Jennifer Konner

Jennifer Konner

Known For: Writing · Birthday: 1971-05-16 (50 years old) · Gender: Female

3 Movies · 6 TV shows

Biography

Jennifer "Jenni" A. Konner (born May 15, 1971) is an American television writer, producer and director. She is best known as co-showrunner and writer with Lena Dunham of the HBO series Girls. In 2016, she directed the season finale of the fifth season of Girls entitled "I Love You Baby" and in 2017, she directed the episode "Latching," which served as the series finale; both episodes were co-written by Judd Apatow, Dunham and Konner.With Lena Dunham, she ran a production company and is co-founder of the feminist newsletter, Lenny Letter, and its Random House imprint, Lenny Books.

Personal Life

Konner lives in Los Angeles, California, with her two children and husband Richard Shepard.In 2017, Konner and her Girls co-showrunner Lena Dunham put out a joint statement to the Hollywood Reporter, publicly defending staff writer Murray Miller against sexual assault allegations and claiming to have "insider knowledge Murray's situation." Dunham later apologized for her statement and admitted that she and Konner had no "insider information" and that this claim had been a lie. While Dunham issued a public apology to Aurora Perrineau, the victim of Miller's alleged assault, for her actions Konner has to date never issued a public apology.

Early Life

Konner was born to a Jewish family in Brooklyn, New York, and grew up in Los Angeles, California. She is daughter of American television writers Lawrence Konner and Ronnie Wenker-Konner (née Wenker). Konner has a younger brother, Jeremy Konner, who directs and produces the Comedy Central program Drunk History.Konner graduated from Crossroads School, a progressive high school in Santa Monica. In 1994, Konner graduated from Sarah Lawrence College.

Movies & TV shows

2018.

1 Movie · 1 TV show
TV
Camping

Camping

6.1
2018
A not-so-happily married couple's meticulously planned camping trip is derailed by uninvited guests and forces of nature, turning the weekend into a test of marriage and friendship.
Lenny

Lenny

2018
Docu-series featuring short documentaries from six directors.

2017.

1 Movie
Tokyo Project

Tokyo Project

2017
On a business trip to Tokyo, Sebastian discovers that the truth and the past are just as elusive as love.

2016.

1 Movie
Suited

Suited

2016
Suited takes a modern, evolved look at gender through the conduit of clothing and shows the private and emotional experience surrounding it. The film documents a cultural shift that is creating a new ...

2012.

1 TV show
TV
Girls

Girls

6
2012
Four very different twenty-something girls: Hannah, an aspiring writer; Marnie, an art gallery assistant and cousins Jessa and Shoshanna.

2009.

1 TV show
TV
In the Motherhood

In the Motherhood

2009
In an overly complicated modern world, Rosemary, Jane and Emily are trying to juggle their work and love lives.

2006.

1 TV show
TV
Help Me Help You

Help Me Help You

2006
A group of eccentric individuals are in group therapy with a respected therapist.

2003.

1 TV show
TV
The O'Keefes

The O'Keefes

2003
The O'Keefe's was a sitcom that aired on The WB Television Network. It began on May 22, 2003 and ended on June 12, 2003

2001.

1 TV show
TV
Undeclared

Undeclared

5
2001
Steve's lonely and recently divorced father is going along for the ride as Steve and his girlfriend embark on one of the greatest experiences of their lives.
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