Appeared (as "Ophelia") in "Hamlet" on Broadway. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Scenic / Costume Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed / produced by Guthrie McClintic
. Empire Theatre (moved to The St. James Theatre from Jan 1937 to close): 8 Oct 1936-unknown (132 performances). Cast included: John Gielgud
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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first played my grandfather, later my father, and finally, he played my husband. If he'd lived, I'm sure I'd have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older.
She was filmed for a scene in Woody Allen
(1983). She scolded legendary director of photography Gordon Willis
on his lighting set-up and, while the crew watched aghast, gave Willis step-by-step instructions on how to re-light the scene. Willis complied. The scene did not make it into the final version of the film.
Later often played willful but conflicted women