Louise Siversen (born May 29, 1958 in Melbourne, Australia) is an actress.
Siversen began acting as a child after her parents sent her to dance and drama classes to help her overcome her shyness. Siversen began to enjoy acting and went on to perform with St Martins Youth Theatre, appearing in many productions. Siversen was to study law, but decided to stick with acting after attending a careers day at university.
Siversen has also trained in jazz dance and ballet.
But Siversen will always be best known for her portrayal of nasty Lou Kelly in the Network Ten series Prisoner. When the character of Lou Kelly was devised, Siversen auditioned, and got the part. Kelly quickly became one of the main characters of the series and had a run of three years.
Siversen is married to Theo. They live in Melbourne.
Siversen teaches drama at the Victorian College of Arts when she is not working in acting roles.
Louise has been an Iyengar Yoga student for over 15 years and is also an avid walker, having walked the Camino Frances in Spain in 2009 an 800 km walk across Northern Spain.
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