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Dominic Chianese is a Actor American born on 24 february 1931 at New York City (USA)

Dominic Chianese

Dominic Chianese
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Nationality USA
Birth 24 february 1931 (93 years) at New York City (USA)

Dominic Chianese (/ˌkiːəˈnɛzɛ/; born February 24, 1931) is an American actor, singer, and musician. He is best known for his role as Corrado "Junior" Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos, and Johnny Ola in The Godfather Part II.


Dominic Chianese est né le 24 février 1931 à New York. Sa famille est originaire de la région de Naples, d'où son grand-père est parti pour s'installer à New York.

En 1951, il abandonne les chantiers de maçonnerie et réussit une audition pour devenir choriste dans une opérette de Gilbert et Sullivan. Ensuite, il alterne spectacles et petits boulots pour réussir ses études d'art dramatique au Brooklyn College. Il en sort diplômé en 1961.

Il est connu pour des rôles de mafieux : au cinéma, il a été Johnny Ola dans Le Parrain 2 en 1974, et oncle Junior dans la série télévisée Les Soprano depuis 1999. À la suite de son rôle dans Le Parrain, il obtient plusieurs seconds rôles dans des films.

Depuis 2002, tous les lundis, il joue avec son groupe au restaurant Sofia's près de Times Square à New York. Son groupe, les Cement Sidewalkers, joue des chansons en napolitain et du folk américain. Chianese chante « Core 'ngrato » - une chanson du répertoire napolitain – dans un épisode de la troisième saison des Soprano. Il publie deux albums : Hits (2001) et Ungrateful Hearts (2004).

Parallèlement à sa carrière télévisée et musicale, il continue à jouer au théâtre pour le festival Shakespeare in Central Park dans Beaucoup de bruit pour rien (été 2004), et pour James Toback (When Will I Loved, 2004), Woody Allen (Second-hand Memory, 2004, un échec critique).

Usually with

Al Pacino
Al Pacino
(4 films)
Sidney Lumet
Sidney Lumet
(3 films)
James Toback
James Toback
(2 films)
Tim Robbins
Tim Robbins
(1 films)
Source : Wikidata

Filmography of Dominic Chianese (28 films)

