Dorothi Fox

Dorothi Fox is a well-known stage, film and TV actress who began her career with The Negro Ensemble Company in 1966 as head usher. She appeared on Broadway in “The Last of Mrs. Lincoln” by James Prideaux and has acted extensively with Woodie King, Jr.’s New Federal Theatre and with numerous other theatrical troupes.

Her recent TV appearances include the series “Lez Bomb,” “Wheels,” “Random Acts of Flyness” and “Orange is the New Black.” She played the recurring character Nancy Fichandler on The Onion News Network.

She has appeared in character rolls in such widely popular films as “The Wiz,” Three Days of the Condor,” “The Happy Hooker,” “The Gang That Couldn’t Shoot Straight” and “Bananas.” She appears in the film “Shaft” with Samuel L. Jackson and Richard Rountree.

NFT Credits

Credit Type Production Season
Actor Steal Away 1981-82 Season
Actor Good Black Don’t Crack 1988-89 Season