Years active 1966 – 1988
Siblings Paula Prentiss
|Relatives Paula Prentiss; sister|
Nieces Prentiss Benjamin
Name Ann Prentiss
|Full Name Ann Elizabeth Ragusa|
Born November 27, 1939 (1939-11-27) San Antonio, Texas, U.S.
Died January 12, 2010, Los Angeles, California, United States
Parents Paulene Ragusa, Thomas J. Ragusa
Movies and TV shows My Stepmother Is an Alien, Captain Nice, California Split, The Out‑of‑Towners, Any Wednesday
Similar People Paula Prentiss, Prentiss Benjamin, Richard Benjamin, Buck Henry, Arthur Hiller
Ann Prentiss (November 27, 1939 – January 12, 2010) was an American actress.
Prentiss had many supporting actor roles in films and television series in the 1960s, 1970s and 1980s, including Get Smart's "The Little Black Book" and Baretta's "Half a Million Dollar Baby". She provided the voice of an alien species in the comedy film My Stepmother Is an Alien (1988), co-starring alongside Kim Basinger and Dan Aykroyd. Her other film roles included appearances in Any Wednesday (1966), If He Hollers, Let Him Go! (1968), The Out-of-Towners (1970), and California Split (1974), opposite George Segal and Elliott Gould.
In the 1967 NBC-TV series Captain Nice, created by Buck Henry , Prentiss played Police Sgt. Candy Kane, the girlfriend of the lead character, a shy chemist/superhero.
Prentiss was born Ann Elizabeth Ragusa in San Antonio, Texas, to Thomas and Paulene (née Gardner) Ragusa. Her father was of Sicilian descent. Her elder sister is the actress Paula Prentiss. Prentiss died on January 12, 2010.