Laura Prepon

Laura Prepon is known as an American actress. She is most famous for her roles on the comedy sitcom 'That '70s Show' and the Netflix series 'Orange Is the New Black.'

Background and Age

Laura Prepon was born on March 7, 1980 in Watchung, New Jersey. Her father, Michael was an orthopedic specialist and her mom, Marjorie, was a high school teacher. Prepon encountered a big misfortune in 1993, when her father passed away while experiencing a heart medical procedure. Her family became exceptionally close while adapting to the loss of Prepon's father. Her whole family still assembles every year in New Jersey for Thanksgiving, where their particular customs include singing Meat Loaf's "Paradise by the Dashboard Light" together at the lounge area table as an ode to her father.

Prepon went to Watchung Hills Regional High School until 1995, when, at age 15, she began to look all starry eyed at acting and moved to the Total Theater Lab in New York City. While experiencing serious acting preparation and training, Prepon likewise studied artful dance, jazz, and modern dance and appeared in the stage productions of A Woman of Property and Ascension Day. Strikingly pretty, the 5-foot 10-inch hopeful actress originally looked for some kind of employment as a model. Regardless of venturing to every part of the globe to model in Paris, Milan, and Brazil, Prepon immediately built up a disdain for modeling and wanted to act instead.

Career and Net Worth

It didn't take long for Prepon to effectively make the move from modeling to acting. In 1998, she sent in a tryout tape for an up and coming Fox sitcom called That '70s Show. Prepon handled the part of Donna, an alluring and tomboyish women's activist, on the show which pursued a gathering of Wisconsin teens experiencing childhood during the 1970s.

Prepon was thrown in the Netflix series Orange Is the New Black as Alex, the on-and-off-again sweetheart of the show's main character, Piper played by Taylor Schilling. The show proved to be a noteworthy hit, accumulating twelve Emmy Award nominations for its first season, before airing its seventh and last season in July 2019.

Marriage, Husband and Kids

In October 2016, Prepon declared her engagement to actor Ben Foster. Her husband, Ben first rose to fame as a child actor on the show. Flash Forward. He started to gain fame when he became older and took on more serious roles like the vampire film, 40 Days of Night. Prepon brought forth their little girl Ella in August 2017, and the next June, she and Foster officially got married.

Last Modified: Nov 10, 2020

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