Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham:
Lena Dunham (born May 13, 1986) is an American actress, writer, director, and producer.wikipedia
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Girls (TV series)

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She is known as the creator, writer, and star of the HBO television series Girls (2012–2017), for which she received several Emmy Award nominations and two Golden Globe Awards. Dunham attended Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, where she met Tiny Furniture actress and future Girls co-star Jemima Kirke.
Girls is an American comedy-drama television series created by and starring Lena Dunham and executive produced by Judd Apatow.

Not That Kind of Girl

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In 2014, Dunham released her first book, Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned".
Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's "Learned" is a 2014 memoir written by Lena Dunham.

Tiny Furniture

Prior to Girls, Dunham wrote, directed, and starred in the semi-autobiographical independent film Tiny Furniture (2010), for which she won an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay. She has a younger sibling, Grace, a 2014 graduate of Brown University, who appeared in Dunham's first film, Creative Nonfiction, and starred in her second film, Tiny Furniture. Dunham had a career breakthrough with her semiautobiographic 2010 feature film Tiny Furniture; the film won Best Narrative Feature at South by Southwest Music and Media Conference, and subsequently screened at such festivals as Maryland Film Festival.
Tiny Furniture is a 2010 American independent comedy-drama film written, directed by, and starring Lena Dunham.

Lenny Letter

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In 2015, along with Girls showrunner Jenni Konner, Dunham created the publication Lenny Letter, a feminist online newsletter.
Lenny Letter, also known as Lenny, was a weekly online feminist newsletter created by Lena Dunham and Jennifer Konner.

Carroll Dunham

Her father, Carroll Dunham, is a painter, and her mother, Laurie Simmons, is an artist and photographer, and a member of The Pictures Generation, known for her use of dolls and dollhouse furniture in her photographs of setup interior scenes.
Carroll Dunham (born November 5, 1949) is an American painter and father of American actress Lena Dunham.

HBO

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She is known as the creator, writer, and star of the HBO television series Girls (2012–2017), for which she received several Emmy Award nominations and two Golden Globe Awards.
The network saw three more hit series in the 2010s with Game of Thrones, based on George R. R. Martin's fantasy novel series A Song of Ice and Fire, which earned both critical and viewer praise; Girls, a comedy series created by series star Lena Dunham; and True Detective, an anthology-style series—structured to feature a different cast and setting within each season's storyline—which initially saw established film actors Woody Harrelson and Matthew McConaughey in its lead roles.

Supporting Characters

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Dunham has starred in feature films such as Supporting Characters and This Is 40 (both 2012) and Happy Christmas (2014).
Lena Dunham and Alex Karpovsky, both of Girls fame also starred.

Jemima Kirke

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Dunham attended Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, where she met Tiny Furniture actress and future Girls co-star Jemima Kirke.
She made her feature-length debut in the independent film Tiny Furniture, as a favour for her childhood friend Lena Dunham, although her actual film debut was in the indie short film Smile for the Camera.

Cyrus Grace Dunham

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She has a younger sibling, Grace, a 2014 graduate of Brown University, who appeared in Dunham's first film, Creative Nonfiction, and starred in her second film, Tiny Furniture.
Dunham appeared in the independent film Tiny Furniture (2010), which was written and directed by their older sister, filmmaker and actress Lena Dunham.

Happy Christmas (film)

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Dunham has starred in feature films such as Supporting Characters and This Is 40 (both 2012) and Happy Christmas (2014).
It stars Swanberg, Anna Kendrick, Melanie Lynskey, Lena Dunham and Mark Webber.

Maryland Film Festival

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Dunham had a career breakthrough with her semiautobiographic 2010 feature film Tiny Furniture; the film won Best Narrative Feature at South by Southwest Music and Media Conference, and subsequently screened at such festivals as Maryland Film Festival.
The many internationally known filmmakers who have presented their work within Maryland Film Festival include Barry Levinson, David Simon, Kathryn Bigelow, Melvin Van Peebles, Lena Dunham, Lisandro Alonso, Bobcat Goldthwait, Amy Seimetz, David Lowery, Joe Swanberg, Greta Gerwig, Barry Jenkins, Todd Solondz, Anna Biller, and Jonathan Demme.

