Louise Dresser (October 5, 1878 – April 24, 1965 ;real name: Louise Josephine Kerlin; ) .Louise Dresser already knew early on that she wanted to be an actress, so she ran away from home at age 16 to join a theater company on tour. Her stage name borrowed from one of her best friend, the American musician Paul Dresser (1857-1906).
Louise Dresser path led them across the Vaudeville to Broadway, where it was the end of August 1906 her debut as a stage actress. Here, as later in the film, it was present mainly in supporting roles. Dresser, which was seen on Broadway in 1918 never again to stand silent in 1922 at The Glory of Clementina first time on camera.
Although its 49 films today are far more movie lovers only a concept, yet the film drama A Ship Comes In Dressers sustained the most momentous film, it was still 1929, even in the first gala of the history of film nominated for the Oscar in the category of Best Actress. It is also distinguished her portrayal of Catherine the Great in The Eagle in 1925 on the side of Rudolph Valentino.
After she retired in 1937 from the acting, it was significantly involved in the financing and construction of the Motion Picture Country House and Hospital in Hollywood, a hospital where she died. Louise Dresser was married twice. After a brief marriage to musician and actor Jack Norworth, at the beginning of the 20th Century, she was married from 1909 to 1951 with Jack Gardner, whose name she took after her acting career. Both marriages were childless.
Louise Dresser-Gardner died at the age of 86 years in a bowel obstruction.
Their is now a star on the Walk of Fame dedicated.