Facts of Tina Louise
|Full Name||Tina Blacker|
|Birth Name||Tina Blacker|
|Birth City||New York City, New York|
|Birth Country||United States|
|Father Name||Joseph Blacker (1916- 2011)|
|Father Profession||Candy Shop Owner|
|Mother Name||Sylvia Horn Blacker|
|Mother Profession||Fashion model|
|No Of Children||1|
|Filmography||Gilligan's Island (1964- 1967),Call to Danger (1973),Nightmare in Badham County (1976)|
|Date of Birth||February 11,1934|
|Married Date||April 3,1966|
Tina Louise, a Golden Globe Award-winning American actress is professional since 1952 & got her career breakthrough after portraying Ginger Grant in the sitcom Gilligan's Island (1964- 1967).
With over 6 decades in the acting industry, the veteran actress records 85 acting credits; she took acting hiatus for nearly 10 years in 2004 & later made her comeback in 2014.
Aside from appearances in movies & TV series, Tina's notable works also include TV films such as Call to Danger (1973), Nightmare in Badham County (1976) and SST: Death Flight (1977).
How Much Is Tina Lousie's Net Worth In 2020?
Considered among the anticipates actresses of the 60s & 70s, 86-year-old Tina Lousie is still active in the film industry- often makes guest appearances.
According to Celebrity Net Worth, Lousie has a net worth of $6 million as of March 2020. Indeed, the acting career spanning over 68 years is the major source of her income.
The American actress got her breakthrough from Gilligan's Island (1964- 1967, 98 episodes) starring alongside now-late stars Bob Denver and Alan Hale Jr.
Thereafter, Louise focused on movies primarily rather than TV series (made mostly guest appearances in TV series).
She has starred in films such as The Seventh Floor (1967), The Good Guys and the Bad Guys (1969), The Stepford Wives (1975), Mean Dog Blues (1978), Evils of the Night (1985) and Welcome to Woop Woop (1997).
From Stage Career & Breakthrough To On-Screen
Having appeared in an ad for her father's candy store, Tina Louise made her acting debut in 1952 through stage production Two's Company & subsequently appeared in The Fifth Season (1953) and John Murray Anderson's Almanac (1953).
The actress' further stage works also include Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1955), Li'l Abner (1956) and Fade Out- Fade In (1964).
In 1956, Lousie made her on-screen debut through guest appearances in Studio One and Producers' Showcase. Then in 1958, she gained her first film credit in God's Little Acre, which won her a Golden Globe Award.
After appearances in films like The Hangman (1959), The Warrior Empress (1960) and Armored Command (1961), she gained her career breakthrough in 1964 through the TV sitcom Gilligan's Island, where she played Ginger Grant until 1967.
Later, the actress worked in TV series: Love, American Style (1969), Police Story (1973), Dallas (1978- 1979) and Rituals (1984- 1985).
Since her guest appearance in L.A. Heat (1999), Tina is yet to appear in TV series. On the other, she
In 2004, Tina went into acting hiatus & made a return in 2014 horror film Late Phases; her most recent acting credit was in the 2017 film Tapestry.
Author & Charity Worker
Tina is the author of 3 books; wrote books Sunday: A Memoir (1997), When I Grow Up (2007) and What Does a Bee Do? (2009).
Reportedly, Louise, a vocal advocate for improving child literacy, donated the proceeds of her 2007 book for literacy programs.
Since 1996, the actress also serves as a volunteer in public schools.
Is A Divorcee & Mother Of One
Tina Louise was in a marital relationship with now ex-husband Les Crane, radio & TV interviewer for 5 years. They married on April 3, 1966, & later divorced in 1971.
While together, the duo became parents to daughter Caprice Crane (born in 1970).
Tina's daughter Caprice is a novelist & an MTV producer; she dedicated her first novel Stupid and Contagious (released in 2006) to her mother.
Where Does Tina Louise Live?
Currently, Tina lives in her house in Manhattan, New York, where the median house price is $1.55 million.
Tina Louise was born Tina Blacker on February 11, 1934, in New York City, New York, the USA. Her father Joseph Blacker was a candy shop owner while mother Sylvia Horn Blacker (1916- 2011) was a fashion model.
Her parents divorced when she was 4 years old.
After attending Miami University, she began working as a model for many magazines & later pursued an acting career.