An all-around giving guy
Summer 1999

If you think a three-scoop ice-cream sundae dripping in hot fudge, caramel and strawberry sauce, topped with a fluffy mountain of whip cream and capped with a bright red cherry is sweet, check out fabulous Freddie Prinze Jr. You won't believe how caring this cutie really is!

For example, in a characteristically cool Freddie move, the 23-year-old explains that a primary reason why he packed up and motored so far away from his mom, Kathy, in Albuquerque, New Mexico to pursue acting in Los Angeles, California was because times were tight and they were struggling to make ends meet. "We were losing our house, and I couldn't afford college," this year's She's All That star's expressed. "Acting was teh only thing I was good at."

After he arrived in the movie capital of the world, it's no surprise that even though the striving star and his like-minded roomies didn't have an overflow of dough, they didn't think twice about opening doors to fellow struggling actors and screenwriters, who came knocking at all hours of the night needing a place to crash. Freddie remembers the scene well. "It [could] get like a hotel in there, depending on what time of week you came through," he has chuckled. Of course, that didn't make him regret the deed. "If somebody's down-and-out and I make them feel good," he's smiled, "then I feel great about that." [a note from sarah. that last quote is actually his answer to my question in the aol chat...hehe...i don't see how he can smile to bop from an aol chat...]

Don't let Freddie fool you, though! His overwhelming acts of kindness aren't only reserved for family and friends. From the moment he steps on a set -- be it 1996's To Gillian on Her 37th Birthday 1997's I Know What You Did Last Summer or 1998's I Still Know What You Did Last Summer -- he's not stingy with his sweetness. "If I'm working with people and giving them 100 percent of my heart, then I'm giving them 100 percent of my heart in real life, too," the fabulous actor's emphasized.

That's because fostering friendly relationships with his co-workers, like cutie Matthew Lillard from 1999's Wing Commander, no matter how much time or energy it takes, is super-important to his stellar studmuffin. At the end of a movie shoot, Freddie likes to walk away being able to say,"I call these people my friends." See, we told you that this babe is sweet beyond belief!

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