Laura Helene Prepon is an American actress. Prepon rose to prominence after she played Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom, That ’70s Show from 1998 to 2006. She is also known for her role as Alex Vause in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange is the New Black. She made her film debut with Southlander in 2001. She has starred in several other movies and tv shows.
What is Laura Prepon Famous For?
- Her role as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom, That ’70s Show.
- Her role as Alex Vause in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange is the New Black.
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Where is Laura Prepon From?
Laura Prepon was born on 7 March 1980. Her birth name is Laura Helene Prepon. Her birth place is in Watchung, New Jersey in the United States. She holds an American nationality. She was born to her father, Michael Prepon, and her mother, Marjorie Coll. His father died during heart surgery in 1993 when she was 13 years old. She belongs to white ethnicity and her religion is Jewish. Her father was Jewish. She has Russian and Irish ancestry. Her zodiac sign is Pisces. She has four siblings, Danielle, Jocelyn, Stephanie, and Brad.
Regarding her educational background, she attended Watchung Hills Regional High School. She later attended the Total Theatre Lab in New York City.
Laura Prepon Career
- Prepon started her acting career in theaters.
- She appeared in plays, A Woman of Property and Ascension Day.
- She then appeared on Levi Strauss’s show, They Go On in 1997.
- She also worked as a model. She has done photoshoots in Paris, Milan, Brazil.
- She made her television debut and her acting breakthrough as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom, That ’70s Show in 1998.
- She starred in the sitcom from 1998 to 2006.
- Her another major television role is as Alex Vause in the Netflix comedy-drama series, Orange is the New Black.
- She appeared in the series from 2013 to 2019.
- She directed the tenth episode of Orange Is the New Black’s fifth season, titled “The Reverse Midas Touch”.
- She won Best Supporting Actress-Series, Miniseries or Television Film for Orange is the New Black at the 2014 Satellite Awards.
- She also won Satellite Award and Screen Actors Guild Awards for Best Ensemble awards for Orange is the New Black
- She has also starred in the main role in the series, October Road, and Are You There, Chelsea?.
- She made guest appearances in series, King of the Hell, How I Met Your Mother, In Plain Sight, Medium, Castle, Love Bites, and Men at Work among others.
- She made her film debut with the 2001 independent drama film, Southlander. She had previously appeared as an extra in the 1998 film, Pleasantville.
- She later starred in movies, Slackers (2002), The Pornographer: A Love Story (2004), Lightning Bug (2004), Karla (2006), Come Early Morning (2006), Lay the Favorite (2012), The Girl on the Train (2016), and The Hero (2017).
- She had a cameo voice appearance as a United Nations Space Command marine in Halo 2.
- She voiced Rachel Cruz in the 2007 animated film, The Chosen One.
- Prepon and nutritionist Elizabeth Troy co-wrote The Stash Plan in 2016. It is a wellness book that draws on Prepon’s experiences eating organic foods since she was a child, and her struggles with weight, low energy, and digestive issues. The book debuted at No. 10 under “advice, How-To 7 Miscellaneous” on The New York Times Best Seller list.
Who is Laura Prepon Husband?
Laura Prepon is a married woman. She is married to actor Ben Foster. The couple got engaged in 2017. Their first child, a daughter, Ella in 2017. The couple tied a knot to each other in June 2018. Their second child, a son was born in 2020.
She dated Christopher Masterson from 1997 to 2007. She also dated Scott Micahel Foster for several years.
She revealed in August 2021 that she left Scientology way back in 2016.
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How Tall is Laura Prepon?
Laura Prepon stands at a height of 1.78 m i.e. 5 feet and 10 inches tall. She has a body weight of 141 lbs i.e. 64 kg. She has a voluptuous body build. Her body measurements are 27-26-36 inches. Her bra size is 34C. Her dress size is 8 (US) and her shoe size is 9 (US).
What is Laura Prepon Net Worth?
Laura Prepon earns from her career in the entertainment industry. The majority of her income comes from her acting career. She has starred in numerous movies and television shows. She is also a former model who has worked with several brands. She has worked in various commercials for Gap, viz., Bing, Tresemme, MCI, Clean and Clear among others. At present, her net worth is estimated at $12 million.