Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish
1893 - 1993

Lillian Gish  American Actress


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Rest in peace.


Lillian Gish was in relationships with Charles Duell Jr. (1922) and George Nathan.

Lillian Gish had an encounter with D.W. Griffith.

Lillian Gish is rumoured to have hooked up with Fred Marsh.


American Actress Lillian Gish was born Lillian Diana de Guiche on 14th October, 1893 in Springfield, Ohio, USA and passed away on 27th Feb 1993 New York City, New York, USA aged 99. She is most remembered for Birth of a Nation (1915). Her zodiac sign is Libra.

Lillian Gish was in an on-screen matchup with Lars Hanson in The Scarlet Letter (1926).

Lillian Gish is a member of the following lists: Academy Honorary Award recipients, American film actors and Actors from Ohio.


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Relationship Statistics

Dating2 99 years 49 years, 6 months -
Rumoured1 - - -
Encounter1 - - -
Total4 99 years 24 years, 9 months -


First Name Lillian
Middle Name Diana
Last Name Gish
Full Name at Birth Lillian Diana de Guiche
Alternative Name Lillian Diana Gish, Lillian Diana de Guiche, Lillian Gish, The First Lady of American Cinema
Age 99 (age at death) years
Birthday 14th October, 1893
Birthplace Springfield, Ohio, USA
Died 27th February, 1993
Place of Death New York City, New York, USA
Cause of Death Heart Failure
Height 5' 5½" (166 cm)
Weight 117lbs (53 kg)
Build Slim
Eye Color Blue
Hair Color Brown - Light
Distinctive Feature Doll-like looks, Early roles as innocent, virginal characters who are victimized by a cruel world, Often portrayed willful but conflicted women
Zodiac Sign Libra
Sexuality Straight
Religion Anglican / Episcopalian
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress, Stage Artist, Director, Writer
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Birth of a Nation (1915)
Year(s) Active 1912–1987, 1912–1988, 1902–1988
Official Websites,,,
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

Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993) was an American pioneering actress of the screen and stage, and a director and writer. Her film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912, in silent film shorts, to 1987. Gish was called "The First Lady of American Cinema", and is credited with pioneering fundamental film performance techniques.

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Partner Comparison

Lillian Gish99 LibraActress
Charles Duell Jr.- AquariusAttorney
George Nathan54 AquariusCritic
Fred Marsh98 AquariusActor
D.W. Griffith73 AquariusDirector


