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Dominique Dunne (1959–1982)

Dominique Dunne was born to a life of privilege in Santa Monica, California, the daughter of Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne and Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer. Actor Griffin Dunne is her brother. After her parents' divorce, she moved first to New York, and then to a posh home in Beverly Hills. Upon graduation from high school, ... See full bio »

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Poltergeist Dana Freeling
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 1982 Hill Street Blues (TV Series)
- Requiem for a Hairbag (1982) ... Cindy
 1982 The Quest (TV Series)
Italian Girl
- He Stole-A My Art (1982) ... Italian Girl (uncredited)
 1982 CHiPs (TV Series)
Amy Kent
- Meet the New Guy (1982) ... Amy Kent
 1982 The Shadow Riders (TV Movie)
Sissy Traven
 1982 Poltergeist
Dana Freeling
 1982 Hart to Hart (TV Series)
Christy Ferrin
- Hart, Line, and Sinker (1982) ... Christy Ferrin
 1982 Fame (TV Series)
- Street Kid (1982) ... Tracy
 1981 The Day the Loving Stopped (TV Movie)
Judy Danner
 1981 Unit 4 (TV Movie)
Tracey Phillips
 1981 CBS Children's Mystery Theatre (TV Series)
Polly Ames
- The Haunting of Harrington House (1981) ... Polly Ames
 1980-1981 Breaking Away (TV Series)
Paulina Bornstein / Paulina
- Rainy Night in Georgia (1981) ... Paulina Bornstein
- Heart Like a Wheel (1980) ... Paulina
- The American Dream (1980) ... Paulina Bornstein
 1979-1980 Lou Grant (TV Series)
Teri Wilk / 2nd Girl
- Goop (1980) ... Teri Wilk
- Kidnap (1979) ... 2nd Girl
 1980 Valentine Magic on Love Island (TV Movie)
 1980 Family (TV Series)
- When the Bough Breaks (1980) ... Erica
 1979 Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker (TV Movie)
Cathy Robinson
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Dominique's father was of Irish descent. Her maternal grandmother, Beatriz Charlotte Sandoval, was born in Nogales, Mexico, to a Mexican father, Alfredo Sandoval, and a mother from Wyoming, Clara Mathilda Holler, who was of German and Swedish descent. Dominique's mother's other ancestry was Irish and English. See more »

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