Definition of Hellman, Lillian in English:

Hellman, Lillian

proper noun

  • (1907–84), American playwright; full name Lillian Florence Hellman. Her plays, such as "The Children's Hour" (1934) and "The Little Foxes" (1939), often reflected her socialist and feminist concerns. She lived with the detective-story writer Dashiell Hammett, and both were blacklisted during the McCarthy era.


Hellman, Lillian