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Paula Prentiss

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Birth Name: Paula Prentiss
Born: 03/04/1938
Birth Place: San Antonio, Texas, USA

Prentiss resumed her film career as Elliot Gould's wife in the dismal "Move" (1970). She fared better as the sexy Nurse Duckett in "Catch-22" (also 1970), directed by Mike Nichols. In "The Parallax View" (1974), Prentiss shone in the brief role of a TV reporter who feared for her life after witnessing a political assassination. The following year, her natural, down-to-earth style was most apparent when she uttered her introductory line concerning her family's last name being "Marco. That's upward mobility for Markowitz" in "The Stepford Wives" (1975).

Prentiss curtailed her schedule for much of the late 70s into the early 90s to concentrate on child-rearing, although she accepted the occas... Continue Bio >>



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