She acted in Noel Coward's play, "The Marquise," at the Cape Playhouse in Dennis, Massachusetts.
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
[after failing to receive a Best Actress nomination for The Whales of August
(1987)] Oh, well. At least, I won't have to lose to Cher
She and Dorothy Gish
both started working for D.W. Griffith
in the early days of American Mutoscope & Biograph. While it has been claimed that Griffith was immediately infatuated with Lillian, in their first film for him, 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 apart and give ...
The First Lady of American Cinema