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Paula Prentiss

Paula Prentiss

Paula Prentiss is an Italian American actress probably best known for her roles in The Stepford Wives and The Parallax View.

She was born Paula Ragusa on March 4, 1939, to Sicilian emigrants in San Antonio, Texas. She is also very tall, standing 5'10". Prentiss was most popular in the 1960s and 1970s in such films as Where the Boys Are, Catch-22, Move with Elliott Gould, The World of Henry Orient with Peter Sellers, Man's Favorite Sport? with Rock Hudson, and Follow the Boys.

Her first starring role was in The Horizontal Lieutenant with the late Jim Hutton, father of actor Timothy Hutton.

She is married to actor/director Richard Benjamin, and they live in the Hollywood Hills. They appeared together in the short-lived television series He & She (1967–1968).

Paula's sister Ann is also an actress.

Note: This profile was written in or before 2006.

Paula Prentiss Facts

Birth NamePaula Ragusa
BirthdayMarch 4, 1938 (85)
BirthplaceSan Antonio, Texas, USA
Height5' 10" (1m78)  How tall is Paula Prentiss compared to you?

Selected Filmography

In Harm's Way
Born To Win
Where the Boys Are
Man's Favorite Sport?
Saturday The 14th
The Stepford Wives
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