Lillian Gish Filmography

Miss Lillian Gish’s Filmography – Actress (119 credits)


1987 The Whales of August Sarah Webber
1986 Sweet Liberty Cecelia Burgess
1986 American Playhouse (TV Series) Mrs Loftus

  • Adventures of Huckleberry Finn, Part I (1986) … Mrs Loftus
    1983 Hambone and Hillie Hillie Radcliffe
    1983 Hobson’s Choice (TV Movie) Miss Molly Winkle
    1981 Thin Ice (TV Movie) Grandmother
    1981 The Love Boat (TV Series) Mrs. Williams
    1981 Isaac’s Teacher/Seal of Approval/The Successor Mrs. Williams
    1978 Sparrow (TV Movie) Widow
    1978 A Wedding Nettie Sloan
    1976 Twin Detectives (TV Movie) Billy Jo Haskins
    1969 Arsenic and Old Lace (TV Movie) Martha Brewster
    1967 The Comedians Mrs. Smith
    1967 Warning Shot Alice Willows
    1966 Follow Me, Boys! Hetty Seibert
    1964 The Alfred Hitchcock Hour (TV Series) Bessie Carnby
  • Body in the Barn (1964) … Bessie Carnby
    1962-1964 The Defenders (TV Series) Mrs. Cooper / Louisa Clarendon
  • Stowaway (1964) … Mrs. Cooper
  • Grandma TNT (1962) … Louisa Clarendon
    1963 Breaking Point (TV Series) Stella Manville
  • The Gnu, Now Almost Extinct (1963) … Stella Manville
    1963 Mr. Novak (TV Series) Maude Phipps
  • Hello, Miss Phipps (1963) … Maude Phipps
    1961 Theatre ’62 (TV Series)
  • The Spiral Staircase (1961)
    1961 The Spiral Staircase (TV Movie) Mrs. Warren
    1961 The Ed Sullivan Show (TV Series) Catherine Lynch
  • Episode #14.34 (1961) … Catherine Lynch
    1960 The Unforgiven Mattilda Zachary
    1960 Play of the Week (TV Series) Dolly Talbo
  • The Grass Harp (1960) … Dolly Talbo
    1958 Orders to Kill Mrs. Summers
    1956 The Alcoa Hour (TV Series) Esther Crampton
  • Morning’s at Seven (1956) … Esther Crampton
    1956 Ford Star Jubilee (TV Series) Mary Todd Lincoln
  • The Day Lincoln Was Shot (1956) … Mary Todd Lincoln
    1955 Playwrights ’56 (TV Series) Mrs. Compson
  • The Sound and the Fury (1955) … Mrs. Compson
    1955 Kraft Theatre (TV Series) Mrs. Bibb
  • I, Mrs. Bibb (1955) … Mrs. Bibb
    1955 The Night of the Hunter Rachel Cooper
    1955 The Cobweb Victoria Inch
    1954 Campbell Summer Soundstage (TV Series) Miss Harrington
  • The Corner Druggist (1954) … Miss Harrington
    1951-1954 Robert Montgomery Presents (TV Series)
  • The Quality of Mercy (1954)
  • Ladies in Retirement (1951)
    1949-1953 Repertory Theatre (TV Series) Carrie Watts / Narrator / Abby
  • The Trip to Bountiful (1953) … Carrie Watts
  • The Birth of the Movies (1951) … Narrator
  • The Late Christopher Bean (1949) … Abby
    1953 The Trip to Bountiful (TV Movie) Carrie Watts
    1952 Schlitz Playhouse (TV Series) Grandma Moses
  • The Autobiography of Grandma Moses (1952) … Grandma Moses
    1951 Celanese Theatre (TV Series) Sister Christina
  • The Joyous Season (1951) … Sister Christina
    1949 The Ford Theatre Hour (TV Series) Mrs. Midget
  • Outward Bound (1949) … Mrs. Midget
    1948 Portrait of Jennie Mother Mary of Mercy
    1946 Duel in the Sun Laura Belle McCanles
    1946 Miss Susie Slagle’s Miss Susie Slagle
    1943 Top Man Beth Warren
    1942 Commandos Strike at Dawn Mrs. Bergesen
    1933 His Double Life Alice Hunter
    1930 One Romantic Night Princess Alexandra
    1928 The Wind Letty Mason
    1927 The Enemy Pauli Arndt
    1927 Annie Laurie Annie Laurie
    1926 The Scarlet Letter Hester Prynne
    1926 La Bohème Mimi
    1925 Ben-Hur: A Tale of the Christ Chariot Race Spectator (uncredited)
    1924 Romola Romola
    1923 The White Sister Angela Chiaromonte
