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Anne Shirley (born Dawn Evelyeen Paris) was an American child, teen, and young adult screen actress. She retired at age 26. Initially appearing in films under the name Dawn O'Day, she changed her name to Anne Shirley (the name of the title character she portrayed) upon the success of the 1934 film Anne of Green Gables.
April 17, 1918, New York City, New York, USA
July 4, 1993
1930 LiliomLouise 1930 City GirlMarie Tustine 1932 Three on a MatchVivian as a Child 1932 The Purchase PriceSarah Tipton (uncredited) 1933 Rasputin and the EmpressPrincess Anastasia (uncredited) 1934 Anne of Green GablesAnne Shirley 1934 Finishing SchoolBillie 1935 Steamboat Round the BendFleety Belle 1937 Stella DallasLaurel "Lorrie" Dallas 1940 Saturday's ChildrenBobby Halevy 1941 The Devil and Daniel WebsterMary Stone 1941 Unexpected UncleKathleen Brown 1943 BombardierBurton Hughes 1943 Government GirlMay Harness Blake 1945 Murder, My SweetAnn GrayleLimited to the 15 most popular items