Porscha Coleman

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Porscha Coleman
BornPorscha Lee Coleman
(1985-07-12) July 12, 1985 (age 27)
Van Nuys, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, Singer-Songwriter, Dancer, TV host
Years active1998 - Present
 
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Porscha Coleman
BornPorscha Lee Coleman
(1985-07-12) July 12, 1985 (age 27)
Van Nuys, California, U.S.
OccupationActor, Singer-Songwriter, Dancer, TV host
Years active1998 - Present

Porscha Coleman (born July 12, 1985 in Van Nuys, CA) is an American actress, singer, dancer, and TV host, who is best known for her guest=starring television role as Erica Willis on the UPN series The Parkers, Rachel in the Disney Channel Original Movie Pixel Perfect, and on MTV's improvisation show Wild 'n Out.[1][2] She attended Millikan Middle School Performing Arts Magnet in Sherman Oaks, California, and Hollywood High School Performing Arts Magnet in Hollywood, California. Coleman is a correspondent on Black Entertainment Television, hosting on 106 & Park, Spring Bling, and BET: Notarized.

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Music

In 2001, she appeared on the Great Pretenders, a television music game show on Fox Family, hosted by former pop trio Wild Orchid. Contestants sing and dance to their favorite songs and are judged by a live studio audience, for the chance to win various prizes. Coleman won[citation needed] singing Jennifer Lopez's, Waiting for Tonight.[3] In 2007, she appeared on Jimmy Kimmel Live!, singing with Tyga. In 2008, Coleman appeared as a singer on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno performing with Gym Class Heroes.

YearFilmRole
2001Great PretendersHerself (singer/winner)
2008The Tonight Show with Jay LenoHerself
2008Jimmy Kimmel Live!Herself

Her single "Take It," features Academy Award-winning rap group, Three 6 Mafia.[4] The music video debuted as New Joint of the Day on Black Entertainment Television's, 106 & Park.[5]

Films

In 2004, she appeared as Rachel in the Disney Channel Original Movie, Pixel Perfect, and in Woman Thou Art Loosed with Kimberly Elise and veteran actress, Loretta Devine. In 2009, Coleman appeared in Janky Promoters starring Ice Cube and Mike Epps.

YearFilmRole
2004Woman Thou Art LoosedLil' Bit
2004Pixel PerfectRachel
2009Janky PromotersDancer #1 - Sandra

Television

She has made guest and recurring appearances on TV shows including The Parkers, 7th Heaven, My Wife and Kids, and Boston Public. Coleman appeared in a comedy sketch alongside, Andy Dick which aired during the 2004 Teen Choice Awards.[citation needed] She was also cast as one of two girls on Season 4 of the hit MTV sketch comedy show, Wild 'n Out, starring Nick Cannon.

YearFilmRole
1998The Gregory Hines ShowChristy Putnum
1999NYPD BlueTonya
2000Touched by an AngelRenee
2001The Geena Davis ShowSandy
2001The Ellen ShowKid #1
2002My Wife and KidsShaneka
2002The JerseyVanessa Gilpin
2002–2003Boston PublicSheila Pepper (recurring)
2003The ParkersErica Willis (recurring)
200410-8: Officers on DutyKim Nash
2004Eve (TV series)Lisa
2004–20057th HeavenAngela (recurring)
2005Bones (TV series)Female Dancer #1
2006Entourage (TV series)Minor role
2007Room 401Herself
2007Jimmy Kimmel Live!Herself
2007Wild 'n OutHerself (cast)
2010The LeagueCamille

Dance

Coleman has danced on the Soul Train Awards, and four times on the BET Awards with artists such as 50 Cent and Sean Combs, and performed on The American Music Awards of 2004 with Kanye West. In 2007 and 2008, she appeared as a lead dancer in sketches for the late night show, Jimmy Kimmel Live! In 2008, she choreographed and danced in the music video, Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body), for Academy Award-winning rap group, Three 6 Mafia.[citation needed] In 2010, Coleman appeared twice on The Tonight Show with Jay Leno in various comedic sketches.

YearFilmRole
2004BET AwardsDancer
2004American Music AwardDancer
2005Jimmy Kimmel Live!Herself
2005BET AwardsDancer
2005Jimmy Kimmel Live!Herself
2005Soul Train Music AwardsDancer
2006BET AwardsDancer
2006–2007Las Vegas (TV series)Dancer #2 (recurring)
2007BET AwardsDancer
2010The Tonight Show with Jay LenoDancer
2010The Tonight Show with Jay LenoDancer

Hosting

In December 2009, she was a host on the show BET: Notarized. In February 2010, she interviewed sports figures Carmelo Anthony, Amar'e Stoudemire, LeBron James, and Brandon Roy, as well as rappers Aubrey Drake Graham and Pitbull (rapper) at the 2010 NBA All-Star Weekend held in Arlington, Texas. The footage aired on Black Entertainment Television's 106 & Park.

YearFilmRole
2009BET's NotorizedHerself/Host
2010106 & ParkHerself/Host (recurring)
2010Spring Bling: Get to Steppin' 1Herself/Host
2010Spring Bling: Get to Steppin' 2Herself/Host
2010Maury (TV series)Herself/Co-Host
2010BET's NotorizedHerself/Host
2011106 & ParkHerself/Host (recurring)

Coleman also hosted Black Entertainment Television's, Spring Bling: Get to Steppin' 1 [6] and Spring Bling: Get to Steppin' 2.[7] where the best fraternities and sororities battle in a step show competition, in hopes of winning the top prize. Both episodes aired in April 2010 from Daytona Beach, Florida. In October 2010, Coleman appeared as a guest celebrity correspondent on the Maury (TV series), introducing shocking clips with host, Maury Povich.[8] In December 2010, she was a host on the show BET: Notarized.

Commercials

Coleman makes appearances in a Knowledge Generation Bureau and a Boost Mobile commercial.[9] She appears in a national Miller Lite commercial called, "Text." [10] In 2011, Coleman appears as a pop star in a Smart Fortwo commercial. [11]

Music Videos

Coleman appeared as a love interest of Travis McCoy in the music video for the hit single, Cupid's Chokehold, performed by Gym Class Heroes featuring Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy. [12] She also appeared in the Coconut Juice (song) music video performed by Tyga as the companion of Gym Class Heroes frontman, Travis McCoy.[13] In 2010, she acted in the T.I. feat. Keri Hilson music video, Got Your Back.[14]

YearSongArtists
1999"Lean On Me (song)"Kirk Franklin feat. R. Kelly, Mary J. Blige and Bono of U2
2005MesmerizedFaith Evans
2007Cupid's ChokeholdGym Class Heroes feat. Patrick Stump of Fall Out Boy
2008"Coconut Juice (song)"Tyga feat. Travis McCoy
Lolli Lolli (Pop That Body)Three 6 Mafia
2010Got Your BackT.I. feat. Keri Hilson

Charity Work

She appeared in a photo shoot for Heart for Africa.[15] Coleman appears in the Knowledge is Power PSA for HIV and AIDS Awareness in 2009.[16]

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