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Lena Dunham

  • Birthplace: New York City, NY
  • Birthday: May 13

Lena Dunham is the creator of the HBO series, Girls, on which she stars as Hannah Horvath. In 2012, she was nominated for four Emmy Awards for her roles in acting, writing, and directing the series, and won two Golden Globe Awards. In 2013, she took home the Golden Globe for Best Actress - Television Series, Musical, or Comedy for the role and the show won for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy.

Lena Dunham is the creator of the HBO series, Girls, on which she stars as Hannah Horvath. In 2012, she was nominated for four Emmy Awards for her roles in acting, writing, and directing the series, and won two Golden Globe Awards. In 2013, she took home the Golden Globe for Best Actress - Television Series, Musical, or Comedy for the role and the show won for Best Television Series - Musical or Comedy.

Dunham is also a filmmaker. She directed and was the lead in the independent film Tiny Furniture in 2010, which won Best Narrative Feature at South by Southwest Music (SXSW) and Media Conference. The actress has a cameo in the movie Supporting Characters where she appeared alongside her Tiny Furniture and Girls costar Alex Karpovsky. 

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AWARDS & NOMINATIONS

0 Wins8 Nominations

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2014

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Hannah Horvath
  • Girls
  • HBO

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Director
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Executive Producer
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2013

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Hannah Horvath
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Director
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Writer
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Executive Producer
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2012

  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Hannah Horvath
  • Girls
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment

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