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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 on the set of her TV show 'Girls'

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Lena Dunham Planning 'Goop'-Style Newsletter About Feminism And Politics


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Lena Dunham is looking to enter the digital publishing industry on top her work in TV and film, with the news that she’s to collaborate with the launch of a regular feminist newsletter later this year.

The 29 year old creator and star of HBO’s ‘Girls’ is teaming up with one of the show’s runners Jenni Konner for a newsletter called Lenny, a weekly e-mail bulletin that will offer content and advice aimed at young women “where there’s no such thing as too much information.”

Lena DunhamLena Dunham is planning to roll out a weekly e-mail newsletter about politics, feminism and lifestyle

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President Obama's Daughter Malia Reportedly Lands Summer Job With Lena Dunham


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Barack Obama’s eldest daughter Malia has landed what sounds like a dream job for most 17 year olds, working on the set of HBO series ‘Girls’. The 17 year old, who celebrated her birthday yesterday, is said to be interested in pursuing a career in TV or film after she graduates next year.

Lena Dunham Lena Dunham will be keeping Malia busy this summer.

Malia was spotted by TMZ hanging out on the set of ‘Girls’ on Thursday. The President’s daughter was pictured sipping a soft drink while the series filmed on location in Brooklyn hipster restaurant, Aurora Ristorante.

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Lena Dunham Drops Major Proposal Hint On Jack Antonoff After Marriage Equality Ruling


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After Friday’s landmark Supreme Court ruling which saw gay marriage legalised across the United States, 'Girls' actress Lena Dunham decided to take the opportunity to drop a not very subtle hint towards her boyfriend of three years, musician Jack Antonoff.

Lena Dunham Jack AntonoffLena Dunham and her boyfriend of three years Jack Antonoff.

‘Woke up to learn that love is free! Thank you to all those who fought so hard to make this historic moment happen,’ Dunham tweeted on Friday morning. ‘Weddings are about to get a lot less boring. Let's use this victory as a reminder to keep pushing for equality on every frontier. We have the power!’

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Lena Dunham and Jimmy Fallon Team Up for a Round of Good Ol' Lip Sync Battle


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Lena Dunham, everybody. The Girls creator guested on The Tonight Show with Jimmy Fallon Friday night and it served as the perfect occasion to bring back... wait for it... LIP SYNC BATTLE. Oh yeah! The two battled against each other over eight minutes, with Fallon trying his lips at Charlene’s “I’ve Never Been to Me” and RUN-DMC’s “Run’s House” and Dunham taking on Calvin Harris’ “Outside” (feat. Ellie Goulding) and Queen’s “Fat Bottomed Girls.”

Lena DunhamWho knew Lena Dunham had so much diva in her?

Recently, Fallon has branched out and created a full show, based on his most successful skit. The show, aptly named Lip Sync Battle  is hosted by LL Cool J and airs on Spike TV. But Dunham wanted to go back to the source to find a platform for her – rather impressive – lip syncing talents.

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Homer and Marge to Split, Lena Dunham "The Other Woman"


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Homer and Marge Simpson are rumored to be splitting up on The Simpsons, with the family patriarch apparently set to fall for a pharmacist voiced by Girls star Lena Dunham.

The SimpsonsAre Homer and Marge finally splitting up?

After a screen-grab of a new episode in which Bart writes "Homer and Marge are not breaking up" on the chalkboard in the opening credits, rumors of a split began doing the rounds on Twitter. The Simpsons denial was posted on the show's official Twitter account, along with a caption "RT and stop the rumors!"

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Are Marge And Homer Headed For A Shocking Split On 'The Simpsons' And Is Lena Dunham To Blame?


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One of the most enduring couples in television history could be headed for splitsville, as Homer and Marge Simpson are reportedly set to ‘legally separate’ after 27 seasons of marriage. The shocking news has left fans reeling, but it appears the person to blame for the famous couple's troubles is none other than ‘Girls’ star Lena Dunham.

the simpsonsThe new season of 'The Simpsons' looks set to bring some unexpected storylines.

In an interview with Variety the show's executive producer Al Jean let it slip that Homer and Marge will be experiencing marriage troubles in the upcoming season premiere, titled ‘Every Man's Dream’. “It’s discovered after all the years Homer has narcolepsy and it’s an incredible strain on the marriage,” Jean revealed.

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Yep, Sarah Palin Just Called Lena Dunham a Paedophile


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Sarah Palin has attacked the Girls creator Lena Dunham, dubbing her a "paedophile" for comments she made in her memoir Not That Kind of Girl. Dunham had written that as a 7-year-old girl she gave candy to her 1-year-old sister in exchange for a look at her vagina.

