Lillian Gish

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Lillian Gish
Photo Credit: luvsydb
Age: 99 (age at death)
Nationality: American
Claim to Fame: Birth of a Nation (1915)

Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993) was an American actress of the screen and stage, as well as a director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 in silent film shorts to 1987. Gish was called the First Lady of American Cinema, and she is credited with pioneering fundamental film performing techniques. Wikipedia


From this profile you will find 349 photos, 3 photo albums, 22 quotes, 48 trivia items, 19 magazines, 87 lists, 9 awards, 1 pictorial, 1 on-screen matchup, 223 film credits, 13 news stories, 4 relationships, and key facts about Lillian Gish!

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223 Credits »
1987 The Whales of August Sarah Webber
1986 Sweet Liberty Cecelia Burgess
1983 Hambone and Hillie Hillie Radcliffe
1983 Hobson's Choice Miss Molly Winkle
1981 American Playhouse Mrs Loftus
1981 Thin Ice Grandmother
1978 A Wedding Nettie Sloan
1978 Sparrow Widow
1977 The Love Boat Mrs. Williams
1976 Twin Detectives Billy Jo Haskins
1969 Arsenic and Old Lace Martha Brewster



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9 Awards »
Nominated for 9 Awards | Won 6

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87 Lists »
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