Dorothy Gish

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Dorothy Gish
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Gish, c. 1920
LahirDorothy Elizabeth Gish
(1898-03-11)11 Maret 1898
Dayton, Ohio, A.S.
Meninggal4 Juni 1968(1968-06-04) (umur 70)
Rapallo, Italy
PekerjaanAktris, sutradara, penulis
Tahun aktif1912–1963
Suami/istri
(m. 1920; c. 1935)
Orang tuaMary Robinson McConnell
James Leigh Gish
KerabatLillian Gish (saudari)

Dorothy Elizabeth Gish (11 Maret 1898 – 4 Juni 1968) adalah aktris layar dan panggung Amerika, serta sutradara dan penulis.[1] Dorothy dan kakak perempuannya Lillian Gish adalah bintang film utama di era film bisu. Dorothy juga sukses besar di atas panggung, dan dilantik ke American Theater Hall of Fame. Dorothy Gish dikenal sebagai pelawak yang baik, dan banyak dari filmnya adalah komedi.

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  1. ^ Although for many years it was believed that the Gish sisters were born with the surname "De Guiche" or "de Guiche", their surname was, in fact, Gish. Biographer Charles Affron explains the source of the inaccuracies regarding the name in Lillian Gish: Her Legend, Her Life: "The Gish name was initially the source of some mystification. In 1922, at the time of the opening of Orphans of the Storm, Lillian reported that the Gish family was of French origin, descending from the Duke de Guiche.... [S]uch press-agentry falsification was common. Just a few years later the story was modified slightly so that de Guiche becomes the more illustrious Duc de Guise.... [A]mong the Gish ancestors were a great-uncle probably murdered on a business trip to Philadelphia and four cousins who served in the Civil War ... James Leigh Gish was the youngest of four sons of David Gish (1814–1888) and Diana Caroline Waltz."

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