Tina Louise

D.O.B: Feb 11, 1934 |

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From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tina Louise (born February 11, 1934) is an American actress best known for playing movie star Ginger Grant in the CBS television situation comedy Gilligans Island. She began her career on stage during the mid-1950s, before landing her breakthrough role in 1958 drama film Gods Little Acre for which she received Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year.

Biography

From Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia Tina Louise (born February 11, 1934) is an American actress best known for playing movie star Ginger Grant in the CBS television situation comedy Gilligans Island. She began her career on stage during the mid-1950s, before landing her breakthrough role in 1958 drama film Gods Little Acre for which she received Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year. Louise had starring roles in a number of Hollywood movies, including The Trap, The Hangman, Day of the Outlaw, and For Those Who Think Young. Louise later returned to film, appearing in The Wrecking Crew, The Happy Ending, and The Stepford Wives (1975). Tina Blacker was born in New York City. By the time she was four years of age, her parents had divorced. An only child, she was raised by her mother, Sylvia Horn (née Myers) Blacker (1916–2011), a fashion model. Tinas father, Joseph Blacker, was a candy store owner in Brooklyn and later an accountant. The name Louise was allegedly added during her senior year in high school when she mentioned to her drama teacher that she was the only girl in the class without a middle name. He selected the name Louise and it stuck. She attended Miami University in Ohio. At the early age of just two years, Tina got her first role, after being seen in an ad for her fathers candy store.