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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Won 1 Golden Globe. Another 9 wins & 39 nominations. See more awards »

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(2010)
Girls Writer
(2012-2017)
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  Camping (TV Series) (created for American television by - 8 episodes, 2018) (written by - 5 episodes, 2018) (teleplay by - 1 episode, 2018)
- Birthday Party (Part 2) (2018) ... (created for American television by) / (written by)
- Birthday Party (Part 1) (2018) ... (created for American television by) / (written by)
- Carleen?! (2018) ... (created for American television by) / (written by)
- Just Plain Mad (2018) ... (created for American television by) / (written by)
- Up All Night (2018) ... (created for American television by)
  Girls (TV Series) (written by - 41 episodes, 2012 - 2017) (creator - 32 episodes, 2012 - 2014) (created by - 30 episodes, 2015 - 2017)
- Latching (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- Goodbye Tour (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- What Will We Do This Time About Adam? (2017) ... (creator) / (written by)
- The Bounce (2017) ... (creator)
- Full Disclosure (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)
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Show Show Director (14 credits)
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Show Show Self (68 credits)
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5' 3" (1.6 m)
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[on the criticism of the lack of racial diversity on Girls (2012)] It was the elephant in the corner of the room... I felt like people were scared to talk about it [because] they'd get my racist juice all over them... The argument there are not enough minority characters to represent New York - that I couldn't argue against. What I didn't like was the angle that 'therefore you are a racist, you ... See more »

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In 2012 Dunham signed a $3.5 million deal with Random House for her first autobiographical book titled "Not That Kind of Girl - A Young Woman Tells You What She's 'Learned'". The book went on the make the #2 slot on the New York Times Bestseller list. See more »

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Frequently says Honestly and Right Now. See more »

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