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Tina Louise Bio & Wiki: Net Worth, Age, Height & Weight


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Tina Louise is best known as a film actress. Actress who played Ginger on the Gilligan’s island. Her appearance in the 1958 film God’s Little Acre earned her the Golden Globe Award for New Star of the Year. She was born on February 11, 1934 in New York City, NY. She appeared at the Gilligan Island TV show with Jim Backus. She started studying acting, singing , and dancing at the age of 17. She appeared on the TV show The Real McCoys in 1962.

Tina Louise Biography
Short Bio
First NameTina
Last NameLouise
ProfessionMovie Actress
Age85 years old
Birthday & Zodiac
Birth SignAquarius
Birth DateFebruary 11, 1934
BirthdayFebruary 11
Birth PlaceNew York City, NY


  • Film Actress
  • Singer

Tina Louise Education

  • Following high school, she attended Miami University in Ohio.

Before Fame

  • At the time she was four years old , her parents had divorced. She was the only child and was brought up by her mother, Sylvia Horn (née Myers) Blacker (1916–2011), a fashion artist. Tina’s father , Joseph Blacker, was the owner of a candy store in Brooklyn and later the accountant. The name Louise was said to have been added to her high school senior when she mentioned to her drama teacher that she was the only girl in the class without a middle name, and he suggested it.

Tina Louise Height, Weight & Body Measurements

Tina Louise is 85 years old, she is 5′ 7″ (1.74 m) tall. Her body measurements are 35-22-36 In. Her zodiac sign is Aquarius.

Height & Weight
Height (Approx.)5 Ft 7 In
Weight (Approx.)57 Kg
Body Measurements35-22-36 In
Physical Stats
Eye ColorUnknown
Hair ColorUnknown
Dress Size4 (US)
Shoe SizeUnknown
Tina Louise Height, Weight & Body Measurements


  • She began her career as a model and nightclub singer while studying at the Neighborhood Playhouse School of Theater and the Actors Academy, both in New York City. After that she made her Broadway debut at the Bette Davis musical magazine Two’s Company in 1952.
  • She also appeared on Broadway with Julie Newmar in 1957’s hit musical, Li’l Abner; she released the same year ‘s song, It’s Time for Tina. Then she landed on the cover of Modern Man Magazine in July 1957; she appeared in Playboy Magazine in 1957, ’58 and ’59. Tina trained with Lee Strasberg and became a part of the Actors Studio & landed the role of Ginger Grant on Gilligan ‘s Island while looking at Broadway in Fade Out, Fade In.

Tina Louise Music

  • Louise got a record album, It’s Time for Tina, which was officially published on Concert Hall in 1957 (Concert Hall 1521) and then reissued on Urania Records (1958 and 1959). For the arrangements of Jim Timmens and Buddy Weed’s Orchestra, 12 songs include “Tonight Is the Night” and “I’m in the Mood for Love.” Coleman Hawkins is featured on tenor sax. The album was reissued twice on CD, most recently on the UK label Harkit Records. This album was released on iTunes in 2012. She also recorded for United Artists Chart, but only released one single for that label in 1958.

Tina Louise Martial Status

  • From 1966 to 1971, Louise was married to radio and TV announcer / interviewer Les Crane, with whom she had a daughter, Caprice Crane (born in 1970), who became an MTV producer and novelist. Crane’s first novel, Stupid and Contagious, was printed in 2006 and dedicated to her mother.

Tina Louise Current Activity

  • Louise is now living in New York City. She is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences and a member of the Actors Guild throughout her lifetime. Louise has been a vocal supporter of promoting child literacy. She contributed part of the proceeds from her 2007 book, When I Grow Up, to literacy programs and revealed in a 2013 interview that she had been volunteering at local public schools since 1996. She wrote three novels, including Sunday: A Memoir (1997) and When I Grow Up (2007).

Tina Louise Filmography

1958God’s Little AcreGriselda WaldenGolden Globe Award for New Star of the Year – Actress
Laurel Award for Best Female Supporting Performance (5th place)
1959The TrapLinda Anderson
1959The HangmanSelah Jennison
1959Day of the OutlawHelen Crane
1960L’assedio di SiracusaDiana / Artemide / Lucrezia
1960The Warrior EmpressSappho
1961GaribaldiFrench Journalist
1961Armored CommandAlexandra Bastegar
1964For Those Who Think YoungTopaz McQueen
1967The Seventh FloorDr. Immer Mehr
1968The Wrecking CrewLola Medina
1969How to Commit MarriageLaverne Baker
1969The Good Guys and the Bad GuysCarmel
1969The Happy EndingHelen Bricker
1970But I Don’t Want to Get Married!Miss SpencerTelevision film
1973Call to DangerApril TierneyTelevision film
1975The Stepford WivesCharmaine Wimpiris
1975Death ScreamHilda Murray
1976Look What’s Happened to Rosemary’s BabyMarjean DornTelevision film
1976Nightmare in Badham CountyGreerTelevision film
1977SST: Death FlightMaeTelevision film
1977The Kentucky Fried MovieVoice
1978Mean Dog BluesDonna Lacey
1979Friendships, Secrets and LiesJoan HolmesTelevision film
1980The Day the Women Got EvenMary Jo AlfieriTelevision film
1981Advice to the LovelornDiane MarshTelevision film
1984Dog DayNoémie Blue
1984Hell RidersClaire Delaney
1985Evils of the NightCora
1985O.C. and StiggsFlorence Beaugereaux
1987The PoolMiloha
1988Dixie LanesViolet Hunter
1991Johnny SuedeMrs. Fontaine
1997Welcome to Woop WoopBella
2000Growing Down in BrooklynMrs. Pip
2004West from North Goes SouthCeleste Clark
2014Late PhasesClarissa

