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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 9 wins & 38 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Tiny Furniture
(2010)
Girls
Girls Writer
(2012-2017)
This Is 40
(2012)
Creative Nonfiction
(2009)

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  Girls (TV Series) (written by - 41 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (creator - 32 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (created by - 30 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Latching (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Goodbye Tour (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- What Will We Do This Time About Adam? (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Bounce (2017) ... (creator)
- Full Disclosure (2017) ... (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 (13 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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Show Show Thanks (9 credits)
Show Show Self (62 credits)
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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I always thought the saddest feeling in life is when you're dancing in a really joyful way, and then you hit your head on something. See more »

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(May 3, 2017) Had experienced complications from her endometriosis and needed to seek medical care. Dunham is now at home and taking some much needed time to rest and she's doing well. The HBO star has been very public about her long battle with the disorder. In early April, Dunham revealed that she underwent her fifth surgery in the last year to move her ovaries away from her rectal wall on ... See more »

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