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Louise Sorel Bio

(Vivian, DAYS)


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Birthday: August 6
Hails From: New York, NY
Years On Show: 1992-2000; 2009-present
Marital Status: Single

As the daughter of a film producer and an actress/concert pianist, Louise Sorel was destined to wind up in entertainment. She was bitten by the acting bug while attending Hollywood High School, thanks to an enthusiastic drama teacher by the name of John Ingle (Edward, GH). Though she was already in Tinseltown, Sorel headed to New York City after graduation and was cast in the Broadway production of Take Her, She's Mine with Art Carney.

et cetera 5 random facts
  1. Her birth name is Louise Jacqueline Cohen. Sorel is her mother's maiden name. She was credited in the 1957 film, Eighteen And Anxious as Jacqueline Sorel.
  2. She is formally trained in mime.
  3. She studied French at the Institut de Français in Villefranche-sur-Mer.
  4. She has five Soap Opera Digest awards.
  5. Sorel was married to actors Herb Edelman and Ken Howard.
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Louise Sorel
Another DAYS Exit: Sorel Out, Too   Jun 2, 2011

Louise Sorel (Vivian), who returned to Salem in 2009, is the second actor to get cut in the major shakeups...

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TV Roles
SABRINA THE TEENAGE WITCH (Mrs. Saberhagen, 1998)
LAW AND ORDER (Marcy, 1996)
MATT HOUSTON (Barbara, 1984)
SIMON & SIMON (Carla Morgan, 1982-84)
OH MADELINE (Sandy, 1983)
SUNSET LIMOUSINE (Dolores Chase, 1983)
KNOTS LANDING (Bess, 1982)
TRAPPER JOHN, M.D. (Mary Katz, 1982)
HART TO HART (Pat Yankee, 1982)
MAGNUM, P.I. (Eleanor, 1982)
LADIES' MAN, (Elaine Holstein, 1980-81)
ONE IN A MILLION (Grace, 1980)
HAGEN (Petra, 1980)

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