Tina Louise (born Tina Blacker, 1934) is an American actress, singer, and author. She
began her career on stage during mid-1950s, before landing her breakthrough role in 1958
drama film God's Little Acre for which she received Golden Globe Award for New Star of the
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. From 1964 to 1967, she starred
as the movie star Ginger Grant in the CBS television situation comedy, Gilligan's Island.
Louise later returned to film, appearing in The Wrecking Crew, The Happy Ending, and The
Tina Louise has been widely known as beautiful redhead Ginger of the middle 1960s. Before
becoming a star, these are 29 glamorous portrait photos of Louis in the mid-late 1950s,
the beginning days of her career.