Mar. 7th, 1980
Watchung, New Jersey, USA
Laura Prepon's Main TV Roles
Main Movie Roles2007 - The Chosen One
2006 - Come Early Morning
2006 - Karla
2002 - Slackers
Guest TV Roles
Hayley Smith (Voiced)
Laura Prepon was born on March 7, 1980, in Watchung, New Jersey. Her father, Michael, died in 1994. Her mother's name is Marjorie. Laura is the youngest of five children--she has a brother named Brad and three sisters: Danielle, Jocelyn, and Stephanie. She attended Watchung Hills Regional High School. She studied at the Total Theater Lab in New York City, where she appeared in numerous theatrical presentations.
She started studying acting at the young age of 15 as well as dancing--ballet, jazz, and modern. She also played soccer and other sports. Before acting became her profession, she was a model, working in Paris, Milan, and elsewhere in Europe.
Laura resides in Watchung when not filming in Los Angeles. She loves sneakers and vintage clothes. Her favorite book is 'The Hobbit' by J.R.R. Tolkien.
- Due to the seven inch height difference between her and co-star 'Mila Kunis' (qv) on _"That '70s Show" (1998)_ (qv), Laura and Mila are often filmed sitting down so that they can appear in the frame together. At other times Mila wears platform shoes to give herself four extra inches.
- Ranked #84 in Stuff magazine's "102 Sexiest Women In The World" (2002)
- Named #77 on the Maxim magazine "Hot 100 of 2005" list.
- She is of half-Russian-Jewish and half-Irish-Catholic descent.
- Was featured as #50 in Maxim Magazine's "Hot 100 of 2002" supplement. (2002)
- Her mother is a high school teacher. One of her sisters is a lawyer.
- Is very proud of being a New Jersey native.
- Hobbies include horseback riding, gymnastics, ice skating, ballet, tennis, golf, and playing the piano.