Dorothy Gish

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Dorothy Elizabeth Gish (March 11, 1898 – June 4, 1968) was an American actress of the screen and stage, as well as a director and writer.wikipedia
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Lillian Gish

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Dorothy and her older sister Lillian Gish were major movie stars of the silent era.
Lillian had a younger sister, Dorothy, who also became a popular movie star.

Mary Gish

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The Gish sisters' mother, Mary Robinson McConnell Gish, supported the family after her husband, James Leigh Gish, abandoned the family in New York.
Mary Robinson McConnell Gish (September 16, 1876 - September 16, 1948) was an American actress and the mother of screen stars Lilian and Dorothy Gish.

Hearts of the World

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In Hearts of the World (1918), a film about World War I and the devastation of France, Dorothy found her first foothold, striking a personal hit in a comedy role that captured the essence of her sense of humor.
Hearts of the World stars Lillian and Dorothy Gish and Robert Harron.

An Unseen Enemy

Dorothy and Lillian Gish both debuted in Griffith's An Unseen Enemy.
An Unseen Enemy is a 1912 Biograph Company short silent film directed by D. W. Griffith, and was the first film to be made starring the actresses Lillian Gish and Dorothy Gish.

Mary Pickford

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Soon afterward their childhood friend, actress Mary Pickford, introduced them to director D. W. Griffith, and the sisters began acting at the Biograph Studios.
That year, Pickford also introduced Dorothy and Lillian Gish– whom she had befriended as new neighbors from Ohio –to Griffith, and each became major silent film stars, in comedy and tragedy, respectively.

Biograph Company

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Soon afterward their childhood friend, actress Mary Pickford, introduced them to director D. W. Griffith, and the sisters began acting at the Biograph Studios.
Many early movie stars were Biograph performers, including Mary Pickford, Lionel Barrymore, Lillian Gish, Dorothy Gish, Robert Harron, Arthur V. Johnson, Florence Auer, Robert G. Vignola, Owen Moore, Alan Hale, Sr., Florence Lawrence, Blanche Sweet, Harry Carey, James Kirkwood Sr., Mabel Normand, Henry B. Walthall, Mae Marsh, and Dorothy Davenport.

Wolves (1930 film)

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When the film industry converted to talking pictures, Dorothy made one, Wolves (1930), but then chose to take a respite from film work and return to the American stage where she had spent her childhood.
Wolves is a 1930 British crime film directed by Albert de Courville and starring Charles Laughton, Dorothy Gish and Malcolm Keen.

The Cardinal

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Her final film appearance was in another Otto Preminger film, The Cardinal (1963), in which she portrayed the mother of the title character.
The Cardinal featured the final appearance by veteran film star Dorothy Gish as well as the last big-screen performance of Maggie McNamara.

Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (film)

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Our Hearts Were Young and Gay (1944) was a hit for Paramount.
The film stars Gail Russell, Diana Lynn, Charlie Ruggles, Dorothy Gish, Beulah Bondi, Bill Edwards and James Brown.

My Hero (1912 film)

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My Hero is a 1912 American Western film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Dorothy Gish.

Centennial Summer

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Director Otto Preminger cast Dorothy in his 1946 film, Centennial Summer, and she was said to have been amused that she and some of the other stars were allowed to sing Jerome Kern’s music.
Dorothy Gish as Mrs. Rogers

Constance Talmadge

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They were married in 1920 in a double ceremony with actress Constance Talmadge and businessman John Pialoglou.
Her first marriage, to John Pialoglou (1893-1959), a Greek tobacco importer, occurred in 1920 at a double wedding with Dorothy Gish and James Rennie; she divorced Pialoglou two years later. Her marriage to him, a Greek subject, caused her to lose her natural-born U.S. citizenship; following her divorce, she had to apply for U.S. naturalization.

The Informer (1912 film)

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The Informer is a 1912 American dramatic short film directed by D. W. Griffith and featuring Mary Pickford, Henry B. Walthall, Harry Carey, Lionel Barrymore, Dorothy Gish and Lillian Gish.

The Perfidy of Mary

The Perfidy of Mary is a 1913 silent film directed by D. W. Griffith and starring Dorothy Gish and Mae Marsh as cousins Rose and Mary, with Walter Miller as Rose's suitor, Harry Hyde as Mary's suitor, and Lionel Barrymore as Mary's father.

Almost a Wild Man

Almost a Wild Man is a 1913 Canadian silent black and white film directed by Dell Henderson, written by William Beaudine and starring Dorothy Gish.

Gretchen the Greenhorn

The film stars Dorothy Gish as a Dutch girl who emigrates to America to be with her father; they become entangled with a counterfeiting ring.

St. Bartholomew's Episcopal Church (Manhattan)

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Dorothy Gish was entombed in Saint Bartholomew's Episcopal Church in New York City in the columbarium in the undercroft of the church.
It is the final resting place for actresses Lillian Gish (1893–1993), Dorothy Gish (1898–1968), and their mother Mary Gish (1876–1948).

Home, Sweet Home (1914 film)

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It stars Earle Foxe, Henry Walthall and Dorothy Gish in the lead roles.

The Hope Chest

The Hope Chest is an American silent comedy drama film released in 1918, starring Dorothy Gish.