Season 22 of Dancing With the Stars has a celebrity cast jam-packed with talent and Kim Fields is one of the contestants set to hit the dance floor this spring. Fields has been in the entertainment genre for decades now and many DWTS fans are quite anxious to see her tackle this ABC reality television show this spring. What do viewers need to know about Kim?
Kim Fields is 46-years-old now, but she first embraced being on television at the age of 5, notes Biography. The Harlem, New York native first appeared on Sesame Street. Then, when she was 9-years-old, she scored the role of Tootie Ramsey on Diff'rent Strokes, a show that starred Todd Bridges, Gary Coleman, Dana Plato and Conrad Bain. Fields was in just five episodes of that show, but she continued on in the role of Tootie when she headed to the Diff'rent Strokes spin-off show The Facts of Life in 1979.