Freddie Prinze
Actor, stand-up comedian
Freddie Prinze
Freddie James Prinze was an American actor and stand-up comedian. Prinze was the star of 1970s sitcom Chico and the Man. He was also the father of the actor Freddie Prinze, Jr.
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Freddie Prinze's personal information overview.
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Ready to slay again: Sarah Michelle Gellar promises double trouble in CW's ... - Boston Herald
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After the cult series ended in 2003, Gellar, who is married to actor Freddie Prinze Jr., starred in several movies, including “The Grudge,” and gave birth to daughter Charlotte in 2009. “The nomadic lifestyle does work for a lot of working parents,
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5 Movies That Take Place During A Storm for Your Hurricane Weekend - Death and Taxes
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Parker Posey playing a mentally disturbed girl called “Jackie O.” Tori Spelling and Freddie Prinze Jr? This 1997 movie has it all, including a Thanksgiving hurricane that provides a dramatic backdrop to a family reunion gone fatally awry
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This week in celebrity wedding anniversaries - SunHerald.com
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A gospel choir sang "Bless the Broken Road" by Rascal Flatts at the beginning of the ceremony 2002 - Actors Sarah Michelle Gellar and Freddie Prinze Jr., in Puerto Vallarta, Mexico. The couple exchanged vows during a three day fiesta with family
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Seen: Rachael Leigh Cook + More Celebs in the 401 - GoLocalProv
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Not only was Rachael Leigh Cook, who starred with Freddie Prinze in She's All That and formed one-third of the rebooted Josie and the Pussycats, seen at The VETS for the screening of her new film, Broken Kingdom, but she was also seen strolling through
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Sarah Michelle Gellar Stressed Out by Air Travel - Showbiz Spy
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The former Buffy star says she and husband Freddie Prinze Jnr planned to bring up their daughter, Charlotte, in New York with occasional trips to LA. But when that plan didn't agree with their two-year-old tot, Sarah opted to stay in LA and take a role
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Sarah Michelle Gellar Returning to TV For Daughter - Technorati
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Although the Buffy the Vampire Slayer star, 34, took a break from acting to bring up her baby she says she wouldn't head back in to movies because it keeps her away from one-year-old Charlotte, hubby Freddie Prinze Junior and her home for too long
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Sarah Michelle Gellar: Beach Day with Charlotte! - Just Jared
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The 34-year-old actress recently shared that hubby Freddie Prinze, Jr is “perfectly happy to stay at home and put the baby to bed,” while she works on her new CW show, Ringer. “I didn't realize how much I miss the atmosphere until I started back,” SMG
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Sarah Michelle Gellar: TV Offers Me a Flexible Schedule - People Magazine
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Topping off her new gig as Bridget Cafferty in the new CW drama Ringer, the actress also has longtime hubby Freddie Prinze, Jr. and their 22-month-old daughter Charlotte Grace to come home to every night. “[Freddie's] great, he loves it,” Gellar, 34, ... - -
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Christensen talks CCL All-Star game - Wildcat Sports Journal (subscription)
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Remember the movie “Summer Catch” back in the early 2000s starring Freddie Prinze Jr. and Jessica Biel? Pretty much the same concept. Christensen is batting .221 with a team-high seven doubles in California. He also has two home runs and 15 RBIs
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Sarah Michelle Gellar & Her Brentwood Beauty - Celebrity Baby Scoop
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Sarah, who is married to Freddie Prinze Jr., is coming back to prime time television with the new drama The Ringer. Earlier this year she told Access Hollywood how she keeps camera-ready all the time. She said, “I just chase my toddler
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Movies Tonight and Sunday - Regina Leader-Post
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(149) >> Summer Catch Freddie Prinze Jr. A baseball player falls for a woman who's out of his league. (2 hrs.) 6: 15 (99) Reagan The life and legacy of President Ronald Reagan. 6: 25 (102) >> Hachi: A Dog's Tale Richard Gere. A college professor forms
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[Review] Monte Carlo - The Film Stage
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I'm calling on you, Morgan Spurlock, to explain this, starting with Freddie Prinze Jr.'s college acceptance letters in She's All That. Directed by Thomas Bezucha, a fashion executive who previously made the down home queer romantic comedies Big Eden
