We welcome Actress, Comedienne, Author, BET Gameshow Host and Inspirational speaker Kim Coles as she joins us today,Sunday 3/7/10 at 12pm Eastern on The Indigo Room http://www.talkshoe.com/tc/33443 to discuss her new project Open The G.I.F.T.S.
I First fell in love with Kim & her comedic style when I saw her at …the Apollo Theater then on Living Color, next Living Single, which I still watch in re-runs. She now Hosts BET’s game show Pay it off. http://www.therealkimcoles.com/ Kim’s Bio below.
Actress / Comedian / Author / Host
Actress, comedian, author, playwright and TV personality KIM COLES is truly a renaissance woman. Best known for her zany characters and outrageous sense of humor, KIM COLES began her journey to Hollywood when she was announced the runner-up in the “Big Beautiful Woman” pageant in Atlantic City, New Jersey. She then rode her beauty pageant success into a plus-size modeling career and ultimately began performing as a stand-up comedian which eventually turned into a showbiz career that has continued to skyrocket.
Perhaps best known for her five-season turn as the unforgettable “Synclaire” on FOX’s ground-breaking comedy series, Living Single, KIM COLES has starred on numerous hit television programs including Frasier, Six Feet Under, In Living Color, One on One, and most recently co-starred in the uproarious TBS comedy series 10 Items Or Less as the villainous “Mercy P. Jones”. She was the co-host of the nationally syndicated daytime talk show, In the Loop with I Village and has been a guest co-host for various shows, including The View and Good Day Live. KIM COLES is also known to reality audiences for having appeared on The Mole, VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club and “Coming to the Stage”, BET’s search for “the next superstar of funny.”
As a well-known comedian, KIM COLES performs on comedy club stages across the nation. She has also co-written and starred in her own award-winning play, Homework, a one-woman stage show about the lives of three best friends who progress from elementary school to woman hood.
In addition, KIM COLES wrote the best-selling book, “I’m Free But it Will Cost You: The Single Life According to Kim Coles,” which was published in 1997 by Hyperion.
In her latest venture, KIM COLES is empowering women with her new program called G.I.F.T.S, a unique daily self- development exercise designed to inspire you to discover your own true “gifts” so that you may share them with the world. www.openthegifts.com
KIM COLES currently resides in Los Angeles.