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Lillian Gish

Lillian Gish(actress; born October 14, 1893, Springfield, Ohio; died February 27, 1993) America fell in love with Lillian Gish before it had ever heard her voice. That was back in the days when silent films were the most talked about entertainment medium, and the epic motion picture, Birth of a Nation, had just ushered its star, Gish, pioneer director D.W. Griffith, and silent films into the era of their apex. Gish was born in Springfield, Ohio and made her acting debut as a child in a play called, In Convict's Stripes.