|Born||February 24, 1931 |
The Bronx, New York, United States
|First||The Godfather Part II|
Born in The Bronx in 1931, Dominic Chianese began his working life as a bricklayer, while attending a night school which gave him a degree in speech and theatre. His first foray into acting was as a member of the American Savoyards in 1952.
His son Dominic Chianese, Jr. is also an actor and appeared in the final season of The Sopranos as a member of the fictional Lupertazzi crime family.