Tina Louise Career and Net Worth
Tina Louise Career and Net Worth, What is Tina Louise real name? and a lot more interesting facts are presented in this article.
Tina Louise is an American actress, author and singer. He has about $6 million in net worth as of this writing. He is known by most for her role as fiery redhead Ginger Grant on “Gilligan’s Island”.
Tina Louise Early Life
Tina Louise is also known as Tatiana Josivovna Chernova Blacker. She was born on February 11, 1934 in New York, New York. Tina started studying performance in the latter part of her teens. Her mother is a reputable fashion model and her father, Joseph Blacker was a candy store owner/operator -his shop was located in Brooklyn. Her father later switch careers to work as an accountant. She got the name Louise during her senior year in high school. Tina had complained about her lack of middle name to her drama teacher, saying she is the only one without a middle name. The name Louise was suggested by her drama teacher. Tina went to Miami University in Ohio after she completed high school. She started pursuing a career in modeling after she graduated from college.
Tina Louise Modeling Career
She appeared on the covers of Adam Sir!, Modern Man and Playboy during her days as a model.
Tina Louise Acting Career
Tina landed her first ever role whiles still very young when she was spotted in an ad for her father’s candy store. At the age of 17, she started studying acting, singing and dancing- she was under the tutelage of the legendary Sanford Meisner at the Neighborhood Playhouse in Manhattan. Her debut was in 1952 in the Bette Davis vehicle “Two’s Company”. Tina appeared in a number of Broadway Productions such as John Murray Anderson’s Almanac, The Fifth Season, and Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter”. She enjoyed a very successful stint on TV. Tina appeared in shows like “Studio One” and “Appointment with Adventure”. She made the move to big screen in “God’s Little Acre”. Her sterling performances earned her a recognition by the National Art Council- the organization that later named her “World’s Most Beautiful Redhead” with distinction. She starred in “Day of the Outlaw” alongside Robert Ryan the following year. She turned down reprisal roles of “Li’l Abner” and “Operation Petticoat” -which ultimately injured her credited. Tina accepted Broadway role and parts in Italian cinema. Tina’s Italian film credits include “The Siege of Syracuse”, “Garibaldi” in 1960. It was directed by Roberto Rossellini. Tina returned to the US and began studying under another legendary acting mentor- Lee Strasberg. She rose to become a very active member of the famous and prestigious Actors Studio. Tina landed a guest starring role in 1962 on the sitcom “The Real McCoy”. What is Tina Louise real name? She acted the role of a country girl from West Virginia. She later appeared alongside Bob Denver two years on in a beach film dubbed “For Those Who Think Young”. IN 1964, She made a departure from the Broadway musical “Fade Out – Fade In” to act a movie star character named Ginger Grand for a growing sitcom known as “Gilligan’s Island”.
Tina Louise Personal Life
Tina is very instrumental in New York City and is a member of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences. Tina is also a lifetime member of the Actors Studio.