Kim LaShaunda Coles is an American actress, comedian, game show host, and cast member on In Living Color.
UPDATE: I'll be running LOTS of extra podcasts for you in the upcoming weeks, because human connection and entertainment are as vital as ever. Subscribe to both the podcast + my YouTube channel, starting now.   Comedian, actress and motivational speaker Kim Coles is famous for the comedy sketch show In Living Color and the TV series Living Single. She played Synclaire James, remember? Kim and I first met a few months ago, when we were both invited to sit on a panel about women in media at the Digital Hollywood conference. When we met, I knew instantly I liked her and wanted to get to know her better, so I invited her on the show. Fast forward a few months. Kim comes to New York and we record this episode -- at Sardi's, the iconic Broadway restaurant. (Shoutout to Sardi's and my friend Beth.) Kim and I talk about: Bill Cosby stories (but not the kind you're expecting) Self-doubt Projecting Becoming a comedian Hollywood Expectations Coincidences and synchronicities and opportunitites Style In Living Color Living Single Friends Self-empowerment Therapy (I do a little therapyish thing.)   # SEE pictures of Kim & me behind-the-scenes! http://reallyfamouspodcast.com/now/kim-coles # Watch Kim and me do a teaser video on my YouTube channel. https://www.youtube.com/reallyfamous # New live shows: I'll be back! Get word as soon as we book new dates. reallyfamouspodcast.com/get-notified # GET IN TOUCH: Insider news - ReallyFamousPodcast.com/contact Instagram - @karamayerrobinson Facebook - @karamayerrobinson Twitter - @kara1to1 Email - reallyfamouspodcast@gmail.com # Donate $1 or $5 or anything you like to Really Famous and get a shoutout from me on the show - ReallyFamousPodcast.com/donate # Celebrity interview by Kara Mayer Robinson. Music - Take a Chance by Kevin MacLeod - incompetech - Creative Commons  
Janelle James hangs out with Kim Coles to chat about growing up in Brooklyn, reenacting “Roots” in the high school cafeteria, the grueling audition process for “In Living Color,” how comedy is a superpower, why she hates hot sauce, and whether she’s down for a “Living Single” reboot.
Host Deardra Shuler interviews Kim Coles about her upcoming show "Are You Normal, America?" starting on Monday, June 4th on the Oprah Winfrey Network (OWN) at 9PM, a game show wherein contestants compete to win big prizes and determine if they are normal. Ms. Coles is an actress, comedienne, author, playwright and TV personality who is best known for her zany characters and outrageous humor. Ms. Coles arrived in Hollywood after being announced the runner-up in the “Big Beautiful Woman” pageant in Atlantic City, NJ. Her beauty pageant success culminated into a plus-size modeling career.  She followed that as a stand-up comedienne.  Later she appeared as Synclaire on Living Single for 5 seasons and then guest starred on Frasier, Six Feet Under, In Living Color, One on One and the TBS comedy series 10 Items Or Less. She Co-hosted the daytime talk show, In the Loop with iVillage and has been a guest co-host for various shows, including The View and Good Day Live. She hosted BET’s My Black is Beautiful, a show that was part of a national initiative sponsored by Proctor & Gamble celebrating the diverse, collective beauty of African-American women. Kim appeared on The Mole and VH1’s Celebrity Fit Club. She later added game show host to her extensive resume with BET’s groundbreaking show Pay it Off, becoming the first African-American woman to host a primetime game show. Ms. Coles wrote and starred in her own award-winning play, Homework, and aurthored a book entitled "Its Free But it Will Cost You: The Single Life According to Kim Coles.” See www.openthegifts.com, and http://press.discovery.com/us/own/programs/are-you-normal-america    
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Creator Details

Birthdate
Jan 11th, 1962
Episode Count
3
Podcast Count
3
Total Airtime
2 hours, 22 minutes
PCID
Podchaser Creator ID logo 385418