Birthplace: Watchung, NJ
Race or Ethnicity: White
Sexual orientation: Straight
Nationality: United States
Executive summary: Donna on That '70s Show
Laura Prepon played the gorgeous redheaded girl-next-door on That '70s Show. She left high school at 15 to study acting, worked for a few years as a model, and made her professional acting debut in a commercial for MCI. Before That '70s Show, she starred in They Go On, a mid-1990s hybrid soap opera and Levi's commercial that was streamed on-line.
Unlike the wry-witted tomboy Donna Pinciotti, Prepon says she is shy and introverted, and she loves fashion magazines like Allure, Glamour, and Mademoiselle. Raised in a family of mixed Jewish and Catholic heritage, she converted to Scientology when she began dating Chris Masterson, who played the eldest son on Malcolm in the Middle.
Prepon has been in a few low-profile feature films which suggest she may have more than mere sitcom talent. Lightning Bug is an endearing drama about a young man's escape from a dysfunctional family with Prepon as his saintly and sexy girlfriend, and Karla features Prepon in a crazed performance as true-life Canadian killer Karla Homolka.
Father: Michael Prepon (physician, d. 1993 complications from heart surgery)
Mother: Marjorie Prepon (high school teacher)
Sister: Stephanie Prepon (magazine editor, b. 1970)
Sister: Jocelyn Prepon (lawyer, b. 1972)
Sister: Danielle Prepon (artist, b. 1974)
Brother: Brad Prepon (b. 1978)
Boyfriend: Chris Masterson (actor, dated and cohabited, 1999-)
High School: Watchung Hills Regional High School, Warren, NJ
Conservatory: Total Theatre Lab, New York City
Endorsement of Gap 2001
Endorsement of MCI
Risk Factors: Smoking
Are You There, Chelsea? Chelsea Newman (2012-)
October Road Hannah Daniels (2007-09)
That '70s Show Donna Pinciotti (1998-2006)
FILMOGRAPHY AS ACTOR
Come Early Morning (2006)
Romancing the Bride (3-Dec-2005)
Lightning Bug (9-Apr-2004) · Angevin Duvet
Southlander: Diary of a Desperate Musician (12-Mar-2001) · Seven Equals Five
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