Lynn Shelton

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Lynn Shelton
Lynn Shelton.jpg
Shelton in 2012
Born(1965-08-27)August 27, 1965[1]
DiedMay 16, 2020(2020-05-16) (aged 54)
EducationOberlin College
University of Washington (BA)
School of Visual Arts (MFA)
Years active2001–2020
Kevin Seal
(m. 1993; div. 2019)
Partner(s)Marc Maron (2019–2020)

Lynn Shelton (August 27, 1965 – May 16, 2020)[2] was an American movie and television director, screenwriter, editor, producer and actress. Her best known movies were Humpday and Your Sister's Sister.[3] She also directed some episodes of GLOW, Mad Men, The Mindy Project and Shameless.

Shelton was born in Oberlin, Ohio. She was raised in Seattle, Washington. Shelton came out as bisexual in 2012.[4]

Shelton died of acute myeloid leukemia in Los Angeles on May 16, 2020, aged 54.[2][5] She was in a relationship with comedian Marc Maron at the time of her death.[5]

References[change | change source]

  1. Lattanzio, Ryan (May 16, 2020). "Lynn Shelton Dies: 'Humpday,' 'GLOW,' 'Little Fires Everywhere' Director Was 54". IndieWire. Retrieved 16 May 2020.
  2. 2.0 2.1 Bailey, Jason (May 16, 2020). "Lynn Shelton, Director of Intimate Comic Dramas, Dies at 54". The New York Times. Retrieved 19 May 2020.
  3. Margy Rochlin (May 4, 2012). "Scriptless in Seattle: A Filmmaker's Map". The New York Times.
  5. 5.0 5.1 "Marc Maron IDK If I Should Say This Emotional Eulogy To Lynn Shelton". TMZ. May 18, 2020.