Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham

Date of Birth

Birthday: May 13
Birthplace: New York City, NY

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

8 Nominations
Outstanding Lead Actress In A Comedy Series - 2014
  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, as Hannah Horvath
  • Girls
  • HBO
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, 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 - 2013
  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, Director
  • Girls
  • "On All Fours"
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Comedy Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, 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
Outstanding Directing For A Comedy Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, Director
  • Girls
  • "She Did"
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series - 2012
  • Nominee
  • Lena Dunham, Written by
  • Girls
  • "Pilot"
  • HBO
  • Apatow Productions and I am Jenni Konner Productions in association with HBO Entertainment
Lena Dunham of Girls and musician Jack Antonoff arrive at the 66th Emmy Awards.
Lena Dunham and Allison Williams backstage at the 65th Emmys
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Lena Dunham of Girls and musician Jack Antonoff arrive at the 66th Emmy Awards.
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Lena Dunham of Girls and musician Jack Antonoff arrive at the 66th Emmy Awards.

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Lena Dunham and Allison Williams backstage at the 65th Emmys
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