Marika Dominczyk

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Marika Dominczyk
Born (1980-07-07) July 7, 1980 (age 34)
Kielce, Poland
Occupation Actress
Years active 2000–present
Spouse(s) Scott Foley (2007–present)
Children Malina Foley
Keller Foley

Marika Domińczyk (born July 7, 1980) is a Polish American actress.

Personal life[edit]

Dominczyk is a daughter of Aleksandra and Miroslaw "Mirek" Dominczyk, a leader in the Polish Solidarity movement.[1] Dominczyk moved with her family from Kielce, Poland, to New York City when she was three, after her parents were expelled from their native Poland for her father's involvement with Amnesty International and then the Solidarity movement.

She is the younger sister of the actress Dagmara Dominczyk and is fluent in English and her native Polish.

Dominczyk became engaged to actor Scott Foley in 2006. During June 2007, the two wed in a private ceremony in Hawaii.[2] Together they have two children: daughter Malina Jean Foley (born November 2009) and son Keller Aleksander Foley (born 17 April 2012).

Career[edit]

In 2004, Dominczyk appeared in the short-lived television series The Help, which also starred Mindy Cohn and Antonio Sabàto, Jr. The following year, she appeared as Bernadette in the 2005 movie The 40-Year-Old Virgin. From 2006-2007, she guest-starred on the ABC's Brothers & Sisters as Tyler Altamirano. She reprised her role in the last two episodes of the show's fifth season. Despite being Polish, her looks have often led to her being cast in Hispanic roles, such as Anna in The Help and, most recently, as South American agent Isabelle in Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control. She also appeared in Who Do You Love?, Las Vegas' "3 Babes, 100 Guns, and a Fat Chick" (2008), as a bounty hunter, and Danny's Marine Sergeant in Iraq, and a Russian informant to Cool Breeze, played by her husband, in The Unit, and is in National Lampoon's Bag Boy.

Dominczyk also played the role of Lara in the film I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell.

Filmography[edit]

Film
Year Title Role Notes
2001 3 A.M. Cathy
2002 Porn n Chicken Tatiana TV movie
2004 Invitation to a Suicide Manhattan Woman
2005 Confessions of a Dog Brunette TV movie
Halley's Comet Mattea TV movie
The 40-Year Old Virgin Bernadette
2007 Manchild Tiffany TV movie
National Lampoon's Bag Boy Bambi Strasinsky
2008 Get Smart's Bruce and Lloyd: Out of Control Isabella
Who Do You Love Revetta Chess
2009 I Hope They Serve Beer in Hell Lara
Television
Year Title Role Notes
2000 The $treet Hostess Episode "Closet Cases"
2001 Law & Order: Special Victims Unit Tess Michner Episode "Consent"
2002 Witchblade Christina Episodes "Destiny", "Emergence"
2004 The Help Anna, the Nanny 7 episodes
North Shore Erika 6 episodes
2006 Bones Leslie Snow Episode "The Woman at the Airport"
2008 Las Vegas Marisa Rodriguez Episode "3 Babes, 100 Guns and a Fat Chick"
House M.D. Heather Episode "Adverse Events"
2009 The Unit Anya Episode "Endgame"
2006-2011 Brothers & Sisters Tyler Altamirano 10 episodes
2011 Rizzoli & Isles Theresa Episode "Bloodlines"
2013 Criminal Minds Lida Taffert Episode "The Caller"

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