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Monique Dupree Biography
- Newark, New Jersey native, Monique Dupree, also known by the title Tha Original Gata and in some circles is referred to affectionately as The First Black Scream Queen. She has done independent horror films, fetish, comic-book, catalog and/or alternative modeling, local and national reality television and an occasional cross-over into mainstream television and cinema. This includes music, by way of her band Negro Childe, publishing, promotion, internet radio, fitness, production and pro-wrestling. Monique is married a mother of 9 children. she is involved in several grass-root charities and social outreach organizations. To date, Monique has completed upward of seventy films and television projects, inspired the creation of several comic-book heroines and consistently works and is for hire across the country and around the world.
Monique Dupree Filmography
- (2014) Rednecks as Dixie Southern
- (2013) Dead Woman's Hollow as Waitress
- (2013) Plan 9 as Becky
- (2013) Redlight Kate as Jessie (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2013) Sex, Blood and Fairy Tales as Meriya (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2013) Sheriff Tom Vs. The Zombies as Zombie Slayer (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2012) FearFighter as Campbell (VG) (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2012) Little Big Boy as Jenny
- (2012) No Strings 2: Playtime in Hell as Pam
- (2012) The Chainsaw Sally Show Season 2 as Victim (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2012) The Creightonville Terror as Chainsaw Melody (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2012) Wifed Out as Pedestrian (uncredited)
- (2011) A Tribute to Women in Horror as Herself
- (2011) Brooklyn Brothers Beat the Best as
- (2011) For Christ's Sake as Jackie Angel
- (2011) Girl Scout Cookies as Genesis Malone
- (2011) Hollywood Scream Queens III as Herself
- (2011) Hunting Chupacabra as Ike Chow
- (2011) Post Mortem, America 2021 as Rose
- (2011) Shadowhunters: Lost as Lania
- (2011) Skeleton Key 3: The Organ Trail as Posh
- (2011) The Culinary Adventures of Baron Ambrosia as Tha Original Gata (2011) (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2011) The Fixer as Monique
- (2011) The Trouble with Bliss as Customer (uncredited)
- (2010) 2 Guns, a Grenade & a Pizza Guy as Sheila
- (2010) For Christ's Sake as Jackie Angel
- (2010) Haunting Kira as Nina
- (2010) MovieMoney as Restaurant Patron
- (2010) Play Dead as Black Mona
- (2010) Satan Hates You as Succubus
- (2010) Spade as Tanya
- (2010) Spirit as Pastor Sophia
- (2010) Step Up 3D as Hip Hop Girl
- (2010) The Good Parts as Jennifer
- (2010) The Horror Vault 3 as Missing Girl (segment "A Christmas Haunting")
- (2010) The Lovecraft Chronicles: Dumas as Vampire Bride
- (2009) Bikini Bloodbath Christmas as Dungaree
- (2009) Caged Lesbos A-Go-Go as Demme
- (2009) Cottonmouth as The Bloated Ghost
- (2009) Handsome Harry as Bar Patron
- (2009) Heavy Mental: A Rock-n-Roll Blood Bath as Mrs. Delicious 2 (as Monique Gata Dupree)
- (2009) Plan 9 as Becky
- (2009) Prey to God as Dory
- (2009) Royal Pains as Hampton Mother (uncredited)
- (2009) The Superagent as Bar Patron
- (2009) Timo Rose's Beast as Monique
- (2009) Welcome to My Darkside! as Herself
- (2009) Zombthology as Busty Jogger ("A Slight Case of Zombism")
- (2008) Bachelor Party in the Bungalow of the Damned as Emerald - the demon boobie vampire
- (2008) Skeleton Key 2: 667 Neighbor of the Beast as Posh
- (2008) Super Tromette Action Movie Go! as Flasher Woman
- (2008) Z Rock as Rock Chick
- (2007) American Gangster as Club Dancer (uncredited)
- (2007) Life Support as Family Member (uncredited)
- (2007) One Night as Club Goer
- (2007) The Ten as Student (uncredited)
- (2006) Fuse Fangoria Chainsaw Awards as Herself
- (2006) Pants-Off Dance-Off as Herself (2007)
- (2005) Pot Zombies as Hemophilia (uncredited)
- (2005) The Tyra Banks Show as Herself
- (2000) The Replacements as Football Fan (uncredited)
- (1999) Say What? Karaoke as Herself
- (1990) Law & Order as Socialite (uncredited)
- (1989) Lean on Me as Student (uncredited)
- () Scream Queen Campfire as Monique
Monique Dupree Trivia and Facts
- Was a runway model from ages 5-9.
- Known as a "triple threat" performer because of her ability to act, sing as well as dance.
- Lead vocalist for a band Named Negro Childe. She is known as GATA in this band.
- The first film she ever acted in was Lean On Me.
- Of Cherokee heritage & French descent.
- Has done five films while pregnant, one of them being Skeleton Key 2, which she starred in, wearing lingerie, while 6 months pregnant.
- Monique Duprees obsession with Japanese fashion/culture/anime prompted her to name her 7th child Inari Kai Neko.
- German actress Manoush is godmother to Monique Duprees 6th child, August.
- Was the Tromette of the Month for November 2006.
- Monique Gata Dupree is also a comic book model. Shes done work for artists such as: Dennis Willman, Javier Trujillo, Anthony SaintThomas & many others.
- Monique Dupree trademarked her nickname Tha Original Gata in 2011. Shes referred to as Tha Original Gata mostly in her modeling and music career with band Negro Childe.
- Has 9 children.
- Sister of Tony Todd .
Monique Dupree Photoshoots
- "Primera Linea" (Spain), 1 November 2008, pg. 64, 66, by: Jose Manuel Serrano Cueto
- "Autograph Collector Magazine" (USA), 1 November 2008, pg. 36, by: Mark Gross
- "Sirens of Cinema" (USA), 10 July 2008, Vol. 2, Iss. 12, pg. 40-41, by: Rhonda Baughman, "Monique Dupree"
- "GQ" (Spain), July 2008, Vol. 135, pg. 54, by: José Manuel Serrano Cueto
- "SCI FI" (USA), 8 January 2008, Vol. 1, Iss. 19, pg. 65, by: José Manuel Serrano Cueto, "Scream Queens in the USA"
Monique Dupree Other Works
- The Maim Event
- The Wrong Room
- Lean On Me
- The misadventures of CB Santa and Mr. Fanta
- Rain Of Flesh
- Shadowhunters 2: Oria