Gish, Dorothy

(1898-1968)
   The beloved sister of Lillian Gish was born in Massillion, Ohio, and first performed on stage at age four as Little Willie in East Lynne. She played child roles on the road and in New York until 1912. That year, she and her sister joined D. W. Griffith's motion picture company, for which Dorothy made 61 films before obtaining her first star contract in 1915. Her performance as the Little Disturber in Hearts of the World (1917) endeared her to the public. She returned to legitimate theatre in 1928 to perform in Young Love on Broadway, followed by a London engagement. Most of the remainder of her career was on stage, with only occasional films.

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  • Gish, Dorothy — ▪ American actress in full  Dorothy Elizabeth Gish  born March 11, 1898, Massillon, Ohio, U.S. died June 4, 1968, Rapallo, Italy  American actress who, like her sister Lillian (Gish, Lillian), was a major figure in silent films, particularly… …   Universalium

  • Gish, Dorothy — • ГИШ (Gish) Дороти (11.3.1898 4.6.1968)    С амер. актриса. Сестра Л. Гиш. С четырёх лет на сцене. Была открыта для кино в; реж. Д. У. Гриффитом (ф. Невидимый враг , 1912). С уепехом выступала в жанре комедии, а также в мелодраме. К лучшим… …   Кино: Энциклопедический словарь

  • Dorothy Gish — Born Dorothy Elizabeth Gish March 11, 1898(1898 03 11) Dayton, Ohio, U.S. Died …   Wikipedia

  • Dorothy Gish — Saltar a navegación, búsqueda Dorothy Gish Dorothy Gish en 1932. Nombre real Dorothy Elizabeth de Guiche Nacimiento 11 de marzo …   Wikipedia Español

  • Dorothy Elizabeth de Guiche — Dorothy Gish Dorothy Gish (rechts) zusammen mit ihrer Schwester Lillian Dorothy Gish (eigentlich: Dorothy Elizabeth de Guiche; * 11. März 1898 in …   Deutsch Wikipedia

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  • Gish, Lillian — ▪ American actress in full  Lillian Diana Gish  born Oct. 14, 1893, Springfield, Ohio, U.S. [see Researcher s Note] died Feb. 27, 1993, New York, N.Y.  American actress who, like her sister Dorothy (Gish, Dorothy), was a major figure in the early …   Universalium

  • Dorothy Gish — par Carl van Vechten (1932) Données clés Nom de naissance Dorothy …   Wikipédia en Français

  • Gish (disambiguation) — Gish may refer to:People with the surname Gish: * Annabeth Gish (b. 1971), American actress * Dorothy Gish (1898 1968), American actress, sister of Lillian Gish * Duane Gish (b. 1921), American biochemist and prominent creationist * Lillian Gish… …   Wikipedia

  • GISH (L.) — Lillian GISH 1893 1993 Lillian Gish est décédée le 30 janvier 1993. Née le 14 octobre 1893, elle fait partie des premières vedettes grâce auxquelles le mot “star” est passé à la langue française. Lillian Gish débute sur les planches à l’âge de… …   Encyclopédie Universelle

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