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Annabeth Gish Biography

Birth Name:
Anne Elizabeth Gish
Birth Place:
Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States

Fast Facts

  • Began acting in community theater as a child and continued throughout adolescence
  • Made her movie debut in 1986's Desert Bloom, a coming-of-age tale set in 1950s Nevada
  • Following work in the films Mystic Pizza (1988) and Shag (1989) interrupted her career for four years to attend Duke University
  • Met her husband on the set of The X-Files when he was choreographing fight scenes
  • Her pregnancy was woven into her character's storyline in the third season of Brotherhood
  • Though regularly asked, she is not related to silent film star Lillian Gish


  • 1995Screen Actors Guild Awards-Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture: nominated


  • Timothy Gish -- Brother
  • Robert F. Gish -- Father
  • Wade Allen -- Husband
  • Judith K. Stephenson Gish -- Mother
  • Robin Gish -- Sister
  • Cash Alexander Allen -- Son
  • Enzo Edward Allen -- Son