Lillian Gish

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Lillian Gish
Sex anaa genderfemale Edit
Country wey e be citizenUSA Edit
Name in native languageLillian Gish Edit
Birth nameLillian Diana Gish Edit
Given nameLillian Edit
Family nameGish Edit
Date of birth14 October 1893 Edit
Place dem born amSpringfield Edit
Date of death27 February 1993 Edit
Place dem dieNew York City Edit
Manner of deathnatural causes Edit
Cause of deathheart failure Edit
Place wey dem bury amChurch of the Heavenly Rest Edit
PuppieJames Leigh Gish Edit
MummieMary Gish Edit
SiblingDorothy Gish Edit
Spouseno value Edit
Native languageAmerican English Edit
Languages dem dey speak, wrep anaa signEnglish Edit
Writing languageAmerican English Edit
Ancestral homeGermany Edit
ResidenceSpringfield Edit
Work locationUSA Edit
Work period (start)1902 Edit
Work period (end)1988 Edit
Ethnic group Edit
FilmographyLillian Gish filmography Edit
Member ofDaughters of the American Revolution Edit
Dem nominate forAcademy Award for Best Supporting Actress, Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actress – Motion Picture, Independent Spirit Award for Best Female Lead Edit
Time period20th century Edit
Official website Edit
Related categoryCategory:Films directed by Lillian Gish Edit
Documentation files atSAPA Foundation, Swiss Archive of the Performing Arts Edit

Lillian Diana Gish[1] (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993) na she be American actress,[2] director, den screenwriter. Ein film-acting career span for 75 years, from 1912, for silent film shorts inside, come 1987. Na dem dey bell Gish de "First Lady of American Cinema", wey dem credit am plus pioneering fundamental film performance techniques.[3]

Ein death[edit | edit source]

Gish die of heart failure for February 27, 1993 wey she chop 99.[4] Dem inter ein ashes beside ein sisto Dorothy for Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church for New York City inside.[5] Dem value ein estate for several million dollars, de bulk for wey go toward de creation of de Dorothy and Lillian Gish Prize Trust.

Ein discography[edit | edit source]

  • Jerome Kern: Show Boat, John McGlinn, EMI, 1988 wey conduct am

Ein books[edit | edit source]

  • The Movies, Mr. Griffith, and Me (with Ann Pinchot) (Prentice-Hall, 1969) ISBN 9780135366493
  • Dorothy and Lillian Gish (Charles Scribner's Sons, 1973)
  • An Actor's Life for Me (with Selma G. Lanes) (Viking Penguin, 1987)
Biographical den topical
  • Abel, Richard, et al. Flickers of Desire: Movie Stars of the 1910s (Rutgers University Press, 2011)
  • Affron, Charles. Star Acting: Gish, Garbo, Davis (E.P. Dutton, 1977)
  • Affron, Charles. Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life (University of California Press, 2002)
  • Berke, Annie, "'Never Let the Camera Catch Me Acting': Lillian Gish as Actress, Star, and Theorist", Historical Journal of Film, Radio, and Television 36 (June 2016), 175–89.
  • Bogdanovich, Peter. A Moment with Miss Gish (Santa Teresa Press, 1995)
  • Oderman, Stuart. Lillian Gish: A Life on Stage and Screen (McFarland, 2000)

Documentaries[edit | edit source]

  • Jeanne Moreau ein 1983 television documentary Lillian Gish
  • Terry Sanders dema 1988 documentary Lillian Gish: An Actor's Life for Me

References[edit | edit source]

  1. Although some unsupported claims dey indicate say dem born de Gish sisters plus de surname "de Guiche", in fact na dema surname for birth be "Gish". According to Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life (2001), biography by Charles Affron: "Na De Gish name be initially de source of sum mystification. For 1922 inside, de time wey dem dey open Orphans of the Storm, Lillian report say na de Gish family be of French origin, dem dey descend from de Duke de Guiche ...[S]uch press-agentry falsification na e be common."
  5. Wilson, Scott (2016). Resting Places: The Burial Sites of More Than 14,000 Famous Persons (3rd ed.). McFarland. p. 281.