Dominic Chianese

Dominic Chianese – “The Last New Yorker” New York Premiere – Photo Credit: Sylvain Gaboury / PR Photos

Place of Birth: The Bronx, New York City, New York, U.S.

Date of Birth: February 24, 1931

Ethnicity: Italian

Dominic Chianese is an American actor, singer, and musician. He is known for his role as Corrado “Junior” Soprano on the HBO series The Sopranos.

Dominic was born to Gaetano Chianese and Angelina. Both Dominic’s parents had ancestry from Campania, Italy.

Dominic’s paternal grandparents were Domenico Chianese and Francesca. They spoke Neapolitan dialect at home.

Dominic’s maternal grandparents lived in Brooklyn, New York, and had roots from Sorrento, Campania, Italy.

Sources: Dominic Chianese on the 1940 U.S. Census – https://familysearch.org

Interview with Dominic Chianese – http://fordham.bepress.com

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