Storyteller/monologist Miss Coco Peru aka Clinton Leupp grew up in the Bronx on City Island and got his/her start in the cabaret world of NYC in the early 90´s.
Since then Coco has written several shows and has won several awards including a GLAAD Media Award.
On screen, Miss Coco is best known for her roles in feature films, trick and Girls Will Be Girls (Best Actress Award-HBO Comedy Arts Festival and Best Actor Award-Outfest Film Festival). 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! She just finished the sequel to Girls Will Be Girls!
Coco has appeared on TV in Arrested Development, Will and Grace, Twins, New York Undercover, Bravo´s Boy Meets Boy, and was the voice of a Sister of Perpetual Indulgence on Rick and Steve: The Happiest Couple in All the World. Coco also has her very own half-hour LOGO comedy special as part of the Wisecrack series.
An avid traveler, Coco has performed in theaters and other venues all around the world including a yacht in The Mediterranean, a living room in Pittsburgh, and a nudist camp in the mountains of Malibu, CA.