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Lillian Hellman

Lillian HellmanplaywrightBorn: 6/20/1907Birthplace: New Orleans Playwright and essayist known for her intelligent, melodramatic works that passionately defend social justice. Her plays includ…

Lillian Gish

Name at birth: Lillian Diana de GuicheLillian Gish was one of the early legends of the silver screen, known especially as the big-eyed, fragile heroine in movies made by D.W. Griffith. She and her si…

Lillian Disney

Lillian Disneypatron of arts widow of Walt Disney and active patron of the arts who helped found the California Institute of the ArtsBorn: 1899?Died: 1997James Dickey 1997 DeathsJeane Dixon …

Lillian Evelyn Gilbreth

Lillian Evelyn Gilbreth(Lillian Evelyn Moller)consulting engineer, household efficiency expertBorn: 5/24/1878Birthplace: Oakland, Calif. Trained as a psychologist, she collaborated with her hu…

Mary Lillian Ellison

wrestlerDied: Nov. 2, 2007 (Lexington, South Carolina) Best Known as: professional wrestler called the Fabulous Moolah Renowned professional wrestler called …

Lillian Gertrud Asplund 2006 Deaths

Lillian Gertrud AsplundAge: 99 the last American survivor of the Titanic, who lost her father and three brothers in the tragedy. Her mother and a brother survived. Died: Shrewsbury, Mass., May…

Brian Helgeland

Brian HelgelandscreenwriterBorn: 1961Birthplace: Providence, Rhode Island Screenwriter whose films include Conspiracy Theory (1997), The Postman (1997), and Payback (1999). His screenplay for …

Dashiell Hammett

Dashiell Hammett is often called the father of the modern American detective story. Hammett was himself a private detective for Pinkerton's before turning to writing at age 28. Many of his subsequent…

Ernest Hemingway

Ernest HemingwaynovelistBorn: 7/21/1899Birthplace: Oak Park, Illinois Nobel Prize-winning novelist and short-story writer considered spokesman of the “lost generation.” His works,…

1970 National Book Awards

Arts and LettersAn Unfinished Woman: A Memoir, Lillian HellmanChildren's BooksA Day of Pleasure: Stories of a Boy Growing Up in Warsaw, Isaac Bashevis SingerFictionThem, Joyce Carol OatesHisto…