Claudia Lee Returns to Zeke and Luther May 9
Actress/singer Claudia Lee is set to guest star on the hit Disney TV series "Zeke and Luther" for a second time on May 9, in an episode titled "Zeke and Lu's New Crew." The 14-year-old rising star has a recurring role, and has shot four episodes, in the sitcom about teen skateboarders Zeke, Luther and their friends. She plays a waitress named Bridget, who is also the love interest of Luther (Adam Hicks).
"It's a lot of fun," she said. "Luther does crazy things to try to get my attention. I'm more level-headed. I am the one who is always trying to tame the guys."
"Zeke and Luther" also co-stars Hutch Dano as Zeke, and Dan Curtis Lee as Kojo. The show airs Mondays on the Disney XD channel.
Claudia Lee has been attracting attention in Hollywood since arriving from her native Indiana in 2010. Born Claudia Lee Mirkowski in West Lafayette, she began studying acting, singing, dance, piano and guitar at an early age. At age 8, she decided to learn her immigrant father's native language, Polish, going so far as to take summer classes at a private school in Poznan, Poland.
Claudia Lee also attended the School of Cinema & Performing Arts in Vermont. In 2009, her SOCPA roommate introduced her to Harry Abrams of the prestigious Abrams Artists Agency. She began getting auditions, and soon landed her first national commercial for Comcast, with actor Zachary Levi ("Chuck").
In addition to acting, Claudia Lee is putting finishing touches on her first album, in collaboration with music producer Max DiCarlo. DiCarlo, who has worked with Elton John, RuPaul, Donna Summer and Moroder. DiCarlo also helped launch the popular Latin American group RBD, resulting in platinum record sales worldwide. He has also composed and arranged music for "Oprah," "Ugly Betty," "Desperate Housewives" and other TV series and movies.
"Claudia Lee is an amazing talent," DiCarlo said. "Her songs are very sophisticated, not what you would expect from such a young singer. She can appeal to kids and adults."
Claudia Lee's first single, 'It Gets Better,' was inspired by the anti-bullying campaign of the same name, which was started by nationally syndicated relationship columnist Dan Savage. The music video can be seen on YouTube, and the song can be downloaded through iTunes. Claudia Lee's album is expected to be released later this year.
Information about "Zeke and Luther" is available at http://disney.go.com/xd/zekeandluther/.
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