Vinícius de Oliveira

Brazilian Actor Vinícius de Oliveira

Career Timeline

Vinícius de Oliveira (born July 18, 1985) is a Brazilian actor. He was born in Rio de Janeiro. He lived in Bonsucesso, Rio de Janeiro with his mother, who had to work hard to support him and his three siblings. To make ends meet, he even started working as a shoe shiner, always dreaming of becoming a professional football player. Nevertheless, his life radically changed when, while shining shoes, he was discovered by director Walter Salles and cast to play the role of Josué in the acclaimed film Central do Brasil. Thanks to Salles' support Vinícius was able to take both English and theater lessons. He is currently enrolled as a student at PUC-RIO, where he intends to graduate as a film director. In addition to his groundbreaking role, he has also participated in several other projects such as the soap opera Suave Veneno Rede Globo and the film "Linha de Passe" that has been awarded in Cannes Film Festival.

Birth Date
Age 34
Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
  • Actor
Film Industry

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Year Movie Country Role Credit Ratings
2016 Neon Bull Brazil, Netherlands, Uruguay Junior Actor 0.00
2011 Federal Bank Heist Brazil Denivaldo Actor 0.00
2008 Linha de Passe Brazil Dario Actor 0.00
1998 Central Station Brazil Josué Actor 0.00

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