Monique Dupree

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Monique Dupree
Monique "Tha True Original Gata" Dupree.jpg
Dupree in 2020
Born (1974-12-10) December 10, 1974 (age 47)
OccupationActress, wrestling talent, producer, social media manager, entrepreneur
Years active1984–present
Spouse(s)Anthony Saint Thomas
Children10
RelativesTony Todd (brother)
Websitemoniquedupree.com

Monique Dupree (born December 10, 1974) is an American actress, wrestling talent, singer, content creator and entrepreneur.[1] As an actress, she is best known for her role as Emerald in Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned and as a shower girl in Return to Return to Nuke 'Em High AKA Volume 2. She is best known for her time as a wrestling talent / producer / social media manager for partner Tommy Dreamer's company, House of Hardcore wrestling as well as appearances on Impact Wrestling. Dreamer on numerous occasions via the House of Hardcore's Twitch stream dubbed Dupree "The Heart and soul of House of Hardcore".

Personal life[edit]

Dupree was born in Newark, New Jersey. She is married to published author Anthony Saint Thomas and they have 10 children together.

Career[edit]

Her film career began at the age of 14, when she appeared in the 1989 Morgan Freeman film Lean On Me, about school principal Joe Clark. 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 experience also included her having 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.[1] She appeared in numerous magazines across the world, including The Autograph Collector Magazine[2] and Primera Linea.[3] She also worked as a comicbook model. In Gingerstein: Rise of the Undead, she acted out the character of Edie Van Horne.[4]

Dupree is lead singer of the musical team Negro Childe.[5]

Filmography[edit]

Film / Video[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
TBD Now That's Love Bella Announced
TBD Ill Hope - The Radio DJ Filming
2021 Witch Trials Kat Filming
2021 Shark, You Son of a Bitch Filming
2021 The Mick and the Trick Kat Post-Production
2020 Bloody Hooker Massacre Melinda
2020 Death Care Beatrice Jones
2020 Good Girl Lola Alien Goddess
2020 The Fright Before Christmas Miss Cleo
2020 Shakespeare Sh*tstorm Caliban
2020 Remnants Remy
2020 Killer Waves 2 Aerial Finny
2019 Tiny's October 31st Protester Short Film
2019 Sugah Rush Sugah Short Film, Additional credits as writer, executive producer
2019 Headstrong Herself Documentary
2017 Sickness Hope - The Radio DJ
2017 Return to Plan 9 Self Documentary
2017 Skeleton Key 3 Part 2 Posh
2017 Return to Return to Nuke 'Em High AKA Volume 2 Shower Girl Billed as Monique "The Original Gata" Dupree
2017 Rednecks Poor Wrestling Girl
2016 Sex, Blood and Fairy Tales Meriya Billed as Monique "Gata" Dupree
2015 Shadowhunters: Devilspeak Lania Additional credits as producer, director
2015 The Perfect Letter Natalie Gata Additional credit as costume designer
2015 Caesar and Otto's Paranormal Halloween Flexy
2015 Almost Mercy Featured Extra Uncredited
2015 Croatoan Origins Sally Additional credit as executive producer
2015 Plan 9 Becky Additional credit as associate producer as Monique "Gata" Dupree
2013 Post Mortem, America 2021 Rose
2013 Dead Woman's Hollow Waitress
2013 Sheriff Tom vs. The Zombies Zombie Slayer
2012 All Wifed Out Pedestrian Uncredited
2012 Bloodbath in Creightonville Chainsaw Melody
2012 Little Big Boy Jenny
2012 No Strings 2: Playtime in Hell Pam
2012 The Chainsaw Sally Show Season 2 Victim Billed as Monique "Gata" Dupree
2011 Skeleton Key 3: The Organ Trail Posh
2011 Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best
2011 Hollywood Scream Queens III Self Documentary
2011 Hunting Chupacabra Ike Chow Short Film, Additional credit as producer
2011 The Trouble with Bliss Customer Uncredited
2011 The Fixer: The Power of Balance Monique
2011 Shadowhunters: Lost Lania Short Film
2010 The Good Parts Jennifer Short Film
2010 2 Guns, A Grenade & A Pizza Guy Sheila Short FIlm
2010 The Lovecraft Chronicles: Dumas Vampire Bride Short FIlm
2010 Step Up 3D Hip Hop Girl
2010 The Horror Vault 3 Missing Girl Segment: A Christmas Haunting
2010 Satan Hates You Succubus
2010 For Christ's Sake Jackie Angel
2010 Play Dead Black Mona Short Film
2010 Spirit Pastor Sophia
2009 Bikini Bloodbath Christmas Dungaree
2009 Caged Lesbos A-Go-Go Demme
2009 Handsome Harry Bar Patron
2009 Timo Rose's Beast Monique
2009 Cottonmouth The Bloated Ghost Short Film
2009 Welcome to My Darkside! Self Documentary
2009 Heavy Mental: A Rock-N-Roll Blood Bath Self / New Mrs. Delicious
2008 Super Tromette Action Movie Go! Flasher Woman
2008 Deadlands 2: Trapped N/A Associate Producer
2008 Skeleton Key 2: 667 - Neighbor of the Beast Posh
2008 Zombthology Busty Jogger Segment: A Slight Case of Zombism
2008 Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned Emerald, The Demon Boobie Vampire
2007 American Gangster Club Dancer Uncredited
2007 One Night Club Goer
2007 The Ten Student Uncredited
2005 Pot Zombies Hemophilia Uncredited
2000 The Replacements Football Fan Uncredited
1989 Lean on Me Student Uncredited

