Obituary of Dominique Dunne

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Dominique Dunne

Dominique Ellen Dunne (born November 23, 1959 in Santa Monica, California) was a film actress and TV actress who was best known for role as Dana Freeling in the 1982 horror film, “Poltergeist.” Dominique died on November 4, 1982 and her death was because she was strangled by her ex-boyfriend John Sweeney. She died very young at age 22 just a couple weeks before her 23rd birthday.

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Dominique Dunne Biography Wiki:

    • Is She Dead or Alive: Dead
    • Full Name: Dunne, Dominique
    • Common Name: Dominique Dunne
    • Gender: Female
    • Preferred Gender Pronoun: she/her
    • Birthplace: Santa Monica, California, United States
    • Birth Date: November 23, 1959
    • Age: 22 (at death)
    • Occupations:
    • Religion: Roman Catholic
    • Net Worth: $6 million
    • Nationality: American
    • Favorite Food: StarKist Canned Tuna
    • Favorite Color: Black (See all her faves at Hot-Forum)

    Dominique's Family Tree

    • Birth Name: Dominique Ellen Dunne
    • Father: Dominick Dunne (1925-2009)
    • Mother: Ellen Beatriz "Lenny" Dunne (née Griffin, 1932-1997)
    • Brother(s):
      • Griffin Dunne (born June 8, 1955)
      • Alexander "Alex" Dunne
    • Spouse/Partner:
      • John Sweeney (partnered 1981-separated 1982)

Death Notice:

  • Date: November 04 1982 at age 22
  • Place: Los Angeles, California, United States
  • Cause of Death: Murder (strangulation)
  • Funeral Arrangements: Held on November 6, 1982 at the Church of the Good Shepherd in Beverly Hills
  • Interment: buried at Westwood Village Memorial Park Cemetery, Los Angeles, California

Category Tags:

Film ActressTV Actress American Born on November 23rd Born in 1959 Born in California Died in 1982 Died at age 22 Died from Murder

Dominique's Notable Roles:

  • Poltergeist

Quotable Quotes:

"The highest compliment that you can pay me is to say that I work hard every day, that I never dog it."

Is Ms. Dominique Dunne still alive? According to our unconfirmed records, she has passed away.

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Wiki Page Updated: 2023-02-26 12:00:10
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