Lillian Hellman

Writer, Actress, Soundtrack

Writer, Actress, Soundtrack


During the 1930s, it was fashionable to be a part of the radical political movement in Hollywood. Lillian Hellman devoted herself to the cause along with other writers and actors in their zeal to reform. Her independence set her apart from all but a few women of the day, and gave her writing an edge that broke the rules. Born in New Orleans in ...
Birth date
1905-06-20
Death date
1984-06-30
Awards
Nominated for 2 Oscars.

Known For


The Little Foxes
The Little Foxes
Writer (1941)
The North Star
The North Star
Writer (1943)
The Chase
The Chase
Writer (1966)
Watch on the Rhine
Watch on the Rhine
Writer (1943)
 

Activities


RoleTitleYear
WriterErnest & Bertram
(Short) (play: "The Children's Hour")
2002
WriterCandide
(TV Movie) (lyrics)
1991
WriterTo theatro tis Defteras
(TV Series) (1 episode) - Froura sto Rino (1985)
1985
WriterKaikki tulevat päivät
(TV Movie) (play Days to Come)
1982
WriterJulia
(based upon the story by)
1977
WriterAlta comedia
(TV Series) (1 episode) - La sombra de una infamia (1972)
1972
WriterAnother Part of the Forest
(TV Movie) (play)
1972
WriterMontserrat
(TV Movie) (english adaptation)
1971/I
WriterHora once
(TV Series) (1 episode) - La loba (1968)
1968
WriterThe Chase
(screenplay)
1966
WriterLe piccole volpi
(TV Movie) (play)
1965
WriterPrimera fila
(TV Series) (play - 1 episode) - La loba (1964) ... (play)
1964
WriterDie kleinen Füchse
(TV Movie)
1963
WriterToys in the Attic
(based upon the stage play)
1963
WriterFestival
(TV Series) (teleplay - 1 episode) - The Lark (1962) ... (teleplay)
1962
WriterDie kleinen Füchse
(TV Movie) (play)
1962
WriterThe Children's Hour
(adaptation) / (play)
1961
WriterITV Play of the Week
(TV Series) (play - 2 episodes, 1957 - 1960) (adaptation - 1 episode, 1958) - The Autumn Garden (1960) ... (play) - Montserrat (1958) ... (adaptation) - Another Part of the Forest (1957) ... (play)
WriterDie kleinen Füchse
(TV Movie) (play)
1958
WriterMontserrat
(TV Movie) (scenario)
1957
WriterThe Lark
(TV Movie) (play adaptation)
1957
WriterThe Little Foxes
(TV Movie) (play)
1956
WriterGrande Teatro Tupi
(TV Series) (1 episode) - As Pequenas Raposas (1956)
1956
WriterFirst Performance
(TV Series) (adaptation - 1 episode) - Montserrat (1955) ... (adaptation)
1955
WriterMontserrat
(TV Movie) (adaptation)
1954
WriterTV de Vanguarda
(TV Series) (play - 2 episodes) - No Caminho da Vida (1953) ... (play) - Raposas (1953) ... (play)
1953
WriterBBC Sunday-Night Theatre
(TV Series) (play - 1 episode) - The Little Foxes (1951) ... (play)
1951
WriterTonight on Broadway
(TV Series) (play - 2 episodes) - Montserrat (1949) ... (play) - Regina (1949) ... (play)
1949
WriterAnother Part of the Forest
(play)
1948
WriterThe Searching Wind
(play) / (screenplay)
1946
WriterThe North Star
(original story) / (screen play)
1943
WriterWatch on the Rhine
(additional scenes and dialogue) / (from the stage play by)
1943
WriterThe Little Foxes
(by) / (screen play)
1941
WriterThe Westerner
(uncredited)
1940
WriterThe Cowboy and the Lady
(contributing writer - uncredited)
1938
WriterDead End
(screen play)
1937
WriterThe Spanish Earth
(Documentary) (story - uncredited)
1937
WriterThese Three
(original story and screen play) / (play "The Children's Hour" - uncredited)
1936
WriterThe Dark Angel
(screen play)
1935
RoleTitleYear
ActressJulia
Woman in Boat (uncredited)
1977
RoleTitleYear
SoundtrackGreat Performances
(TV Series) (lyrics - 1 episode) - Leonard Bernstein's Candide, a Comic Operetta in Two Acts (2005) ... (lyrics: "Ballad of Eldorado")
2005
RoleTitleYear
SelfAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Directed by William Wyler (1986) ... Self
1986
SelfThe Case of Dashiell Hammett
(TV Movie documentary) Self
1982
SelfProfile: Lillian Hellman
(TV Series documentary) Self
1981
SelfThe 49th Annual Academy Awards
(TV Special) Self - Presenter
1977
SelfAFI Life Achievement Award: A Tribute to Bette Davis
(TV Special documentary) Self - Audience Member
1977
SelfDinah!
(TV Series) Self - Episode #1.15 (1974) ... Self
1974
SelfThe Rehearsal
Self
1974
SelfThe Tonight Show Starring Johnny Carson
(TV Series) Self - Guest - Episode dated 7 October 1969 (1969) ... Self - Guest
1969
SelfWho Said That?
(TV Series) Self - Episode #2.6 (1950) ... Self
1950
RoleTitleYear
Archive footageAnd the Oscar Goes To...
(TV Movie documentary) Self - Blacklisted Screenwriter
2014
Archive footageAmerican Masters
(TV Series documentary) Self - Goldwyn: The Man and His Movies (2001) ... Self - George Gershwin Remembered (1987) ... Self
1987-2001
Archive footageGreat Performances
(TV Series) Self - Celebrating Gershwin: 'S Wonderful (1987) ... Self
1987
Archive footageCommittee on UnAmerican Activities
(Documentary) Self
1962