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You're Not Shy, You're Evolved - Jezebel
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They're more likely to wear ponytails and glasses and be the subject of a bet featuring Freddie Prinze Junior as the Popular Guy trying to ask her to prom, except surprise! She's totally hot! Sitters' temperaments also confer more subtle advantages
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The almanac - UPI.com
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... actors Meryl Streep and Lindsay Wagner, both in 1949 (age 62), Graham Greene in 1952 (age 59); Freddie Prinze in 1954 and Tracy Pollan in 1960 (age 51); pop singer Cyndi Lauper in 1953 (age 58); activist Erin Brockovich-Ellis in 1960 (age 51);
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Peter Fonda marries for the third time - msnbc.com
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(Jim Smeal / WireImage) Share Back to slideshow navigation Freddie Prinze Jr., right, never really knew his dad, who died when Prinze was just 10 months old. But by following in his father's footsteps, he's kept the "Chico and the Man" star in mind
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Moneyball: The 25 Best Baseball Movies of All Time - Bleacher Report
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You'll get a few laughs as you follow Freddie Prinze, Jr. during his summer tenure in the Cape Cod Baseball League. There were a ton of cameos throughout the movie, including Ken Griffey, Jr., Pat Burrell, Hank Aaron and Carlton Fisk
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(WWE) Wrestlers Visit Troops, Possible WWE Creative Departure, WWE Attendance - TWNP-Wrestling News
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- Actor and WWE creative team member Freddie Prinze Jr. is rumored to be leaving the company soon, if he didn't finish up at this past Tuesday's tapings. Prinze Jr. returned to work for WWE late last year and had been working on producing vignettes,
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Timeline
Learn about memorable moments in the evolution of Freddie Prinze
    TWENTIES
  • 1977
    Age 22
    Prinze suffered from depression, which deepened in the weeks following his wife's filing for divorce. On the night of January 28, 1977, after talking on the telephone with his estranged wife, Prinze received a visit from his business manager, Marvin "Dusty" Snyder.
    More Details Hide Details With Snyder looking on, Prinze put a gun to his head and shot himself. Prinze was rushed to the UCLA Medical Center to be placed on life support following emergency surgery. His family removed him from life support, and he died at 1 p.m. on January 29.
  • 1976
    Age 21
    Prinze was arrested for driving under the influence of Quaaludes on November 16, 1976.
    More Details Hide Details A few weeks later his wife filed for divorce. Prinze had been romantically linked to actress Pamela Grier according to her as she recalls their relationship in chapter 19 of her autobiographical memoir, My Life in Three Acts.
  • 1975
    Age 20
    Prinze married Katherine (Kathy) Elaine (Barber) Cochran in October 1975, with whom he had one son, Freddie Prinze Jr., who was born March 6, 1976.
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    Prinze made several appearances on The Dean Martin Celebrity Roasts, most notably at the roasts for Sammy Davis Jr. and Muhammad Ali. In 1975, he released a comedy album that was taped live at Mr. Kelly's in Chicago titled Looking Good—his catch phrase from Chico and the Man.
    More Details Hide Details In 1976, he starred in a made-for-TV movie, The Million Dollar Rip-Off. Prinze had a little-known talent for singing, examples of which could be heard in the background of the title song of the Tony Orlando and Dawn album To Be With You, in his appearances on their variety show, and on rare occasions on his own sitcom. About four months before his death, Prinze had signed a multi-year deal with NBC worth US$6 million over five years. Becoming wealthy, Prinze took martial arts lessons from Robert Wall, a student of Bruce Lee, who appeared in Enter the Dragon and Return of the Dragon. Soon after, Wall became godfather to Prinze's newborn son Freddie Prinze Jr. In 2004, the Hollywood Walk of Fame honored Prinze's contribution to the television industry with a star on Hollywood Boulevard.
  • TEENAGE
  • 1974
    Age 19
    From September 1974 until his death in January 1977, Prinze starred as Francisco "Chico" Rodriguez in the NBC TV series Chico and the Man with Jack Albertson.
    More Details Hide Details The show was an instant hit.
  • 1973
    Age 18
    In December 1973 his biggest break came with an appearance on The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson.
    More Details Hide Details Prinze was the first young comedian to be asked to have a sit-down chat with Carson on his first appearance. (Prinze appeared on and guest hosted The Tonight Show on several other occasions). He also appeared on The Midnight Special to perform his comic routine.
    During 1973 he made his first television appearance on one of the last episodes of Jack Paar Tonite.
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  • CHILDHOOD
  • 1954
    Born
    Born on June 22, 1954.
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