Lynn Shelton has died at the age of 54.What did she die of?Her cause of death has been established as a blood disorder.She was married to actor Kevin Seal and they had a son together.They divorced in 2019.She came out as bisexual in 2012.
|her current partner and boyfriend Marc.|
She had been dating boyfriend and current partner,comedian Marc Maron.He was devastated by her loss and said in a released statement-'I have some awful news. Lynn passed away last night. She collapsed yesterday morning after having been ill for a week,'.He then went on to say she had a previous undelying condition,before adding-
'She was a beautiful, kind, loving, charismatic artist. Her spirit was pure joy. She made me happy. I made her happy. We were happy. I made her laugh all the time. We laughed a lot. We were starting a life together. I really can’t believe what is happening,' Maron said in conclusion. 'This is a horrendous, sad loss.'
She was an indie filmmaker who helped popularize the mumblecore genre with works such as “Humpday” and “Your Sister’s Sister,”.
She began her career as an editor,and then later on moved to make experimental short films.Her feature debut as a director was with 2006’s “We Go Way Back,” .It was the story of a 23-year old actress who is haunted by the specter of her thirteen-year-old self. It won awards at Slamdance,
She was said to have a net worth of $5m.
Shelton was best known for her naturalistic, understated approach to comedy and drama in low-budget films that were hits with the Sundance crowd, but she reached a wider audience with her work on television, helming episodes of “The Mindy Project,” “Mad Men,” “Glow,” and “Fresh Off the Boat.” Recently, Shelton directed four episodes of the Hulu series “Little Fires Everywhere,” an adaptation of Celeste Ng’s 2017 bestseller that starred Reese Witherspoon and Kerry Washington.
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