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

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.

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.

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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Lena Dunham and Grace Dunham at the 2017 Tribeca Film Festival screening of 'Dog Years' - New York, United States - Sunday 23rd April 2017

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Lena Dunham Shares Message With Fans After 'Girls' Finale


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After six years of powerful drama, HBO’s ‘Girls’ finally reached its conclusion over the holiday weekend. To mark the momentous occasion, the show’s creator Lena Dunham took the opportunity to share a heartfelt message with fans.

While it was arguably never that big a hit in terms of raw ratings, ‘Girls’ has long been critically acclaimed since it first started back in 2011. It followed the lives of four young women in New York City as they dealt with what life threw at them, and it starred Dunham alongside Allison Williams, Jemima Kirke and Zosia Mamet.

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Lena Dunham Has Hit Back At Comments About Her Weight Loss


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Lena Durham has been on the receiving end of a significant amount of criticism since her hit show, Girls, went on the air and this time she has attracted headlines because of her recent weight loss.

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The creator, writer and star of the HBO show has been in the news for her dramatic new look but took to Instagram to hit back at critics who have commented on her new figure.

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Lena Dunham and Jack Antonoff at the Pre-Grammy Gala and Salute to Industry Icons Honoring Debra Lee held at Beverly Hilton Hotel, California, United States - Saturday 11th February 2017

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Lena Dunham Has Donald Trump To Thank For Her Trimmer Figure


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Lena Dunham has some tips for losing weight; just remember that Donald Trump is president and the pounds will just fall straight off! At least, that's what has worked for the actress, who has struggled to eat through her misery over his victory.

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It's not like the fact that she has got visibily slimmer over the last couple of months is much comfort to the 'Girls' star, though, as she has always been vocally confident about her shape. She was interviewed by Howard Stern on the SiriusXM radio show yesterday (February 6th 2017) when she opened up about the situation.

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Lena Dunham Takes Full Responsibility For Mistranslation Of Abortion Joke


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Lena Dunham has clarified that an objectionable comment she made about wishing she had had an abortion on her podcast was intended as a joke, and subsequently apologised for the insensitive manner in which it came across. She has donated to an abortion charity in her contrition.

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The 'Girls' star, who has been a staunch pro-choice activist for many years, apologised yesterday (December 20th 2016) for comments made on her Women of the Hour podcast. On the episode, the 30-year-old actress spoke about the stigma behind pregnancy termination and how she was asked to share her abortion story at a Planned Parenthood event in Texas, but immediately informed the person asking that she she's never had an abortion. 

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Lena Dunham at the 2016 Glamour Women of The Year Awards - Los Angeles, California, United States - Tuesday 15th November 2016

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Lena Dunham leaving her hotel in Manhattan, New York, United States - Tuesday 25th October 2016

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Lena Dunham And Jemima Kirke Appear In Un-Photoshopped Lingerie Campaign


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‘Girls’ stars Lena Dunham and Jemima Kirke have been unveiled as the stars of a new body-positive lingerie advertising campaign, appearing in an un-Photoshopped series of pictures for the brand Lonely.

In the photos, 30 year old Dunham and 31 year old Kirke, both prominent stars of the HBO comedy-drama favourite ‘Girls’, pose in a New York apartment in photos left deliberately unaltered in order to project a message of body confidence – which is in line with Lonely’s objectives.

Jane Fonda Pens Essay On Her 'Convoluted Journey' To Feminism


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Jane Fonda has peened a lengthly essay on her journey to feminism in the latest edition of Lena Dunham’s ‘Lenny Letter’. The 78-year-old actress also spoke about her struggles with eating disorders, revealing that her father and stepmother used to encourage her to loose weight.

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“The culture that incubated in me since childhood insists that to be loved, a female has to be perfect: thin, pretty, having good hair, being nice rather than honest, ready to sacrifice, never smarter than a man, never angry,” Fonda wrote.

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Stars On Team Kesha: Adele Is The Latest To Join Kesha's Army Of Supporters


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Since Kesha lost her case against her alleged abuser Dr. Luke, she's received an overwhelming amount of support from fans and fellow celebrities alike. She may have been denied a preliminary injunction from his Sony imprint Kemosabe that would allow her to continue her career in an environment where she would feel safer, but so many people are still very much standing behind her. 

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Lorde, Ariana Grande, Adam Lambert, Clean Bandit, Haim and Halsey to name but a few, have all written messages of support over Twitter, confessing their horror at the situation and offering their prayers.  Here are just a few more stars who are really pushing the #FreeKesha campaign.

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Josh Hutcherson Calls Jennifer Lawrence’s Essay On The Gender Pay Gap “Incredible”


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Josh Hutcherson has joined in the discussion on the gender pay gap in Hollywood. In a recent interview, Hutcherson was questioned about his Hunger Games co-star Jennifer Lawrence’s recent essay in which she addressed in inequality in the film industry. Hutcherson expressed his support for Lawrence’s stance, declaring Lawrence’s essay “incredible”.

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Read More: Jeremy Renner Says It's "Not His Job" To Help Female Actors Get Better Pay Deals.

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Amy Schumer Won't Let Her Haters Get Her Down


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Amy Schumer has been so high-profile in 2015 that she has perhaps sometimes risked overexposure, but the star herself says that the backlash actually began a long time ago, revealing that she’s been receiving death threats ever since the start of her career.

“I've already gotten a lot of death threats for about eight years… the backlash has already started,” the stand-up comic and Trainwreck actor said last night at the Elle Women in Hollywood gala. “I've been getting backlash since 2006. I've been getting death threats.”

“I know everybody is sick of me and I need to be treated for overexposure,” she said jokingly, but added defiantly “I'm not going to stop. Gloria Steinem said to me that the most important thing is don't burn out. She said we want change so quickly that it could feel discouraging.”

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Lena Dunham Reveals A Love / Hate Relationship With The Internet


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‘Girls’ creator and actor Lena Dunham has spoken out about the effect that negative comments written on the internet about her have had on her personal life, saying that the online world has been the source of “every piece of true pain” she has experienced.

29 year old Dunham announced earlier this month that she had quit Twitter, using somebody to post on her behalf, because it had ceased to become a “safe space” for her. Now, in an interview to go along with her topless photoshoot for the new edition of Harper’s Bazaar, she reveals that she has a love/hate relationship with the internet itself, and has been greatly affected by things she has read about her on various sites.

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Lena Dunham

Date of birth

13th May, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

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