Griffin Dunne

Griffin Dunne


6/8/1955, New York City, New York, USA

Birth Name

Thomas Griffin Dunne


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Griffin is the son of the writer Dominick Dunne and Ellen Griffin Dunne. He is the oldest of three, followed by brother Alex and his late sister Dominique. He was born in New York, raised in Los Angeles, and schooled in Colorado. He was once married to Carrie…more


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    • Griffin: Acting is what I originally wanted to do. Unfortunately, the business of being an actor is a lot more disheartening than the business of being a producer. As an actor you're beholden to the material and taste of other people who are developing projects you may or may not get in. As a producer you come up with the idea.

    • Griffin: You're more open-minded when you know you're not listening to ideas with a gun to your head.

    • Griffin: I've always been schizophrenic. I've never been interested in limiting myself. I came to New York to be an actor and I became a film producer first. I only got to be able to act, because I gave myself a job as a producer.