• Comedy - Drama - Voice
• Funny & Heartwarming
• Commercial Chameleon
• Super Improvisor
“Dina Pino... a commanding presence. Reminiscent of Gilda Radner”
- The Toronto Star
Dina Pino is a Canadian Actor whose strong comedic ability has landed her Lead roles in more than 35 U.S. and Canadian Commercials, and holds equal strengths in her work in the areas of Drama and Voice.
Dina may be familiar from Ads for brands such as – Tide - Ford - Walmart - Rogers - Interac - Canadian Tire - The Source - Toyota - Tim Hortons, to name a few, and could be seen for many years, on the stages of The Second City Toronto in her early career, acting for the renowned comedic theatre as a Lead Cast Member in The Canadian National Touring Company, MainStage Understudy and Leads in Tony & Tina’s Wedding – performing more than a thousand shows in her stage time there!
Lots of Guest Roles for TV and Film, Dina has lent her skills to such titles as What We Do In The Shadows (FX/Hulu), The Pradeeps of Pittsburgh (Prime), Emmy nominated Workin' Moms (Netflix/CBC), Fir Crazy (Hallmark USA), and recurring appearances on Emmy winning Odd Squad (PBS).
Dina also has an established history working the other side of the camera as well, holding a B.A. in Television and working production for many years for the CBC. Her skills she brings from all the positions she’s held, has her being excellent to work with on set as an Actor.
When not acting, Dina is creating and pitching prizewinning show ideas to broadcasters and production companies, going on to development stages with The Dessert Club (Winner WIFT TV Grant), and Céline Poutine (Finalist Big Pitch Innoversity Conference).
Recent creative endeavours are weekly episodes of the Podcast #MamasDoinWomanhood (AppleMusic, Spotify, iHeart Radio), which she co-produced/wrote/hosted, and writing for clients for a wide range of sectors, helping them with their creative needs. Check out her Writing page to see the love she's got for making up wordy things.
Dina grew up in Montreal, Quebec in an English household, and speaks French (bilingual) and conversational Italian too.
Toronto has been home for many years, where Dina and her partner have been raising two active kids who never clean their rooms or put away their dishes. C'est la vie!