Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish
1893 - 1993

Lillian Gish  American Actress


Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 –
February 27, 1993) was an American actress of the screen and stage, as well as a director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 in silent film shorts to 1987. Gish was called ...

Confirmed Relationships1
Longest Relationship94 yrs, 5 mths
Shortest Relationship94 yrs, 5 mths
Average Relationship Length94 yrs, 5 mths
Rumored Relationships3
First Name Lillian
Last Name Gish
Full Name at Birth Lillian Diana de Guiche
Age 99 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th October, 1893
Birthplace Springfield, Ohio, USA
Died 27th February, 1993
Place of Death New York, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality DISPUTED
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Birth of a Nation (1915)
Year(s) Active 1912–1987, 1912–1988
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Father James Leigh Gish
Mother Mary Robinson McConnell
Sister Dorothy Gish
Friend Lynn Fontane, Helen Hayes, Joan Fontaine, Douglas Fairbanks Jr, Edward Sheldon, Nancy Davis, Frances Marion, Mary Pickford, Joan Bennett, Mary Miles Minter
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Lillian Gish99 LibraActress
Charles Duell Jr.- AquariusAttorney
George Nathan54 AquariusCritic
Fred Marsh98 AquariusActor
D.W. Griffith73 AquariusDirector

Onscreen Matchups


The Whales of August1987 Sarah Webber Movie
Sweet Liberty1986 Cecelia Burgess Movie
Hambone and Hillie1983 Hillie Radcliffe Movie
Hobson's Choice1983 Miss Molly Winkle TV Movie
American Playhouse1981 Mrs Loftus TV Show
Thin Ice1981 Grandmother TV Movie
A Wedding1978 Nettie Sloan Movie
Sparrow1978 Widow TV Movie
The Love Boat1977 Mrs. Williams TV Show
Twin Detectives1976 Billy Jo Haskins TV Movie
Arsenic and Old Lace1969 Martha Brewster TV Movie
The Comedians1967 Mrs. Smith Movie
Warning Shot1967 Alice Willows TV Movie
Follow Me, Boys!1966 Hetty Seibert Movie
Breaking Point1963 Stella Manville TV Show
Mr. Novak1963 Maude Phipps TV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962 Bessie Carnby TV Show
The Spiral Staircase1961 Mrs. Warren TV Movie
The Defenders1961 Mrs. Cooper, Louisa Clarendon TV Show
Theatre '621961 TV Show
The Unforgiven1960 Mattilda Zachary Movie
Play of the Week1959 Dolly Talbo TV Show
Orders to Kill1958 Mrs. Summers Movie
The Cobweb1955 Victoria Inch Movie
The Night of the Hunter1955 Rachel Cooper Movie
Ford Star Jubilee1955 Mary Todd Lincoln TV Show
Playwrights '561955 Mrs. Compson TV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955 Esther Crampton TV Show
The Trip to Bountiful1953 Carrie Watts TV Movie
Christmas Festival Hour of Music1953 TV Movie
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952 Miss Harrington TV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951 Grandma Moses TV Show
Celanese Theatre1951 Sister Christina TV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950 TV Show
Portrait of Jennie1948 Mother Mary of Mercy Movie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948 Carrie Watts TV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948 Mrs. Midget TV Show
Kraft Theatre1947 TV Show
Duel in the Sun1946 Laura Belle McCanles Movie
Miss Susie Slagle's1946 Miss Susie Slagle Movie
Top Man1943 Beth Warren Movie
Commandos Strike at Dawn1942 Mrs. Bergesen Movie
His Double Life1933 Alice Chalice Movie
One Romantic Night1930 Princess Alexandra Movie
The Wind1928 Letty Movie
Annie Laurie1927 Annie Laurie Movie
The Enemy1927 Pauli Arndt Movie
La Boheme1926 Mimi Movie
The Scarlet Letter1926 Hester Prynne Movie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925 Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited) Movie
