skip navigation
Overview for Lillian Gish
Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish

Up
Down
share:

TCM Archive Materials VIEW ALL ARCHIVES (6)

Recent DVDs

D.W. Griffith:... For the five years between 1908 and 1913, D.W. Griffith directed some 450 films... more info $17.95was $16.95 Buy Now

D.W. Griffith:... More that three sides of any room), and the need to establish character... more info $17.95was $16.95 Buy Now

Broken... Broken Blossoms - Digitally Remastered D.W. Griffith, one of the most important... more info $11.95was $10.99 Buy Now

Hobsons... Classic Story. Award Winning Cast. Acclaimed Director. All the ingredients for a... more info $18.95was $19.99 Buy Now

TCM Greatest... Includes THE V.I.P.S, THE SANDPIPER, WHO'S AFRAID OF VIRGINIA WOOLF and THE... more info $14.96was $19.98 Buy Now

Scooby-Doo!... Chill out as Scooby-Doo and the Mystery, Inc. Crew solve 3 cold and frosty... more info $7.95was $9.98 Buy Now

Also Known As: Died: February 27, 1993
Born: October 14, 1893 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: Springfield, Ohio, USA Profession: Cast ...
RATE AND COMMENT

COMPANIONS

companion: Virginia Nell Becker. Born in 1895; met when Gish lived in Massillon, Ohio; were lifelong friends; in a 1932 biography of Gish, writer Albert Bigelow Paine referred to an "instant attraction" and noted that "whatever romantic love she [Lillian Gish] had, she gave to Nell".
companion: Charles Duell. Producer. Began relationship in 1923 while he was still married; reportedly became engaged; went into business together briefly; relationship unraveled in 1924; in 1925, he sued her for breach of contract, but she won; Duell's wife sued Gish for alienation of affections but suit seems to have been dropped; in 1927, Duell once again sued Gish and MGM; he again sued her in 1930 and 1932.
companion: George Jean Nathan. Critic. Born in 1882; was having simultaneous relationships with Gish and singer-dancer-actress Adele Astaire in 1924; separated c. 1936.

Please support TCMDB by adding to this information.

Click here to contribute