Freddie Prinze

Freddie Prinze
1954 - 1977

Freddie Prinze  American Actor


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Rest in peace.


Freddie Prinze was previously married to Katherine Cochran (1975 - 1977).

Freddie Prinze was in relationships with Pam Grier (1973 - 1975) and Kitty Bruce.


American Actor Freddie Prinze was born Frederick Karl Pruetzel on 22nd June, 1954 in New York City, New York, USA and passed away on 29th Jan 1977 Los Angeles, California, USA aged 22. He is most remembered for Chico & The Man. His zodiac sign is Cancer.

Freddie Prinze is a member of the following lists: American television actors, American stand-up comedians and 1954 births.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 2 years 1 year -
Married1 2 years - -
Total3 2 years 1 year, 4 months 2 years


First Name Freddie
Middle Name Karl
Last Name Prinze
Full Name at Birth Frederick Karl Pruetzel
Alternative Name Frederick Karl Pruetzel, Freddie Prinze
Age 22 (age at death) years
Birthday 22nd June, 1954
Birthplace New York City, New York, USA
Died 29th January, 1977
Place of Death Los Angeles, California, USA
Cause of Death Suicide by Gunshot
Buried Forest Lawn Memorial Park (Hollywood Hills), Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Height 6' 2" (188 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Black
Zodiac Sign Cancer
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity Multiracial
Nationality American
High School La Guardia High School of The Performing Arts (dropout)
Occupation Text Actor
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Chico & The Man
Music Genre (Text) Observational comedy, blue comedy, deadpan, satire
Year(s) Active 1973–1977
Father Edward Karl Pruetzel
Mother Maria Pruetzel
Family Member Freddie Prinze Jr. (Son), Sarah Michelle Gellar (Daughter-in-law), Charlotte Grace Prinze (Granddaughter), Rocky James Prinze (Grandson)

Freddie James Prinze (born Frederick Karl Pruetzel; June 22, 1954 – January 29, 1977) was an American stand-up comedian and actor. Prinze was the star of NBC-TV sitcom Chico and the Man from 1974 until his medication-induced, accidental, self-inflicted gunshot wound to the head causing his death in 1977. Prinze is the father of actor Freddie Prinze Jr.

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Freddie Prinze22 CancerActor
Katherine Cochran-Relative
Pam Grier72 GeminiActress
Kitty Bruce66 Scorpio


NameGenderBornAgeOther Parent
Freddie Jr JamesMale8th March, 197645 years oldKatherine Cochran


The Million Dollar Rip-Off1976Muff KovakTV Movie
Chico and the Man1974Chico RodriguezTV Show


Posted commentsView all comments (2)

DanDec 25, 2009

its wikipedia you tool!!!

Kelli83Jul 22, 2009

Why does it say that he dated Anna Paquin?? He died before she was even born! Error, perhaps?

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