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Dorothy Gish

1898 - 1968

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Dorothy Elizabeth Gish (March 11, 1898 – June 4, 1968) was an American stage and screen actress. Dorothy and her older sister Lillian Gish were major movie stars of the silent era. Dorothy also had great success on the stage, and was inducted into the American Theater Hall of Fame. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dorothy Gish has received more than 658,077 page views. Her biography is available in 28 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 27 in 2019). Dorothy Gish is the 3,263rd most popular actor (up from 3,285th in 2019), the 5,060th most popular biography from United States (up from 5,222nd in 2019) and the 1,541st most popular American Actor.

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  • 28

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  • 3.90

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Among actors, Dorothy Gish ranks 3,263 out of 9,996Before her are Bae Yong-joon, Harry Baur, Gina Carano, Zooey Deschanel, Elias Koteas, and Jon Hamm. After her are William Hickey, Ruby Dee, Freddie Bartholomew, Caroline Goodall, Brie Larson, and William Smith.

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Among people born in 1898, Dorothy Gish ranks 152Before her are Mikhail Koltsov, Ninette de Valois, Helene Engelmann, Henry Luce, Edward Lawry Norton, and Tadeusz Dołęga-Mostowicz. After her are Masuji Ibuse, Jan Brzechwa, Boughera El Ouafi, Anthony McAuliffe, Simon Vestdijk, and Hugh O'Flaherty. Among people deceased in 1968, Dorothy Gish ranks 130Before her are Jeanne Demessieux, Ruth St. Denis, Weegee, Vahram Papazian, Nikifor, and Albert Betz. After her are Juan José Tramutola, Lajos Csordás, Zofia Kossak-Szczucka, Charles Bacon, Aleksei Kruchyonykh, and Edna Ferber.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dorothy Gish ranks 5,060 out of 18,182Before her are V. C. Andrews (1923), Gina Carano (1982), Fletcher Henderson (1897), Zooey Deschanel (1980), Jon Hamm (1971), and Julia Grant (1826). After her are Arthur Cronquist (1919), Gene Haas (1952), William Hickey (1927), Ruby Dee (1922), Charlie Mariano (1923), and Mike Bloomfield (1943).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dorothy Gish ranks 1,541Before her are Ali Larter (1976), Jerry Zucker (1950), Marsha Mason (1942), Gina Carano (1982), Zooey Deschanel (1980), and Jon Hamm (1971). After her are William Hickey (1927), Ruby Dee (1922), Brie Larson (1989), William Smith (1933), Ethel Merman (1908), and Burt Ward (1945).

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