Lena Dunham

Biography

Lena Dunham (born 13.05.1986)
Lena Dunham is an American filmmaker and actress best known for being the creator and star of 'Girls'.

Lena Dunham: Childhood
Lena Dunham was born in New York City. Her parents are artist and photographer Carroll Dunham and Laurie Simmons.
She attended Saint Ann's School in Brooklyn and studied creative writing at Oberlin College.

Lena Dunham: Film career
Lena Dunham wrote, directed and starred in the film 'Tiny Furniture' in 2010 and subsequently won an award for Best Narrative Feature at the South by Southwest Music and Media Conference.
In 2012, she made a cameo appearance in 'Supporting Characters' alongside her 'Tiny Furniture' co-star Alex Karpovsky. In the same year, she published her first book, 'Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She's Learned'.
She appeared naked in the opening skit for the 2012 Emmy Awards.
She debuted HBO TV series 'Girls' in 2012. It is executive produced by Judd Apatow. It has earned her four Emmy nominations and two Golden Globes.
In 2013, she became the first woman to win a Directors Guild Award for Outstanding Director in a Comedy Series.

Lena Dunham: Personal life
Lena Dunham started dating fun. guitarist Jack Antonoff in 2012.
Her political opinions include supporting same sex marriage legalisation and feminism.
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Taylor Swift hosts star-studded party

6th July 2014 -

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Taylor Swift hosted a star-studded party on Friday (04.07.14).The 'Red' hitmaker was joined by a number of her celebrity friends, including Emma Stone and Lena Dunham, to celebrate America's Independence Day at her $17.75 million...

Lena Dunham's boyfriend isn't protective

6th July 2014 -

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Lena Dunham's boyfriend doesn't feel the need to shield her from criticism.Jack Antonoff, who has been dating the 'Girls' creator and star since 2012 after they were set up on a blind date by his...

The Things They Say: 4270311

3rd July 2014 -

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"I make my husband watch Girls. He would never admit that, but you've got to do what the wife does sometimes!" Actress Halle Berry enjoys tuning into Lena Dunham's hit Tv drama with her husband,...

Stars Tweet Tributes To Late Director Paul Mazursky

2nd July 2014 -

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A host of stars including Lena Dunham, Mel Brooks and Sandra Bernhard have spoken out to pay their respects to director Paul Mazursky following his death on Monday (30Jun14).The five-times Oscar nominated director passed away...

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30th June 2014 -

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Actress Lena Dunham turned bridesmaid on Saturday (28Jun14) as her best friend married in an outdoor ceremony. The Girls star donned a demure, grey dress with capped sleeves for the occasion and shared photos of...

Lena Dunham Mocks Shia Labeouf's Theatre Meltdown

27th June 2014 -

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Girls star Lena Dunham has poked fun at troubled actor Shia Labeouf following his dramatic arrest in New York City on Thursday night (26Jun14).The Transformers star hit headlines after he was hauled out of a...

Shia LaBeouf arrested during Broadway show

27th June 2014 -

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Shia LaBeouf has been arrested for disorderly conduct and criminal trespass.The troubled actor was handcuffed and escorted out of a Broadway performance of 'Cabaret' yesterday (26.06.14) after he reportedly began yelling erratically and slapping people's...

Natasha Lyonne To Be 'Girls' Guest In Season 4: Who Will She Play?

26th June 2014 -

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Natasha Lyonne has been revealed to be guest starring in the fourth season of HBO's comedy-drama, Girls. The Orange Is The New Black actress will be bustin' outta Litchfield to make an appearance as a...

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19th June 2014 -

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Star Trek Into Darkness star Zachary Quinto has landed a guest appearance in hit Tv drama series Girls. The former Heroes star was snapped filming in Brooklyn, New York with show creator and star Lena...

Lena Dunham and boyfriend are old souls

19th June 2014 -

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Lena Dunham and her boyfriend are old souls.Guitarist Jack Antonoff - who is one-third of 'We Are Young' hitmakers Fun. - has revealed the pair quickly hit it off when they began dating in 2012...

Jack Antonoff Met Lena Dunham On A Blind Date

19th June 2014 -

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fun. rocker Jack Antonoff met his now-girlfriend Lena Dunham on a blind date set up by their mutual friend, comedian Mike Birbiglia.The guitarist reveals he didn't know much about Girls creator and star Dunham before...

Joan Rivers blasts Kim Kardashian in new book

17th June 2014 -

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Joan Rivers has blasted Kim Kardashian in her new autobiography.The 81-year-old comedienne takes aim at the 'Keeping Up with the Kardashians' star - who reportedly snubbed her at an event last month - by joking...

What Can We Expect To See From 'Girls' Season 4?

