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Lillian Gish
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    (October 14, 1893-February 27, 1993)
    Known as 'The First Lady of the Silent Screen'
    Starred in 'Birth of a Nation,' 'Intolerance,' 'Orphans of the Storm' 'The Musketeers of Pig Alley,' 'The Battle of the Sexes' and 'Broken Blossoms'
    Directed 'Remodeling Her Husband' (1920)
    Received the Life Achievement Award by the American Film Institute (1984)
    Sister of Dorthy Gish
    Introduced to director, D. W. Griffith by close friend and actress, Mary Pickford
    Starred in many of D. W. Griffith's movies
    Made $20 to star in 'The Unseen Enemy' (1912)
    She became obsessed with suffering (worked in extreme heat, cold, starvation) for the sake of her acting.
    She starred in 'Birth of a Nation,' which has been criticized for glorifying racial hatred during the civil war.
    Her film acting career spanned eight decades (1912-1987).
    She collapsed from anemia during the production of 'A Good Little Devil' (1913).
    She grew up with an alcoholic father who was rarely home.
    She was included in Entertainment Weekly Magazine's 100 Greatest Stars of All Time issue (1997).
    The Smashing Pumpkins first album 'Gish,' was named in her honor.
    For 2020, as of last week, Out of 14 Votes: 0% Annoying
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