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Lynn Shelton (Filmmaker) Biography, Age, Death, Husband, Children, Family, Wiki & More

Updated On : May 18, 2020

Short Biography

Lynn Shelton was born on 27-08-1965 in Oberlin in the state of Ohio, United States. She was an American Film Director, Film Producer, Screenwriter, Film Actress, Television Actress, Television Director & Editor in Hollywood.

Lynn Shelton Complete Bio & Career

Lynn Shelton relocated to Seattle at a very young age with her family and that is where she grew up. She enrolled at the University of Washington School of Drama to learn acting. For post graduation, she relocated to New York and attended School of Visual Arts and obtained her Masters of Fine Arts degree. She started off her career as a film editor and then started making short films which were acknowledgd by many. She though always dreamt of becoming a director and finally made her directorial debut through much acclaimed film We Go Way Back in the year 2006. A couple of years later, she directed and produced the dark comedy film tilted My Effortless Brilliance. Since then, she has directed a number of films such as Your Sister's Sister, Laggies, and Sword of Trust among others. Many of her films have been shown at various film festivals and have won various awards as well.
In addition to films, she had also directed a number of television series as well. She started off by directing an episode of American period drama series titled Mad Men in the year 2010. Her venture New Girl too was highly praised. She recently directed the miniseries Little Fires Everywhere which went on air in 2020. She had also acted in the series Maron in the year 2016. She was arguably one of the most creative filmmakers and her absence will be badly missed.

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Health Issues, Illness and Death Info

Lynn Shelton was suffering from an unidentified blood disorder and died at the age of 54 on 15-05-2020 in Los Angeles, California, United States.

DEATHDAY 15 May,2020 (Sunday)
DEATH PLACE Los Angeles, California

Lynn Shelton Family, Relatives and Other Relations

She was born to Alan Roedell & Wendy Roedell (Psychologist). She had 2 brothers named David Shelton and Robert Rynd, and a sister named Tanya Rynd. She was married to actor and musician Kevin Seal and together the couple had a son named Milo Seal. She was in a relationship with comedian and podcaster Marc Maron.

Life's Important Dates Of Lynn Shelton

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Skin Colour White
Eye Colour Light Brown
Hair Colour Brown

Personal Info

Home Town Oberlin, Ohio
Nationality American
Religion Christian
Address Los Angeles, California, United States
School N/A
College Oberlin College, Ohio
University of Washington School of Drama, Seattle
School of Visual Arts, Manhattan
Qualification Masters in Fine Arts
Hobbies Travelling, Dancing
Marital Status Married
Debut Film - We Go Way Back (2006)
TV - Mad Men (2010)
Best Movies We Go Way Back (2006), My Effortless Brilliance (2008), Humpday (2009), and Outside In (2017) among others
Salary N/A
Net Worth N/A
Official Website N/A


Favorite Color White
Favorite Food Cheese Burgers

Shocking / Interesting Facts & Secrets About Lynn Shelton

  • She was a bisexual.
  • Prior to her death, she was working on a drama film with Marc Maron.
  • She was working aboard a fishing trawler in the Bering Sea.

Lynn Shelton Age, Birthday Facts and Birthday Countdown

Lynn Shelton was 54 years 8 months & 19 days old age.