‘He & She’ Stars Paula Prentiss And Richard Benjamin's Two Kids Have Grown Up To Be Their Carbon Copies

December 26, 2019

Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin's two children are all grown up and have followed in their famous parents’ footsteps. Moreover, Paula’s handsome son joined his talented mom on stage several times.

Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin's relationship timeline

Lasting marriages are not very typical among celebrities, but there are some successful exceptions.

  • Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin’s love story started after co-starring in the iconic series He & She.
  • Later, the lovebirds appeared together in several other films, including Saturday the 14th and Catch-22.
  • Paula and Rick tied the knot in 1961 in a beautiful ceremony with friends and families in attendance.
  • Their marriage struggled several ups and downs, including the time when Paula spent nine months in a hospital.

Richard recalled that period of their life:

When Paula was sick, people wondered why I didn’t leave her. And when I wasn’t working they wondered why she didn’t leave me.

Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin's kids

True love can overcome all challenges. Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin’s love story is vivid proof. The spouses are the proud parents of two wonderful children.

Richard said when their first son Ross was born:

I never used to understand why people wanted to go home right after work. Now that’s where I want to be - with Ross.

In the parents’ footsteps…

Ross Benjamin inherited his parents’ good looks and acting skills. The young man is a talented actor. Ross has been happily married to wife Elizabeth since 2006.

Ross co-starred with his famous mother Paula Prentiss in the classic play Glass Menagerie and Mrs. Warren’s Profession.

As for his sister Prentiss Benjamin, she didn’t become an actress, though she also chose a career related to the entertainment industry. Prentiss is a professional ballet dancer. The young lady is a two-time finalist of the Music Center Spotlight Awards. She also teaches ballet at a dance school.

Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin's children prove that apple doesn’t fall far from the tree. Ross and Prentiss are both talented, hard-working, and smart. They know what they want in life and follow their dreams.

Good genes definitely run in this family! As for Paula Prentiss and Richard Benjamin, their marriage is still going strong after so many years.

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