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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)
This Is 40
(2012)

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 (26 credits)
Show Show Producer (6 credits)
Show Show Director (12 credits)
Show Show Soundtrack (3 credits)
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Show Show Self (56 credits)
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Other Works:

Her 'personal-history' story, 'A Box of Puppies', published in The New Yorker magazine. See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)
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Personal Quote:

I always felt like it was really special to have parents who were artists and to live the kind of life that we lived... I thought there was a kind of romance to it. See more »

Trivia:

Director and star of Tight Shots (2007), a comedic web series on Nerve.com. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently says Honestly and Right Now. See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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