12 wins & 3 nominations.
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Mrs. Cooper / Louisa Clarendon
The Woman Who Rocks the Cradle / Eternal Mother
Participant in Mob Scene (uncredited)
The First Brother's Sweetheart
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 |
10 Interviews |
41 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
28 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
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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 originally a member of the America First Committee, which advocated against US intervention in WWII. It was not an uncommon position to be against America joining the war, with polls showing that 40% of Americans agreed at one point, but eventually Nazi brutality made anti-war sentiment a radical opinion--one most infamously associated with the fascist-sympathizing Charles Lindbergh. Gish...
The First Lady of American Cinema