Lillian Gish

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Birthday
14, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Feb 27, 1993 (99)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
14, 1893
Birthplace
Ohio
Death Date
Feb 27, 1993 (99)

About

Silent film actress well known for her collaborations with director D.W. Griffith. She had a lead role in KKK propaganda film Birth of a Nation. She also had prominent roles in Night of the Hunter and The Whales of August.

Before Fame

She acted in school plays and modeled as a teenager.

Trivia

Her acting career lasted over 75 years.

Family Life

Gish never married or had children. She briefly dated D.W. Griffith, producer Charles Duell, and editor George Jean Nathan.

Associated With

She was a supporting actress in Duel in the Sun, which starred Jennifer Jones.

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