Director Lynn Shelton, known for the films “Humpday” and “Your Sister’s Sister,” died Friday at 54 in Los Angeles.
She died of a previously undiagnosed blood disorder, said her representative, Adam Kersh.
Her partner, the comedian and actor Marc Maron, said Shelton collapsed Friday after having been ill for a week. It was not Covid-19, he said.
“There was a previously unknown, underlying condition,” he said. “The doctors could not save her. They tried. Hard.”
Shelton began making films in her mid-30s, Kersh said, and went on to write and direct eight feature films in the span of 14 years. Among her films, she directed “Humpday” and “Your Sister’s Sister,” both starring Mark