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Dominique Dunne

1959 - 1982

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Dominique Ellen Dunne (November 23, 1959 – November 4, 1982) was an American actress. Born and raised in Santa Monica, California, she made her on-screen debut with the television film Diary of a Teenage Hitchhiker, and thereafter played the recurring roles of Erica on the drama series Family (1980), and Paulina Bornstein on the comedy series Breaking Away (1980–1981). Dunne's breakthrough came with the starring role of Dana Freeling in the horror film Poltergeist (1982). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Dominique Dunne has received more than 4,899,239 page views. Her biography is available in 24 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 23 in 2019). Dominique Dunne is the 4,564th most popular actor (down from 4,349th in 2019), the 6,794th most popular biography from United States (down from 6,741st in 2019) and the 2,123rd most popular American Actor.

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  • 24

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  • 2.46

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  • 3.82

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Among actors, Dominique Dunne ranks 4,564 out of 9,996Before her are Maud Gonne, Jacqueline Logan, Carole André, Franca Valeri, Frank Silva, and Okan Yalabık. After her are Art Malik, Rain, Lea Michele, Polly Holliday, John Fiedler, and Kate Bosworth.

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Among people born in 1959, Dominique Dunne ranks 229Before her are Sting, Jorginho Putinatti, Guy Ecker, Christian Bach, Wavel Ramkalawan, and Darío Grandinetti. After her are Lone Scherfig, Antonio Pappano, Fyodor Yurchikhin, Đặng Thị Ngọc Thịnh, Mahammed Dionne, and Lobo Carrasco. Among people deceased in 1982, Dominique Dunne ranks 194Before her are Fazlur Rahman Khan, Elis Wiklund, Stanley Holloway, Hitoshi Sasaki, Jimmy McGrory, and Palden Thondup Namgyal. After her are Eino Penttilä, Leonid Spirin, Ivan Mariz, Eleanor Powell, Tauno Palo, and Ricardo Pérez Godoy.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Dominique Dunne ranks 6,794 out of 18,182Before her are Kane Hodder (1955), Dan Hartman (1950), Khandi Alexander (1957), Jacqueline Logan (1904), George Herbig (1920), and Frank Silva (1950). After her are Lea Michele (1986), K. Eric Drexler (1955), Polly Holliday (1937), John Fiedler (1925), Carmelo Anthony (1984), and Paul Whiteman (1890).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Dominique Dunne ranks 2,123Before her are Jessica Capshaw (1976), David Selby (1941), Kane Hodder (1955), Khandi Alexander (1957), Jacqueline Logan (1904), and Frank Silva (1950). After her are Lea Michele (1986), Polly Holliday (1937), John Fiedler (1925), Kate Bosworth (1983), Judy Greer (1975), and Jenny McCarthy (1972).

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