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Paula Prentiss


Discovered by a talent scout at Northwestern University in 1958, Paula Prentiss was signed by Metro Goldwyn Mayer and teamed with Jim Hutton in a string of comedies. She rapidly became one of the best American comediennes of the 1960s. Her funny voice inflexions, free acting style and brunette good looks established her as a leading lady in ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Primetime Emmy. Another 1 win & 2 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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 2007 Hard Four
Sweet Cherrie
 1996 Mrs. Winterbourne
Maternity Nurse (uncredited)
 1995 Burke's Law (TV Series)
Carla Martinet
- Who Killed the Hollywood Headshrinker? (1995) ... Carla Martinet
 1992 Murder, She Wrote (TV Series)
Leonora Holt
- Incident in Lot 7 (1992) ... Leonora Holt
 1983 M.A.D.D.: Mothers Against Drunk Drivers (TV Movie)
Lynne Wiley
 1983 Packin' It In (TV Movie)
Dianne Webber
 1982 No Room to Run (TV Movie)
Terry McKenna
 1981 Listening Skills (Video short)
Hostess
 1981 Managing Meetings (Video short)
Hostess
 1981 Saturday the 14th
Mary
 1980 Mr. and Mrs. Dracula (TV Series)
Sonia Dracula (1981)
 1980 The Black Marble
Sgt. Natalie Zimmerman
 1980 Top of the Hill (TV Movie)
Norma Ellsworth Cully
 1979 Friendships, Secrets and Lies (TV Movie)
Sandy
 1977 Having Babies II (TV Movie)
Trish Canfield
 1974 Crazy Joe
Anne
 1972 The Couple Takes a Wife (TV Movie)
Barbara Hamilton
 1972 Last of the Red Hot Lovers
Bobbi Michele
 1971 Born to Win
Veronica
 1970 Move
Dolly Jaffe
 1965 What's New Pussycat
Liz
 1964 The World of Henry Orient
Stella Dunnworthy
 1963 Follow the Boys
Toni Denham
 1962 The Horizontal Lieutenant
Lt. Molly Blue
 1961 Bachelor in Paradise
Linda Delavane
 1961 The Honeymoon Machine
Pam Dunstan
 1960 Where the Boys Are
Tuggle Carpenter
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Reader of the audio-books, "Stars" by Barbara Wood (aka "Kathryn Harvey"), released by Media in 1998, and Jeffrey Archer's "The Prodigal Daughter", edited by Harper Collins in 2000. See more »

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1 Interview | 3 Articles | 6 Pictorials | 1 Magazine Cover Photo | See more »

Height:

5' 9½" (1.77 m)
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Personal Quote:

He & She (1967) was worth it after what we'd been through. By working together we learned to live with each other again.

It took me a long time to find myself and I'm still looking around corners to see if I'm there. I used to wonder, why does Dick love me? After the baby [Ross Benjamin] was born, I could turn around and see it in myself. See more »

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Paula and Penny Fuller were both in the play, "Wonderful Town", at Northwestern University, where they both were students. See more »

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