Tina Louise Television Work

1956Studio OneDoloresEpisode: “Johnny August”
1956Producers’ ShowcaseMaudeEpisode: “Happy Birthday”
1957The Phil Silvers ShowGinaEpisode: “Bilko Goes South”
1957Climax!Maxene SumnerEpisode: “A Matter of Life and Death”
1961Tales of Wells FargoHelene MontclairEpisode: “New Orleans Trackdown”
1961The New BreedStella KnowlandEpisode: “I Remember Murder”
1962CheckmateCheckmateEpisode: “A Funny Thing Happened on My Way to the Game”
1963Burke’s LawBonnie Belle TateEpisode: “Who Killed Billy Jo?”
1963Route 66RobinEpisode: “I’m Here to Kill a King”
1964Kraft Suspense TheatreAngie PowellEpisode: “The Deep End”
1964Mr. BroadwayThe GirlEpisode: “Smelling Like a Rose”
1966The Red Skelton ShowDaisy JuneEpisode: “Be It Ever So Homely, There’s No Face Like Clem”
1964–1967Gilligan’s IslandGinger GrantSeries regular, 98 episodes
1967BonanzaMary BurnsEpisode: “Desperate Passage”
1968It Takes a ThiefAnna MartineEpisode: “Totally by Design”
1970IronsideCandyEpisode: “Beware the Wiles of the Stranger”
1973MannixLinda ColeEpisode: “The Faces of Murder”
1969–1973Love, American StyleMrs. Rossi / Wilma / Lola/ Audrey4 episodes
1974KojakAudrey NorrisEpisode: “Die Before They Wake”
1973, 1974Police StoryApril / Anita2 episodes
1974Movin’ OnHelen TruebloodEpisode: “The Cowhands”
1974Kung FuCarol MercerEpisode: “A Dream Within a Dream”
1975CannonNell DexterEpisode: “The Wedding March”
1976Marcus Welby, M.D.Susan DagerEpisode: “All Passions Spent”
1978–1979DallasJulie GreySpecial guest star, 5 episodes
1979The Love BoatBetty BrickerEpisode: “My Sister, Irene/The ‘Now’ Marriage/Second Time Around”
1980Fantasy IslandLisa CordayEpisode: “Unholy Wedlock/Elizabeth”
1980CHiPsEdie Marshall2 episodes
1982Matt HoustonJessica CollierEpisode: “The Kidnapping”
1983Knight RiderAnne TylerEpisode: “The Topaz Connection”
1984–1985RitualsTaylor Chapin Field von PlatenSeries regular
1986Blacke’s MagicLainie WardeEpisode: “Death Goes to the Movies”
1986Santa BarbaraCassie DunnSpecial guest star
1986Simon & SimonRobin PriceEpisode: “Act Five”
1990Married… with ChildrenMiss BeckEpisode: “Kelly Bounces Back”
1994All My ChildrenTish PridmoreSpecial guest star
1995RoseanneRoseanne (cameo)Episode: “Sherwood Schwartz: A Loving Tribute”
1999L.A. HeatPatricia LudwigsonEpisode: “In Harm’s Way”

Tina Louise Stage Work

  • Two’s Company (1952)
  • The Fifth Season (1953)
  • John Murray Anderson’s Almanac (1953)
  • Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter? (1955)
  • Li’l Abner (1956)
  • Fade Out – Fade In (1964)

Awards & Achievements

  • 1959, Golden Globe — New Star of the Year – Actress: Winner

Family & Relatives

HusbandLes Crane
ChildrenCaprice Crane

Tina Louise Net Worth

Tina Louise is a well-known and popular Actress. The main and primary source of her income comes from Acting. Let’s check how rich Tina Louise is in 2020?

Net Worth (2020)$1.5 Million
Annual SalaryUnder Review.
Income SourcePrimary Income source Actress(profession).
Tina Louise Net Worth

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