Lillian Gish lived to be 99 years old and wealthy even though her film stardom ended with the silent era. Described as sweet and virginal, her films continue to be praised today, not only the blockbusters such as THE BIRTH OF A NATION (1915), but smaller films as well such as the rural romance, TRUE HEART SUSIE (1919). Here is Gish in an uncharacteristic pose, circa 1919

Lillian Gish (October 1893 - February - c. 1915 - American stage, screen and television actress, director and writer whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987 4 notes

Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish, star of silent movies, and elder sister of Dorothy Gish.

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Bessie Love – was an American actress, born Juanita Horton in Midland, Texas. She attended school in Midland until she was in th.



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