Actor and director Dominick Brascia was a significant figure in the world of entertainment during his active days. He was known for a lot of notable movies and was widely recognized by reputable stakeholders in the industry. He has also worked as a radio host for various radio stations.
Apart from the business of making movies, Dominick Brascia was pushed to the public eye over sexual assault allegations that revolved around himself, actor Charlie Sheen, and a minor. However, this was not the only reason for his popularity as you’re about to find out. Here is everything you need to know about the actor and director.
Dominick Brascia – Biography (Wiki)
Dominick Brascia was born on May 29, 1956, in Coney Island, New York City to his parents, Ann Brascia his mother, and Dom Brascia his father. Little information about the actor’s childhood says that he attended New Dorp High School. Dominick who was always inclined to the field of entertainment made his acting debut in the early 80s with the movie, They’re Playing with Fire where he starred as Glenn. After a few more minor roles, he starred in the 1985 film, Friday the 13th: A New Beginning.
His remarkable role as Joey was greatly touted and brought the actor to popularity. He then started to get more major roles in other movies. He starred in many other movies and further grew in the industry. The 90s came with even more engagements and Brascia did well to grab the opportunities. He starred in the 1994 movie, National Lampoon’s Last Resort and was also commended for his performance.
Also in the 90s, Dominick Brascia made his directorial debut with the horror film Evil Laugh (1988). More works which Brascia directed followed afterward and they were indeed were a reflection of his talent. Some of them include Hard Rock Nightmare, My Life as a Troll in 2001, and many others. He also appeared in many TV series like Knight Rider, Night Court, Otherworld, etc to mention a few. He appeared in other films like Rush Week, Busted, and many others.
Brascia dabbled into radio broadcasting in the 90s. He worked at AM station 840 KXNT in Las Vegas. After being replaced with another broadcaster, he left the outfit and joined KNRC radio station in Denver, Colorado. At Colorado where he later moved to, he hosted Dominick and Bill Live talk show for the radio station where he started working almost immediately. Brascia’s life as an actor as well as a director was a remarkable one. Moreso his works as a radio host cannot be forgotten in a hurry.
His Net Worth
Dominick Brascia was not a name to disregard during his active days. He made a lot of money from his acting and directing stints. A part of his earnings also came from his job as a radio host for different outlets. Due to the fact that he is no longer seen on and off-screen, it cannot be said with certainty, what his exact financial status is. Nevertheless, available estimates have his net worth reported to be about $300, 000.
What Happened To Him? Is He Dead Or Alive?
There have been conflicting reports regarding the whereabouts of the actor and director. To state the fact, Dominick Brascian died in November 2018 of natural causes. Brascian was a host of a talk show at Bozeman, Montana-based KMMS (1450 AM) before his death.
Before he met his demise, the actor, director, and radio host was caught up in criminal investigations that emanated from sexual assault allegations against him. He was alleged to have sexually molested former actor Corey Haim when he was a minor. Corey Haim died in 2010 after suffering from chronic pneumonia. Brascia had denied the claim as well as all reported links that backed up the claims.
Dominick Brascia had accused actor Charlie Sheen of raping Haim when he (Haim) was a teenager. A back up to his claims was Brascia’s statement that the Corey who was his friend, confided in him and had told him all about the experience with Sheen. Investigations into the case have continued even after Dominick’s death.