Lena Dunham Acting

From her HBO series “Girls” to her feature “Tiny Furniture,” Lena Dunham’s works feature no shortage of the woman herself as the star, but the multi-hyphenate may put acting in the backseat soon.

Dunham told Glamour for her upcoming cover issue of the magazine, which comes out March 18, that she’d rather the spotlight be on other women.

“I don’t know if I’m going to want to act anymore,” she said. “I’m always relieved on the days I don’t have to. I’d rather give parts to other women than be the woman having the parts.”

The 27-year-old Golden Globe winner created, writes, directs and stars in HBO’s “Girls,” which is currently in season three.

Dunham has also been busy recently with other endeavors, including hosting the most recent “Saturday Night Live” and speaking at SXSW, where she said she’s trying to change the role of women in Hollywood.

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