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 (...
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?
I think the things that are necessary in my profession are these: Taste, Talent and Tenacity. I think I have had a little of all three.
She was taught how to shoot by notorious western outlaw Al J. Jennings
, who was in one of her early films (after having served a long term in prison for train robbery). When John Huston
and Burt Lancaster
took her to the desert to teach her how to shoot for The Unforgiven
(1960), they were astounded to discover she could shoot more accurately and faster than they did. She found that she liked ...
The First Lady of American Cinema