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Dorothy Gish (Dorothy Elizabeth Gish)

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Biography

Massillon, Ohio, USA
Dorothy Gish was born into a broken family where her restless father James Lee Gish was frequently absent. Mary Robinson McConnell a.k.a. Mary Gish, her mother, had entered into acting to make money to support the family. As soon as Dorothy and her sister Lillian Gish were old enough, they became part of the act. To supplement their income, the two sisters also posed for pictures and acted in melodramas of the time. In 1912 they met fellow child actress Mary Pickford, and she got them extra work with Biograph Pictures. Director D.W. Read more...

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Character: Arry Gibbs

The Alcoa Hour 1955

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Character: Actress in 'Julia of Bethulia'

Hollywood 1980

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Character: Miss Psyche

The Elgin Hour 1954

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