|Dagmara Domińczyk Quick Info|
|Height||5 ft 6 in|
|Date of Birth||July 17, 1976|
Dagmara Domińczyk is a Polish-American actress and author, best known for starring in movies such as Keeping the Faith (2010) along with Edward Norton and Ben Stiller, screen adaptation of The Count of Monte Cristo (2002), Trust the Man (2005), and Lonely Hearts (2006) with John Travolta, Jared Leto, and Salma Hayek. Dagmara also appeared in TV series such as Kinsey (2004), 24 (2005), The Bedford Diaries in 2006 with Milo Ventimiglia, Good Wife and Suits in 2011, and Person of Interest one year later.
She had her acting debut on a Broadway stage and has appeared in plays such as Closer (1999) as Alice Ayres, Enchanted April (2003) as Caroline Bramble, The Violet Hour (2003) as Rosamund Plinth, and Golden Boy (2012-2013) as Anna Bonaparte. Dagmara also became an author when she published her first book in 2013, named The Lullaby of Polish Girls, which was met with positive reviews for its novel structure and plot.
Kielce, Swietokrzyskie, Poland
Montclair, New Jersey, United States
She attended Fiorello H. LaGuardia High School in Manhattan, New York, United States.
Dagmara then studied at Carnegie Mellon University School of Drama in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, United States, and majored in 1998.
- Father – Mirosław Domińczyk (Politician)
- Mother – Aleksandra Domińczyk
- Siblings – Marika Domińczyk (Younger Sister) (Actress), Veronika Domińczyk (Younger Sister)
Dagmara is represented by –
- Innovative Artists in Santa Monica, California, United States
- Industry Entertainment in Los Angeles, California, United States
5 ft 6 in or 167.5 cm
58 kg or 128 lbs
Boyfriend / Spouse
Dagmara has dated –
- Patrick Wilson (2004-Present) – The pair first met at Carnegie Mellon University they both attended. After meeting again years later, they got together in July 2004. 11 months later, on June 18, 2005, Patrick and Dagmara got married. Their 1st child, son Kalin Patrick Wilson, was born on June 23, 2006, with a weight of 8 pounds and 3 ounces. Their 2nd son, Kassian McCarrell Wilson, was born a little more than 3 years later, on August 9, 2009.
Race / Ethnicity
She is of Polish descent.
- Fuller Lips
- Prominent cheekbones
- Thin, long nose
- Thin, groomed eyebrows
Dagmara first appeared in a TV commercial for Pagetime in 1995, as well as a DeBeers commercial.
Best Known For
- Starring in The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) movie as Mercedès Iguanada
- Playing the role of Terry Alba in They (2002)
- Acting in Person of Interest (2012) TV series as Sarah Jennings
- Appearing in Kinsey (2004) as Agnes Gebhard, and Trust the Man (2005) as Pamela
- Starring in Running with Scissors (2006) as Suzzane, and Nancy in Suits TV series in 2011
Her film debut was a rom-com movie Keeping the Faith from 2000, where she played the role of Claire.
First TV Show
Dagmara’s first television appearance was in the Third Watch TV series in 2001, where she played the role of Jeneca Farabee in two episodes named Walking Wounded and The Self-Importance of Being Carlos.
Her exact workout routine is unknown, but since her bodyweight hasn’t fluctuated a lot even after 2 pregnancies, it can be written off as a combination of working out in private and good genetics.
Dagmara Domińczyk Favorite Things
- Food – Bundt Cake
- Charity – DonorsChoose Classrooms, Planned Parenthood, St. Jude Children’s Research Hospital
- Activity – Traveling, Wearing Costumes
- Countries – Canada, Poland, USA
Dagmara Domińczyk Facts
- Her last name is pronounced doh-MEEN-chik.
- Her father suffered pneumonia in early January 2019 and was admitted to Saint Barnabas Hospital in New Jersey, United States. She thanked the doctors for taking great care of him on Twitter.
- She had to leave Poland and seek asylum with her whole family in 1983. They moved to New York City, New York, United States because of her father’s association with Amnesty International and the Solidarity movement in Poland.
- Dagmara had an acting debut in 1999, when she appeared on the stage of Music Box Theatre on Broadway in a play named Closer, as a character of Alice Ayres.
- She was widely recognized for her role in Running with Scissors comedy from 2006, where she co-starred with the actress Gwyneth Paltrow.
- Dagmara had a role of Tania Asher, Steel Dragon Public Relations in a Rock Star music drama film from 2001. It featured Hollywood stars such as Mark Wahlberg, Jennifer Aniston, and Dominic West.
- She co-starred in a drama film Higher Ground in 2011, which was Vera Farmiga‘s directorial debut. The two became friends, and still were nurturing their friendship as of early 2019.
- Dagmara had roles in The Letter, a psychological drama film from 2012 featuring Winona Ryder and James Franco, as well as The Immigrant (2013), where she acted alongside Jeremy Renner, Joaquin Phoenix, and Marion Cotillard.
- After the success of her first novel, The Lullaby of Polish Girls, Dagmara announced she finished writing her second novel, consisting of nearly 140,000 words on August 25, 2018.
- Her sister, Marika Domińczyk, is an actress as well and is married to Scott Foley, who is an American actor and director as well.
- She appeared in the comedy film Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife in 2014, which was directed by Scott Foley, her brother-in-law.
- Dagmara has had on-screen appearances with her husband, Patrick Wilson, in Running with Scissors in 2006, Jack Strong, Big Stone Gap, and Let’s Kill Ward’s Wife that all premiered in 2014.
- Her salary for The Count of Monte Cristo (2002) was $200,000 reportedly.
- She closely follows politics and is supportive of women’s rights and education.
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