Appeared (as "Ophelia") in "Hamlet" on Broadway. Tragedy (revival). Written by William Shakespeare
. Scenic / Costume Design by Jo Mielziner
. Directed / produced by Guthrie McClintic
. Empire Theatre (moved to The St. James Theatre from Jan 1937 to close): 8 Oct 1936-unknown (132 performances). Cast included: John Gielgud
4 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
9 Interviews |
37 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
24 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
Did You Know?
I'm a believing person. I believe in God even though I can't see him. You can't see the air in this room, right? But take it away and you're dead. And I believe there's something for us after we die. The world isn't wasteful.
In 1970 she wrote to congratulate California's First Lady Nancy Reagan
after the Governor's wife likened anti-war protesters to Nazis in an interview. "Every time you and Ronnie open your mouths you echo my thoughts," Gish wrote.
Early roles as innocent, virginal characters who are victimized by a cruel world
The First Lady of American Cinema