Fans recall first being introduced to De'Leon as Joanne Mbutu on the hit television series Vital Signs. Years later, she catapulted that breakout role into a successful career with quite an impressive track-record by creating a number of unforgettable performances and starring in over fifty movies and television shows like the 20th Century Fox Movie The Ladies Room, Surviving Paradise, Fury, Faux-Pas, Cryptz, the HBO award-winning film Kickin Chicken and the NBC hit comedy "Just Shoot Me."
De'Leon was soon voted by The Ave Magazine as "One of the Most Significant Women in Entertainment"
De'Leon was soon inducted into the Caribbean Hall of Fame alongside such legends as Bob Marley and Sidney Poitier. Known for her compassion, confidence and inspirational achievements, Former Los Angeles Mayor James K. Hahn issued a special proclamation declaring February 7th as"Lunden De'Leon Day" in the City of Los Angeles.
De'Leon recently ran for Councilwoman in her home state of South Carolina. Her film production company, Palmetto Film Studios, makes and distributes 5-7 films a year.
"I moved my record company to South Carolina and started a film production company to give back to my community," says De'Leon. " I'm blessed and believe in blessing others."