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
4 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
9 Interviews |
27 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
23 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
[on Mary Pickford
] It was always Mary herself that shone through. Her personality was the thing that made her movies memorable and the pictures that showed her personality were the best.
She and Dorothy Gish
both started working for D.W. Griffith
in the early days of American Mutoscope & Biograph. While it has been claimed that Griffith was immediately infatuated with Lillian, in their first film for him, An Unseen Enemy
(1912), he thought they were twins. According to Lillian's autobiography, he had to tie different colored hair ribbons on the girls to tell them apart and give ...
The First Lady of American Cinema