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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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  Girls (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 29 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (created by - 20 episodes, 2015 - 2016)
- Episode #5.9 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.8 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.7 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.6 (2016) ... (creator)
- Episode #5.5 (2016) ... (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 (3 credits)
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3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 3 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »


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 »


Older sister of Grace Dunham. See more »

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