STARmeter
Top 500
Up 49 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 22 people
created 01 Mar 2014
 
a list of 36 people
created 7 months ago
 
a list of 36 people
created 4 months ago
 
a list of 26 images
created 2 weeks 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 7 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 - 28 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Home Birth (2015) ... (creator)
- Daddy Issues (2015) ... (creator)
- Tad & Loreen & Avi & Shanaz (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Ask Me My Name (2015) ... (creator)
- Close Up (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)
Show Show Actress (21 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 (44 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (3 credits)

Related Videos

Edit

Personal Details

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)
Edit

Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

[on body image] It completely sickens me what our culture is doing to women. Last week I wore a big top and little shorts and a bunch of stuff came out saying I was without pants. 'The No-Pants Look,' it said. And I didn't go out without pants, I had shorts on...If Olivia Wilde had gone to a party with a big silky top and little shorts she might have been told her outfit was cute...What it was ... See more »

Trivia:

Older sister of Grace Dunham. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

Message Boards

Recent Posts
Why does this woman annoy me so much? redchandelier
In a world where pop culture is full of fakery let's praise candor. aidancarroll0799
Lena Dunham: Why I Chose To Speak Out lanoiseuse
Lena Dunham wants kids rsables1-1
Question: Is her constant nudity on GIRLS really necessary? marioreturns
She says, the word 'like' way too much NewJeruPoet
Discuss Lena Dunham on the IMDb message boards »

Contribute to This Page