Lynn Shelton, ‘Humpday’ director and Us indie darling, dies at 54

Writer, director, actor died in Los Angeles from previously unidentified blood disorder.Lynn Shelton, a doyenne of Us indie cinema who broke out at Sundance with her female gaze comedy Humpday, has died.

She was 54.Shelton died on Friday (May 15) in Los Angeles from a previously unidentified blood disorder.

Besides her film accolades, she was a prolific TV director on series such as Mad Men, Glow and Little Fires Everywhere, and a prominent face on the Seattle arts scene.Shelton was born on August 27, 1965, in Oberlin, Ohio, and grew up in Seattle.

She studied at the University of Washington School

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