Kim Fields never banked on making the transition from child star to adult actor.

Fields, who played Tootie on NBC's "Facts of Life," stars as Regine on Fox's "Living Single."In between, she earned a degree in telecommunications from Pepperdine University, easting her worries about whether her acting career would continue.

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"Just knowing I had something to fall back on helped," said the 25-year-old Fields.

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