Griffin Dunne Biography (1955-)

Born June 8, 1955, in New York, NY; son of Dominick (a writer, producer, andactor) and Ellen (maiden name, Griffin) Dunne; brother of Dominique Dunne (anactress); married Carey Lowell (an actress), December 9, 1989 (divorced, 1995); children: Hannah.

Actor, producer, director
Birth Details
June 8, 1955
New York, New York, United States

Famous Works

  • Stage Appearances
  • Marie and Bruce, New York Shakespeare Festival, New York City, 1980
  • Coming Attractions, Playwrights' Horizons Theatre, New York City,1982
  • Hooters, Hudson Guild Theatre, New York City, 1984
  • Martin Mirkheim, Search and Destroy, Circle in the Square, New York City, 1992
  • Also appeared in Album and The Hotel Play.
  • Film Appearances
  • Herbie Johnson, The Other Side of the Mountain (also known as AWindow to the Sky), Universal, 1975
  • Dr. Mark, Chilly Scenes of Winter (also known as Head over Heels), United Artists, 1979
  • Jack Goodman, An American Werewolf in London (also known as American Werewolf), Universal, 1981
  • A production assistant, The Fan (also known as Trance), 1981
  • Tom Christo, Cold Feet, 1983
  • Alex Boyer, Almost You, 1984
  • Jack (in archival footage), Terror in the Aisles (also known as Time for Terror), 1984
  • Tommy Kelly, Johnny Dangerously, Twentieth Century-Fox, 1984
  • Paul Hackett, After Hours, Warner Bros., 1985
  • Doctor, "Hospital," Amazon Women on the Moon (also known as Cheeseburger Film Sandwich), Universal, 1987
  • Loudon Trott, Who's That Girl?, Warner Bros., 1987
  • Duffy, Le grand bleu (also known as The Big Blue), Columbia, 1988
  • Bert Uttanzi, Ich und Er (also known as Me and Him), Columbia, 1990
  • Mr. Jake Bixler, My Girl, Columbia, 1991
  • Rob, Once Around, Universal, 1991
  • Alan Riegart, Straight Talk, Buena Vista, 1992
  • David Chartoff, Big Girls Don't Cry ... They Get Even (also knownas Stepkids), New Line Cinema, 1992
  • President's man, The Pickle, Columbia, 1993
  • Account person, Quiz Show, Buena Vista, 1994
  • Auditioner, Naked in New York, Fine Line, 1994
  • Stephen Price, I Like It Like That, Columbia, 1994
  • Isle of Joy (short film), Double Play Productions, 1994
  • Martin Mirkheim, Search and Destroy (also known as The Four Rules), October Films, 1995
  • Andrew, Lisa Picard Is Famous (also known as Famous), FirstLook Pictures Releasing, 2001
  • Mr. Davis, Cheaters (also known as Chea+ers), New Line Cinema/Destination Films, 2001
  • Perfume, Lions Gate Films, 2001
  • Film Work
  • Director
  • Duke of Groove (short film), Chanticleer Films, 1995
  • Addicted to Love (also known as Forlorn), Warner Bros., 1997
  • Practical Magic, Warner Bros., 1998
  • Lisa Picard Is Famous (also known as Famous), First Look Pictures Releasing, 2001
  • Executive Producer
  • Joe's Apartment, Warner Bros., 1996
  • Producer
  • (With Amy Robinson and Mark Metcalf) Chilly Scenes of Winter (alsoknown as Head over Heels), United Artists, 1979
  • (With Amy Robinson) Baby It's You, Paramount, 1982
  • After Hours, Warner Bros., 1985
  • (With Amy Robinson) Running on Empty, Warner Bros., 1988
  • (With Amy Robinson and Mark Rosenberg) White Palace, Universal, 1990
  • (With Amy Robinson) Once Around, Universal, 1991
  • Isle of Joy (short film), Double Play Productions, 1994
  • Television Appearances
  • Miniseries
  • The playwright, Blonde, CBS, 2001
  • Movies
  • Mordecai Apt, The Wall, CBS, 1980
  • Mordechai "Mordy" Vanunu, Secret Weapon, TNT, 1990
  • Tom, Love Matters, Showtime, 1993
  • Specials
  • "From Here to Maternity," Cinemax Comedy Experiment, Cinemax, 1986
  • Len Burdette, "Lip Service," HBO Showcase, HBO, 1988
  • Dean Robinson, "Partners," Directed By, Showtime, 1994
  • Episodic
  • Alfred Hitchcock Presents, NBC, 1985
  • Dick, "Secret Cinema," Amazing Stories, NBC, 1986
  • David, "Hunger Chic," Trying Times (also known as Trying Times:Hunger Chic), PBS, 1989
  • Gerard Samuels, "F.O.B.," L.A. Law, NBC, 1993
  • Robert, "Getting Rid of Robert," Hotel Room (also known as David Lynch's Hotel Room), HBO, 1993
  • Voice of Russell, "The Good Son," Frasier, NBC, 1993
  • Voice of Bob, "The Friend," Frasier, NBC, 1996
  • Pilots
  • Toonces, the Cat Who Could Drive a Car (also known as Toonces and Friends), NBC, 1992
  • Also appeared in the pilot Graham.
  • Other
  • "Teach," The Android Affair, 1995
  • Screenplays
  • Duke of Groove (short film), Chanticleer Films, 1995
  • Stories for Films
  • Isle of Joy (short film), Double Play Productions, 1994

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