|Chinese name||翟士诚 (traditional)|
|Chinese name||翟士诚 (simplified)|
|Pinyin||Zhái Shì Chéng (Mandarin)|
|Born||February 12, 1990|
Dominic Zhai (Chinese: 翟士诚; pinyin: zhái shì chéng; born February 12, 1990) is an American actor. He recently starred as the role of Bob in the Chinese blockbuster co-production Lost in the Pacific. He currently resides in Beijing, China.
Dominic was born in Madison, Wisconsin. He attended the University of Wisconsin–Madison and studied Theater, Biology, and Chinese. After graduating Phi Beta Kappa at the top of his class, he moved to Los Angeles to pursue a career in acting. Dominic also studied at the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art as well as Upright Citizen's Brigade.
In Los Angeles, Dominic studied under acting coach, Aaron Speiser, whom eventually referred him to work as an acting coach and translator for Tang Wei in director Michael Mann's Blackhat. Shortly after, Dominic served as a coach for Zhang Yuqi in the film Lost in the Pacific where he also made his Chinese market theatrical debut as the role of Bob. In 2016, Dominic starred as the leading role of Dan in the $1m US-China co-production of "The Offer" TV series. In 2019, Dominic was recognized as one of Forbes 30 Under 30 in the United States which recognizes 600 business and industry figures, with 30 selected in twenty industries each.
|2013||Doctor of Bagram||Sgt. Nyugen||Short film|
|2013||Fruitvale Station||BART Witness||Featured background|
|2014||Dead Drop||Korean Dancer||Short film|
|2014||Love Arcadia||Herman||Feature film; Los Angeles Asian Pacific Film Festival and CAAMFest Official Selection|
|2015||Blackhat||n/a||English dialogue/Acting coach: Tang Wei|
|2016||Lost in the Pacific||Bob||Feature film; Wide theatrical release Asia-Pacific regions. English dialogue/Acting coach: Zhang Yuqi|
|2016||S4侠降魔记||Jia||Feature film; To be wide released in Mainland China.|
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