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Griffin Dunne


Griffin Dunne was born on June 8, 1955 in New York City, the oldest child of Dominick Dunne, a producer, actor, and writer, and Ellen Beatriz (Griffin) Dunne, an activist. His sister was actress Dominique Dunne. He grew up mainly in Los Angeles, California and attended school in Colorado before moving back to New York in the late 1970s. As an ... See full bio »

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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 5 wins & 4 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Dallas Buyers Club
(2013)
After Hours
After Hours Paul Hackett
(1985)
An American Werewolf in London
(1981)
My Girl
My Girl Mr. Bixler
(1991)

Filmography

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 2018 Gore (post-production)
Leonard Bernstein
 2018 Songbird (completed)
Joanne's Dad
 2017 War Machine
Ray Canucci
 2016-2017 I Love Dick (TV Series)
Sylvere
- Cowboys and Nomads (2017) ... Sylvere
- The Barter Economy (2017) ... Sylvere
- This Is Not a Love Letter (2017) ... Sylvere
- A Short History of Weird Girls (2017) ... Sylvere
- Scenes from a Marriage (2017) ... Sylvere
 2016 My Dead Boyfriend
Joey Lucas / Nick McCrawley
 2015-2016 Sex&Drugs&Rock&Roll (TV Series)
Music Therapist
- Tramps Like Us (2016) ... Music Therapist
- Doctor Doctor (2015)
 2016 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit (TV Series)
Benno Gilbert
- Fashionable Crimes (2016) ... Benno Gilbert
 2015 All Downhill From Here (TV Series)
Dr. Bogustein
 2015 Manhattan (TV Series)
Woodrow Lorentzen
- Jupiter (2015) ... Woodrow Lorentzen
- The World of Tomorrow (2015) ... Woodrow Lorentzen
- The Threshold (2015) ... Woodrow Lorentzen
- Damnatio Memoriae (2015) ... Woodrow Lorentzen
 2015/II Consumed
Peter
 2015 Tumbledown
Upton
 2015 Touched with Fire
George
 2014 Fugly!
Jefferey
 2014 Red Band Society (TV Series)
Ruben Garcia
- Sole Searching (2014) ... Ruben Garcia
- Pilot (2014) ... Ruben Garcia
 2014 Rob the Mob
Dave Lovell
 2012-2014 House of Lies (TV Series)
Marco Pelios
- Boom (2014) ... Marco Pelios
- The Mayan Apocalypse (2012) ... Marco Pelios
- Business (2012) ... Marco Pelios
- Prologue and Aftermath (2012) ... Marco Pelios
- Ouroboros (2012) ... Marco Pelios
 2013 The League (TV Series)
Burt
- The Von Nowzick Wedding (2013) ... Burt
 2013 Dallas Buyers Club
Dr. Vass
 2013/I Blood Ties
McNally
 2013 Girls (TV Series)
Thomas - John's Father
- It's a Shame About Ray (2013) ... Thomas - John's Father
 2013 Broken City
Sam Lancaster
 2012 The Discoverers
Lewis Birch
 2011 Damages (TV Series)
Dean Gullickson
- The War Will Go on Forever (2011) ... Dean Gullickson
- Add That Little Hopper to Your Stew (2011) ... Dean Gullickson
 2010 The Good Wife (TV Series)
Judge Jared Quinn
- Cleaning House (2010) ... Judge Jared Quinn
 2010/I Last Night
Truman
 2010 White Collar (TV Series)
Wesley Kent
- Company Man (2010) ... Wesley Kent
 2010 How to Make It in America (TV Series)
Fresconi
- Crisp (2010) ... Fresconi
 2009 Madonna: Celebration - The Video Collection (Video)
Loudon Trott (video 'Who's That Girl')
 2009 Leverage (TV Series)
Marcus Starke
- The Two Live Crew Job (2009) ... Marcus Starke
 2009 Trust Me (TV Series)
Tony Mink
- The More Things Change (2009) ... Tony Mink
- You Got Chocolate in My Peanut Butter (2009) ... Tony Mink
- Norming (2009) ... Tony Mink
- Thanks, I Needed That (2009) ... Tony Mink
- Odd Man Out (2009) ... Tony Mink
 2009 Shrink (uncredited)
 2008 The Great Buck Howard
Jonathan Finerman
