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Dominic was born in Walsall, West Midlands; he trained in theatre acting at Wolverhampton University in UK and was trained in Film acting at TVI Actors Studio, Los Angeles.
In 2009, he performed at The Comedy Store, Hollywood and a series of original plays for the LA theatre company, Offshore LA.
Since 2010 Dominic has lived in London and has been busy working for various companies, ranging from theatre to film and commercial work. A few months after relocating, he booked his first professional job in the Irish Lotto commercial working alongside Irish model Georgia Salpa. In the same year he had a small part in the Independent feature film Junkhearts, opposite British actor Eddie Marsan and directed by BAFTA© award winning director Tinge Krishan.
Once 2011 had hit, Dominic found he was extremely busy on the short film scene. Having worked on shorts in the north of France and all over London, he wanted to get his teeth another passion of his - writing. In June 2011, Dominic wrote the short film Stockholm, and by October of that year it was in production, he wore the hat of producer and director of this movie too. To close 2011, he was directed by Mike Christie in the (Channel Four) TV movie So this is Christmas, reenacting disastrous Christmas' of television comedians. Since Christmas is Dominic's favourite time of the year, he especially enjoyed this job.
Stockholm was eventually released in 2012 and as he had already received offers to produce, he did this in the form of the App Media platform Persona, spending a considerable amount of 2012/2013 doing that.
Throughout this time, Dominic has constantly been seen in commercials such as GiffGaff, Beechams and Subway as well as corporate jobs for companies such as Tesco and Gala Bingo. As much as he enjoys these jobs, his heart lies in being able
to tell a story.
In 2013 he wrote the short films The Christmas Party and Leap of Faith, both of these films were shot in 2014 and will be released in December 2014 and March 2015 respectively.
In 2014, Dominic wrote After the Party, a sequel to his Christmas short, which he also acted in, enjoying the process immensely.
In February 2015, Dominic signed on to be part of a sci fi short film, based on a novel by Phillip K Dick, which will be set in a fort in Essex, he will be playing a second in command soilder trying to prevent an atack from deadly cyborgs.
Dominic has just completed work on the Sky sitcom Meet The Adebanjo's.
In January 2016, Dominic's production company, Carrot Top Films, signed a distribution deals with Shorts international and ShortShorts for the Worldwide distribution for his short film Leap of Faith covering USA, Canada, Europe & Japan.
Dominic is currently seeking funding for a religious film he has written and will direct. As of April 2016, Dominic is back in training at Identity School of Acting, he is honing more skills and developing his body for more work.
Dominic has always stressed that he is an actor above anything else, but will always be wearing his writing and directing hats whenever opportunities arise.
Dominic's CV's can be found by clicking on the Spotlight, Casting Call Pro and IMDB links.