    1921 Orphans of the Storm Henriette Girard
    1920 Way Down East Anna Moore
    1919 The Greatest Question Nellie Jarvis
    1919 True Heart Susie True Heart Susie
    1919 Broken Blossoms Lucy Burrows – The Girl (as Miss Lillian Gish)
    1919 A Romance of Happy Valley Jennie Timberlake
    1918 The Greatest Thing in Life Jeannette Peret
    1918 Lillian Gish in a Liberty Loan Appeal (Short) Lillian
    1918 The Great Love Susie Broadplains
    1918 Hearts of the World The Girl – Marie Stephenson
    1917 Souls Triumphant Lillian Vale
    1916 Pathways of Life (Short)
    1916 The House Built Upon Sand Evelyn Dare
    1916 The Children Pay Millicent
    1916 Diane of the Follies Diane
    1916 Intolerance: Love’s Struggle Throughout the Ages
    The Woman Who Rocks the Cradle / Eternal Mother
    1916 An Innocent Magdalene Dorothy Raleigh
    1916 Sold for Marriage Marfa
    1916 Daphne and the Pirate Daphne La Tour
    1915 The Lily and the Rose Mary Randolph – The Lily
    1915 Captain Macklin (Short) Beatrice
    1915 Enoch Arden (Short) Annie Lee
    1915 The Lost House (Short) Dosia Dale
    1915 The Birth of a Nation Elsie – Stoneman’s Daughter
    1915 His Lesson (Short) Participant in Mob Scene (uncredited)
    1914 A Duel for Love (Short)
    1914 The Sisters (Short) May
    1914 The Folly of Anne (Short) Anne
    1914 The Tear That Burned (Short) Anita – the Truant
    1914 Man’s Enemy (Short) Grace Lisle
    1914 The Angel of Contention (Short) Nettie – the Angel
    1914 Lord Chumley (Short) Eleanor Butterworth
    1914 The Rebellion of Kitty Belle (Short) Kitty Belle
    1914 Home, Sweet Home Payne’s Sweetheart
    1914/I The Quicksands (Short)
    1914 The Battle of the Sexes Jane Andrews – the Daughter
    1914/I The Hunchback (Short) The Orphan – as an Adult
    1914 Judith of Bethulia The Young Mother
    1914 The Green-Eyed Devil (Short) Mary Miller
    1913 The Battle of Elderbush Gulch (Short) Melissa Harlow
    1913 The Conscience of Hassan Bey (Short) The Rugmaker’s Daughter
    1913 Madonna of the Storm (Short) The Mother
    1913 So Runs the Way (Short) Fred’s Wife
    1913 A Modest Hero (Short) The Wife
    1913 A Woman in the Ultimate (Short) Verda
    1913 An Indian’s Loyalty (Short) The Ranchero’s Daughter
    1913 During the Round-Up (Short) The Ranchero’s Daughter
    1913 The Mothering Heart (Short) The Young Wife
    1913 A Timely Interception (Short) The Farmer’s Daughter
    1913 Just Gold (Short) The First Brother’s Sweetheart
    1913 The House of Darkness (Short) The Nurse
    1913 The Lady and the Mouse (Short) The First Sister Woman
    1913 The Left-Handed Man (Short) The Old Soldier’s Daughter
    1913 A Misunderstood Boy (Short) The Daughter
    1913 The Unwelcome Guest (Short) At Auction (uncredited)
    1913 Oil and Water (Short) In First Audience (uncredited)
    1912 A Cry for Help (Short) The Maid
    1912 The Burglar’s Dilemma (Short) Birthday Wellwisher
    1912 The New York Hat (Short) Customer in Shop / Outside Church
    1912 Brutality (Short) At Theatre
    1912 Gold and Glitter (Short) The Young Woman
    1912 The Musketeers of Pig Alley (Short) The Little Lady
    1912 The Painted Lady (Short) Belle at Ice Cream Festival (uncredited)
    1912 In the Aisles of the Wild (Short) The Younger Daughter
    1912 So Near, Yet So Far (Short) A Friend
    1912 Two Daughters of Eve (Short) In Theatre Crowd
    1912 An Unseen Enemy (Short) The Older Sister
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