Lynn Shelton Dies: ‘Humpday,’ ‘Glow,’ ‘Little Fires Everywhere’ Director Was 54

Writer, director, producer, actor, and editor Lynn Shelton passed away on Friday, May 15 at the age of 54 in Los Angeles due to a previously unidentified blood disorder.

Shelton was among the leading voices of American independent film, working on all sides of the camera in such films as “Humpday,” “Your Sister’s Sister,” “Outside In,” and “Sword of Trust.”She was also a prolific television director on television series such as “Mad Men,” “Glow,” and “Little Fires Everywhere.” IndieWire recently interviewed Shelton, along with her creative and romantic partner Marc Maron, about her upcoming projects.“I have some awful news.

Lynn passed away last night.

She collapsed yesterday morning after having been ill for a week,” Marc Maron said in a statement.

“There was a previously unknown, underlying condition.

It was not Covid-19.

The doctors could not save her.

They tried.

Hard.“I loved her very much as I know many of you did as well.

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