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Actor Dorothy Gish

Dorothy Gish

  • Birth name:

    Dorothy Elizabeth Gish

  • Date of Birth:

    Massillon, Ohio, USA

  • Height:

    5' 2" (1.57 m)


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 Bio... more

Dorothy Gish Filmography

Aсtor (4)



Movie Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ

as Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)

Movie Orphans of the Storm Orphans of the Storm

as Louise Girard

Movie Home, Sweet Home Home, Sweet Home

as Sister of Payne's Sweetheart

Movie The Musketeers of Pig Alley The Musketeers of Pig Alley

as Frizzy-haired woman in street