Lena Dunham was bornon 13 May 1986 in New York, NY, is ActressActress. On "Girls," the HBO cult series that Dunham created and stars in, her character Hannah suffers from laziness and a shortage of funds. But the actress in real life has been working obsessively on a variety of projects over the past 12 months. She's starring in the indie flick "Happy Christmas" alongside Anna Kendrick and is working on a documentary about the creator of "Eloise at the Plaza" and an HBO series about Bergdorf Goodman's renowned personal shopper, Betty Halbreich -- both due out in 2015.
The January 2018 announcement of the breakup stated that the separation was "amicable"
"In June 2017, Dunham endorsed Jim Johnson, a Democratic New Jersey gubernatorial candidate
On February 20, 2015, it was reported that Dunham had been cast in a then unknown guest role in an episode of the ABC drama series Scandal, which aired March 19, 2015
"In 2014, Dunham was named the Recipient of Horizon Award 2014 by Point Foundation for her support of the gay community
In February 2013, she became the first woman to win a Directors Guild of America Award for Outstanding Directing – Comedy Series for her work on Girls
In fall of 2012, Dunham appeared in a video advertisement promoting President Barack Obama's re-election, delivering a monologue, which, according to a blog quoted in The Atlantic, tried to "get the youth vote by comparing voting for the first time to having sex for the first time"
"Dunham's television series Girls was greenlit by HBO in early 2011
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
"Also in 2009, Dunham premiered Creative Nonfiction—a comedy where she plays Ella, a college student struggling to complete a screenplay—at the South by Southwest Festival in Austin, Texas
She attended The New School for a year before transferring to Oberlin College, where she graduated in 2008 with a degree in creative writing
In 2007, Dunham starred in a ten-episode web series for Nerve
"Pressures (2006), Open the Door (2007), Hooker on Campus (2007), and The Fountain (2007) were released as DVD extras with Tiny Furniture, 2010
In the book, Dunham describes “Barry” as a guy who wore cowboy boots, sported a mustache, hosted a radio show, worked at a campus library, and graduated Oberlin in 2005
Lena Dunham (/ˈliːnə ˈdʌnəm/; born May 13, 1986) is an American actress, writer, producer, and director
Dunham next appeared in her mother's film My Art, which had its world premiere at the 73rd Venice International Film Festival