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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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1 Biographical Movie | 1 Portrayal | 1 Interview | 2 Articles | See more »

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6' 2" (1.88 m)
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Explained how he got his professional last name by saying, "Bob Hope is the King of Comedy. Everyone knows that. I'd just be content with being the prince". He later altered prince to Prinze. See more »

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