STARmeter
Top 5000
Down 611 this week

Lena Dunham


New Yorker Lena Dunham is the daughter of a painter, Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons, a designer and photographer. Dunham was educated at Oberlin College, Ohio, graduating with a creative writing degree. It was while at Oberlin that she began writing shorts and feature films. In 2009, Dunham created the web series Delusional Downtown Divas (2009)... See full bio »

Watch on TV

Projects In Development

Details only on IMDbPro »

User Lists

Related lists from IMDb users

a list of 38 people
created 13 Jun 2011
 
a list of 26 images
created 17 Jan 2013
 
a list of 22 images
created 04 May 2013
 
a list of 26 people
created 25 May 2013
 
a list of 24 people
created 4 months ago
 

Do you have a demo reel?

Add it to your IMDbPage

Connect with IMDb


How Much Have You Seen?

How much of Lena Dunham's work have you seen?

User Polls

Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Filmography

Hide Hide Show Show Writer (10 credits)
  Girls (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 29 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (created by - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Episode #5.9 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.8 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.7 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.6 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.5 (2016) ... (creator)
 2014/III Cover Girl (Short) (writer)
 2013 Choose You (Short)
 2013/I Best Friends (Short) (written by)
 2012 Nobody Walks (written by)
 2010 Tiny Furniture (written by)
 2009 Creative Nonfiction (written by)
 2009 Delusional Downtown Divas (TV Series) (writer)
 2007 Tight Shots (TV Series)
 2006 Dealing (Short) (written by)
Show Show Actress (22 credits)
Show Show Producer (3 credits)
Show Show Director (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (5 credits)
Show Show Self (46 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

Other Works:

Directed the music video for "I Wanna Get Better" by Bleachers, starring Retta among others. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

There are definitely people who feel like the characters on "Girls" are intolerably in their own heads and they don't understand the purposeful part of that. See more »

Trivia:

New York, NY, USA: Announces new deal to create and write a second series for HBO, with her Girls (2012) producer, Jennifer Konner, based on a memoir by Betty Halbreich, a NYC department-store personal shopper for the rich and famous. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Question: Is her constant nudity on GIRLS really necessary? marioreturns
Why is she a thing? PsychiatricPezDispenser
Seriously... Sweetdee525
Discuss Lena Dunham on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page