John Gregory Dunne


Life Events


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Panic In Needle Park, The (1971) -- I've Been In Jail Eight Times Helen (Kitty Winn), released from a Manhattan hospital after treatment following a botched illicit abortion, is mostly pleased to find Bobby (a charming Al Pacino, in his first movie lead role), her boyfriend’s dealer, waiting, in director Jerry Schatzberg’s gritty The Panic In Needle Park, 1971
Panic In Needle Park, The (1971) -- Hank's A Burglar Easily winning-over otherwise untethered Helen (Kitty Winn) with his street-smarts, Upper West Side heroin dealer Bobby (Al Pacino) introduces addict friends (Warren Finnerty as Sammy), and “brother” Hank (Richard Bright), in The Panic In Needle Park, 1971, screenplay by Joan Didion and husband John Gregory Dunne.
Panic In Needle Park, The (1971) -- The Chick Is Sick After a long stretch of subway noise under the credits, director Jerry Schatzberg joins Helen (Kitty Winn) riding downtown where she joins artist boyfriend Marco (Raul Julia), then Bobby (Al Pacino), evidently his dealer, joins them, opening The Panic In Needle Park, 1971, from a novel by James Mills.
Panic In Needle Park, The (1971) -- I Don't Like To Wake Up Alone Still shocking, Al Pacino as New York heroin dealer/user Bobby, happily chatting with new girlfriend Helen (Kitty Winn) while friends (Warren Finnerty, Michael McClanathan and especially Kiel Martin as Chico) shoot up, in director Jerry Schatzberg’s The Panic In Needle Park, 1971.
Star Is Born, A (1976) -- Manners Of A Hog Having refused to let him spend the night after getting him out of a brawl, small-time singer Esther (Barbra Streisand) welcomes rocker John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson), whom she did invite for breakfast, and who crashed outside in his limo (Paul Mazursky his driver), in A Star Is Born, 1976.
Star Is Born, A (1976) -- Queen Bee The meeting of the principals, train-wreck rock star John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) stumbles into an LA club where Esther Hoffman (Barbra Streisand) is performing, with Venetta Fields and Clydie King, an original song by Rupert Holmes, early in the 1976 re-make A Star Is Born.
Star Is Born, A (1976) -- I Need To Report A Sniper New friend Esther (Barbra Streisand) is left at the stadium as rocker John Norman Howard (Kris Kristofferson) is choppered-out after injuring himself in concert, back home Gary Busey as his road manager, Paul Mazursky his agent, and LA radio star M.G. Kelly as the D-J, in A Star Is Born, 1976.
Sans Soleil (a.k.a. Sunless) 1983 -- Japanese Television Continuing her comments from letters she's received from her traveling photographer friend, narrator Alexandra Stewart with observations relating to Japanese culture and media, in Chris Marker's Sans Soleil, also known as Sunless and Without Sun, 1983.


Quintana Roo
Dorothy Dunne
Richard Dunne
Dominick Dunne
Actor, writer.


Joan Didion
Author, screenwriter. Married 1964.