 2001-2007 Law & Order: Criminal Intent (TV Series)
Seamus Flaherty / Henry Talbott
- Players (2007) ... Seamus Flaherty
- Country Crossover (2006) ... Seamus Flaherty
- Jones (2001) ... Henry Talbott
 2007/I Snow Angels
Don Parkinson
 2006 3 lbs. (TV Series)
Dr. Jerry Cole
- Disarming (2006) ... Dr. Jerry Cole
- Lost for Words (2006) ... Dr. Jerry Cole
 2006 The Bondage
Dr. Simon
 2005 Game 6
Elliott Litvak
 2004 Alias (TV Series)
Leonid Lisenker
- Facade (2004) ... Leonid Lisenker
- Crossings (2004) ... Leonid Lisenker
 2004 Marie and Bruce
Bert
 2003 Stuck on You
Griffin Dunne
 2002 The Moth (TV Series)
 2002 Cheats
Mr. Davis
 2002 A Nero Wolfe Mystery (TV Series)
Nicolas Losseff
- Motherhunt: Part 2 (2002) ... Nicolas Losseff
- Motherhunt: Part 1 (2002) ... Nicolas Losseff
 2002 Warning: Parental Advisory (TV Movie)
Frank Zappa
 2002 40 Days and 40 Nights
Jerry
 2002 What Leonard Comes Home To (TV Movie)
Leonard
 2001 Sounds from a Town I Love (TV Short)
 2001 Piñero
Agent
 2001 Blonde (TV Mini-Series)
The Playwright
- Episode #1.2 (2001) ... The Playwright
- Episode #1.1 (2001) ... The Playwright
 2001 Sam the Man
Man in Bathroom
 2000 Lisa Picard Is Famous
Andrew
 1993-1996 Frasier (TV Series)
Bob / Guest Caller - Russell
- The Friend (1996) ... Bob
- The Good Son (1993) ... Guest Caller - Russell (voice)
 1995 Search and Destroy
Martin Mirkheim
 1995 The Android Affair (TV Movie)
Teach / William
 1994 Quiz Show
Account Guy
 1994 I Like It Like That
Stephen Price
 1993 Partners (TV Short)
Dean Robinson
 1993 Love Matters (TV Movie)
Tom
 1993 Naked in New York
Auditioner
 1993 The Pickle
Planet Cleveland Man (uncredited)
 1993 L.A. Law (TV Series)
Gerard Samuels
- F.O.B. (1993) ... Gerard Samuels
 1993 Hotel Room (TV Mini-Series)
Robert
- Getting Rid of Robert (1993) ... Robert
 1992 Screenplay (TV Series)
Michael Tyne
- Buying a Landslide (1992) ... Michael Tyne
 1992 Straight Talk
Alan
 1991 My Girl
Mr. Bixler
 1991 Once Around
Rob
 1990 Secret Weapon (TV Movie)
Mordechai Vanunu
 1989 Trying Times (TV Series)
David
- Hunger Chic (1989) ... David
 1988 Lip Service (TV Movie)
Lennard 'Len' Burdette
 1988 Me and Him
Bert Uttanzi
 1988 The Big Blue
Duffy
 1987 Madonna: The Look of Love (Video short)
Loudon Trott
 1987 Amazon Women on the Moon
Doctor (segment "Hospital")
 1987 Who's That Girl
Loudon Trott
 1987 Madonna: Who's That Girl (Video short)
Loudon Trott
 1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Frankie Toussaint
- William Shatner/Lone Justice (1986) ... Frankie Toussaint (uncredited)
 1986 Alfred Hitchcock Presents (TV Series)
Knoll
- The Jar (1986) ... Knoll
 1986 Amazing Stories (TV Series)
Dick
- Secret Cinema (1986) ... Dick
 1985 From Here to Maternity (TV Short)
Stork Club Doctor
 1985 After Hours
Paul Hackett
 1985 Almost You
Alex Boyer
 1984 Johnny Dangerously
Tommy Kelly
 1983 Cold Feet
Tom Christo
 1982 The Wall (TV Movie)
Mordecai Apt
 1981 An American Werewolf in London
Jack Goodman
 1981 The Fan
Production Assistant
 1979 Chilly Scenes of Winter
Dr. Mark
 1975 The Other Side of the Mountain
Herbie Johnson
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DVD audio commentary for An American Werewolf in London (1981), with David Naughton.

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Height:

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Personal Quote:

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. See more »

Trivia:

Son of producer/writer Dominick Dunne and Ellen Griffin Dunne. See more »

Star Sign:

Gemini

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