Louise Dresser

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Birthday
5, 1878
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Apr 24, 1965 (86)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
5, 1878
Birthplace
Indiana
Death Date
Apr 24, 1965 (86)

About

Her career spanned across the vaudeville and silent film era movies like Enter Madame and Prodigal Daughters.

Before Fame

Performing in various choirs and stage shows from an early age. By the time she was 16 she made up her mind to run away from home and join vaudeville.

Trivia

She played a role along the biggest stars of vaudeville and then supported leading men and women like Rudloph Valentino and Marlene Dietrich.

Family Life

She was born Louise Josephine Kerlin. Her father William Kerlin was railroad engineer.

Associated With

When still on vaudeville, she performed on a tour of the Keith Circuit alongside a young pianist named George Gershwin.