Lena Dunham

Lena Dunham’s career took off at the 2010 South By Southwest Film Festival, where her debut film as a writer, director, and actress, ‘Tiny Furniture,’ won the Best Narrative Feature award and garnered the attention of Hollywood. Judd Apatow was a fan, and offered to partner with her on an HBO series. The results, ‘Girls,’ became one of the channel’s most popular comedy series. Four seasons of the Brooklyn-set show have already aired and a fifth is on its way. In 2014, Dunham published her first book, a collection of essays titled ‘Not That Kind of Girl: A Young Woman Tells You What She’s ‘Learned.’’

  • Notable Credits:
  • Tiny Furniture (2010)
  • This Is 40 (2012)
  • Girls (2012-2015)
  • Happy Christmas (2014)
‘Girls’ Star Jemima Kirke Almost Bailed Before Season 2
Once upon a time, HBO’s Girls might have ended up a very different cultural phenomenon, between Amy Schumer testing for then-miniscule role as Shoshanna, and other near-misses. Now, ahead of the sixth and final season, Lena Dunham and Jemima Kirke reveal that Jessa almost had to be abruptly w…

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