Lillian Gish (1893–1993)
Born: October 14, 1893 in Springfield, Ohio, USA
Died: February 27, 1993 (age 99) in New York City, New York, USA
Lionel Barrymore 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.
[Receiving an honorary Academy Award in 1971] Oh, all the charming ghosts I feel around me who should share this! It was our privilege for a little while to serve that beautiful thing, the film, and we never doubted for a moment that it was the most powerful thing, the mind and heartbeat of our technical century.
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