|Born||Dominick John Dunne
October 29, 1925
Hartford, Connecticut, U.S.
|Died||September 26, 2009
Manhattan, New York, U.S.
|Cause of death||Bladder cancer|
|Alma mater||Williams College|
|Occupation||Activist, journalist, writer, activist, actor|
|Years active||1954 – 2009|
|Known for||Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege, and Justice|
|Spouse(s)||Ellen Beatriz Griffin (m. 1954–65) (divorced)|
Dominick John Dunne (October 29, 1925 – August 26, 2009) was an American activist, journalist, writer, and actor. He talked about crimes, scandals, or mysteries in his books or his own television show Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege, and Justice.
Biography[change | change source]
Early and personal life[change | change source]
Dunne was married to Ellen Beatriz Griffin from 1954 until they divorced in 1965. Dunne had two sons, actor Griffin (born 1955) and Alexander (born 1957). His daughter was actress Dominique Dunne (1959-1982).
Death[change | change source]
Movies[change | change source]
- The Boys in the Band
- The Panic in Needle Park
- Play It as It Lays
- Ash Wednesday
- Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege, and Justice
References[change | change source]
- Sudyk, Bob (1998-05-24). "Dunne's Trials from Hartford to Hollywood to Hadlyme with a Writer Who's Known the Peak of Fame and Despair's Deepest Trough". The Hartford Courant. Retrieved 2009-08-26.
- Dominick Dunne, Chronicler of Crime, Dies at 83, The New York Times, August 26, 2009
- "Dominick Dunne - producer". IMDb. Retrieved 2009-01-01.