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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Nominated for 8 Primetime Emmys. Another 11 wins & 35 nominations. See more awards »

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

Filmography

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 2022 Catherine Called Birdy (producer - produced by)
 2022 Sharp Stick (producer)
 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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Personal Details

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 | 9 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 6 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

Facebook | Instagram | See more »

Height:

5' 3" (1.6 m)

Spouse:

Luis Felber

Children:

None


Relatives:

Grace Dunham (sibling)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

I always thought the saddest feeling in life is when you're dancing in a really joyful way, and then you hit your head on something. See more »

Trivia:

Best friends with Amy Schumer and Sheryl Sandberg, COO of social media giant Facebook. See more »

Trademark:

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

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