Appeared (as "Margaret Garrison") in "I Never Sang for My Father" on Broadway. Drama. Written by Robert Anderson
. Scenic / Lighting Design by Jo Mielziner
. Costume Design by Theoni V. Aldredge
. Assistant to Theoni Aldredge: Harry Curtis. Assistant to Mr. Mielziner: John T. Jensen Jr. and L.C. Warner. Directed by Alan Schneider....
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Dorothy Elizabeth Carter | Miss Lillian Gish
5' 4" (1.63 m)
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first played my grandfather, later my father, and finally, he played my husband. If he'd lived, I'm sure I would have played his mother. That's the way it is in Hollywood. The men get younger and the women get older.
She was originally a member of the America First Committee, which advocated against US intervention in WWII. It was not an uncommon position to be against America joining the war, with polls showing that 40% of Americans agreed at one point, but eventually Nazi brutality made anti-war sentiment a radical opinion--one most infamously associated with the fascist-sympathizing Charles Lindbergh. Gish...
Later often played willful but conflicted women
The First Lady of American Cinema