video Born on this date: Paula Prentiss

Actress Paula Prentiss turns 78 today, March 4, 2016.

Prentiss first became known in the early 1960s in films such as Where the Boys Are.  In 1967-68 she starred with real-life husband Richard Benjamin in He & She, a short-lived sitcom about a young married couple living in New York.

Opening credits to He & She (1967-68)

Many remember Prentiss for her role in the 1975 film The Stepford Wives, in which she played Bobbie, the wisecracking friend of Katharine Ross’s character, Joanna. Below, Joanna visits a Stepfordized Bobbie and stabs her to see if she bleeds like a human being.

Clip from The Stepford Wives (1975)

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