Jackson played Penny Gordon Woods’ friend, and she later made an appearance on two episodes of Good Times. Fields’ Good Times episodes were “The Snow Storm”, and “The Physical”.

Fields played Dorothy “Tootie” Ramsey, a role she played on The Facts of Life (NBC) from 1979 to 1988. Many still remember her catchphrase “We’re a troouuble!” even years later. Fields was short when the show started production. The producers had to put her on roller skates in order to avoid awkward camera angles. She was too tall to play Arnold Jackson’s girlfriend in The Facts of Life’s parent program Diff’rent Strokes. Fields released two singles in 1984 on Critique Records during The Facts of Life: “He Loves Me, He Loves Me Not”, a disco/HiNRG, and “Dear Michael”, which became minor R&B hits, reaching No. 50)

Fields was announced on March 8, 2016 as one of the celebrities to compete in season 22 of Dancing with the Stars. Sasha Farber, a professional dancer, was her partner. Fields and Farber were eliminated in a double elimination on May 2, 2016. They finished the competition at 8th place.

Fields played the role of Theresa Newman, a Christian film about faith. Fields made his debut as a co-star in a feature movie when the film premiered in theaters September 29, 2017.

Fields is currently starring on Netflix’s The Upshaws.

Personal life

From 1995 to 2001, Fields was married Johnathon Franklin Freeman, a film producer. Fields was married to Christopher Morgan, a Broadway actor, when she gave birth to Sebastian Alexander Morgan. People magazine published the couple’s son the next week. They were married by Pastor Donnie McClurkin on July 23, 2007. She announced that she was expecting a second child with her husband on The Real, July 24, 2013. Quincy Morgan was born to the couple in Atlanta, Georgia.

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