11th June 2014 -

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Girls Season 4 won’t premiere until 2015 but a few little snippets of information have already begun to trickle in. So, what do we know about Season 4 from how Season 3 ended? Well, Hannah...

Lena Dunham Dances For Sia Furler On U.s. Tv Show

10th June 2014 -

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Actress Lena Dunham showed off her dance moves by performing with pop star Sia Furler on U.S. Tv on Monday night (09Jun14).The Girls creator and star donned a short blonde wig similar to Furler's own...

Lena Dunham Defends Butt-biting Dog

30th May 2014 -

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Actress Lena Dunham has defended her right to keep a rescue dog after she was accused of failing to properly train the animal.On Wednesday (28May14), the Girls star and creator posted a photo on Instagram.com...

Lena Dunham Bitten On Bottom By Her Dog

30th May 2014 -

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Actress Lena Dunham suffered a nasty run-in with her pet pooch on Wednesday (28May14) when he bit her in the backside and drew blood.The Girls star and creator took to her Instagram.com account and showed...

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29th May 2014 -

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The poster advertising this year's (14) New York Film Festival has been designed by actress/writer Lena Dunham's mother, Laurie Simmons. The artist/director's image features a set of white stairs on top of a pair of...

Lena Dunham Joins Anti-harassment Campaign After Santa Barbara Shooting

28th May 2014 -

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Lena Dunham has shared a scary story of high school harassment as part of a campaign to empower women in the aftermath of the Santa Barbara massacre.A project titled #YesAllWomen has been launched on Twitter.com...

The Things They Tweet: 4214393

26th May 2014 -

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"Was late to Kimye wedding so had to walk around Italian streets for hours. Was cat-called within an inch of my life. Now eating a hoagie. Gonna try to meet up with them at the...

Stars Mourn The Loss Of Cinema Great Gordon Willis

20th May 2014 -

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Jeff Daniels, Alec Baldwin, Lena Dunham and Zooey Deschanel are among the stars who have paid tribute to legendary cinematographer Gordon Willis following his death on Sunday (18May14).The Hollywood veteran, best known for his work...

Stars Campaign For Arts Education In New York

14th May 2014 -

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Scarlett Johansson, Lena Dunham and Mark Ruffalo are among the stars who have signed a letter to New York City politicians urging them to protect arts programs in local schools.The actors have all added their...

Taylor Swift gets fashion tips from Lena Dunham

12th May 2014 -

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Taylor Swift has been getting fashion advice from Lena Dunham. The 'I Knew You Were Trouble' singer - who walked the catwalk at the annual Victoria's Secret fashion show last year - has been picking...

The Things They Tweet: 4176316

1st May 2014 -

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"Despite everything I've seen and done, I still believe most of what I read... so when an article claimed Jack & I had broken up after a display of street rage, I was all 'what?...

Taylor Swift to star in Girls?

24th April 2014 -

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Taylor Swift is to appear in 'Girls'.The 'We Are Never Ever Getting Back Together' hitmaker has agreed to creator Lena Dunham's request to make a cameo appearance in the fourth series of the show, and...

Stars Pay Tribute To Gabriel Garcia Marquez

18th April 2014 -

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Stars including Forest Whitaker, Lena Dunham, Shakira and Eva Longoria have paid tribute to beloved Colombian author Gabriel Garcia Marquez following his death on Thursday (17Apr14).The writer passed away at his home in Mexico City,...

The Many Celebrity BFFs of Taylor Swift

18th April 2014 -

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Taylor Swift is like the girl at high school who knows absolutely everybody, but you're not quite sure how. She seems to move just as easily from friendship group to friendship group just as...

Lena Dunham Glitters In Gold At The Point Foundation Gala

10th April 2014 -

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'Girls' star Lena Dunham looked dazzling in a gold dress on the red carpet at the Point Foundation's charity gala in New York City. The organisation held the event to raise awareness and funds for...

Lena Dunham Pays Tribute To Gay Sister At Awards Ceremony

9th April 2014 -

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Actress Lena Dunham paid tribute to her sister Grace as she received an award for supporting the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (Lgbt) community on Monday (07Apr14).The Girls creator was honoured by the Point Foundation...

Lena Dunham 'disappointed' she wasn't gay

9th April 2014 -

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Lena Dunham was ''disappointed'' to discover she wasn't gay.The 'Girls' star claims her ''connection'' to the lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender (LGBT) community is so ''strong'' that she was overjoyed when her sister, Grace, 22,...

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8th April 2014 -

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Actress Lena Dunham was presented with the Point Horizon Award by her Girls co-star Andrew Rannells on Monday (07Apr14) at the annual Point Honors gala, held at New York's Public Library. The Point Foundation, which...

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