12 wins & 3 nominations.
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Mrs. Cooper / Louisa Clarendon
The Woman Who Rocks the Cradle / Eternal Mother
Participant in Mob Scene (uncredited)
The First Brother's Sweetheart
Appeared in "Uncle Vanya" on Broadway. Drama (revival).
4 Biographical Movies |
6 Print Biographies |
2 Portrayals |
10 Interviews |
41 Articles |
3 Pictorials |
28 Magazine Cover Photos |
Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 5½" (1.66 m)
Did You Know?
I don't care for modern films--all crashing cars and close-ups of people's feet.
She was filmed for a scene in Woody Allen
(1983). She scolded legendary director of photography Gordon Willis
on his lighting set-up and, while the crew watched aghast, gave Willis step-by-step instructions on how to relight the scene. Willis complied. The scene did not make it into the final version of the film.
Later often played willful but conflicted women
The First Lady of American Cinema