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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 »

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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 7 wins & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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Filmography

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  Girls (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 27 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz (2015) ... (creator)
- Daddy Issues (2015) ... (creator)
- Ask Me My Name (2015) ... (creator)
- Close Up (2015) ... (creator)
- Home Birth (2015) ... (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)
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Show Show Director (11 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (2 credits)
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Show Show Self (43 credits)
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Other Works:

Her 'personal-history' story, 'A Box of Puppies', published in The New Yorker magazine. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I was constantly preparing for auditions in a way that was crazy... and then I'd literally get cast as, like, a bouncing ball or a fat man or a security guard. See more »

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Friend of Jemima Kirke and Taylor Swift. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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