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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 & 24 nominations. See more awards »

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  Girls (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 25 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Episode #4.10 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.8 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.4 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.9 (2015) ... (created by)
- Episode #4.7 (2015) ... (created by)
 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)
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Directed the music video for "I Wanna Get Better" by Bleachers, starring Retta among others. See more »

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

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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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I've started to get used to people feeling like they already know me when they meet me. I've obviously only experienced it within the past year of my life, but it's really interesting to have so many people who you're not familiar with act familiar with you. So you do have to come up with a strategy for how to handle that, and mine has been to try to match that familiarity by being familiar back.... See more »

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Writer, director, producer, and costar of Delusional Downtown Divas (2009), a web show satirizing the New York art world. See more »

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Taurus

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