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Freddie Prinze Sr.


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Birth Name: Freddie Prinze Sr.
Born: 06/22/1954
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA
Death Place: Los Angeles, California, USA
Died: 01/29/1977

He was born Frederick Karl Pruetzel, the son of a Hungarian father - though some records have listed him as a German immigrant - and a Puerto Rican mother on June 22, 1954 in New York City, NY. Small and heavy-set in stature as a boy, Prinze's mother enrolled him in ballet classes, but his interests lay in stardom, with a particular desire for music. Though he began his education at a private Lutheran school, Prinze took it upon himself to audition for and gain entrance into the Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts, where he explored drama through various plays and continued his dance studies. Prinze also discovered a knack for comedy while at LaGuardia; his humor was ini... Continue Bio >>


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