Acted in a TV version of "The Spiral Staircase" (NBC)
Feature directorial debut, "Remodeling Her Husband"; co-wrote script with sister Dorothy (billed under the pseudonymous Dorothy Elizabeth Carter); Dorothy Gish had lead role
Film acting debut, "An Unseen Enemy"; first film with D.W. Griffith; sister Dorothy was also in the cast
Final film appearance as one of a pair of aged sisters in "The Whales of August"
Had one of her most remembered roles as the plucky heroine of "The Wind", directed by Victor Sjostrom
Headlined "Broken Blossoms", directed by Griffith
Played Mimi in the silent screen version of "La Boheme"
Played Ophelia to John Geilgud's "Hamlet" on Broadway
Reunited with Griffith for small role in "Intolerance"
Signed to contract with MGM; first film with the studio "Romola"
Stage acting debut in tour of the play "In Convict Stripes"; billed as Lillian Niles; subsequently replaced in role by Gladys Smith (later known as Mary Pickford)
With mother and sister, moved to NYC
Acted in the Broadway production "Within the Gates", staged by Melvyn Douglas
Appeared in Griffith's "Judith of Bethulia"
Co-starred in the award-winning Broadway production of "All the Way Home"
Final Broadway performance, "A Musical Jubilee"
Had featured role in "The Musketeers fo Pig Alley"
Had rare role as a saucy vixen in "Diane of the Follies"
Last TV role, as Mrs. Loftus in the PBS miniseries "The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn"
Starred in "The Lily and the Rose"
Starred in the CBS presentation "The Autobiography of Grandma Moses"
Starred in the John Huston-directed "The Unforgiven"
Starred in Zoe Akins' adaptation of "The Old Maid"
Starred opposite Sanford Meisner in the stage play "Crime and Punishment"
Was featured in "The Birth of a Nation"
Cast as the aged mother of a history professor in "Sweet Liberty"
Directed a stage production of "The Beggar's Opera" in New Orleans
Enjoyed stage triumph as "Camille"
Had featured role in the Disney movie "Follow Me Boys!"
Had one scene role in "Orders to Kill", directed by Anthony Asquith
Originated role of Carrie Watts in Horton Foote's teleplay "The Trip to Bountiful", aired as a presentation of NBC's "Goodyear Television Playhouse"; directed by Vincent J. Donahue; in November, recreated role in Broadway version, also directed by Donahue
Played the godfearing, maternal Rachel Cooper in "The Night of the Hunter", directed by Charles Laughton
Received only Academy Award nomination for supporting work in "Duel in the Sun", starring Gregory Peck and Jennifer Jones
Starred in the ill-advised "Hambone and Hillie"
Toured with sister Dorothy in "The Chalk Garden"
Was featured in a Mike Nichols-directed version of Chekhov's "Uncle Vanya", starring George C. Scott and Julie Christie
Acted in "The Comedians" alongside Richard Burton and Elizabeth Taylor
Agreed to star in a tour of "Life with Father"; performed in Baltimore and Chicago
Appeared in Berlin in the double bill, "Portrait of a Madonna", a one-act which Tennessee Williams wrote for her and which served as the prototype for Blanche DuBois, and "The Wreck on the 5:25" by Thornton Wilder, co-starring Burgess Meredith
Appeared in Robert Altman's "A Wedding" as the family matriarch who passes away
Broadway musical debut as the Russian Dowager Empress in "Anya", based on "Anastasia"
Had lead role in the melodramatic "The White Sister"
Last film for nearly a decade, "His Double Life"
NYC stage acting debut in "At Duty's Call"
Returned to Broadway to appear in "Uncle Vanya" alonside Osgood Perkins
Returned to Broadway to co-star in "I Never Sang for My Father"
Returned to features in "Commandos Strike at Dawn"
Returned to the NYC stage in "A Good Little Devil", supporting Mary Pickford; directed by David Belasco
Second film with Jennifer Jones, "Portrait of Jennie"
Starred as Mrs. Moore in a Chicago stage production of E.M. Forster's novel "A Passage to India"
Starred in "Way Down East" under Griffith's direction
TV acting debut in the "Philco Television Playhouse" presentation of "The Late Christopher Bean" (NBC)
With sister Dorothy, starred in "Orphans of the Storm"; final film with Griffith