Romola1924 Romola Movie
The White Sister1923 Angela Chiaromonte Movie
Orphans of the Storm1921 Henriette Girard Movie
Way Down East1920 Anna Moore Movie
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl1919 Lucy - The Girl (as Miss Lillian Gish) Movie
True Heart Susie1919 True Heart Susie Movie
A Romance of Happy Valley1919 Jennie Timberlake Movie
The Greatest Question1919 Nellie Jarvis Movie
Hearts of the World1918 The Girl - Marie Stephenson Movie
The Great Love1918 Susie Broadplains Movie
The Greatest Thing in Life1918 Jeannette Peret Movie
Souls Triumphant1917 Lillian Vale Movie
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages1916 The Woman Who Rocks the Cradle Movie
The Children Pay1916 Millicent Movie
Daphne and the Pirate1916 Daphne La Tour Movie
Diane of the Follies1916 Diane Movie
An Innocent Magdalene1916 Dorothy Raleigh Movie
Sold for Marriage1916 Marfa Movie
The House Built Upon Sand1916 Evelyn Dare Movie
Pathways of Life1916 Short Film
The Birth of a Nation1915 Elsie - Stoneman's Daughter Movie
Enoch Arden1915 Annie Lee Short Film
Captain Macklin1915 Beatrice Movie
The Lily and the Rose1915 Mary Randolph Movie
The Lost House1915 Dosia Dale Short Film
His Lesson1915 Participant in Mob Scene (uncredited) Movie
Judith of Bethulia1914 The Young Mother Movie
The Battle of the Sexes1914 Jane Andrews, the daughter Movie
The Hunchback1914 The Orphan - as an Adult Movie
Lord Chumley1914 Eleanor Butterworth Short Film
The Rebellion of Kitty Belle1914 Kitty Belle Short Film
The Sisters1914 May Short Film
The Tear That Burned1914 Anita - the Truant Movie
Duel for Love, A1914 Movie
The Angel of Contention1914 Nettie - the Angel Short Film
The Quicksands1914 Short Film
Man's Enemy1914 Grace Lisle Short Film
The Folly of Anne1914 Anne Short Film
The Green-Eyed Devil1914 Mary Miller Short Film
The Battle at Elderbush Gulch1913 Melissa Harlow Short Film
The House of Darkness1913 The Nurse Short Film
The Mothering Heart1913 The Young Wife Short Film
The Conscience of Hassan Bey1913 Short Film
During the Round-Up1913 The Ranchero's Daughter Short Film
An Indian's Loyalty1913 The Ranchero's Daughter Short Film
Just Gold1913 The Sweetheart Short Film
The Lady and the Mouse1913 The First Sister Woman Short Film
The Left-Handed Man1913 The Old Soldier's Daughter Short Film
Madonna of the Storm1913 The Mother Short Film
A Misunderstood Boy1913 The Daughter Short Film
A Modest Hero1913 The Wife Short Film
Oil and Water1913 In First Audience (uncredited) Short Film
So Runs the Way1913 Fred's Wife Short Film
A Timely Interception1913 The Farmer's Daughter Short Film
The Unwelcome Guest1913 At Auction (uncredited) Short Film
A Woman in the Ultimate1913 Verda Short Film
Mother Love1913 Payne's Sweetheart Movie
An Unseen Enemy1912 The Sister (older) Short Film
The Musketeers of Pig Alley1912 The Little Lady Short Film
The New York Hat1912 Customer in Shop, Outside Church Short Film
Brutality1912 At Theatre Short Film
The Burglar's Dilemma1912 Birthday Wellwisher Short Film
A Cry for Help1912 The Maid Short Film
Gold and Glitter1912 The Young Woman Short Film
In the Aisles of the Wild1912 The Younger Daughter Short Film
The Informer1912 Undetermined Secondary Role Short Film
My Baby1912 Short Film
The One She Loved1912 Short Film
The Painted Lady1912 Belle at Ice Cream Festival (uncredited) Short Film
So Near, Yet So Far1912 A Friend Short Film
Two Daughters of Eve1912 In Theatre Crowd Short Film
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Harold_DiddlebockOct 14, 2009

Happy Birthday!!!

Bohemian_SweetieSep 5, 2008

My mother shares a first name with her. Lillian Gish...I love! :-D

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