Among Hollywood's under-30 crowd, where attitude is often everything, how supremely cool it is to run across a guy so openhearted and endearingly odd around the edges as Freddie Prinze, Jr. "There's nothing you can't ask me because I'm not ashamed of anything I say," says the 23-year-old, who looks like he could play Keanu Reeve's sadder-eyed, more soulful younger brother. So how, having become increasingly "money" since starring in two I Know What You Did Last Summers is he managing to stay so beatific and unguarded? "My mom raised me in New Mexico at the...
PARADE "Nothing Could Stop Me But Me" August 2001 By Dotson Rader
"I WAS ALWAYS ON THE OUTSIDE looking in," Freddie Prinze Jr. said of his childhood. "I was never accepted anywhere. People thought I was weird. No matter how hard I tried, I couldn't fit in."
By the time Freddie Prinze Jr. was 18, he was a self0described loner - unhappy, unpopular, a bad student. Then, in 1994, shortly after graduating from La Cueva High School in Albuquerque, N.M. he decided to drive across the desert to Los Angeles and become an actor.
"I had to do something with my life," Prinze admitted. "I couldn't get into...
ENTERTAINMENT WEEKLY Cover Story: The Prinze and the Slayer June 2002 By Clarissa Cruz
Sarah Michelle Gellar, the stake-wielding star of Buffy the Vampire Slayer, and her fiancé, Freddie Prinze Jr., Mr. She's All That, are as mismatched as grilled-eggplant-and-chocolate-syrup sandwiches - the favorite meal of Shaggy, the scruffy sidekick in the couple's latest collaboration, Scooby-Doo. Gellar wakes before 6:30 a.m.; Prinze can doze until noon. She reads Oprah's Book Club selections; he devours comic books. She loves to travel; he kissed the ground upon returning from the five-month-long Scooby-Doo...
Freddie Prinze, Jr. tells us who he's in love with this summer.
Cosmo: So are you the typical Pisces, you can't make up your mind?
Freddie Prinze, Jr.: No, I'm very laid back. I'm just cooled out. Pretty much everything is cool with me. If somebody says, 'You want to eat Japanese food now?' I'm like, 'Yeah, sure.' And I really want to. Somebody says, 'You want steak?' I'm like, 'Oh, that's cool.' I go with the flow and pretty much remain cool.
C: Do you like food?
FPJ: I love food. My favorite thing to do in the world is eat. Absolutely.