Mary Miles Minter was an American actress and the first actress who ever portrayed Anne Shirley.



Year Title Role
1912 The Nurse
1915 The Fairy and the Waif Viola Drayton
Always in the Way Dorothy North
Emmy of Stork's Nest Emmy Garrett
Barbara Frietchie Barbara
1916 Rose of the Alley Nell Drogan
Dimples Dimples
Lovely Mary Mary Lane
Youth's Endearing Charm Mary Wade
Dulcie's Adventure Dulcie
Faith Faith
A Dream of Two Ago Millicent Hawthorne
The Innocence of Lizette Lizette
1917 The Gentle Intruder Sylvia
Environment Liz Simpkins
Annie-for-Spite Annie Johnson
Periwinkle Periwinkle
Melissa of the Hills Melissa Stark
Somewhere in America Rose Dorgan
Charity Castle Charity
Her Country's Call Jess Slocum
Peggy Leads the Way Peggy Manners
The Mate of the Sally Ann Sally
1918 Beauty and the Rogue Roberta Lee
Powers That Prey Sylvia Grant
A Bit of Jade Phyllis King
Social Briars Iris Lee
The Ghost of Rosy Taylor Rhoda Eldridge Sayles
The Eyes of Julia Deep Julia Deep
Rosemary Climbs the Heights Rosemary Van Voort
Wives and Other Wives Robin Challoner
1919 The Amazing Impostor Joan Hope
The Intrusion of Isabel Isabel Trevor
A Bachelor's Wife Mary O'Rourke
Yvonne from Paris Yvonne Halbert
Anne of Green Gables Anne Shirley
1920 Judy of Rogue's Harbor Judy
Nurse Marjorie Lady Marjorie Killonan
Jenny Be Good Jenny Riano
A Cumberland Romance Easter Hicks
Sweet Lavender Lavender
Eyes of the Heart Laura
1921 All Souls' Eve Alice Heath / Nora O'Hallahan
The Little Clown Pat
Don't Call Me Little Girl Jerry
Moonlight and Honeysuckle Judith Baldwin
Her Winning Way Ann Annington
1922 Tillie Tillie Getz
The Heart Specialist Rosalie Beckwith
South of Suva Phyllis Latimer
The Cowboy and the Lady Jessica Westoon
1923 Drums of Fate Carol Dolliver
The Trail of the Lonesome Pine June Tolliver

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Actresses who portrayed Anne Shirley
Live-action actresses
Mary Miles Minter · Anne Shirley · Carole Lorimer · Shirley Lorimer · Toby Tarnow · Mirielle Lachance · Kathy Willard
Kim Braden · Megan Follows · Vinuri Ramanayake · Poorni Kamaladiwela · Elizabeth Toft · Barbara Hershey
Hannah Endicott-Douglas · Mandy Harmon · Mary Kate Wiles · Isabella Jacqueline · Laura Eklund Nhaga
Karen Cantiga · Ella Ballentine · Amybeth McNulty
Voice actresses
Jadwiga Andrzejewska · Cherry Cottrell · Anna Bučinská · Eiko Yamada · Monika Bezak · Anna Romantowska
Barbara Barnes · Bryn McAuley · Mckenzie Sullivan · Mae Whitman · Marie Bierstedt · Rina Hidaka
Stage actresses
Jamie Ray · Gracie Finley · Malorie-Ann Spiller · Susan Cuthbert · Thea MacNeil · Tracey Moore · Leisa Way
Glynis Ranney · Tracy Michailidis · Samantha Winstanley · Sharmaine Ryan · Chilina Kennedy · Jennifer Toulmin
Lisa Messina · Marla McLean · Amy Wallis · Melanie LeBlanc · Rebecca Parent · Allyson Pratt · Amy Reitsma
Tess Benger · Katie Kerr · Ellen Denny · Jessica Gallant · Karen Slater · Holly Cinnamon · AJ Bridel
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