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The Family
The Family (2013)
, 1h51
Directed by Luc Besson
Origin France
Genres Drama, Thriller, Comedy, Comedy-drama, Action, Crime
Themes Mafia films, Gangster films
Actors Robert De Niro, Michelle Pfeiffer, Tommy Lee Jones, Dianna Agron, John D'Leo, Dominic Chianese
Roles Vinnie Caprese
Rating63% 3.150663.150663.150663.150663.15066
Mafia boss Giovanni Manzoni (Robert De Niro), who has somehow offended Don Luchese (Stan Carp), a rival mafia boss, survives an attempted hit on him and his family at a barbecue. He snitches on Luchese, which sends Luchese to prison; Manzoni and his family enter an FBI witness protection program under the supervision of Agent Robert Stansfield (Tommy Lee Jones), and are relocated to a small town in Normandy.
Mr. Popper's Penguins, 1h35
Directed by Mark Waters
Origin USA
Genres Comedy
Themes Films about animals, Films about birds, Films about penguins, Children's films
Actors Jim Carrey, Carla Gugino, Angela Lansbury, Madeline Carroll, Maxwell Perry Cotton, Lin-Manuel Miranda
Roles Reader
Rating59% 2.99872.99872.99872.99872.9987
Thomas "Tom" Popper (Jim Carrey) is a divorced real-estate entrepreneur whose father traveled around the world during his childhood. He learns that his father has died during an adventure to Antarctica and discovers that his father's will asks for his son to be given a souvenir from his last adventure. The next week, a crate containing a gentoo penguin (Captain) shows up at his doorstep. Eventually, five more penguins arrive. Popper intends to give them away but changes his mind when his children, Janie and Billy (Madeline Carroll and Maxwell Perry Cotton), think that the animals are Billy's birthday present. That night, Popper meets with New York zookeeper Nat Jones (Clark Gregg), who asks for the penguins. Popper tries to stall him by asking him to collect the penguins another time. Jones agrees but not before warning that the conditions in Popper's apartment are not good enough to raise penguins. Popper is forced to pay the board of his apartment to keep the penguins in his apartment and lies to his arrogant neighbor Kent (David Krumholtz) about there being no animals in his home.
Adrift in Manhattan, 1h31
Directed by Alfredo De Villa
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Actors Heather Graham, Victor Rasuk, Dominic Chianese, Elizabeth Peña, William Baldwin, Marlene Forte
Roles Tommaso Pensara
Rating55% 2.754732.754732.754732.754732.75473
La vie de trois étrangers solitaires qui se croisent pendant le trajet sur les lignes 1 et 9 du métro de New York .
When Will I Be Loved, 2h1
Directed by James Toback
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Bisexuality-related films, Erotic films, LGBT-related films, Erotic thriller films, LGBT-related film, Lesbian-related films
Actors Neve Campbell, Fred Weller, Dominic Chianese, James Toback, Damon Dash, Joelle Carter
Roles Count Tommaso Lupo
Rating44% 2.202912.202912.202912.202912.20291
The movie begins with a five minute treatment of a nude Neve Campbell masturbating with a shower nozzle, setting the tone for the movie.
Crimes of Fashion, 1h30
Directed by Stuart Gillard
Origin USA
Genres Thriller, Comedy, Action
Actors Kaley Cuoco, Megan Fox, Dominic Chianese, David Sparrow, Tim Rozon, Anthony Sherwood
Roles George
Rating47% 2.3559252.3559252.3559252.3559252.355925
Brooke, a plain but creative and hard-working student at the top fashion school in the nation, has come a long way from her tough childhood in foster care. Always dreaming of a career in fashion, she is thrilled to finally be on her way. But when the grandfather she never knew about passes away, her life is suddenly turned upside down. Not only has he left her his estate, he left her in charge of the family business; she's to be the boss of a mob that's trying to become legit. If that is not enough, the handsome new student she is falling for may be trying to bring her family down
Unfaithful (2002)
, 2h4
Directed by Adrian Lyne
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Romance, Erotic thriller
Themes Films about sexuality, Erotic films, Erotic thriller films, Children's films
Actors Richard Gere, Diane Lane, Olivier Martinez, Erik Per Sullivan, Chad Lowe, Dominic Chianese
Roles Frank Wilson
Rating66% 3.3496653.3496653.3496653.3496653.349665
Edward (Richard Gere) and Connie Sumner (Diane Lane) are a married couple living in a suburban New York City with their eight-year-old son, Charlie (Erik Per Sullivan). Their relationship is loving but lacking intimacy due to their schedules.
Cradle Will Rock, 2h12
Directed by Tim Robbins
Origin USA
Genres Drama
Themes Films about writers, Films about television, Political films
Actors Hank Azaria, Joan Cusack, John Cusack, Cary Elwes, Rubén Blades, Angus Macfadyen
Roles Silvano - Papa
Rating67% 3.397833.397833.397833.397833.39783
The film begins with a long tracking shot focusing on a destitute young woman named Olive Stanton (Emily Watson). She is sleeping illegally in a theater, being awakened and kicked out. The shot continues as she slowly walks down the street following the sound of the song Nickel Under My Foot. When she arrives at the source of the music, the camera pans up the side of the building and moves inside where we are introduced to the playwright Marc Blitzstein (Hank Azaria), who is attempting to write the songs and put together the musical The Cradle Will Rock. Acting as Blitzstein’s conscience/mentors are a vision of his deceased wife and, later, an imaginary Bertolt Brecht. Brecht was a radical playwright who stressed the importance of breaking down the wall between the audience and actors.
