Louise Knotts is a fictional character on the ABC daytime soap opera General Hospital. She was portrayed by Katie Powell


Louise was introduced in May 1988 she ran the Stay Cool Teen Center where Tom Hardy began volunteering after he was suspended from the hospital.

She thought he was going to just be there to do his community service and leave but he became committed to it and warmed up to him. With Simone Hardy  gone out of town after the miscarriage, Tom and Louise got closer while working at the center. She opened up to him about being raped when she was 13. One night he came over and they kissed but he stopped her before anything happened.

In July Simone returned to surprise Tom at the teen center and saw Louise kiss him at the teen center. Tom explained to Simone about Louise's past and that it was all a misunderstanding.

She started coming up with reasons to spend time with Tom, after he stopped volunteering. Eventually she turns to Lucy for advice on how to get Tom.

In November Louise had asked Tom for help with a project for the teen center . She said he owed her one in front of Simone. It made her suspicious. Louise had setup a secret romantic dinner and asked him to come over for help on a report. Simone shows up instead. She tells her that Tom loves her not Louise. He shows up and confronts Louise, and confirms to Louise that it was all in her head. She's mad and runs away into her room and the Hardy's leave and that was the last time she was seen.

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