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Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993[1]) was an American stage, screen and television actress whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987. She was called "The First Lady of American Cinema".  She was a prominent film star of the 1910s and 1920s, particularly associated with the films of director D. W. Griffith, including her leading role in Griffith's seminal Birth of a Nation (1915). "What you get is a living, what you give is a life."

Lillian Diana Gish (October 14, 1893 – February 27, 1993[1]) was an American stage, screen and television actress whose film acting career spanned 75 years, from 1912 to 1987. She was called "The First Lady of American Cinema". She was a prominent film star of the 1910s and 1920s, particularly associated with the films of director D. W. Griffith, including her leading role in Griffith's seminal Birth of a Nation (1915). "What you get is a living, what you give is a life."

theloudestvoice:  Lillian Gish, c. early 1920s   “She might look fragile, but physically and spiritually she was as fragile as a steel rod.”...

theloudestvoice: Lillian Gish, c. early 1920s “She might look fragile, but physically and spiritually she was as fragile as a steel rod.”...

at a glorious older age. Even in her later years, she was still radiant! She lived to be 99 and never married! She was amazing and is one of my favorite silent film actresses

at a glorious older age. Even in her later years, she was still radiant! She lived to be 99 and never married! She was amazing and is one of my favorite silent film actresses

Lillian Gish born Oct. 14, 1893 Springfield Ohio, USA. Near my Foreman ancestors.

Lillian Gish born Oct. 14, 1893 Springfield Ohio, USA. Near my Foreman ancestors.

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