Laura Prepon stars as the twentysomething Chelsea, an opinionated and unapologetic young woman who lives life to the fullest in the NBC comedy "Are You There, Chelsea?" inspired by Chelsea Handler's best-selling books.
Prepon is a versatile actress whose career spans both film and television. She made her television debut on the long-running sitcom "That '70s Show," where she portrayed Donna Pinciotti, the girlfriend of next-door neighbor Eric Forman (Topher Grace).
Prepon recently made memorable guest appearances on "Castle," "House" and "How I Met Your Mother." She also starred in the ABC series "October Road," opposite Bryan Greenberg. Prepon portrayed "Hannah," a single mother and the ex-girlfriend of a successful author who returns home for the first time in 10 years and finds that nothing is how he left it.
Next, Prepon stars opposite Bruce Willis and Vince Vaughn in the upcoming film "Lay the Favorite" for Director Stephen Frears. She also stars opposite Bryan Greenberg in "The Kitchen." Prepon portrays Jennifer, whose 30th birthday party is supposed to be special, but quickly spirals into a most ill-fated day she wishes she could forget.
Prepon appeared opposite Ashley Judd in the critically acclaimed feature film "Come Early Morning," which premiered at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival. Prepon's other feature credits include "Slackers" opposite Jason Schwartzman and "Lightning Bug."
In addition to her acting talent, Prepon is also at ease behind the camera. She directs, produces and edits the comedic web series "Neighbors." The series is currently in development with a major cable network for a half-hour scripted series. Prepon added her first producer credits when she combined her passion for poker and entertainment in her own television show for E! Entertainment entitled "E's Hollywood Hold' Em."
Prepon was raised in Watchung, N.J., a short distance from New York City. She is the youngest of five children and her desire to act began at 15. She has always had a passion to dance and has trained in ballet.
Although an East Coaster at heart, Prepon currently resides in Los Angeles.