Freddie Prinze

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Freddie Prinze
Freddie Prinze 1975.JPG
Prinze in 1975
Birth nameFrederick Karl Pruetzel
Born(1954-06-22)June 22, 1954
New York City, New York, U.S.
DiedJanuary 29, 1977(1977-01-29) (aged 22)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
MediumStand-up, television
Years active1973–1977
GenresObservational comedy, blue comedy, deadpan, satire
Subject(s)Latin American culture, recreational drug use, everyday life
Katherine Cochran (m. 1975)
Partner(s)Pam Grier[1] (1973–1975)
ChildrenFreddie Prinze Jr.
Notable works and rolesFrancisco "Chico" Rodriguez – Chico and the Man

Freddie James Prinze (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel; June 22-1954 - January 29, 1977) was an American stand-up comedian and actor.

Early life[change | change source]

Prinze was born in New York City to Edward Karl Pruetzel and Aurea Elana Ruiz. His father was German and his mother was Puerto Rican.

Personal life[change | change source]

Prinze married Kathy Barber and had a son, Freddie Prinze, Jr., in 1976.

References[change | change source]

  1. "(Vibe Magazine) Freddie Prinze". Google Books. February 1998. Retrieved 2018-06-11.

Other websites[change | change source]

Freddie Prinze on IMDb