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Lilyan Tashman

Birthdate: (37)
Birthplace: Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA
Death: March 21, 1934 (37)
Doctor's Hospital, New York, NY, USA
Place of Burial: Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA
Immediate Family:

Daughter of Maurice Tashman and Rose Tashman
Wife of Edmund Dantes Lowe
Ex-wife of Al Lee

Occupation: American vaudeville, Broadway, and film actress
Managed by: Ric Dickinson
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About Lilyan Tashman

Lilyan Tashman (October 23, 1896 – March 21, 1934) was a Brooklyn-born Jewish American vaudeville, Broadway, and film actress.

Lilyan was lesbian and this was considered an open secret in Hollywood. She had a four year long relationship with actress Greta Garbo. Lilyan married openly gay actor, Edmund Dantes Lowe, and together they became the darlings of Hollywood and were touted in fan magazines as having "the ideal marriage". They were known for throwing lavish A-list parties at their Beverly Hills Mansion, "Lilowe". Lilyan was considered one of the best dressed women of Hollywood with a wardrobe valued at $1,000,000.

She died of cancer in New York City on March 21, 1934, at the age of 37.

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Lilyan Tashman's Timeline

October 23, 1896
Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA
March 21, 1934
Age 37
New York, NY, USA
Brooklyn, Kings, NY, USA