Dominic Zamprogna joined General Hospital in 2009 in the long-awaited role of Sonny Corinthos' son with Olivia Falconeri. Zamprogna, whose character's name as an undercover cop was Dominic Pirelli, proved to be an instant hit with the fans. When the character's true identity was revealed, he became Dante Falconeri.
Born Into Show Business
Zamprogna comes from a show business family. Zamprogna's father Lou was a dancer and choreographer before running a dancing school with his wife. Dominic Zamprogna was born in Hamilton, Ontario, Canada, on April 21, 1979, along with his twin sister Amanda. Amanda is also an actress, as is his sister Gema Zamprogna. Zamprogna himself began acting as a teenager, and he has a long list of television and independent film credits.
Zamprogna's most notable appearances are as James "Jammer" Lyman from 2004-2006 on Battlestar Galactica, as Mark on Edgemont from 2001-2005, and more recently, Greg/Jim on The L Word in 2008. Other shows Dominic Zamprogna has appeared in include Da Vinci's Inquest, Stargate: Atlantis, Smallville, and Blade. A newcomer to soap opera, he currently finds the amount of dialogue to be learned in a short time staggering.
On November 1, 2009, Dominic Zamprogna married his long-time girlfriend, Linda Leslie, in Los Angeles. The couple is expecting their first child, a girl, in October 2010. Currently, Zamprogna and Leslie reside in Los Angeles.