Monique Gata Dupree is an independent/underground entertainment Icon, primed for the mainstream. She cameos, introduces, co-stars or stars in over 100 films, television shows, web series and nationwide wrestling events to date. Including but not limited to: Plan 9, Lean on me, Skeleton Key 2,3 and Skeleton Key 3 part 2, Impact Wrestling, House of Hardcore, ACW, Nuke ‘em high 2, American Gangster, The Mick and the Trick, Shakespeare Shitstorm, One Night, The trouble with Bliss, Bachelor party in the bungalow of the damned and Juliette Landau’s A place among the undead.
Her first directorial efforts (ShadowHunters: Devil Speak) was met with a standing ovation at the 2015 Newark Comic Con. Blending Sci-Fi,Horror and slick Noir pulp fiction set it apart from the average offerings of festivals and conventions to much acclaim.
Also, known as the ‘First black scream queen’, ‘Tha True Original Gata’ or simply ‘Gata’ she is media daring to Troma films and Fangoria enterprise alike. Whom both followed, supported and further her career just short of the very start of it. Monique is also a producer and social media manager of Tommy Dreamer’s ‘House of Hardcore’ pro-wrestling production (as well as The House of Hardcore podcast) as one half of the villainous in ring beauties ‘the Double Duprees’: valet personalities, Monique created and continues to develop with her daughter and ring partner Monet Dupree under the tutelage of ECW and WWE legends.
Monique also lends her vocal talents to the Hip-Hop/Rock fusion BandNegro Childe as lead singer. Other performers and attendances have compared her voice and delivery to the likes of Stevie Nicks, Tina Turner and Janis Joplin.
She appears as a model in magazines and comic books/graphic novels both foreign and domestic (and her very own pulp fiction publication: The misadventures of Tha Original Gata: A Cat o’Nine tales). As well as graced the walls of Art Shows and Galleries along the east coast asthe subject of artistic photographs.
Creatively fueled by the example and admiration for her older brother Tony Todd (candy man) which she performed with at the age of thirteen. (Lean on Me) Monique has tackled every event and performance with talent, charm, professionalism and an unmatched vigor that has gained her a diehard fan base in ever vestige of her seemingly limitless artistic branches.
A dedicated mother of ten, spouse to author Anthony Saint Thomas) Workout/fitness enthusiast/trainer and vocal community advocate, Monique has lent her time, voice and vast varying abilities to many important social and health causes: homelessness awareness, cancer awareness, women’s rights, domestic and sexual abuse and most recently Child Trafficking via the organizations such as ‘Scares That Cares’ ‘R A I N N’ and ‘Freedom Ladder NYC’.
Monique Dupree ‘Tha true original Gata™’ is an artistic force of nature.
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Monique Dupree “Tha True Original GATA” is working with Darkstone Entertainment again to film three separate projects at once. Monique has worked with Darkstone many times with projects such as: Skeleton Key 2 and 3, Plan 9, Shadowhunters Lost and more. Some of their movies can be found on Amazon Prime and in select stores. … More
Follow Monique Dupree “Tha True Original GATA on social media One cool thing about her is when you post comments under her photos & posts, she tries to reply to as many people as possible. Instagram: @thaoriginalgata Twitter: @thaoriginalgata Snapchat: @thaoriginalgata Facebook: www.facebook.com/moniquegatadupree
Monique Dupree will be one of the guest judges for the biggest need event in Baltimore: NERDPOCALYPSE April 14th will EXPLODE with nerdom! The madness begins at 3pm Monique will be taking photos with fans whilst dressed as Wonder Woman 47B938A5-DDA5-44E0-94CA-3ED625124B5D
I got the opportunity to be a part of the UK Wrestling tour Hardcore Halloween this past week. Touring the UK was amazing!! Special thanks to Tommy Dreamer, Magnus, Victoria and Daivari for an amazing tour! Every city we went to was amazing but London and Kings Lynn was by far my favorites!!!
Monique Dupree will be speaking at Creative Vibe at 401 North Howard Street on “The Art of The Hustle” Photos will be posted on her Official Instagram for Tha True Original GATA™ Monique Dupree www.instagram.com/thaoriginalgata Please come out and learn afew tips from this public figure master.
Monique Dupree (one half of The Double Duprees) aka Tha True Original Gata will be in attendance August 26, 2017 at House of Hardcore 34 in Chicago area. Superstars already confirmed: Tommy Dreamer, Sami Callihan, MVP, The Sandman, The Squad, Bull James, Jay Bradley and more to be announced soon! For more information, go to … More
I was very thankful to have been able to attend the Kawaii Society’s 4th of July Weekend Party. I hope one day to be a part of the lineup but I love supporting beautiful events (esp. Kawaii & music) Here are some of the photos below taken at Lovecraft where the event was held.