Lilian Gish, 1920 Lillian Diana Gish was an American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987. Gish was called The First Lady of American Cinema

Lilian Gish, 1920 Lillian Diana Gish was an American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to Gish was called The First Lady of American Cinema

LILLIAN GISH (1893-1993) American stage, screen, and television actress, whose career spanned 75 years. She was immensely popular in silent films. Her final film, "The Whales of August", was made in 1987 when Gish was 93. Gish always listed the year of her birth as 1896. It wasn't until after her death that the true year of her birth (1893) was revealed.

LILLIAN GISH American stage, screen, and television actress, whose career spanned 75 years. She was immensely popular in silent films.

Lillian Gish ~ Silent movie actress. She had a sort of fragile beauty about her. Innocence personified.

Enchanting Colorized Photos Breathe New Life Into History

Lillian Gish, Early 1920s

Lillian Gish, Early 1920s

Lillian Gish, Early Vintage Fortune Teller - - Pinned by The Mystic's…

Lillian Gish - I have loved this portrait since I saw it in LIFE magazine 20 years ago!

Lillian Gish, Mid-1910s

Lillian Diana de Guiche was born with the ethereal beauty and grace to make her a star in the silent film industry. If Mary Pickford was the silent cinema's greatest personality, Lillian was its greatest actress.

Lillian Gish in "Orphans of the Storm" 1921 UA (and later in "Body in the Barn" The Alfred Hitchcock Hour 1964)

Lillian Gish in "Orphans of the Storm" 1921 UA (and later in "Body in the Barn" The Alfred Hitchcock Hour

miss lillian gish:    Promo shot for The Wind, 1928.

Lillian Gish, one of the most celebrated actors of the silent era, stars in The Wind, by Swedish director Victor Sjöström. Gish plays Letty, a young woman plagued by the elements and some spectacularly brutish men in a remote ranch.

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