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Now, Palin used the remarks as a way of defending the 19 Kids and Counting star Josh Duggar, currently embroiled in sexual abuse accusations.

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'Bad Blood' Video: Taylor Swift Borrowed $13,000 Worth Of Clothes From Sex Shop & Kept $5,000 Worth


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Taylor Swift borrowed clothes from a sex shop for her 'Bad Blood' video. The 25-year-old singer reportedly borrowed more than $13, 000 in clothes from The Stockroom, an erotic boutique in Los Angeles. Although the majority of outfits were borrowed for the occasion, the star and her team kept around $5000 worth of clothing.

Taylor SwiftTaylor Swift's 'Bad Blood' video required $13,000 worth of sex shop clothing.

Read More: Taylor Swift's New Video Receives Mad Love, Tops Vevo Record.

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Taylor Swift Goes Latex Mad In The Female Led 'Bad Blood' Epic [Video]


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Taylor Swift ft. Kendrick Lamar was not a combination we ever thought we'd see, but with their collaboration on 'Bad Blood' - alongside a host of other celebrities in the hotly anticipated video - seems this pop starlet is ever expanding her much-loved sound.

[L-R] Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Cindy Crawford in 'Bad Blood'[L-R] Taylor Swift, Kendrick Lamar and Cindy Crawford in 'Bad Blood'

There might be a whole action movie vibe to the video, which opened at the 2015 Billboard Music Awards yesterday (May 17th 2015), but there's not much to it in terms of plot. It opens with Catastrophe (Taylor Swift) and Arsyn (Selena Gomez) seemingly working together to defeat a horde of masked assassins, before Arsyn - with her eyes on the prize - takes out Catastrophe too. Then she finds herself at Welvin Da Great's (Kendrick Lamar) headquarters being - for want of a better word - 'repaired' by The Trinity (Hailee Steinfeld x3) before rallying her army of scantily clad beauties to go against her newfound enemy.

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Taylor Swift Teases 'Bad Blood' Video One Final Time


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It's not often a simple music video receives this much hype before anyone has even seen it - but the video for Taylor Swift's new single 'Bad Blood' looks to be anything but simple. It's a celebrity-packed spectacle with a Sin City-like visual style, and Swift has just revealed the lead actress at the centre of all the drama is Selena Gomez, playing a femme fatale named Arsyn.

Taylor Swift at the iHeartRadio AwardsGirl power: Swift teams up with other female stars in Bad Blood

Selena Gomez joins Swift (who plays Catastrophe) and a long list of other female stars in the video, including Gigi Hadid (as Slay-Z), Hayley Williams (The Crimson Curse), Ellie Goulding (Destructa X), Lena Dunham (Lucky Fiori) and Jessica Alba (Domino).

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Taylor Swift Assembling Team Of Superheroes For 'Bad Blood' Video


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Taylor Swift has been teasing what looks like a pretty special video for ‘Bad Blood’ ahead of its debut next week. Over the last three days, the singer has been uploading some kick-ass looking Sin City-style posters casting herself and some of her friends as a team of superheroes.

On May 7th, Swift posted a noir-ish looking picture of herself on her Instagram page, dressed in a leather motorcycle-style jacket and looking straight down the camera, with the words “Taylor Swift starring as ‘Catastrophe’. The picture also contained the words “Bad Blood” with the tagline “Band-Aids Don’t Fix Bullet Holes”, in the style of a movie poster.

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Ever Wondered Which SATC Characters Oprah And Gandhi Would Be?


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Appearing on the chat show 'Watch What Happens Live!' last Thursday (30 April), Cynthia Nixon was asked by host Andy Cohen to suggest which 'Sex and the City' characters a variety of famous faces would be. And the results were certainly interesting: the actress was quick to name Queen Elizabeth II as Charlotte, both Oprah Winfrey and Michelle Obama as Carries, and Beyonce as Samantha.

Cynthia Nixon at the Annual Rush HeARTS Education Valentine's Luncheon at The Plaza Hotel - New York CityCynthia Nixon still keeps in touch with all the 'Sex and the City' ladies

But who does Cynthia think would make a good Miranda, the feisty lawyer she played in the popular HBO series? She reckons Hillary Clinton, Lena Dunham and Supreme Court Justice Ruth Bader Ginsburg would all be a good fit. And then there's Gandhi, who would be - who else - Mr Big, according to Cynthia.

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Lena Dunham

Date of birth

13th May, 1986

Occupation

Actor

Sex

Female

Height

1.60