Appeared (as "Mrs. Carrie Watts") in "The Trip to Bountiful" on Broadway. Written by Horton Foote
. Directed by Vincent J. Donehue
. Henry Miller's Theatre: 3 Nov 1953-5 Dec 1954 (39 performances). Cast: Gene Lyons, Eva Marie Saint
(as "Thelma"), Jo Van Fleet
(as "Jessie Mae Watts"), David Clive, Helen Cordes, Frederic Downs, ...
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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I don't care for modern films -- all crashing cars and close-ups of people's feet.
Lillian and her sister Dorothy were once offered the chance of buying the Sunset Strip in Hollywood for $300. The Gish sisters talked the matter over, weighing the pros and cons. They then went down to fashionable Bullock's and bought a dress each instead.
Early roles as innocent, virginal characters who are victimized by a cruel world