Christopher Charles Dunn was born on February 21, 1958. Dunn is married to Catherine Sedwick a former soap opera director and they share a daughter, Emma. Dunn's career in daytime began in 1983 when he joined the writing staff at General Hospital. Dunn joined the writing staff of Days of our Lives in 2011 as associate head writer.


  • Script Writer at Santa Barbara (1991)
  • Associate Head Writer at Santa Barbara (1992-01/15/1993)
  • Associate Head Writer at Sunset Beach (01/06/1997-12/31/1999)
  • Associate Head Writer at Guiding Light (1999-2001; 2002-07/23/2007)
  • Co-Head Writer at Guiding Light (2001-2002; 08/22/2008-09/18/2009)
  • Writer at Guiding Light (07/24/2007-02/29/2008; 04/18/2008-08/21/2008)
  • Associate Head Writer at All My Children (09/24/2009-05/11/2011)
  • Associate Head Writer at Days of our Lives (06/14/2011-09/13/2016)
  • Breakdown Writer at The Young and the Restless (06/14/2016-present)

Awards and NominationsEdit

Daytime Emmy Awards

1999 Writing Team Guiding Light N
2003 N
2005 N
2007 W
2008 N
2010 All My Children


2012 Days of our Lives W
2014 N
2017 N
2017 The Young and the Restless W

Writers Guild of America Awards

Year Series W/N
1992 Santa Barbara W
1993 N
1998 Sunset Beach N
2002 Guiding Light N
2003 N
2005 W
2007 N

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