Griffin Dunne

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Thomas Griffin Dunne
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 06/08/1955, Gemini
  • Profession: Actor; director; producer; writer
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Griffin Dunne Fast Facts:
  • Saved from drowning at age 5 by Sean Connery.
  • Worked the popcorn concession stand at Radio City Music Hall during the late 1970s.
  • Studied acting with Uta Hagen at New York's HB Studio and at the Neighborhood Playhouse. 
  • With actor Amy Robinson, started Double Play Productions in 1983.
  • Broke through in Martin Scorsese's 1985 black comedy After Hours.
  • Appeared opposite Madonna in 1987's Who's That Girl?
  • Griffin Dunne Relationships:
  • Ellen Dunne - Mother
  • Carey Lowell - Ex-wife
  • Hannah Dunne - Daughter
  • John Gregory Dunne - Uncle
  • Carrie Fisher - Ex-significant Other
  • Anna Bingeman - Wife
  • Dominique Dunne - Sister
  • Alexander Dunne - Brother
  • Kelly Monks - Ex-fiancĂ©e
  • Dominick Dunne - Father
  • Joan Didion - Aunt
  • Griffin Dunne Awards:
  • 1996 Emmy: Outstanding Guest Actor for a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1986 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Nominee
  • 1995 Oscar: Best Short Film, Live Action - Nominee

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