Storyteller/monologist Miss Coco Peru aka Clinton Leupp grew up in the Bronx on City Island and got his/her start as a downtown favorite in the cabaret world of NYC after he wrote, produced, directed, and starred in his first show "Miss Coco Peru in My Goddamn Cabaret" in the early 90's. On screen, Miss Coco is best known for her roles in Jim Fall's trick (Sundance 1999) and Richard Day's comedy Girls Will Be Girls. Other film appearances include To Wong Foo, Thanks for Everything, Julie Newmar and Straight-Jacket. Coco can be heard in the Disney animated feature, The Wild as Mamma Hippo! Coco has appeared on TV in Arrested Development, Twins, Will and Grace, Bravo's Boy Meets Boy, Bravo's Sexiest Moments in Film, Bravo's Welcome to the Parker, and in an Orbitz commercial that was nominated for a GLAAD Media Award. On MTV's Gay network, LOGO, Coco can currently be seen in her very own half-hour comedy special taped as part of the "Wisecrack" series and in the recently released: One Night Stand-Up DRAGTASTIC which debuted in January. Coco's live one-person shows include: "Miss Coco Peru in My Goddamn Cabaret", "Miss Coco Peru: A Legend in Progress ('92 MAC and Bistro Award), "Miss Coco Peru at the Westbeth Theatre' ('95 MAC Nomination), "Miss Coco Peru's Liquid Universe"('98 NY GLAAD Nomination), "Miss Coco Peru's Universe" ('99 LA GLAAD Nomination), "Miss Coco Peru's Glorious Wounds: She's Damaged" ('01 LA GLAAD Nomination) "Miss Coco Peru is Undaunted" ('04 LA GLAAD Award Winner, Ovation Nomination), and most recently "Ugly Coco." An avid traveler, Coco has appeared in theatres and clubs all over America, as well as in London, Sydney, and Lisbon. She is proud to say she has performed in such diverse places as a yacht in The Mediterranean; a living room in Pittsburgh, PA; and a nudist camp in the mountains of Malibu, CA. She is also available for children's parties!