Dominic McHale appeared on Coronation Street as Sun, part of a psychic act with his mother "Shadow" who performed at the Rovers' talent night in July 1996 and at Shirelle's nightclub in September of the same year.

Graduating from Rose Bruford College in 1991, his other credits include roles in Parallel 9, The Bill, Casualty, Coming Up, The Life and Times of Vivienne Vyle and the films Bridget Jones's Diary, Gabriel & Me, Bridget Jones: The Edge of Reason, Punk Strut: The Movie, Bloody Lip, Breaking Britain and A Reel Life.

On stage he has appeared in productions of Peter Pan, Maybe Tomorrow, The Resurrectionists, And a Nightingale Sang, One for the Road and Observe the Sons of Ulster Marching Towards the Somme.