Chosen by Cannes Film Festival as one of the "500 Names that Made Cannes". 
Chosen by Empire magazine as one of the 100 Sexiest Stars in film history (#91). 
Member of Pi Beta Phi sorority
Older sister of actress Ann Prentiss. Ann displayed acute signs of emotional and mental problems in later years and in 1997 was convicted in a Santa Monica, California court of terrorizing her family, making terrorist threats, assault with a firearm, battery, and solicitation to commit the murder of Paula's husband, Richard Benjamin, and their own father. Ann was sentenced to 19 years in jail for the crimes. She died in 2010.
Paula and Penny Fuller were both in the play, "Wonderful Town", at Northwestern University, where they both were students.