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Dominick John Dunne
October 29, 1925
|Died||September 26, 2009
|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|
Ellen Beatriz Griffin (m. 1954–1965)(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.
Early and personal life
Dunne was born on October 29, 1925 in Hartford, Connecticut. He studied at Kingswood School, Canterbury School, and Williams College. His brother was writer John Gregory Dunne (1932-2003).
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).
- The Boys in the Band
- The Panic in Needle Park
- Play It as It Lays
- Ash Wednesday
- Dominick Dunne's Power, Privilege, and Justice
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