Dominic Chianese

Dominic Chianese – “The Last New Yorker” New York Premiere, 2010 – 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 is the son of Angelina and Gaetano Chianese. His parents had ancestry from Campania, Italy. His paternal grandparents spoke a Neapolitan dialect at home. His maternal grandparents lived in Brooklyn, and had roots from Sorrento, Campania.

Dominic’s paternal grandfather was named Domenico Chianese.

Dominic’s paternal grandmother was named Francesca.

Sources: Interview with Dominic Chianese –

Dominic Chianese on the 1940 U.S. Census –

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