Laura Prepon rose to fame with her role as Donna Pinciotti in the Fox sitcom That '70s Show.
37 Facts About Laura Prepon
Laura Prepon is known for portraying Alex Vause in the Netflix comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black.
Laura Prepon is the youngest of five children of Marjorie, a high school teacher and gourmet home chef, and Michael Prepon, an orthopedic surgeon.
Laura Prepon's father died during heart surgery in 1993 at age 49; she was 13 at the time.
Laura Prepon attended Watchung Hills Regional High School until she was 15, then studied at the Total Theatre Lab in New York City.
Laura Prepon's father was Jewish, of Russian Jewish descent, and her mother has mostly Irish Catholic ancestry.
Laura Prepon appeared in plays such as A Woman of Property and Ascension Day while in New York.
Laura Prepon had worked as a model and has done photo shoots in Paris, Milan, and Brazil.
Laura Prepon starred as Donna Pinciotti on the Fox sitcom That '70s Show from 1998 to 2006.
Laura Prepon attended film school while she worked on That '70s Show.
Laura Prepon co-starred in the college comedy Slackers, about three best friends who are blackmailed for cheating their way through college.
Laura Prepon was nominated for a Teen Choice Award in 2002 for her role in That '70s Show.
In 2004, Laura Prepon worked on the independent drama film The Pornographer: A Love Story.
Laura Prepon had a cameo voice appearance as a United Nations Space Command marine in Halo 2, which was released in 2004.
Laura Prepon appeared on an episode of MTV's Cribs in 2003.
Laura Prepon co-starred with Bryan Greenberg as Hannah Daniels in the ABC drama October Road, which debuted March 15,2007.
Laura Prepon appeared in the 2005 Oxygen romantic comedy Romancing the Bride.
Laura Prepon appeared as Lauren, the long-lost sister of Mary Shannon in the USA Network mystery drama In Plain Sight in the episode "A Frond in Need".
On February 5,2010, it was announced that Laura Prepon signed on to star in Awkward Situations for Men, a pilot on ABC.
In 2009, Laura Prepon appeared in the CBS sitcom How I Met Your Mother as Karen, one of the girlfriends of Ted Mosby, in the episode "Sorry, Bro".
Laura Prepon reprised her role in the episodes "The Front Porch" in 2009 and "Say Cheese" in 2010.
Laura Prepon had been taking directing classes at the Art Center College of Design.
Laura Prepon directed a short film, Abide with Me, about a 10-year-old boy who, "upon bearing witness to his father's murder, is rendered mute".
Laura Prepon stated she plans on making Abide with Me into a feature film.
In early 2011, Laura Prepon guest-starred in an episode of the ABC police procedural drama Castle as an actress studying for the role of Nikki Heat, a character created by Nathan Fillion's title character.
Laura Prepon had been working on a web series, Neighbros, which she directed and edited, starring her then-boyfriend Scott Michael Foster.
Laura Prepon guest-starred in the TBS sitcom Men at Work.
In mid-2012, Laura Prepon signed on to co-star with Taylor Schilling in the Netflix original comedy-drama series Orange Is the New Black, based on Piper Kerman's 2010 memoir Orange Is the New Black: My Year in a Women's Prison.
Laura Prepon was cast as Alex Vause, a former drug importer and girlfriend of Piper Chapman.
Laura Prepon was a regular in the first season, but appeared in only four of the 13 episodes in the second season.
Laura Prepon returned as a series regular in the third season.
In 2016, Laura Prepon and nutritionist Elizabeth Troy co-wrote The Stash Plan, a wellness book that draws on Laura Prepon's experiences eating organic foods since she was a child, and her struggles with weight, low energy, and digestive issues.
Since publishing The Stash Plan, Laura Prepon has expanded her cooking career, launching a line of kitchenware products called PrepOn Kitchen and regularly posting instructional videos online.
In 2016, Laura Prepon appeared in the psychological thriller The Girl on the Train, based on Paula Hawkins' novel of the same name.
Laura Prepon directed the tenth episode of Orange Is the New Blacks fifth season, titled "The Reverse Midas Touch".
Laura Prepon was in a relationship with her That '70s Show co-star's brother Christopher Masterson from 1999 to 2007.
Laura Prepon later dated Scott Michael Foster for several years, but said in 2013 they had broken up.