Griffin Dunne

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  • Birth Name: Thomas Griffin Dunne
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer

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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?

Awards

  • 1995, Oscar — Best Short Film, Live Action: Nominee
  • 1986, Golden Globe — Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy: Nominee
  • 1995, Berlin Film Festival — Special Mention: Winner
  • 1986, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Feature: Winner
  • 1996, Emmy — Outstanding Guest Actor for a Comedy Series: Nominee

Relationships

  • John Gregory Dunne — Uncle
  • Carrie Fisher — Ex-significant Other
  • Anna Bingeman — Wife
  • Ellen Dunne — Mother
  • Carey Lowell — Ex-wife
  • Hannah Dunne — Daughter
  • Dominique Dunne — Sister
  • Alexander Dunne — Brother
  • Kelly Monks — Ex-fiancée
  • Dominick Dunne — Father
  • Joan Didion — Aunt

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  • Birth Name: Thomas Griffin Dunne
  • Birth Place: New York, New York, United States
  • Profession: Actor, Director, Producer, Writer

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