Lena Dunham Turns 30: Taylor Swift, Reese Witherspoon and Other Celebs Wish Her Happy Birthday

What’s not to love about 30? Lena Dunham got a whole lotta social media lovin’ on Friday, May 13, in honor of her 30th birthday.

The Girls creator, who has recently been keeping a low profile following her emergency surgery in March, proved that in the spotlight and out, she has impacted plenty of her fellow celebrities’ lives.

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“One of my favorite people in the world turns 30 today and I can’t help but think about how different my life would’ve been without our long talks, arts and crafts projects, and running-into-each-others’-arms hugs,” Taylor Swift captioned a sweet collage of the pals. “Thanks for being you, Lena. Everyone who knows you is better because of it. HAPPY BIRTHDAY @lenadunham.”

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The snapshots in Swift’s colorful collage run the gamut of awards shows to selfies to a casual pancake breakfast.

Reese Witherspoon also took to Instagram to share her love for Dunham with a kind message.

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“#HBD to this brilliant, creative, sparkly lady!” the Hot Pursuit actress wrote. “Keep shining bright @lenadunham, and Welcome to your 30’s!!”

#HBD to this brilliant, creative, sparkly lady! ? Keep shining bright @lenadunham, and Welcome to your 30’s!!

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The Lenny Letter founder also got a shout out from her longtime friend and Girls costar Allison Williams, who shared a screen grab from the first-ever episode of the series.

“@lenadunham, I’ve adored and admired you since somewhere around this scene in our 1st episode,” she wrote. “The love has only grown since then, and it won’t stop now that you’re no longer in your 20s. Happy 30th to the woman who changed my entire life by taking a chance on a newcomer. I love you Teensy.”

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Dunham’s boyfriend, Jack Antonoff, kept his message sweet and to the point.

“Happy birthday LD love of my life I’m so thrilled you are 30 pic taken 2 hours ago wish I was back there in the car now,” the Fun. frontman captioned a snapshot of the pair snuggled up in a bed. “I’d be hell without lena.”

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