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Lilly von Hatvany-Deutsch

Also Known As: "Hatvany Lili"
Birthplace: Hatvan, Hatvani, Heves, Hungary
Death: Died in New York, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Baron Josef Baron Hatvany-Deutsch, Jr. and Fani Fanny Hatvani-Deutsch
Wife of emerich Imre tószegi-freund and Julius Baron von Madarassy-Beck
Mother of Tamás Tószeghy and Mariella von Madaressy-Beck
Sister of endre ignaz hatvani-deutsch; András Hatvany; antonia hatvani-deutsch and bernhard bertalan josef hatvani-deutsch

Occupation: Playwright
Managed by: Randy Schoenberg
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About Lili Hatvany

Writer, playwright, originally from Hungary. Lili Baronin HÁTVANY-DEUTSCH DE HÁTVAN (b. 13 Mar. 1890, Hatvan, Com. Heves, d. 12 Nov. 1967 Manhattan, New York). Became Baronness in 1908. She married (13 April 1909 Budapest) and divorced (1911) Imre FREUND DE TÓSZEG aka: Imre Tószeghy de Tószeg (b. 1875). Lili Baronin HÁTVANY-DEUTSCH DE HÁTVAN remarried (21 Dec. 1913 Budapest, divorced before Revolution of 1918) Julius Baron von MADARASSY-BECK, a.k.a.: Julius Baron BECK-DE-MADARAS (b: 18 Aug. 1872 Budapest d: 20 Nov. 1939 Budapest), Direktor der Kreditbank, Budapest, son of Dr.jur. Hugo (Baron) BECK (DE MADARAS), and Emilia POLLAK. [Hugo BECK became a Hungarian Baron 28 Dec. 1895, see Barcsay-Amant, 238/XXVIII.] She was a playwright in Budapest (Inner City Theatre), and cotinued in the New York with "The Love Duel" at the Ethel Barrymore Theatre (88 performances, April-July 1929) and "Tonight or Never" at the Belasco Theatre (232 performances, through June 1930-June 1931) "Tonight or Never" was released as a movie in 1931. She also wrote "My Kingdom for a Cook" (1943) and "Night of Love" (1941). She resumed her maiden name of HATVANY, continuing to use Lili HATVANY all through her years in Hollywood.

Retook maiden name Hatvany after divorce from József.

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Lili Hatvany's Timeline

June 8, 1890
Hatvan, Hatvani, Heves, Hungary
Age 19
December 9, 1916
Age 26
Budapest, Hungary
November 12, 1967
Age 77
New York, NY, USA