The name Dominique Swain is not a name to disregard in the movie industry. She is an American actress known for her remarkable roles most of which have earned her lots of recognition and accolades. Swain is also a producer known for various works. It has been an interesting career for the actress and producer. Her first movies which include the action thriller, Face Off came in the 90s when her career kicked off. Since then, it has been one movie role or the other for the actress, and she is working hard to prove her significance in the industry. Here are other interesting facts about her.
Dominique Swain Biography
She was born on August 12, 1980, in California, the United States to her parents; Cindy Swain her mother, and David Swain her father. Dominique Swain was always inclined to entertainment, which is why she started out at a young age to make a move towards acting.
She hit the screens for the first time in 1993 when she played a stunt double in The Good Son. Next, she played the lead role of Lolita in the film Lolita(1997). Swain who was in her early teens at the time earned critical acclaim for her remarkable performance in the movie. Another prominent role was on the way; she went on to star in the notable movie Face/Off as Jamie Archer. The talented actress also featured in a lot of short films during this time.
Dominique Swain further grew to popularity for her role in Girl. In the first years of the 2000s, she went on to star in movies like Intern, The Smokers, Happy Campers, and many others. In 2007 she played the main character in the horror film Fall Down Dead which she co-produced. More and more films and short films followed afterward, and the actress has continued to prove her significance in the industry.
Family Life – Parents, Siblings, Relationships
Dominique Swain has two sisters named Chelsea and Alexis. Chelsea is also an actress and Alexis is a successful make-up artist. From her father’s first marriage, she has a stepbrother and sister. Growing up she attended Malibu High school in California. While at the school she participated in a lot of art programmes. Little did she know she would end up becoming an actress.
Like most of her counterparts, the Face Off star has got a lot of stories in her love diary. Reports have it that Dominique Swain is in a relationship with Marc Clebanoff. Although they have made no announcements it is said that the couple who started dating in 2012 are making plans of tying the knot. Swain used to be in a relationship with Christopher Masterson. She has also been linked with Charlie Bambrook whom she reportedly dated in 1997.
The actress was involved with Dean Paraskevopoulous for a few years. Their relationship ended in 2003 and three years later, she started dating Justin Struck in 2006. The relationship lasted only a year, Domonique then went on to date Andrew Bennet. The couple became engaged in 2008 after Bennett popped the question. However, they called it off later on.
All You Need You Need to Know About the Actress
Her Net Worth
The talented actress seats on a net worth estimated at $2 million. Dominique Swain has her adventurous acting stint to thank for her financial status. She also has a few endorsements which add to her income.
Dominique Swain has garnered lots of accolades in the course of her career. Starting out young or being one of the youngest at the time was no limitation to Swain. It rather ushered in lots of opportunities for her. Her remarkable role in Lolita earned her a Young Artist Award in 1999, for ‘Best Performance in TV Movie/Pilot/Mini-Series or Series: Leading Young Actress’.
She was nominated for the Saturn Award for ‘Best Performance by a Younger Actress’ in 1998. In 2007, Dominique also won the award for ‘Best Actress’ at the Silver Lake Film Festival for the movie The Pacific and Eddy. Swain won a Livesaver Achievement Award at the Downbeach Film Festival in 2013.
Body Measurements – Height and Weight
With a height of 1.70m (5ft 6in) The Girl star can surely be described as of average height. She weighs a proportional 55kg (121 lbs) and wears size 7.5 (US) for her shoes.