Laura Prepon Biography
Laura Prepon is an American actress, director, and author. She rose to fame with her role as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show (1998–2006). She is also known for her portrayal of Alex Vause in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019).
Prepon made her film debut in 2001 with the independent drama Southlander. Her other films include the romantic drama Come Early Morning (2006), the comedy Lay the Favorite (2012), the thriller The Girl on the Train (2016), and the drama The Hero (2017).
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Laura Prepon is an American actress, director, and author born on May 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey, U.S. Laura Prepon stands at a height of 1.78 m (she has a weight of 64 kg). Laura Prepon stands at a height of 5′ 10″.
Laura Prepon Family
Laura Prepon was born in Watchung, New Jersey, U.S. to Micheal Prepon (father) and Marjorie Prepon (mother). She was raised in Watchung, New Jersey with her four siblings.
Her mother was a high school teacher and her father was an orthopedic surgeon who died from a heart attack during the heart surgery in 1993 at age 49. At that time she was 13 years old.
Her father was Jewish, of Russian-Jewish descent, and her mother has Irish Catholic ancestry. Her maternal great-great-great-grandfather was Union Army, General Joseph Bradford Carr.
Laura Prepon Siblings
Laura Prepon has four siblings three sisters and one brother; Stephanie Prepon, Jocelyn Prepon, Brad Prepon(brother) and Danielle Prepon.
Laura Prepon Husband
Laura Prepon was married to actor Ben foster in 2018. Her husband is the co-producer of X-men, Alpha dog, Messenger, Pandorum, Mechanic Contraband, Lone Survivor and Kill your darlings and so many others. On October 2016, Prepon announced her engagement to actor Ben Foster. She gave birth to daughter Ella in August 2017.
Laura Prepon Education
Laura Prepon attended Watchung Hills Regional High School and later studied at the Total Theatre Lab in New York City.
She rose to fame with her role as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show (1998–2006).
She is also known for her portrayal of Alex Vause in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black (2013–2019).
Laura Prepon Actress
She began her acting career as a New York stage actress after studying drama at the Total Thearter Lab (TTL) in New York City. She then made her professional acting debut in the 1997 online soap opera They Go On.
Laura Prepon appeared in plays such as A Woman of Property and Ascension Day while in New York. In 1996, she studied drama with acting teacher Caroline Thomas at Thomas’ Total Theatre Lab.
Later, in September 1997, she premiered on a Levi Strauss-developed show called They Go On, an Internet-based soap opera. Prepon had also worked as a model and has done photoshoots in Paris, Milan, and Brazil.
Prepon starred as Donna Pinciotti on the Fox sitcom That ’70s Show from 1998 to 2006. Donna became the girlfriend and next-door neighbor of Eric Forman (Topher Grace).
Randy Pearson (Josh Meyers), who was introduced in the eighth and final season of the series, became Donna’s third love interest after Grace left the series. Prepon attended film school while she worked on That 70’s Show.
Prepon co-starred in the college comedy Slackers (2002), about three best friends who are blackmailed for cheating their way through college. She was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2002 for her role in That ’70s Show.
In 2001, she made her film debut in Steve Hanft’s musical comedy-drama Southlander with Beck, Beth Orton, and Hank Williams III, where she played Seven Five, a young TV telepathic. In 2004, Prepon worked on the independent drama film The Pornographer: A Love Story.
The film tells the story of an obsessive relationship between a director and an actress. Prepon was named one of Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World” in 2002 and one of Maxim magazine’s “Hot 100” in 2005.
Prepon had a cameo voice appearance as a United Nations Space Command marine in Halo 2, which was released in 2004. Her first notable film role came in 2004 with the dark drama Lightning Bug with Bret Harrison, Kevin Gage, and Ashley Laurence. Branching into other arenas than acting, Prepon also served as executive producer of the film. She also appeared on an episode of MTV’s Cribs in 2003.
In 2005, Prepon co-starred with Misha Collins in the psychological thriller Karla, based on the true story of Paul Bernardo and his wife Karla Homolka, a Canadian couple who kidnapped, sexually abused, and murdered three girls, marking a contrast to her usual lighthearted roles.
She was also an executive producer of E! Hollywood Hold’em the same year. Prepon co-starred with Bryan Greenberg as Hannah Daniels in the ABC drama October Road, which debuted March 15, 2007.
The show was canceled by ABC on May 12, 2008, despite strong ratings and a grassroots campaign from the show’s fanbase to keep the show alive. In April 2007, she starred in a dramatic short film Once Upon a Time.
She also appeared in the 2005 Oxygen romantic comedy Romancing the Bride. She also was the original voice for Hayley Smith on the Fox animated sitcom American Dad! and voiced her in an unaired pilot.
