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.


Dominique Dunne is a 22 year old American Actress. Born Dominique Ellen Dunne on 23rd November, 1959 in Santa Monica, California, USA, she is famous for Poltergeist in a career that spans 1979–1982. 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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Dominique Dunne22 SagittariusActress
John Thomas Sweeney-Criminal


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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    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...

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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)
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