Lena Dunham was born New York City in 1986 and she's still there. She left briefly to attend Oberlin College (she graduated in 2008 with a degree in creative writing). She has worked as a dog groomer, comedienne, babysitter, hostess, and contributor to adolescent girl magazines like Seventeen and Teen Vogue. Now, she writes about film, web tv, and interesting individuals for various publications. As a filmmaker, she has directed one feature, a couple of web shows and a whole mess of shorts. You can learn more at www.pistolskillponies.com.