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 Year.
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 Stepford Wives.
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 Louise in the mid-late 1950s, the beginning days of her career.