Dominick Dunne Biography
Birthday: October 29, 1925 (Scorpio)
Born In: Hartford, Connecticut, United States
Dominick John Dunne was an author, investigative reporter, and producer from America. A native of Connecticut, Dunne grew up in an affluent family. He was a student at the Kingswood School and Canterbury School in New Milford, Connecticut. Later, he studied at Williams College. During World War II, he enlisted in the United States Army and fought at the Battle of Metz, for which he was awarded a Bronze Star. After the end of the war, Dunne relocated to New York where he started his career in the entertainment industry. He served as a producer on several notable films and TV projects, including the 1970 pioneering gay film ‘The Boys in the Band’ and the 1971 award-winning drug film ‘Panic in Needle Park’. In the early 1970s, he began writing. Following the 1982 murder of his daughter Dominique, he became the subject of media and public attention, especially because of his interactions, as a member of high society, with the judicial system. Dunne often wrote for the ‘Vanity Fair’ magazine and made regular appearances on television to speak about crime from the 1980s until his death in 2009.