FACTS & TRIVIA

Born Name: Laura Helene Prepon
Nick Names: Pre, Snaps
Also Known As: Laura Prepon
Occupation: Actress, Television Producer and Director
Born In: Watchung, New Jersey (USA)
Nationality: American
Ethnicity: Russian-Jewish and Irish Catholic descent
Birth Date: March, 7
Age: 38 Years
Zodiac Sign: Pisces
Height: 5′ 10″ (1,78 m)
Hair: Red
Eyes Color: Green

Education
Watchung Hills Regional High School
Total Theatre Lab (NY)

Relationships
Marjorie — Mother
Michael — Father (In Memorian)
Brad — Brother
Danielle — Sister
Jocelyn — Sister
Stephanie – Sister
Ben Foster – Husband
Ella Foster – Son

Pet: Dog named Lambert
Favourite Color: Black
Hobbies: Poker, horseback riding, gymnastics, ballet, golf and playing piano.


 

▸ Ranked #84 in Stuff magazine’s “102 Sexiest Women In The World” (2002)

▸ Her father was from a Russian Jewish family. Her mother has Irish, English, and German ancestry.

▸ She stopped smoking when she was pregnant.

▸ Hated the Catholic school girl uniform she had to wear during the fifth season of That ’70 Show (1998).

▸ Due to the seven inch height difference between her and co-star Mila Kunis on That ’70s Show (1998), Laura and Mila were often filmed sitting down so that they could appear in the frame together. At other times, Mila wore platform shoes to give herself four extra inches.

▸ Is proud of being a New Jersey native.

▸ Said her favorite actor is probably Harrison Ford.

▸ Laura doesn’t eat food with gluten

▸ Laura don’t drink coffee or Coke

▸ Is a natural redhead despite common misconception. Prepon stated in an interview that she dyed her hair black, for the role of “Alex Vause” in Orange Is the New Black (2013), to give her character the ‘rockabilly look’, but she is, in fact, naturally redheaded.

▸ Named #77 on the Maxim magazine “Hot 100 of 2005” list.

▸ Was featured as #50 in Maxim Magazine’s “Hot 100 of 2002” supplement. (2002)

▸ Big fan of UFC.

▸ Her father was an orthopedic surgeon. Her mother is a high school teacher. One of her sisters is a lawyer.

▸ Used to be a ballet dancer.

▸ Her last name is officially pronounced “PREE-pon”.

▸ She is the youngest of 5 children. She has 3 sisters and 1 brother.

▸ Was a cheerleader in 8th grade.

▸ Is a Scientologist.

▸ She moved to Paris when she was 15 years old to do modeling.

▸ Returned to work a month after giving birth to her daughter in order to continue filming on Orange Is the New Black (2013).