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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 & 31 nominations. See more awards »

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  Girls (TV Series) (7 episodes, 2013 - 2014) (written by - 29 episodes, 2012 - 2015) (created by - 10 episodes, 2015)
- Home Birth (2015) ... (creator) / (written by)
- 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)
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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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3 Interviews | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 2 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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There are definitely people who feel like the characters on "Girls" are intolerably in their own heads and they don't understand the purposeful part of that. See more »

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One of Time Magazine's 100 Most Influential People in the World (2013). See more »

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Taurus

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