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Freddie Prinze (1954–1977)

Freddie Prinze was born Frederick Karl Pruetzel in New York City, New York, to a Puerto Rican mother, Aurea Elena Ruiz, and a German immigrant father, Edward Karl Pruetzel. Freddie grew up in the Washington Heights section of New York City. As a chubby child, he was often bullied, but was quite creative and bright in his extracurricular activities... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Golden Globe. Another 1 win & 1 nomination. See more awards »

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CD: "Looking Good" (VCL)

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Dropped out of the Fiorello LaGuardia High School of the Performing Arts to pursue his comedy career. See more »

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