She appeared as Lauren, the long-lost sister of Mary Shannon (Mary McCormack) in the USA Network mystery drama In Plain Sight in the episode “A Frond in Need”. On February 5, 2010, it was announced that Prepon signed on to star in Awkward Situations for Men, a pilot on ABC.
In 2009, Prepon appeared in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Karen, one of the girlfriends of Ted Mosby (Josh Radnor), in the episode “Sorry, Bro”. She reprised her role in the episodes “The Front Porch” in 2009 and “Say Cheese” in 2010.
She also appeared in the Fox medical drama House M.D. in the episode “Private Lives”. Prepon had been taking directing classes at the Art Center College of Design. She directed a short film, Abide with Me, about a 10-year-old boy who, “upon bearing witness to his father’s murder, is rendered mute”. Prepon stated she plans on making Abide with Me into a feature film.
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In early 2011, Prepon guest-starred in an episode of the ABC police procedural drama Castle as an actress studying for the role of Nikki Heat, a character created by Nathan Fillion’s title character.
Prepon had been working on a web series, Neighbors, which she directed and edited, starring her then-boyfriend Scott Michael Foster. They had sold the series to Comedy Central.
In February 2011, she was cast as the title character Chelsea Newman on the NBC sitcom Are You There, Chelsea?, based on Chelsea Handler’s 2008 book Are You There, Vodka? It’s Me, Chelsea. NBC canceled the show on May 11, 2012.
She guest-starred in the TBS sitcom Men at Work. In mid-2012, Prepon signed on to co-star with Taylor Schilling in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, based on Piper Kerman’s memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women’s Prison.
She was cast as Alex Vause, a former drug importer, and girlfriend of Piper Chapman (Schilling). The series premiered on July 11, 2013. Prepon was a regular in the first season but appeared in only four of the 13 episodes in the second season.
She returned as a series regular in the third season. In 2016, Prepon and nutritionist Elizabeth Troy co-wrote The Stash Plan, a wellness book that draws on Prepon’s experiences eating organic foods since she was a child, and her struggles with weight, low energy, and digestive issues.
The book debuted at #10 under “Advice, How-To & Miscellaneous” on The New York Times Best Seller list. In 2016, Prepon appeared in the psychological thriller The Girl on the Train, based on Paula Hawkins’ novel of the same name.
In 2017, she played Charlotte opposite Sam Elliott in The Hero. Prepon directed the tenth episode of Orange Is the New Black‘s fifth season, titled “The Reverse Midas Touch”.
Laura Prepon Net worth
Laura Prepon is an American actress, director, and author who has an estimated net worth of $12 million as of 2019. Laura Prepon generated income comes from her hard work as an actress.
Laura Prepon Books
- The Stash Plan: Your 21-Day Guide to Shed Weight, Feel Great, and Take Charge of Your Health
- You and I, as Mothers: A Feel-Good, Live-Well, Stay-Connected Guide for Moms
Who Is Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon was born on March 7, 1980. In 1998, she sent in an audition tape for an upcoming Fox sitcom called That ’70s Show and landed the part of Donna. The popular Emmy Award-winning sitcom, which also sparked the careers of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, made Laura Prepon a household name among TV fans.
The actress went onto starring roles in the productions Are You There, Chelsea? and Orange Is the New Black. It did not take long for Prepon to successfully make the shift from modeling to acting. In 1998, she sent in an audition tape for an upcoming Fox sitcom called That ’70s Show.
Prepon landed the part of Donna, an attractive and tomboyish feminist, on the show which followed a group of Wisconsin teenagers growing up in the 1970s. The popular Emmy Award-winning sitcom, which also sparked the careers of Ashton Kutcher and Mila Kunis, made Laura Prepon a household name among television fans.
Laura Prepon Movies
- The Hero 2017
- The Girl on the Train 2017
- The Kitchen 2012
- Lay the Favorite 2012
- The Killing Game 2011
- The Chosen One 2008
- Come Early Morning 2006
- Karla 2006
- Romancing the Bride 2005
- Lightning Bug 2004
- Slackers 2002
- Southlander 2001
- Iris Johansen’s The Killing Game Film
Laura Prepon Tv Shows
- Orange Is the New Black 2013-2019
- Are You There, Chelsea? 2012
- Love Bites (TV series) 2011
- The Fam Fite 2009
- October Road 2007-2008
- That ’70s Show 1998-2006
Laura Prepon Awards
- Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series 2016 · Orange Is the New Black
- Satellite Award for Actress in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries & Limited Series or Motion Picture Made for Television 2014 · Orange Is the New Black
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