John Gregory Dunne bio

Birth Name: John Gregory Dunne

Occupation: Novelist

Place Of Birth: Connecticut

Date Of Birth: May 25, 1932

Date Of Death: December 30, 2003

Cause Of Death: N/A

Ethnicity: Unknown

Nationality: American

John Gregory Dunne was born on the 25th of May, 1932. He was best known for being a Novelist. The younger brother of fellow author, Dominick Dunne, he is known for his screenplays, novels, and works of literary criticism. His works of fiction include Nothing Lost and Dutch Shea, Jr.

John Gregory Dunne was born in Connecticut. He graduated from Princeton University in the mid-1950s. He met his future wife, Joan Didion, while working at Vogue, where she was an editor. He wrote the screenplay for the 1981 film, True Confessions.

John Gregory Dunne was a Gemini and was born in the Silent Generation.

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John Gregory Dunne was born in 1930s. The 1930s were called the Great Depression (1929-1939). It was the worst economic downturn in the history of the industrialized world. Despite the Great Depression, Hollywood and popular film production flourished. Radio was the main source of entertainment, information, and political propaganda, and jazz, blues, gospel, and folk music, became immensely popular. Discover what happened on this day.

John Gregory Dunne is part of the Silent Generation, which followed after the G.I. Generation. As young adults during the McCarthy Era, many members of this generation felt it was dangerous to speak out. They were too young to see action in World War II and too old to participate in the fun of the Summer of Love.


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John Gregory Dunne’s mother’s name is unknown at this time and his father’s name is under review. We will continue to update information on John Gregory Dunne’s parents.

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Personal Life

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John Gregory Dunne was born in the Year of the Monkey.

Fast Facts

REAL NAME: John Gregory Dunne
AGE GENERATION: Silent Generation
BIRTH DAY: Wednesday
DEATH DAY: Tuesday



Zodiac Sign: John Gregory Dunne was a Gemini. People of this zodiac sign like music, books, magazines, chatting, short trips and dislike being alone, repetition and routine. The strengths of this sign are being gentle, affectionate, curious, adaptable, able to learn quickly, while weaknesses can be nervous, inconsistent and indecisive. The greatest overall compatibility with Gemini is Sagittarius and Aquarius.

Chinese Zodiac: John Gregory Dunne was born in the Year of the Ox. People born under this sign love to make people laugh and are generally energetic and upbeat but sometimes lack self-control.

Ruling Planet: John Gregory Dunne had a ruling planet of Mercury and has a ruling planet of Mercury and by astrological associations Wednesday is ruled by Mercury. In Astrology, Mercury is the planet that rules our mindset. People who are born with Mercury as the ruling planet have communication skills, intellect and cleverness.

John Gregory Dunne’s birth sign is Gemini and he had a ruling planet of Mercury.

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