The Whales of August1987Sarah WebberMovie
Sweet Liberty1986Cecelia BurgessMovie
Hambone and Hillie1983Hillie RadcliffeMovie
Hobson's Choice1983Miss Molly WinkleTV Movie
American Playhouse1981Mrs LoftusTV Show
Thin Ice1981GrandmotherTV Movie
A Wedding1978Nettie SloanMovie
Sparrow1978WidowTV Movie
The Love Boat1977Mrs. WilliamsTV Show
Twin Detectives1976Billy Jo HaskinsTV Movie
Arsenic and Old Lace1969Martha BrewsterTV Movie
The Comedians1967Mrs. SmithMovie
Warning Shot1967Alice WillowsTV Movie
Follow Me, Boys!1966Hetty SeibertMovie
Breaking Point1963Stella ManvilleTV Show
Mr. Novak1963Maude PhippsTV Show
The Alfred Hitchcock Hour1962Bessie CarnbyTV Show
The Spiral Staircase1961Mrs. WarrenTV Movie
The Defenders1961Louisa Clarendon, Mrs. CooperTV Show
Theatre '621961TV Show
The Unforgiven1960Mattilda ZacharyMovie
Play of the Week1959Dolly TalboTV Show
Orders to Kill1958Mrs. SummersMovie
The Cobweb1955Victoria InchMovie
The Night of the Hunter1955Rachel CooperMovie
Ford Star Jubilee1955Mary Todd LincolnTV Show
Playwrights '561955Mrs. CompsonTV Show
The Alcoa Hour1955Esther CramptonTV Show
The Trip to Bountiful1953Carrie WattsTV Movie
Campbell Summer Soundstage1952Miss HarringtonTV Show
Schlitz Playhouse1951Grandma MosesTV Show
Celanese Theatre1951Sister ChristinaTV Show
Robert Montgomery Presents1950TV Show
Portrait of Jennie1948Mother Mary of MercyMovie
The Philco-Goodyear Television Playhouse1948Abby, Carrie Watts, NarratorTV Show
The Ed Sullivan Show1948Catherine LynchTV Show
The Ford Theatre Hour1948Mrs. MidgetTV Show
Kraft Theatre1947Mrs. BibbTV Show
Duel in the Sun1946Laura Belle McCanlesMovie
Miss Susie Slagle's1946Miss Susie SlagleMovie
Top Man1943Beth WarrenMovie
Commandos Strike at Dawn1942Mrs. BergesenMovie
His Double Life1933Alice ChaliceMovie
One Romantic Night1930Princess AlexandraMovie
The Wind1928LettyMovie
Annie Laurie1927Annie LaurieMovie
The Enemy1927Pauli ArndtMovie
La Bohème1926MimiMovie
The Scarlet Letter1926Hester PrynneMovie
Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ1925Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)Movie
The White Sister1923Angela ChiaromonteMovie
Orphans of the Storm1921Henriette GirardMovie
Way Down East1920Anna MooreMovie
Broken Blossoms or The Yellow Man and the Girl1919Lucy - The Girl (as Miss Lillian Gish)Movie
True Heart Susie1919True Heart SusieMovie
A Romance of Happy Valley1919Jennie TimberlakeMovie
The Greatest Question1919Nellie JarvisMovie
Hearts of the World1918The Girl - Marie StephensonMovie
The Great Love1918Susie BroadplainsMovie
The Greatest Thing in Life1918Jeannette PeretMovie
Lillian Gish in a Liberty Loan Appeal1918LillianShort Film
Souls Triumphant1917Lillian ValeMovie
Intolerance: Love's Struggle Throughout the Ages1916Eternal Mother, The Woman Who Rocks the CradleMovie
The Children Pay1916MillicentMovie
Daphne and the Pirate1916Daphne La TourMovie
Diane of the Follies1916DianeMovie
An Innocent Magdalene1916Dorothy RaleighMovie
Sold for Marriage1916MarfaMovie
The House Built Upon Sand1916Evelyn DareMovie
Pathways of Life1916Short Film
The Birth of a Nation1915Elsie - Stoneman's DaughterMovie
Enoch Arden1915Annie LeeShort Film
Captain Macklin1915BeatriceShort Film
The Lily and the Rose1915Mary Randolph - The LilyMovie
The Lost House1915Dosia DaleShort Film
His Lesson1915Participant in Mob Scene (uncredited)Short Film
Judith of Bethulia1914The Young MotherMovie
The Battle of the Sexes1914Jane Andrews - the DaughterMovie
The Hunchback1914The Orphan - as an AdultShort Film
Lord Chumley1914Eleanor ButterworthShort Film
The Rebellion of Kitty Belle1914Kitty BelleShort Film
The Sisters1914MayShort Film
The Tear That Burned1914Anita - the TruantShort Film
Duel for Love, A1914Short Film
The Angel of Contention1914Nettie - the AngelShort Film
The Quicksands1914Short Film
Man's Enemy1914Grace LisleShort Film
The Folly of Anne1914AnneShort Film
The Green-Eyed Devil1914Mary MillerShort Film
The Battle at Elderbush Gulch1913Melissa HarlowShort Film
The House of Darkness1913The NurseShort Film
The Mothering Heart1913The Young WifeShort Film
The Conscience of Hassan Bey1913The Rugmaker's DaughterShort Film
During the Round-Up1913The Ranchero's DaughterShort Film
An Indian's Loyalty1913The Ranchero's DaughterShort Film
Just Gold1913The First Brother's SweetheartShort Film
The Lady and the Mouse1913The First Sister WomanShort Film
The Left-Handed Man1913The Old Soldier's DaughterShort Film
Madonna of the Storm1913The MotherShort Film
A Misunderstood Boy1913The DaughterShort Film
A Modest Hero1913The WifeShort Film
Oil and Water1913In First Audience (uncredited)Short Film
So Runs the Way1913Fred's WifeShort Film
A Timely Interception1913The Farmer's DaughterShort Film
The Unwelcome Guest1913At Auction (uncredited)Short Film
A Woman in the Ultimate1913VerdaShort Film
Mother Love1913Payne's SweetheartMovie
An Unseen Enemy1912The Older SisterShort Film
The Musketeers of Pig Alley1912The Little LadyShort Film
The New York Hat1912Customer in Shop, Outside ChurchShort Film
Brutality1912At TheatreShort Film
The Burglar's Dilemma1912Birthday WellwisherShort Film
A Cry for Help1912The MaidShort Film
Gold and Glitter1912The Young WomanShort Film
In the Aisles of the Wild1912The Younger DaughterShort Film
My Baby1912Bride 1Short Film
The Painted Lady1912Belle at Ice Cream Festival (uncredited)Short Film
So Near, Yet So Far1912A FriendShort Film
Two Daughters of Eve1912In Theatre CrowdShort Film
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Harold_DiddlebockHarold_DiddlebockOct 14, 2009

Happy Birthday!!!

Bohemian_SweetieBohemian_SweetieSep 5, 2008

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

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