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Lillian Gish

Born on October 14, 1893 in Springfield, OH
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"The First Lady of the Silent Screen," Lillian Gish was the movie industry's first true actress. A pioneer of fundamental film performing techniques, she was the first star to recognize the many crucial differences between acting for the stage and ... Read Full Biography
Year Award Category Movie Result
1987 Independent Spirit Awards Best Actress The Whales of August Nominated
1987 National Board of Review Best Actress The Whales of August Won
1967 Hollywood Foreign Press Association Best Performance by an Actress in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture The Comedians Nominated
1946 Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences Best Supporting Actress Duel in the Sun Nominated


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