Monique Dupree to Guest on The Jimmy Star Show Wednesday November 19th, 2014
Industry Type: Broadcast Industry, Film / TV Industry, Music Industry
Monique Dupree will be a featured guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio/tv show hosted by King of Cool Jimmy Star along with Cool Man About Town Ron Russell and Hollywood Vixen Deidra Sarego to discuss her movies, her career, and the entertainment industries at large. The Jimmy Star Show is tv/radio’s coolest hit […]
Monique Dupree will be a featured guest on The Jimmy Star Show live radio/tv show hosted by King of Cool Jimmy Star along with Cool Man About Town Ron Russell and Hollywood Vixen Deidra Sarego to discuss her movies, her career, and the entertainment industries at large. The Jimmy Star Show is tv/radio’s coolest hit show, featuring the coolest in music, entertainment, fashion and pop culture, all from a fun industry insider perspective in a completely live, unedited fast-paced two-hour conversational format.
Monique Gata Dupree is an American singer and a B-movie horror actress, producer and mother of ten, often referred to as Tha Original Gata or the First Black Scream Queen.
Dupree was born in Newark, New Jersey. Dupree’s film career began at age of 14 in the 1989 Morgan Freeman film Lean On Me. It was then that she realized that she wanted to pursue acting as a career. By the age of 18, she had done numerous stage productions, including the play Cry of the People by Robert Banks. Dupree’s career saw success when she appeared on Fangoria Radio for a “Scream Queen” contest. It was then that she met Lloyd Kaufman of Troma Entertainment, and landed a part in the movie Pot Zombies. Since then, she’s been in over 60 films including American Gangster, Life Support, The Replacements, Satan Hates You, and Bikini Bloodbath Christmas. She also appeared in extensive makeup as the vampire Emerald in the film Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned. In 2006, Dupree was named Silver Bullet Pictures’ “Scream Queen of the Year”.
Dupree has also worked as a model. In working with Troma Entertainment in films, she was the first African American “tromette”, and the first to be a tromette twice. She’s appeared in numerous magazines across the world, including The Autograph Collector Magazine, Primera Linea.She’s also worked as a comicbook model as well. In Gingerstein:Rise of the Undead, she plays a character named “Edie Van Horne”
Dupree, also known in the music world as “Tha Original Gata™” is also lead singer of a band named Negro Childe.
Monique Dupree appears at horror and comic book conventions across the United States, including Fangorias Weekend of Horrors, Dark X mas, Monster Mania, Big Apple Convention, and Fear Fest 2.
The Jimmy Star Show is pleased to showcase the expertise and talent of Monique Dupree and all anticipate a fun and informative time talking with her about her career and the entertainment industries at large.. Join King of Cool Jimmy Star, Cool Man about Town Ron Russell, and Hollywood Vixen Deidra Sarego as they have a playful and sometimes wild time with the talented featured guest!