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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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[on D.W. Griffith
] He inspired in us his belief that we were working in a medium that was powerful enough to influence the whole world.
She and Dorothy Gish
both started working for D.W. Griffith
in the early days of 'American Mutoscope & Biograph [us]'. While it's been claimed that Griffith was immediately infatuated with Lillian, in their first film for him, Biograph's 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 ...
Later often played willful but conflicted women