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Louise Foley is a production coordinator, administrative assistant, production assistant and camera operation coordinator.


Louise Foley was born on the October, 16, 1963 in Los Angeles, California, USA. Louise "Wish" Foley-Cohen's mother, Helen Foley, took her to acting interviews as a child and acted as her guardian on all jobs. Her mother was the farthest from a 'stage mom'. She began her acting career by doing a Mattel commercial for "Barbie Beach Bus" in 1970. She was the original "Joanie" on the pilot for the series "Happy Days" with Ron Howard, Tom Bosley, and Marion Ross. At the age of 21 she played Alice in Wonderland in the Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers music video "Don't Come Around Here No More" (1985). The video was nominated for: Best Video of the Year, Best Direction (Jeff Stein), Best Concept Video, and Best Special Effects at the 1985 MTV Music Awards. The video did not win the Video of the Year award but won the MTV Viewers Choice for number one video of the year. She did a second music video for Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers, "Forget About Me" (Also from Tom Petty's "Southern Accents" album, but it did not do as well as the first. Louise, known by the nickname "Wish", still does local theater.

Personal Life

Since January, 2010; She has resided in Rio Rancho, New Mexico with her husband Yigal Cohen who she married on June, 8, 1997. they have 4 children together.



  • Nicknames are "Wish Cohen" and "Wish".
  • Her other work includes "Family", "Portrait of a Stripper", "The Paper Chase", "Harper Valley P.T.A." and "ABC Afterschool Specials".
  • She has appeared in "All-Star Family Feud Special", "Family Feud" and the Video Documentary "Tom Petty and the Heartbreakers: Playback" in the music video "Don't Come Around Here No More" by Tom Petty & The Heartbreakers as herself.
  • Her other roles include being a actress, music performer and celebrity contestant.
  • Alternate Names are Wish Foley and Wish Foley-Cohen
  • Star Sign: Libra

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