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Date of Birth 23 September 1922Hamilton, Texas, USA
Birth NameJohnie Louise Latham

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Louise Latham was born on September 23, 1922 in Hamilton, Texas, USA as Johnie Louise Latham. She is an actress, known for Marnie (1964), The Philadelphia Experiment (1984) and The Sugarland Express (1974).

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Appeared on 1950s and '60s stage in such venues as the Arena Stage Theatre and made her Broadway debut as a maid in "Major Barbara" (1956).
Careworn-looking American character actress prominently on the 1950s stage who made an auspicious film debut in mid-career as Tippi Hedren's neurotic, secretive mother in Alfred Hitchcock's Marnie (1964). She went on to appear in hundreds of showy, dressed-down film and TV roles often playing small-town wife, drab landlady or opinionated townsperson.
Is actually only 8 years older than Tippi Hedren, whose mother she played in Marnie (1964).
Now lives in an upscale retirement community in Santa Barbara, California. [August 2007]
She was awarded the 1988 Drama Logue Award for Outstanding Performance for "A Lie of the Mind" at the Mark Taper Forum Theatre in Los Angeles, California.

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