Louisa Marie: What Kind Of Actress Is She?

Louisa Marie

Louisa Marie is an actress known for her roles in Splash (1984), Parenthood (1989), Far and Away (1992), The Paper (1994), Apollo 13 (1995), and Ransom (1996).

Louisa Marie: Career

Her filmography includes the following:


In the 1996 suspense, action, adventure thriller directed by Ron Howard, Louisa played the simple role of a woman at the party.

Also, it starred Mel Gibson, Rene Russo, Gray Sinned among others. The thriller revolves around the abduction of the son of a renowned wealthy man and the legendary move made by airline executive Tom Mullen.

In 1997, the movie was nominated for Best Performance by an Actor in a motion picture — Drama, by Golden Globe.

Apollo 13

1995 drama, action, and adventure-filled thriller’s director credits go to persons; Ron Howard, Brian Grazer, Todd Hallowell, Bill Paxton, Gary Sinise, Kathleen Quinlan, Kevin Bacon, Max Elliot Slade, Miko Hughes, and Tom Hanks.

In the thriller, Louisa played the role of Whiz Kid’s Mom. The story was about a chronicle of the 1970 Lunar Mission that met an explosion in space which left the ship disabled and the astronauts in a state of despair, enduring suffocation, risking freezing to death, and fighting for their lives altogether as they try to work out a way to get the men safely home.

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In 1996, Apollo 13 was nominated for the BAFTA Film Awards’ Best Cinematography. It was nominated for Writers Guild Awards, – Adapted Screenplay.

It won the Producers Guild Awards- Darryl F. Zanuck Award for Outstanding Producer of Theatrical Motion Pictures.

It was also nominated for Critic’s Choice Awards – Best Director.


This 1984 fantasy comedy which lasted a duration of 1 hour 51 minutes was once again directed by Ron Howard. Louisa portrayed the role of a girl at the wedding.

Did you stop for once and wonder why of all genres, this movie is a Fantasy Comedy? Well, that’s because there was a mermaid! The storyline was more fairytale-like as it involved a bachelor who hopelessly fell in love with a kind-hearted mermaid who rescued him from drowning.

Following the kind work she did 25 ago, the mermaid came visiting, all the way from her “underwater habitat” to New York City. Like the government always do — in movies especially — they capture her for some experiment and research in one of their labs.

The head over heels in love bachelor plans and attempts a daring rescue to prove his love. The lead roles were Tom Hanks, Darryl Hannah, Eugene Levy, and John Candy.

It was nominated for the 1985 Golden Globe – Best Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy. It was also nominated for the 1985 Writers Guild Award – Original Screenplay. And also was nominated for Oscar – Best Writing (Original Screenplay).

The Paper

In this particular movie, Louisa Marie played the role of a Sentinel receptionist. The 1998 movie was about an investigative journalist who does his work as a newspaper editor with passion. However, a big-profile murder case piqued his interest in an uncanny way and he dives right in to dig up information and uncover the truth with the resources at his disposal.

While at this, the entire staff had to handle their personal issues and challenges. It was once again directed by what I feel must have been a household name then — Ron Howard.

The movie starred Michael Keaton, Glenn Close, Marissa Tomie, Randy Quaid, and Robert Duvall and was nominated for the Best Achievement in Music (Original Story) Award Oscar.

What Kind of Actress is she?

Judging from the roles portrayed by Louisa Marie, it is no doubt that she’s a kind of actress whose career are made up of small roles here and there.

She portrays characters who do nothing but fade into the background and end up popping up as part of the cast. Her roles may be small, but they somehow contributed to the success of every movie she appeared in, including the award wins and nominations.

However, it is observed that all her movies were under the direction of Ron Howard, this could mean something or not, we are not aware, and we won’t guess.  Furthermore, there is no information concerning her exact date of birth, background, education, or family.

All these and many other details are unmentioned.

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