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 |
8 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
23 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
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.
Every year on Gish's birthdate, October 14, New York's Museum of Modern Art shows at least one of her films or television performances.
Early roles as innocent, virginal characters who are victimized by a cruel world