Author and journalist Dominick Dunne, gadfly of the celebrity courtroom and diarist of celebrity excess, died Wednesday in Manhattan after a battle with bladder cancer, according to his son, actor-producer Griffin Dunne. He was 83.
In this file photo, Fred Goldman, left, father of slaying victim Ronald Goldman, attends court with author Dominick Dunne, right, during the O.J. Simpson double-murder trial in Los Angeles. Dunne, who told stories of shocking crimes among the rich and famous through his magazine articles and best-selling novels such as "The Two Mrs. Grenvilles," died Aug. 26, 2009, at his home in Manhattan. He was 83. (Sept. 22, 1985)
Dominick Dunne attends a celebration for Jonathan Tisch's "Chocolates On The Pillow Aren't Enough" in Manhattan. According to reports, Dunne died August 26, 2009 of cancer at the age of 83. (March 7, 2007) Click here to read Dominick Dunne’s obituary
In this file photo, author Dominick Dunne arrives at the premiere of Autonomous Picture's "Fierce People" at the Pacific Design Center in West Hollywood, Calif. Dunne died Aug. 26, 2009, of cancer at the age of 83. (Aug. 29, 2007)