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Freddie Prinze

Knowledge Identifier: +Freddie_Prinze


Freddie Prinze

American actor and stand-up comedian add

Category: Movies & TV

Born in 1954.

Countries: United States (50%), Canada (50%)

Education: undef.

Main connections: Chico Resch, TV Land

Linked to: Catch a Rising Star, The New York Times, NBC, TV Land




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Freddie Prinze was born in 1954 add something


Prinze was the star of 1970s sitcom "Chico and the Man" add something


Chico Resch - The nickname is a reference to the character portrayed by Freddie Prinze on the 1970s sit-com "Chico and the Man"


During 1973, he made his first television appearance on one of the last episodes of "Jack Paar Tonite" add something


In December 1973, his biggest break came with an appearance on "The Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson" add something


From 1974 to 1977, Prinze starred as Francisco "Chico" Rodriguez in the NBC TV series "Chico and the Man" with Jack Albertson add something


Prinze married Katherine Cochran in October 1975, with whom he had one son, future actor Freddie Prinze, Jr. In 1976, after his arrest for driving under the influence of quaaludes, his wife filed for divorce on the grounds that his escalating drug dependence was endangering their son add something


In 1976, he starred in a made-for-TV movie, "The Million Dollar Rip-Off" add something


In 1977, the death was ruled a suicide add something

Freddie Prinze died in 1977 add something


Prinze suffered from depression, and on January 28, 1977, shot himself with a small semi-automatic pistol after talking on the telephone with his estranged wife add something


Prinze's mother wrote a book about her son, "The Freddie Prinze Story," which was published in 1978 add something


In September 1979, the TV movie "Can You Hear the Laughter- The Story of Freddie Prinze", premiered add something


In 2001, TV Land began showing reruns of "Chico and the Man" add something


In 2004, the Hollywood Walk of Fame honored Prinze's contribution to the television industry with a star on Hollywood Boulevard add something


His son, actor Freddie Prinze, Jr., who was a year old at the time of his father's death, had not spoken publicly about it until he discussed it in detail for the first time in the 2015 documentary, "Misery Loves Comedy", directed by Kevin Pollak add something