Appeared (as "Effie Holden") in "Nine Pine Street" on Broadway. Written by John Colton and Carlton Miles
. From a play by William Miles and Donald Blackwell. Directed by A.H. Van Buren
. Longacre Theatre: 27 Apr 1933-May 1933 (closing date unknown/28 performances). Cast: Roberta Beatty, Helen Claire, Andree Corday, Raymond Hackett
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
Fans always write asking why I didn't smile more in films. I smiled in Annie Laurie
(1927), but I can't recall that it helped much.
Ended her relationship with George Jean Nathan
when she discovered he was Jewish by birth, although his mother was a convent-educated convert to Roman Catholicism and he himself shared Gish's conservative views.
Later often played willful but conflicted women
The First Lady of American Cinema