Dagmara Dominczyk

Actor
A striking brunette who moved from Poland to Brooklyn, New York at age seven, Dagmara Dominczyk fell into acting when she accompanied a friend on an audition, but quickly proved a natural talent, earning acting awards ... Read more »
Born: 07/16/1976 in Poland

Filmography

Actor (28)

Big Stone Gap 2015 (Movie)

Elizabeth Taylor (Actor)

Jack Strong 2015 (Movie)

Sue (Actor)

Let's Kill Ward's Wife 2015 (Movie)

Stacy (Actor)

Boardwalk Empire 2014 (Tv Show)

Actor

Prisoner 2014 (Movie)

Olivia (Actor)

The Immigrant 2014 (Movie)

Belva (Actor)

Phantom 2013 (Movie)

Sophi (Actor)

The Letter 2013 (Movie)

Elizabeth (Actor)

Person of Interest 2012 (Tv Show)

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Higher Ground 2011 (Movie)

Annika (Actor)

Suits 2011 (Tv Show)

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The Good Wife 2011 (Tv Show)

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Helena from the Wedding 2010 (Movie)

Eve (Actor)

Mentor 2008 (Movie)

Julia Wilder (Actor)

Lonely Hearts 2007 (Movie)

Delphine Downing (Actor)

Running with Scissors 2006 (Movie)

Suzanne (Actor)

The Bedford Diaries 2006 (Tv Show)

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Trust the Man 2006 (Movie)

Pamela (Actor)

24 2005 (Tv Show)

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Kinsey 2004 (Movie)

Agnes Gebhard (Actor)

Law & Order: Special Victims Unit 2003 (Tv Show)

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Tough Luck 2003 (Movie)

Melissa/Divana (Actor)

The Count of Monte Cristo 2002 (Movie)

Mercedes (Actor)

Wes Craven Presents: They 2002 (Movie)

Terry (Actor)

Rock Star 2001 (Movie)

Tania--Public Relations, Steel Dragon (Actor)

Third Watch 2001 (Tv Show)

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Bad Apple (TV Show)

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Biography

A striking brunette who moved from Poland to Brooklyn, New York at age seven, Dagmara Dominczyk fell into acting when she accompanied a friend on an audition, but quickly proved a natural talent, earning acting awards and recognition at New York's famed LaGuardia High School of Music and Art & the Performing Arts and Pittsburgh's Carnegie-Mellon University, where she was granted a full scholarship. Dominczyk made her Broadway debut in 1999, working in the acclaimed drama "Closer" as the understudy for Anna Friel's Alice. Called in to cover for Friel on several occasions during the play's run, Dominczyk was given the opportunity to work opposite Natasha Richardson, quite a coup for a performer with her minimal experience. In 2001, Dominczyk was featured in two episodes of the popular NBC drama "Third Watch" and made her feature film debut with an unforgettable role as the sexy and mysterious PR agent for fictional heavy metal band Steel Dragon. in the charming "Rock Star" (2000).

Relationships

Marek Dominczyk

Father
leader in the Polish Solidarity movement

Marika Dominczyk Actor

Sister

Patrick Wilson Actor

Husband
married June 18, 2005

Kalin Wilson

Son
born June 23, 2006

EDUCATION

Carnegie-Mellon University

Pittsburgh , Pennsylvania
attended as a Carnegie Presidential Scholar on full scholarship; awarded the John Arthur Kennedy Award for Acting

Fiorello H LaGuardia High School of Music and Art & the Performing Arts

New York , New York
received the LaGuardia Alumni Award as best actor in her class

Milestones

2006

Cast in "Running with Scissors" based on the personal memoirs of Augusten Burroughs

2006

Cast in Bart Freundlich's "Trust the Man"

2004

Cast in Bill Condon's "Kinsey" a film about the life of Alfred Kinsey, played by Liam Neeson

2003

Portrayed Lady Caroline Bramble in the Broadway play "Enchanted April"

2002

Featured in the psychodrama "They"

2002

Played Mercedes in Kevin Reynolds' remake of "The Count of Monte Cristo"

2001

Featured in two episodes of the NBC drama "Third Watch"

2001

Had a memorable supporting role in "Rock Star"

1999

Was the understudy for Anna Friel's Alice in the Broadway production of "Closer"

1983

Moved with family from Poland to Brooklyn, New York at age seven, following the exile of her freedom-fighting father (date approximate)

Discovered acting when she accompanied a friend to an audition

Bonus Trivia

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Dominczyk on landing her role in "The Count of Monte Cristo": "I had to show I was vulnerable and emotional. It was a pretty weepy audition. I had to be bold from the inside." -- to New York's Daily News, January 6, 2002.

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"I feel I have so much drive and motivation because of my parents. I have so much riding on my shoulders. I'm not just doing it for fun things like this (interviews for 'The Count of Monte Cristo') or for premieres. I'm doing it to go back to Poland one day and help out my friends and help out my family." -- to Toronto Sun, January 25, 2002.

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Fluent in Polish, semi-fluent in Spanish and French.

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