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Dunne at the 2010 Tribeca Film Festival
|Born||Thomas Griffin Dunne
June 8, 1955
New York City, New York, U.S.
|Occupation||Actor, producer, director|
|Spouse(s)||Carey Lowell (m. 1989–95)
Anna Bingemann (m. 2009)
|Parent(s)||Ellen Beatriz Griffin
|Relatives||Dominique Dunne (sister)
John Gregory Dunne (uncle)
Joan Didion (aunt)
Thomas Griffin Dunne (born June 8, 1955), known professionally as Griffin Dunne, is an American actor, film producer and film director.
Dunne was born Thomas Griffin Dunne in New York City, the son of Ellen Beatriz (née Griffin) and Dominick Dunne. His mother founded the victims' rights organization Justice for Homicide Victims after the murder of her daughter, Dominique. His father was a producer, writer, and actor. He is the older brother of Alexander and Dominique Dunne. He is also the nephew of John Gregory Dunne and Joan Didion.
Dunne starred in An American Werewolf in London (1981) as Jack Goodman, Johnny Dangerously (1984) as Tommy Kelly, After Hours (1985) as Paul Hackett, Who's That Girl (1987) as Loudon Trott, My Girl (1991) as Jake Bixler, Quiz Show (1994) as the Geritol Account Executive, Game 6 (2005) as Elliott Litvak and I Like It Like That (1994) as Stephen Price.
As of 2004, he has appeared in nearly 40 films and TV movies, starting with The Other Side of the Mountain in 1975. He has produced and/or directed more than 10 other features and has made numerous TV appearances, including Frasier, Saturday Night Live, Alias, and especially Law & Order: Criminal Intent (Episodes 5, 118, and 128). Most recently, he portrayed Tony Mink in the comedy Trust Me on TNT. In 1995, Griffin Dunne was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Live Action Short Film for Duke of Groove, which he directed and co-wrote. He shared the nomination with producer Thom Colwell. He is also a known producer along with his producing partner, actress Amy Robinson (Mean Streets) for producing several films including Baby It's You, After Hours, Running on Empty & Game 6 through their company, Double Play Productions.
In 2012, Dunne guest-starred as management consultant extraordinaire Marco Pelios, "The Rainmaker", in seven episodes of the premiere season of Showtime's dramatic/comedy television series House of Lies.
From 1989 to 1995, he was married to American actress Carey Lowell, with whom he has one daughter, named Hannah Dunne.
In July 2009, he married his second wife, Anna Bingemann, an Australian stylist.
|1975||The Other Side of the Mountain||Yes||Herbie Johnson|
|1979||Head Over Heels||Yes||Yes||Dr. Mark|
|1981||An American Werewolf in London||Yes||Jack Goodman|
|The Fan||Yes||Production Assistant|
|1983||Baby It's You||Yes|
|Cold Feet||Yes||Tom Christo|
|1984||Johnny Dangerously||Yes||Tommy Kelly|
|1985||After Hours||Yes||Yes||Paul Hackett|
|Almost You||Yes||Alex Boyer|
|1987||Amazon Women on the Moon ("Hospital")||Yes||Doctor|
|Who's That Girl||Yes||Louden Trott|
|1988||The Big Blue||Yes||Duffy|
|Running on Empty||Yes|
|1991||My Girl||Yes||Mr. Jake Bixler|
|1992||Big Girls Don't Cry... They Get Even||Yes||David|
|Straight Talk||Yes||Alan Riegert|
|1993||Naked in New York||Yes||Auditioner|
|The Pickle||Yes||Planet Cleveland Man (uncredited)|
|1994||I Like It Like That||Yes||Stephen Price|
|Quiz Show||Yes||Geritol Account Executive|
|1995||The Android Affair||Yes||Teach / William|
|Search and Destroy||Yes||Martin Mirkheim|
|1996||Duke of Groove||Yes|
|1997||Addicted to Love||Yes|
|Sam the Man||Yes||Man in Bathroom|
|2002||40 Days and 40 Nights||Yes||Jerry Anderson|
|Warning: Parental Advisory||Yes||Frank Zappa|
|What Leonard Comes Home To||Yes||Leonard|
|2003||Stuck on You||Yes||Himself|
|Game 6||Yes||Yes||Elliott Litvak|
|2006||The Bondage||Yes||Dr. Simon|
|Your Product Here||Yes|
|2007||Snow Angels||Yes||Don Parkinson|
|2008||The Accidental Husband||Yes|
|The Great Buck Howard||Yes||Jonathan Finerman|
|2012||The Discoverers||Yes||Lewis Birch|
|2013||Broken City||Yes||Sam Lancaster|
|Dallas Buyers Club||Yes||Dr. Vass|
|2014||Rob the Mob||Yes||Yes||Dave Lovell|