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Dominick Dunne dies at 83

From the Associated Press:

Dunne NEW YORK - Best-selling author and journalist Dominick Dunne has died. He was

His son, actor-director Griffin Dunne, said that Dunne had been battling bladder cancer for some time. He died Wednesday at his home in Manhattan.

Dominick Dunne didn't let his cancer stop him from working. In September, against his doctor's orders and his family's wishes, he flew to Las Vegas to attend O.J. Simpson's kidnap-robbery trial, a postscript to his coverage of Simpson's 1995 murder trial that spiked Dunne's fame.

Born in 1925 in Hartford, Conn., Dunne was part of a famous family that included his brother, novelist and screenwriter John Gregory Dunne; his brother's wife, author Joan Didion; and his son, Griffin. His actress daughter, Dominique Dunne, was slain in 1982 when she was 22.


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RIP Dominick! Always devoured your Vanity Fair articles, and also loved "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles!"


Oh, I’m most upset and sad as I have always loved his show “Dominick Dunne’s Power, Privilege and Justice” I always loved true crime tv and his documentaries always had that extra “je ne ce qua” ( I don’t know exactly what it was…) that made his shows more appealing and suspenseful and interesting to watch. My true condolences to his family and friends. Dominick, you will be missed!!!

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I'll definitely miss seeing him on TV

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