Erica Gimpel

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TV Actress
Date of Birth June 25, 1964
Place of Birth New York City, New York
Age 56 years old
Horoscope Cancer

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Erica Fawn Gimpel is an American actress, singer, songwriter and dancer. She is best known for her roles on television shows Fame as Coco Hernandez and on Profiler as Angel Brown. She is also known for her recurring roles on the television shows ER as Adele Newman and on Veronica Mars as Alicia Fennel. From 2018-2020, Gimpel had a recurring role as Trisha on the series God Friended Me. Gimpel was a judge on RTÉ One's Fame: The Musical, an Irish TV talent show seeking a boy and a girl to play Nick and Serena respectively in the Irish touring production of Fame. In January 2010, Gimpel released her first CD, Spread your Wings and Fly.

Born: Erica Fawn Gimpel, June 25, 1964, Manhattan, New York, U.S.
Occupation: Actress
Years active: 1982–present
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About Erica Gimpel

TV actress, most remembered for her role as Coco Hernandez in the show Fame.

Before Fame

She was a student at the High School of Performing Arts in New York--the school that Fame was based on.


She released her first album, Spread your Wings and Fly, in 2010.

Family Life

She was born and raised in New York City.


Irene Cara played her character, Coco Hernandez, in the 1980 film adaptation of Fame.

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  • The Kids from "Fame" - The Kids from "Fame" was the group name of several cast members from the US TV series Fame who had a number of hit singles and albums at the height of the show's success in the UK. This success culminated in tours of the UK where they performed live in concert.
  • American expatriates in Ireland
  • Hispanic and Latino American actresses
  • Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School alumni
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