Louise Dresser (October 5, 1878 – April 24, 1965) was an American actress.
Born Louise Josephine Kerlin in Evansville, Indiana, her first film was The Glory of Clementina (1922), and her first starring role was in The City that Never Sleeps (1924).
She portrayed Empress Elizabeth in Paramount Pictures's The Scarlet Empress (1934). Dresser's last film was Maid of Salem (1937). On television, she appeared in an episode spotlighting Buster Keaton on Ralph Edwards's program, This is Your Life. She had known Keaton since he was a small boy with his parents in vaudeville.
Great Mausoleum at Forest Lawn Memorial Park Cemetery in Glendale, California. Dresser died without issue.