Tina Louise is an American actress, best known for her role as ‘Ginger Grant’ in the comedy series ‘Gilligan’s Island’ (1964-67). She made her acting debut in Bette Davis’ ‘Two’s Company’ in 1952 and then gave many ‘Broadway’ performances in productions such as ‘The Fifth Season,’ ‘Will Success Spoil Rock Hunter?,’ and musical hit ‘Li’l Abner.’
Louise made her film debut in ‘God’s Little Acre’ in 1958. Her other films are ‘Garibaldi’ (1960), ‘For Those Who Think Young’ (1964) ‘The Wrecking Crew’ (1969), ‘The Stepford Wives’ (1975), ‘Evils of the Night’ (1985), ‘Welcome to Woop Woop’ (1997) and ‘Late Phases’ (2014).
She made her TV debut as ‘Dolores’ in the drama ‘Studio One’in 1956. She appeared in many shows such as ‘Climax!’ (1957) ‘Route 66’ (1963) and ‘Mr. Broadway’ (1964), ‘Bonanza’ (1967), ‘Kung Fu’ (1974), ‘Fantasy Island’ (1980), ‘Rituals’ (1984-85) and ‘L.A Heat’ (1999). In 2017, she appeared in the film ‘Tapestry.’
The Stepford Wives is a psychological horror film which tells the story of Joanna, a young wife who moves with her husband Walter and their two daughters from Manhattan to a suburb in Connecticut. She soon finds it strange that the women of the community are too flawless and perfect. She starts to suspect that something sinister might be involved.
US Marshal Bovard is called ‘The Hangman’ because no outlaw could escape getting caught and hanged by him. But as he tries to trace robbery suspect Johnny Bishop in a small town, his efforts are blocked by the town’s people and the Sheriff who protect the well-liked Bishop. After apprehending him, the Marshal allows Bishop to escape as he realizes Bishop’s innocence.
After spending most of his youth in a reform home for his brother's crime, Ralph is returning to his remote hometown in California as an adult lawyer and meeting his estranged father and brother after many years.
A bored homemaker walks out of her husband of sixteen years in order to escape her dull and unhappy marriage and travels to Bahamas. There she meets a gigolo, who betrays her when he learns that she is not wealthy. Slowly, she realizes that she cannot buy happiness in this way and returns to find a job and new education opportunity.
When his friend injures a little child due to driving under influence, Paul Ramsey, a singer, offers to state in court that he was the one driving. However, he is double-crossed, due to which he is sent to prison for five years. Soon he finds that prison life is much harsher than he expected.
This historical drama film tells the story of Giuseppe Garibaldi, who is known as a national hero in Italy, who had led a military campaign in 1860 known as Expedition of the Thousand.
A western film directed by Burt Kennedy, the movie revolves around the lives of Jim Flagg, the marshal in the town of Progress, and his arch-rival Big John McKay, an outlaw. A fierce yet humorous battle takes place between the lawmen and the outlaws when the latter group tries to rob a train.
A fugitive who is on the run from the law, carrying several millions of dollars, seeks a place for hiding in the house of a family of farmers. However, things take a turn when the family turns out to be more criminally oriented than he is.
A young couple ends up having a baby out of wedlock. They decide to give the baby up for adoption. The girl’s parents decide to adopt their daughter’s child, and in order to do that, they fake a happy marriage.
The Warrior Empress is a romantic drama adventure film which tells the story of Phaon, a young warrior, who seeks refuge in the Temple of Aphrodite. He meets a young woman Sappho, and falls for her. He tries to convince her to marry him.
During WWII, a unit of American Army, trapped in a small town in Vosges Mountains, Northern France, is trying to hold off German invasion. When they find a wounded girl, Alexandra, on the road, they help the mysterious beauty, unaware that she is a Nazi spy, who then starts passing on information about the US unit, leading to a German attack.
Pruitt and his friends hang out at a club every day after school. However, when his grandfather tries to shut it down, they try to blackmail him into keeping it open.
Hell Riders is an action drama film which tells the story of a woman whose car breaks down in the middle of the desert, after which she is attacked by a group of bikers. Lost in the middle of nowhere, she manages to find a small town, but even the residents are being terrorized by the psychotic bikers.
Tina Louise Awards
|God's Little Acre||Most Promising Newcomer - Female||1959|