Lena Dunham pays tribute to Nick Lashaway who died in car accident

Actress Lena Dunham has paid tribute to a former Girls castmate Nick Lashaway, who died in a car accident in Massachusetts on Monday evening.

Lena Dunham and Nick Lashaway
Lena Dunham and Nick Lashaway

The 28-year-old actor was pronounced dead at the MetroWest Medical Center hours later. The 29-year-old actress-writer confirmed the sad news that Lashaway had passed in a post on Instagram.

Alongside a photo of the two colleagues working on a scene together, she wrote, "Nick was such a talented, funny and kind person and we were so lucky to have him as part of the Girls family when he played Frank in episode 207," she added.


A photo posted by Lena Dunham (@lenadunham) onMay 11, 2016 at 3:15pm PDT


"We will always remember the week we shared with him, his playful smile and his easy instincts and how much he made us laugh when we had to stay up all night in the woods. We are sending love to his family and friends and feeling such gratitude for his gifts. RIP sweet Nick."

Besides his role in Girls, Lashaway also appeared in the movies The 40-Year-Old Virgin, In Time and The Last Song opposite Miley Cyrus and Liam Hemsworth.

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