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Lillian Gish

American silent movie actress. Starred in The Birth of a Nation (1915), Broken Blossoms (1919), The White Sister (1923), The Wind (1928), Duel in the Sun (1946), and The Night of the Hunter (1955). The American Film Institute named her the 17t greatest female star of all time.

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Lillian Gish Facts

Birth NameLillian de Guiche
BirthdayOctober 14, 1893
BirthplaceSpringfield, Ohio, USA
Date of deathFebruary 27, 1993 (New York, New York, USA, age 99)
Height5' 7" (1m70)  How tall is Lillian Gish compared to you?
Awards1971 Academy Awards: Honorary Award

Selected Filmography

The Birth of a Nation
Follow Me, Boys!
The Unforgiven
His Double Life
The Night of the Hunter
Duel in the Sun
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