Lillian Gish

Highest Rated:
100% The Wind (1928)
Lowest Rated:
27% The Comedians (1967)
Birthday:
Oct 14
Birthplace:
Springfield, Ohio, USA
Bio:
"The First Lady of the Silent Screen," Lillian Gish was the movie industry's first true actress. A pioneer of fundamental film performing techniques, she was the first star to recognize the many crucial differences between acting for the stage and acting for the screen, and while her contemporaries…

Filmography


MOVIES   

Rating Title Credit Box Office Year
Night Hunter
  • Actor
-- 2012
An Unseen Enemy
  • Actor
-- 2010
The Lady And The Mouse
  • Actor
-- 2010
Mary Pickford: The Muse of the Movies
  • Actor
-- 2008
67% Never Apologize: A Personal Visit with Lindsay Anderson
  • Actor
-- 2007
91% Portrait of Jennie
  • Mother Mary of Mercy
-- 2002
D.W. Griffith - Father Of Film
  • Actor
-- 1993
63% The Whales of August
  • Sarah Webber
-- 1987
75% Sweet Liberty
  • Cecelia Burgess
-- 1986
A.F.I. Life Achievement Awards - Lillian Gish
  • Actor
-- 1984
Hambone And Hillie
  • Hillie Radcliffe
-- 1984
Hobson's Choice
  • Actor
-- 1983
78% A Wedding
  • Nettie Sloan
-- 1978
Warning Shot
  • Alice Willows
-- 1967
27% The Comedians
  • Mrs. Smith
-- 1967
Follow Me, Boys!
  • Hetty Seibert
-- 1966
The Great Chase
  • Actor
-- 1962
The Unforgiven
  • Matilda Zachary
-- 1960
Orders to Kill
  • Mrs. Summers
-- 1958
98% The Night of the Hunter
  • Rachel Cooper
-- 1955
80% The Cobweb
  • Victoria Inch
-- 1955
87% Duel in the Sun
  • Laura Belle McCanles
-- 1946
The Commandos Strike at Dawn
  • Mrs. Bergesen
-- 1942
His Double Life
  • Mrs. Alice Hunter
-- 1933
100% The Wind
  • Letty
-- 1928
Annie Laurie
  • Annie Laurie
-- 1927
La Bohème
  • Mimi
-- 1926
The Scarlet Letter
  • Hester Prynne
-- 1926
Romola
  • Romola
-- 1925
White Sister
  • Angela Chiaromonte
-- 1923
91% Orphans of the Storm
  • Henriette Girard
-- 1921
94% Way Down East
  • Anna Moore
-- 1920
Greatest Question
  • Nellie Jarvis
-- 1919
80% True Heart Susie
  • Susie May Trueheart
-- 1919
95% Broken Blossoms
  • Lucy Burrows
-- 1919
Romance of Happy Valley
  • Jennie Timberlake
-- 1919
Hearts of the World
  • The Girl Marie Stephenson
-- 1918
Sold for Marriage
  • Actor
-- 1916
97% Intolerance
  • The Woman Who Rocks the Cradle
-- 1916
100% The Birth of a Nation
  • Elsie Stoneman
-- 1915
Judith of Bethulia (Her Condoned Sin)
  • A Young Mother
-- 1914
Home Sweet Home
  • His Sweetheart
-- 1914
Great Chase
  • Actor
--

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Quotes from Lillian Gish's Characters

    1. Elsie Stoneman: We shall crush the white South under the heel of the black South.
    From The Birth of a Nation. Submitted by Alex K (23 months ago)
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