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Overview (4)

Born in Brooklyn, New York City, New York, USA
Died in Palma de Mallorca [now Palma], Balearic Islands, Spain  (hepatic coma and alcoholic hepatic cirrhosis)
Birth NameLouise Latimer Blaisdell
Height 5' 3½" (1.61 m)

Mini Bio (1)

Born and raised in Brooklyn and following completion of her academic career at the Eramus Hall High School, Louise began her career as fashion model for Macy's Department Store. Her success in this field brought her to Hollywood in 1934 beginning with My Mummy's Arms. A contract player she floated around Tinsel Town's biggest studios showcasing her beauty in versatile roles. Other credits include Two In Revolt (1935), The Witness Chair (1936), Grand Jury (1936), We're On The Jury (1937), and the John Wayne feature California Straight Ahead! (1937). She left films in 1937, at age 21, to focus on a career in fashion.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Anonymous

Spouse (1)

Erwin Gelsey (13 June 1936 - ?) ( divorced)

Trade Mark (4)

Soft-spoken voice
Thin eyebrows
Petite ears
Platinum blonde hair

Trivia (8)

Is interred at Saint Lawrence Cemetery in West Haven, Connecticut.
When her film and modeling career ended, she etched out a living as writing fashion editorials until her complete retirement in 1948.
During World War II, she worked extensively with the Red Cross and Catholic Charities for war relief.
Was a 1933 graduate of Erasmus Hall High School in Brooklyn, NYC.
She was brought to films after a successful modeling period for Macy's Department Store.
Was a mother of 5 children.
She was an alcoholic near the end of her life, which caused her untimely death.
During the last decade of her life, she lived in Spain.

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