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Actress

Louise Dresser, American actress.

Background

Dresser, Louise was born on October 5, 1882 in Evansville, Indiana, United States. Daughter of William and Ida (Kerlin) Dresser.

Education

Educated at Evansville and Indianapolis.

Career

Toured as “Ernie,” in California, 1902. Appeared in “About Town,” Herald Square Theatre, New York, August, 1906. Later played in “The Girl Behind the Counter,” “The Golden Widow,” “A Matinee Idol”.

Toured in “A Lovely Liar,” 1911. Toured in vaudeville, 1912. In “Potash and Perlmutter,” 1913-1914.

Cohan Revue, 1915; Potash and Perlmutter in Society, 1916. Cordelia Blossom, and Have a Heart, 1917. Tour of vaudeville with Jack E. Gardner, 1918-1919.*.

Connections

Married John Gardner, of Louisville, Kentucky, 1908.

father:
William Dresser

mother:
Ida (Kerlin) Dresser

spouse:
John Gardner