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Erica Gimpel

Coco Hernandez in Fame

Photos Erica Gimpel Birth name: Erica F. Gimpel
Birth date: 1964/06/25 (58 years old)
Birth place : New York (USA)
Height: 1.74 m

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Biography for Erica Gimpel

The old tradition of the showbiz professional being "born in a trunk" came as near as it possibly could to being true in the cases of Erica Gimpel. Born on June 25th, 1964, she comes from a family background of the theatre, and spent much of her early childood touring with her mother in Australia, Portugal and the States. Erica was one of the Fame TV series cast members who was a pupil at the School of the Arts when she was cast in the role of Coco. She loves drama, dance, music and sea, and in her free time is a keen rollerskater.

She interprets the very ambitious Coco Hernandez.

As in the series, she graduated from the High School of Performing Arts in New York. She has traveled through all the United States and all of Europe in the company of her mother, singer Shirley Bash and her father, the writer Joseph Gimpel.

Fame is the series that launched her as an actress. It is one of the few people in the distribution that can be found regularly on the small or the big screen. Erica is a regular and profile.

Erin Erica Gimpel is an American actress known for her role as Coco Hernandez in the NBC television series, "Fame". Gimpel was born on June 25, 1964 in New York, in New York. She grew up in Brooklyn and started her career as a singer and dancer before turning to acting. She made her debut as an actress in Broadway's play "The Tap Dance Kid" in 1984.

Gimpel has also played in many films and television series over the years, notably "Cooley High", "Er", "Veronica Mars" and "The Young and the Restless". In addition to her role in "Fame", Gimpel is also known for his work in the science fiction series of NBC "Journeyman", where she interprets the character of Tess Doerner.

Apart from her acting career, Gimpel is also a talented artist. She paints paintings in oil and exhibited her works in several art galleries in New York and California. She is also a member of the board of directors of the National Association of African-American Artists.

Gimpel is married to the actor and television producer Ralph Farquhar and they have two children together. Together, they founded the Farquhar Gimpel Media television production company, which produced shows such as "Moesha" and "The Parkers". Gimpel is a talented and determined woman who has continued to succeed in her acting career over the years, despite the challenges she has faced.


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Title Role
Jane Doe: The Harder They Fall (2005) (TV) (filming) Margaret Monroe
I'mPerfect (2005) (post-production) Gail
Betty's Treats (2004) Mrs. Wilson
A Boyfriend for Christmas (2004) (TV) Beth
In Your Eyes (2004) Yolie
Freaky Friday (2003) Harry's Teacher
Impostor (2002) Newscaster
No Such Thing (2001) Judy
Santa and Pete (1999) (TV) Cassie Moore
Intimate Betrayal (1999) (TV) Toni
Touch Me (1997) Kareen
Profiler (1996) TV Series Angel Brown (1996-1999)
Sticks and Stones (1996) Miss William
The Price of Love (1995) (TV) Officer Hudson
Flirt (1995/I) Nurse
Smoke (1995) Doreen Cole
Tuesday Morning Ride (1995)
Amateur (1994) Irate Woman
The Fence (1994) Jackie
Homicide (1991) Woman with Randolph
Undertow (1991) Nina
King of New York (1990) Dr. Shute
Penny Ante: The Motion Picture (1990) Dale Martinez
Women & Wallace (1990) (TV) Wendy
Case Closed (1988) (TV) Kathy
North and South, Book II (1986) (mini) TV Series Semiramis
North and South (1985) (mini) TV Series Semiramis
Fame (1982) TV Series Coco Hernandez (1982-1983)



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  • Creation date: 01/07/2003 by misou

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