Dominique Dunne

Dominique Dunne
1959 - 1982

Dominique Dunne  American Actress


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Dominique Dunne passed away on 4th Nov 1982 aged 22.


Dominique Dunne was in a relationship with John Thomas Sweeney.


American Actress Dominique Dunne was born Dominique Ellen Dunne on 23rd November, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, USA and passed away on 4th Nov 1982 West Hollywood, California, USA aged 22. She is most remembered for Poltergeist. Her zodiac sign is Sagittarius.

Dominique Dunne is a member of the following lists: Actresses from Santa Monica, California, Murdered actresses and 20th-century American actresses.


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First Name Dominique
Last Name Dunne
Full Name at Birth Dominique Ellen Dunne
Age 22 (age at death) years
Birthday 23rd November, 1959
Birthplace Santa Monica, California, USA
Died 4th November, 1982
Place of Death West Hollywood, California, USA
Cause of Death Murdered by strangulation
Height 5' 1" (155 cm)
Build Slim
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Brown - Dark
Distinctive Feature Lovely brown hair, haunting brown eyes
Zodiac Sign Sagittarius
Sexuality Straight
Religion Roman Catholic
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actress
Occupation Actress
Claim to Fame Poltergeist
Year(s) Active 1979–1982
Father Dominick Dunne (deceased) (famous author and tv host)
Brother Griffin Dunne (actor)

Dominique Ellen Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American actress. She appeared in several television films and series from 1979 to 1982, but was best known for portraying Dana Freeling, the oldest daughter, in the 1982 horror film Poltergeist.

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Poltergeist1982Dana FreelingMovie
The Shadow Riders1982Sissy TravenTV Movie
Fame1982TracyTV Show
The Quest1982Italian GirlTV Show
Hill Street Blues1981CindyTV Show
The Day the Loving Stopped1981Judy DannerTV Movie
Unit 41981Tracey PhillipsMovie
Breaking Away1980Paulina BornsteinTV Show
CBS Children's Mystery Theatre1980Polly AmesTV Show
Valentine Magic on Love Island1980CherylTV Movie
Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker1979Cathy RobinsonTV Movie
Hart to Hart1979Christy FerrinTV Show
CHiPs1977Amy KentTV Show
Lou Grant1977Teri Wilk, 2nd GirlTV Show
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Posted commentsView all comments (4)

asloJun 20, 2010


RichardJun 2, 2010

I think Dominique Dunn filmed some scenes as Robin alongside David Packer as Daniel before her murder. I think thouse scenes were then reshot with Blair Tefkin as Robin.

Bee RNov 1, 2009

Dominique Dunn never aired as Robin. The role was played by Blair Tefkin as a result of Dominique Dunn`s death.

sweetgal4uMay 24, 2009


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