Lillian Gish’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

Oct 14, 1893

Death Date

February 27, 1993

Age of Death

99 years

Cause of Death

Heart Failure


Movie Actress

The movie actress Lillian Gish died at the age of 99. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Silent film actress well known for her collaborations with director D.W. Griffith. She had a lead role in KKK propaganda film Birth of a Nation. She also had prominent roles in Night of the Hunter and The Whales of August.

Gish never married or had children. She briefly dated D.W. Griffith, producer Charles Duell, and editor George Jean Nathan.



“You can get through life with bad manners, but it’s easier with good manners.” (Lillian Gish)


“What you get is a living, what you give is a life.” (Lillian Gish)


“The older I get, the more I believe in what I can’t explain or understand, even more than the things that are explainable and understandable.” (Lillian Gish)


“Young man, if God had wanted you to see me that way, he would have put your eyes in your bellybutton.” (Lillian Gish)


“The stage was our school, our home, our life.” (Lillian Gish)