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Dagmara Dominczyk

Highest Rated:   90% A Woman, A Part (2017)
Lowest Rated:   17% Let's Kill Ward's Wife (2015)
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The daughter of a Polish Solidarity movement leader who was jailed for over a year due to his promotion of social and political freedom, screen beauty Dagmara Dominczyk was primed early in life for the themes of film that would provide the stunning actress with her big-screen breakthrough, The Count of Monte Cristo (2002). Devoting his life to the cause of freedom after his own father met an untimely demise at the hands of communists, Dagmara's father and her family were exiled to New York following her father's release, when the future actress was a mere seven years old. Focusing her energies on her acting career and utilizing the integrity her father had instilled in her, Dominczyk achieved success early on when she won the La Guardia Alumni Award for Best Actor while attending New York's High School for the Performing Arts. Granted a full scholarship to Carnegie Mellon University as a result of that achievement, the burgeoning actress performed in such plays as The Philadelphia Story and Twelfth Night and received numerous honors before graduating with a B.F.A. in acting in 1998. Landing her first role shortly after graduation, Dominczyk appeared alongside Edward Norton and Ben Stiller in the 1999 comedy Keeping the Faith. After keeping momentum building the following year with Rock Star, the increasingly in-demand actress received her most pivotal role to date as the object of much affection in the re-telling of the classic tale The Count of Monte Cristo (2002). Gaining surprisingly positive reviews, The Count of Monte Cristo was seen by many as one of the most genuinely engrossing adventures to hit theaters in quite some time. Opting to focus on more thought-provoking films rather than cotton-candy cut-and-paste comedies, Dominczyk hopes to one day utilize her fame to return to Poland and give back to the community and support system that helped her family to survive in their darkest years. Appearing in the psychological thriller They in 2002, the thoughtful actress seemed poised to take the Hollywood hills on her own terms at the dawn of the new millennium.

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Filmography

MOVIES

RATING TITLE CREDIT BOX OFFICE YEAR
90% A Woman, A Part
  • Nadia
$23.8k 2017
35% Big Stone Gap
  • Elizabeth Taylor
$1.1M 2015
17% Let's Kill Ward's Wife
  • Stacy
2015
87% The Immigrant
  • Belva
$1.4M 2014
25% Phantom
  • Sophi
$1.1M 2013
No Score Yet The Letter
  • Actor
2012
81% Higher Ground
  • Annika
$0.9M 2011
50% Helena From The Wedding
  • Eve
2010
No Score Yet Mentor
  • Actor
2008
48% Lonely Hearts
  • Delphine Downing
$0.2M 2006
31% Running With Scissors
  • Suzanne
$6.8M 2006
27% Trust the Man
  • Pamela
$1.5M 2006
No Score Yet Mentor
  • Julia
2006
No Score Yet Mitch Albom's 'The Five People You Meet in Heaven'
  • Marguerite
2004
90% Kinsey
  • Agnes Gebhard
$10.3M 2004
No Score Yet Bad Apple
  • Gina Defresco
2004
No Score Yet Tough Luck
  • Divana
2003
73% The Count of Monte Cristo
  • Iguanada
$54.2M 2002
38% They
  • Terry Alba
$12.6M 2002
52% Rock Star
  • Tania
$16.6M 2001
69% Keeping the Faith
  • Claire
2000
No Score Yet Prisoner
  • Olivia
1968

TV

RATING TITLE CREDIT YEAR
91% Boardwalk Empire
2010-2014
  • Dinah
  • 2014
98% The Good Wife
2009-2016
  • Isabel Sharp
  • 2011
87% 24
2001-2014
  • Nicole
  • 2005
No Score Yet Law & Order: Special Victims Unit
1999
  • Kate Logan
  • 2003

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