Frederique Hoschede aka Dorothee was born on July 14, 1953 in Paris France. She began her career on the show Dorothee and Blablatus. She then appeared in Les visteurs de mercredi for a televisions station and was cast in Recre A2 as the principal character. Dorothee was also a singer and produced records for children.
In 1987 Dorothee left Antenne 2 and Recre A2 for TF1 where she created a show for children called Club Dorothee. She worked for ten years at Club Dorothee and closed the doors in 1997. She negotiated for a channel for children and is working on new projects for French television.