Gish, Lillian

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Lillian Gish
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Gish, Lillian Gender: F
de Guiche, Lillian
born on 14 October 1896 at 03:30 (= 03:30 AM )
Place Springfield OH, USA, 39n55, 83w49
Timezone CST h6w (is standard time)
Data source
Accuracy in question
Rodden Rating C
Collector: Rodden
Astrology data s_su.18.gif s_libcol.18.gif 21°33' s_mo.18.gif s_aqucol.18.gif 00°50 Asc.s_vircol.18.gif 23°41'


American actress and silent film star. Luminous on stage, she was never as brilliant in "talkies." She and her sister Dorothy, two years younger, were featured in many pictures after 1912, including "Birth of a Nation," 1915. A natural as an actress, she did over a hundred films in a career of some 75 years.

She died in her sleep in her Manhattan, NY home 2/28/1993, 7:03 PM.

Link to Wikipedia biography


Source Notes

Steinbrecher verifies 1896 from a mutual friend. PC gives the spec time. Old-file has the same date, 3:15 AM. (A news obituary said she died at 99, which would be 1893. Church of Light gave 1894, 5:40 AM CST. Reference in five locations jgive 1896.)


  • Vocation : Entertainment : Actor/ Actress
  • Vocation : Entertainment : Live Stage (Legitimate theater, luminous on stage)
  • Notable : Book Collection : American Book
  • Family : Childhood : Order of birth (First of two girls)
  • Family : Childhood : Sibling circumstances (Sister Dorothy also actress)