Dominic Russo
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General Information
Full name Dominic Russo
Nickname(s) Dom

Dimples (Leo)

Status Alive
Gender Male
Birthdate 1990
Age 25
Resides in Boston, MA
Occupation Reporter
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Family and Friends
Parents MaryAnn
Romances April Carver (ex-girlfriend; in love with)
Natalie Ortiz (ex-girlfriend)
Friends April Carver
Danny Gupta
Production Information
First Appearance Pilot
Last Appearance La Dolce Vita
Portrayed by Richard Brancatisano
Dominic Russo is one of the main characters in Chasing Life. He is the love interest for April. He works at The Boston Post as an Arts and Entertainment writer. When April gets cancer, she doesn't tell Dominic. When she does tell Dominic, in the hospital, and he finds out she kept it from him, he breaks up with her. This is also because of Leo: after Dominic finds out April went to Leo when she felt bad and she tells him they hooked up, they're really done.


Dominic is an arts reporter at The Boston Post. He was the love interest of April. He had broken his relationship with her and then began a relationship with her half-sister, Natalie till she broke it off.


Danny GuptaEdit

Danny is a co-worker with Dominic. He is also Dominic's roomate, they've just started a buddy relationship with one another.

Leo Hendrie Edit

Leo and Dominic have always been enemies since April slept with Leo when Dominic was away. The last time that Dominic sees Leo before Leo's death was in at Leo's bachelor party when he's punched Leo across the face after Dominic has confessed his love for April. Dominic feels sick thinking that that was his last conversation and interaction with Leo due to his later death.

Romantic RelationshipsEdit


Natalie is Dominic's ex-girlfriend. Dominic and Natalie began to hanging out with one another when Natalie decided to stay in Boston longer. They then began a relationship with each other, but later on in their relationship Natalie ends it due to feeling like someone's second choice.


April is Dominic's ex-girlfriend. Dominic and April started a relationship just as April discovers that she has cancer. Dominic doesn't find out about April having cancer until he reads one of her articles online, while on a job. He then rushes home to April, to only find out that she turned to Leo for help instead of him, feeling hurt he then ends their relationship. Dominic and April still remain friends with each other.



Gallery Edit

  • Dominic, in his cute blue collar shirt and his brown work bag.
  • Dominic, in his nice dress up shirts.
  • Dominic
  • Dominic, near the elevator doors.
  • Coffee break!
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