Went to Coney Island on a Mission from God... Be Back by Five, 1h34
Directed by Richard Schenkman
Genres Drama, Comedy-drama
Actors Jon Cryer, Ione Skye, Peter Gerety, Dominic Chianese, Frank Whaley, Aesha Waks
Roles Mickey (The Photographer)
Rating58% 2.947962.947962.947962.947962.94796
Daniel (Jon Cryer) and Stan (Rick Stear) search for a childhood friend of theirs - Richie (Rafael Báez), who they believe may be homeless and mentally ill. The film intercuts with flashbacks from their youth to their 30s. Daniel works at a jewelry store that is basically a pawn shop. Stan, who limps as a result of a childhood medical procedure, is a borderline alcoholic and gambler who fights endlessly with his longtime girlfriend, Gabby (Ione Skye).
Night Falls on Manhattan, 1h54
Directed by Sidney Lumet
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Thriller, Crime
Themes La corruption policière
Actors Andy García, Ian Holm, James Gandolfini, Lena Olin, Richard Dreyfuss, Ron Leibman
Roles Judge Impelliteri
Rating65% 3.2972253.2972253.2972253.2972253.297225
Detectives Liam Casey (Ian Holm) and Joey Allegretto (James Gandolfini) are conducting a surveillance operation to apprehend Jordan Washington (Shiek Mahmud-Bey), a notorious drug dealer. On a tip from an informant, they venture into a building where Washington is presumed to be hiding. Washington preemptively fires a submachine gun through his front door, seriously wounding Casey. Police backup units arrive and swarm the building, but Washington executes a cunning escape in an NYPD squad car after murdering two police officers, while police officers mistakenly kill another one.
If Lucy Fell, 1h32
Directed by Eric Schaeffer
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Sarah Jessica Parker, Eric Schaeffer, Ben Stiller, Elle Macpherson, Dominic Chianese, James Rebhorn
Roles Al
Rating49% 2.453072.453072.453072.453072.45307
Joe MacGonaughgill (Eric Schaeffer) and Lucy Ackerman (Sarah Jessica Parker) are roommates and best friends living in a small Manhattan apartment. Lucy is turning thirty and her love life is embarrassingly dull. Joe on the other hand is infatuated with his attractive neighbor Jane (Elle Macpherson). Lucy then decides to form a death pact with Joe like they'd had back in college. If they do not both find true love by the time Lucy turns thirty, then they will both jump off the Brooklyn Bridge.
Looking for Richard, 1h52
Directed by Al Pacino
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Science fiction, Thriller, Documentary
Themes Films about writers, Films about television, Théâtre, Documentary films about business, Documentary films about the film industry, Documentaire sur une personnalité, Political films, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare, Films about royalty
Actors Alec Baldwin, Al Pacino, Aidan Quinn, Winona Ryder, Kevin Spacey, Kevin Conway
Rating72% 3.64473.64473.64473.64473.6447
Al Pacino vise à présenter la vision populaire de l'œuvre de l'écrivain William Shakespeare, à travers des séquences filmées de la pièce de théâtre Richard III, jouées par une troupe d'acteurs (Al Pacino interprétant dans ces scènes le rôle de Richard III), et des interviews d'acteurs, de spécialistes du théâtre, ou d'inconnus interrogés dans les rues new-yorkaises. Il y a juxtaposition des scènes de répétitions de la pièce de Shakespeare Richard III et des parties où il est question de la mise en scène.
Love Is All There Is, 2h
Directed by Renee Taylor, Joseph Bologna
Origin USA
Genres Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Themes Romeo and Juliet, Films based on plays, Films based on works by William Shakespeare
Actors Lainie Kazan, Joseph Bologna, Angelina Jolie, Renee Taylor, Barbara Carrera, Dick Van Patten
Roles Consul italien
Rating50% 2.506952.506952.506952.506952.50695
Love Is All There Is is a modern retelling of the Romeo and Juliet story. It is set in the Bronx during the 1990s. The Cappamezzas (Lainie Kazan and Joseph Bologna), Bronx-born Sicilians, own a local catering business. They develop a bitter rivalry with the pretentious Malacicis (Paul Sorvino and Barbara Carrera), recent immigrants from Florence and owners of a fine Italian restaurant.
Gotti (1996)
, 1h54
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Biography, Action, Crime
Themes Films about immigration, Mafia films, Seafaring films, Transport films, Gangster films
Actors Armand Assante, William Forsythe, Anthony Quinn, Vincent Pastore, Richard C. Sarafian, Dominic Chianese
Roles Joe Armone
Rating71% 3.5953253.5953253.5953253.5953253.595325
De 1973 à 1992, l'ascension du gangster John Gotti, membre de la famille Gambino, une des plus importantes de la mafia new-yorkaise, qui allait devenir le parrain après en avoir éliminé Paul Castellano, le chef en place qu'il haïssait, avant de connaître la chute, notamment de sa surmédiatisation dans les médias et par la trahison de son consigliere Sammy Gravano.
The Night We Never Met, 1h39
Directed by Warren Leight
Origin USA
Genres Drama, Comedy, Romantic comedy, Romance
Actors Matthew Broderick, Annabella Sciorra, Jeanne Tripplehorn, Christine Baranski, Kevin Anderson, Tim Guinee
Roles Lion's Den Nosy Neighbor
Rating59% 2.998452.998452.998452.998452.99845
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