Teen Girl Power
How it all started
Freddie Prinze Jr. is one of the fastest rising stars in show
buisness. The only son of the late legendary comedian, Freddie
has already amassed several impressive films to his credit that
highlight his vulnerable charm, feline sensuality and promising
acting ability. Often playing characters who never seem to quite
fit in the circle in which the find themselves, Freddie is poised
on the brink of superstardom.
began his career in television before landing a small part as
Claire Danes multi-pierced suitor in To Gillian On Her 37th Birthday.
That role led to a more significant part in the art house favorite,
The House Of Yes, in which Freddie played the younger brother
of incestuous twin siblings Parker Posey and Josh Hamilton who
beds his brother's fiancee [Tori Spelling]. It was an affecting
performance as a young not suprisingly unable to find his way
in an overwhelmingly dysfunctional family.
there, Freddie joined the up-and-coming cast of Kevin Williamson's
I Know What You Did Last Summer, playing the working-class boyfriend
of Jennifer Love Hewitt. The film became an unexpected hit that
pushed its stars into the upper stratosphere of Young Hollywood,
and, in true Hollywood style, there was a sequel, I Still Know
What You Did Last Summer.
gained acclaim in She's All That as the most popular jock at a
snobby high school who bets he can turn the geekiest girl in school
[Rachel Leigh Cook] into a beauty queen. Naturally, he ends up
falling in love with her. He had a little taste of sci-fi in the
big screen version of the ultra-popular video game Wing Commander.
the other end of the spectrum, Freddie has also completed a few
smaller films that are slowly working their way into release.
Sparkler casts him as one of the three young men on their way
to Las Vegas hoping to win rent money. In another indie picture,
Vig, we see Freddie as a coke-snorting thug sent out bu the mob
to take over for Peter Falk in the bookie buisness.
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