Dominic has been nominated for six SAG Awards. He was nominated for Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Drama Series for The Sopranos from 2000-2003, 2005 and 2007. He won in 2000.
He attended Brooklyn College.
At one point in his career, he gave up acting to become a school teacher. He later returned to acting after he found it to be too pressuring. He also couldn't stand the bureaucracy.
He had two failed marriages, ending with annulments, by the age of 23.
He has been nominated twice (in 2000 and 2001) for an Emmy award in the category of 'Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Drama Series' for his work in The Sopranos.
One part he has always wanted to play is Don Quixote.
He believes that he and Uncle Junior share many traits.
One of his bandmates had a guest spot on an episode of The Sopranos, thanks to Dominic.
He regularly performs at the West Side in New York.
He's been married to his wife, Jane Pittson, since June 8th 2003. His castmates from The Sopranos attended the wedding.
He graduated from Bronx High School of Science.
His big break was performing as a musical comedian.
He is of Italian-American descent.
His surname is pronounced kin-ay-see.
He is 5'11" or 1.80 m.
Dominic: (about The Sopranos and his character on the show) For TV, I don't think I could have gotten a better part than Uncle Junior because of the intimacy of the character based on David Chase's brilliant writing.
Dominic: I'm writing an autobiography, and I want to tell people that we have to learn something in life. We're here for some reason.
Dominic: (talking about Oliver!) When we went on the national tour, I played Sowerberry [the undertaker]. At the Paper Mill Playhouse, I went on for Fagin. It was one night, but I realized that I could hold down a lead role. It was the highlight of my life!
Dominic: (talking about his character in The Sopranos) Uncle Junior's kind of a funny guy. He's such a serious old bastard.
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