Wrestling[edit]

Year Title Role Notes
2019 House of Hardcore 56 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2019 House of Hardcore 55 Self Appeared at the Pre-show Meet & Greet
2019 House of Hardcore 54 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2019 House of Hardcore 53 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2018 House of Hardcore for Charity Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2018 House of Hardcore 52 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2018 House of Hardcore 51: Blizzard Brawl-For-It All Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2018 IMPACT Wrestling: Bound for Glory Valet
2018 House of Hardcore 44 Valet
2018 House of Hardcore 43 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2018 House of Hardcore 41 Valet
2018 House of Hardcore 40 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2018 House of Hardcore 39 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2017 House of Hardcore 36 Self Appeared on the Twitch post-show
2017 House of Hardcore 35 Valet Part of the Double Duprees, Additional credit as Social Media Manager
2017 House of Hardcore 34 Valet Part of the Double Duprees, Additional credit as Social Media Manager
2017 House of Hardcore 33 Valet Part of the Double Duprees, Additional credit as Stage Manager
2017 House of Hardcore 32 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2017 House of Hardcore 26 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2017 House of Hardcore 25 Valet Part of the Double Duprees, Additional credit as Social Media Manager
2017 House of Hardcore 24 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 23 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 22 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 21: Blizzard Brawl Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 20 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 19 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 18 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 17 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 16 Valet Part of the Double Duprees, Additional credits as Production Assistant and Social Media Manager
2016 House of Hardcore 13 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2016 House of Hardcore 12 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2015 House of Hardcore 11 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2015 House of Hardcore 10 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2015 House of Hardcore 9 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2015 House of Hardcore 8 Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2014 House of Hardcore VII Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2014 House of Hardcore V Valet Part of the Double Duprees
2014 House of Hardcore IV Valet Part of the Double Duprees, Additional credit as Prosduction Assistant
2013 House of Hardcore III Valet
2013 House of Hardcore 2 Valet

Television / TV Movies[edit]

Year Title Role Note
TBD Gata Speaks Tha True Original Gata Pre-production, Additional credits as producer, director, editor, and cinematographer
2018 Gata Speaks Tha True Original Gata Episode: Who is Monique Dupree?

Pre-production, Additional credits as producer, director, editor, and cinematographer

2017 The Spook Detail Vance Episode: The Case of the Witches Three
2017 The Lovecraft Chronicles, Volume 2 Sacrifice Episode: Wraiths
2016 The Undead Series Julia Series Documentary
2015-2016 Gravebit N/A Executive producer, 10 episodes
2015 LeagueOne: In The Spotlight! Self Episode: Monique Dupree: Scream Queen Q &A!
2015 Impractical Jokers Self Episode: The Dream Crusher
2014 The Jimmy Star Show with Ron Russell Self Guest along with Angelique Morgan
2013 Bath Salts N/A Episode: Wrong Place, Wrong Time

Executive producer / Associate producer

Executive producer, 5 episodes

Associate producer, 1 episode

2011 A Tribute to Women in Horror Self
2011 The Culinary Adventures of Baron Ambrosia Tha Original Gata Billed as Monique "Gata" Dupree
2010 Royal Pains Hampton Mother Episode: The Hankover

Uncredited

2010 Spade Tanya Episode: Do or Die Time
2009 The Superagent Bar Patron
2009 Z Rock Rock Chick Episode: Episode #2.1
2008 Law & Order Socialite Episode: Sweetie

Uncredited

2008 The Tyra Banks Show Self January 9, 2008 episode
2007 Life Support Family Member Uncredited
2007 Without Your Head Self Guest along with Warrington Gillette
2006 Fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards Self TV Special
2006 Pants-Off Dance-Off Self
2001 Say What? Karaoke Self January 2, 2001 episode

References[edit]

  1. ^ a b Monique Dupree at troma.com Archived December 31, 2007, at the Wayback Machine
  2. ^ Autograph Collector Magazine
  3. ^ Primera Linea
  4. ^ Charles, Chris. "Ginger-Stein – Idol Features". Retrieved 2020-11-24.
  5. ^ Reverb Nation page for Negro Childe

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