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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

Girls
Girls Writer
(2012-2017)
Tiny Furniture
(2010)
Nobody Walks
Nobody Walks Writer
(2012)
Creative Nonfiction
(2009)

Filmography

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  Girls (TV Series) (written by - 35 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (creator - 32 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (created by - 30 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Episode #6.9 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #6.8 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #6.7 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #6.6 (2017) ... (creator)
- Episode #6.5 (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)
Show Show Actress (25 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
Show Show Editor (2 credits)
Show Show Thanks (6 credits)
Show Show Self (55 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (6 credits)

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Personal Details

Other Works:

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

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Met friend Audrey Gelman in Oberlin College. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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Just finished her book, and HollyweirdAndVine
Admiration winecellarwomack
She seems like a very unlikable person.... blondie_96
Lena Dunham is an inspiration to me! asam102591
Happy Birthday, "girl!" Alexandra_Shulgin
Question: Is her constant nudity on GIRLS really necessary? marioreturns
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