Freddie Prinze Jr. Biography
King of Teen flicks Freddie Prinze Jr. has a number of movies under his belt including I Know What You Did Last Summer, Shes All That and Scooby-Doo: The Movie.
Birthdate: March 8, 1976
It may seem that Freddie Prinze Jr. just burst onto the acting scene from out of nowhere - only to become the biggest thing to hit teen movies since Molly Ringwald in the '80s. But the truth is Freddie Prinze Jr. has acting in his blood. His dad, Freddie Prinze Sr., was a talented, comedic actor who tragically committed suicide when Jr. was not even one years old. After that, Freddie's mom moved him to Albuquerque, New Mexico where Freddie flexed his acting muscle by acting with the Albuquerque Children's Theatre and the Duo Drama Company.
Freddie Prinze Jr. moved back to Los Angeles in 1994 and scored a decent guest role on the ABC TV show Family Matters. Then, he moved on to a few after-school specials and an even bigger break with a part in the big scren flick, To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday. in it, Freddie got to kiss Claire Danes and wear fake tattoos.
Freddie Prinze Jr's real success has come in the cool, funny and sometimes scary teen hits. No romantic will ever forget Down To You or She's All That. And if you like to be scared you're probably still getting chills from the I Know What You Did Last Summer series. And who could forget the cool, baseball flick, Summer Catch whic starred a bunch of movie star hotties.
Slaying the Slayer:
Freddie, like most of his characters, seems to be a one-woman guy. He had a long term relationship with General Hospital cutie, Kimberly McCullough. He later dated Sarah Michelle Gellar, Buffy the Vampire Slayer, for a long time before marrying her in Sept. 2002.
Did You Know...
- He has costarred with Matthew Lillard five times including, both Scooby-Doo movies, She's All That and Summer Catch.
- Freddie Prinze Jr. doesn't believe in Valentine's Day, he thinks you should make your girl feel special every day!
- Freddie considers tap dancing one of his hobbies.
"I will be the best father you've ever seen. I will win father of the year everytime. And Sarah will be the most fantastic mother." ~Freddie Prinze Jr. on having kids one day.