Alliance for Young Artists & Writers

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As a teen, Dunham also won a Scholastic Art and Writing Award.
Its past award recipients include Andy Warhol, Frances Farmer, Hughie Lee-Smith, Cy Twombly, Charles White, Sylvia Plath, Truman Capote, Richard Avedon, Richard Linklater, Stephen King, John Updike, Ken Burns, Lena Dunham, Paul Chan, Kay WalkingStick, Zac Posen and Joyce Carol Oates among many others.

This Is 40

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Dunham has starred in feature films such as Supporting Characters and This Is 40 (both 2012) and Happy Christmas (2014).

My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea

She voiced Mary in the 2016 film My Entire High School Sinking Into the Sea, which premiered at the Toronto International Film Festival.

American Horror Story: Cult

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In 2017, she portrayed Valerie Solanas in American Horror Story: Cult.
In July 2017, Murphy revealed via his Twitter account that Lena Dunham was joining the season.

Scandal (TV series)

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On television, aside from Girls, she has played guest roles in Scandal and The Simpsons (both 2015).
On February 20, 2015, it was reported that comedian Lena Dunham had been cast in an unknown guest role, and will appear in the sixteenth episode.

26th Independent Spirit Awards

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Prior to Girls, Dunham wrote, directed, and starred in the semi-autobiographical independent film Tiny Furniture (2010), for which she won an Independent Spirit Award for Best First Screenplay.

Laurie Simmons

Her father, Carroll Dunham, is a painter, and her mother, Laurie Simmons, is an artist and photographer, and a member of The Pictures Generation, known for her use of dolls and dollhouse furniture in her photographs of setup interior scenes.
Simmons starred in a feature-length film by her daughter Lena Dunham, called Tiny Furniture, which was filmed in 2009 and was featured at the South by Southwest film festival in 2010.

Saint Ann's School (Brooklyn)

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Dunham attended Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn, where she met Tiny Furniture actress and future Girls co-star Jemima Kirke.

Jenni Konner

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In 2015, along with Girls showrunner Jenni Konner, Dunham created the publication Lenny Letter, a feminist online newsletter.
She is best known as co-showrunner and writer with Lena Dunham of the HBO series Girls. In 2016, she directed the season finale of the fifth season of Girls entitled "I Love You Baby" and in 2017, she directed the episode "Latching," which served as the series finale; both episodes were co-written by Judd Apatow, Dunham and Konner.

David Carr (journalist)

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Dunham's star was also raised considerably when she was profiled by David Carr in The New York Times; he was later credited with introducing her to Judd Apatow.
Carr was also credited for launching Lena Dunham's career and was described by Gawker's John Koblin as the "Daddy" of TV series Girls.

Camping (American TV series)

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In February 2018, A Casual Romance Productions announced that it would be producing Camping, a remake of the British comedy series of the same name for HBO, with Jennifer Garner in the lead and Dunham and Konner as showrunners and writers.
The series was created by Lena Dunham and Jenni Konner and stars an ensemble cast including Jennifer Garner, David Tennant, Juliette Lewis, Ione Skye, Chris Sullivan, Arturo Del Puerto, Janicza Bravo, and Brett Gelman.

Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series

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Dunham also directed several episodes of Girls and became the first woman to win the Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series.

Delusional Downtown Divas

In 2009, Dunham created the Index Magazine web series, Delusional Downtown Divas, which satirized the New York City art scene.
The show brought much attention to creator Lena Dunham.

Valerie Solanas

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In 2017, she portrayed Valerie Solanas in American Horror Story: Cult.
She was played by Lena Dunham.