Appeared (as "Grace Fenning" / "Fenny") in "Dear Octopus" on Broadway. Written by Dodie Smith
. Scenic Design by Gladys E. Calthrop. Directed by Glen Byam Shaw
. Broadhurst Theatre: 11 Jan 1939-Feb 1939 (closing date unknown/53 performances). Cast: Alice Belmore
(as "Nanny"), Naomi Campbell (as "Laurel Randolph"), Robert Craven (...
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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.
After her amicable parting with D.W. Griffith
she joined MGM in 1925, but was unceremoniously dumped when Greta Garbo
emerged as a star. Considered a "sexless antique," she turned to radio and her first love, the theater. Ironically, MGM had Garbo on the set of The Scarlet Letter
(1926) every day to watch Gish work as part of her apprenticeship.