Lena Dunham


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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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(2010)
Girls Producer
(2012-2017)
(2012)

Filmography

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  Catherine, Called Birdy (executive producer) (post-production)
 2022 Sharp Stick (producer) (post-production)
 2021 Generation (TV Series) (executive producer - 16 episodes)
- V-Day (2021) ... (executive producer)
- L'Amour (2021) ... (executive producer)
- CLICK WHIRR (2021) ... (executive producer)
- There's Something About Hamburger Mary's (2021) ... (executive producer)
- The High Priestess (2021) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Camping (TV Series) (executive producer - 8 episodes)
- Birthday Party (Part 2) (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Birthday Party (Part 1) (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Carleen?! (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Just Plain Mad (2018) ... (executive producer)
- Up All Night (2018) ... (executive producer)
 2018 Lenny (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2017 Tokyo Project (Short) (executive producer)
  Girls (TV Series) (executive producer - 62 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (producer - 62 episodes, 2012 - 2017)
- Latching (2017) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Goodbye Tour (2017) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- What Will We Do This Time About Adam? (2017) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- The Bounce (2017) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
- Full Disclosure (2017) ... (executive producer) / (producer - showrunner)
 2017 100 Years (Documentary short) (producer)
 2016 Max (TV Movie) (executive producer)
 2016 Suited (Documentary) (producer)
 2015 It's Me, Hilary: The Man Who Drew Eloise (Documentary short) (executive producer)
 2009 Delusional Downtown Divas (TV Series) (producer)
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Other Works:

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Publicity Listings:

1 Print Biography | 3 Interviews | 8 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Children:

None


Relatives:

Grace Dunham (sibling)
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Personal Quote:

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 »

Trivia:

Lena graduated from Oberlin College with her degree in Creative Writing. See more »

Trademark:

Often sets scenes of characters platonically bathing or in bed together See more »

Star Sign:

Taurus

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