João Vicente de Castro

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João Vicente de Castro
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Born
João Vicente Barbosa da Silva de Castro

(1983-03-27) March 27, 1983 (age 37)
OccupationActor, comedian
Years active2012–present
Spouse(s)
(m. 2010; div. 2012)

João Vicente Barbosa da Silva de Castro[1] (born March 27, 1983) is a Brazilian actor and comedian, famous for being one of the founding members of the video production company Porta dos Fundos.

Biography[edit]

João Vicente de Castro was born in Rio de Janeiro, on March 27, 1983. His mother, Gilda Midani (born Gilda Barbosa da Silva),[2] is a wardrobe stylist, and his father, Tarso de Castro, was a journalist famous for being one of the founders of the popular newspaper O Pasquim.[2][3] He also has a half-sister, Ana Dantas. Castro graduated in advertising and for a while exerced his profession in São Paulo, before discovering his vocation for acting.[4] In 2012 he founded Porta dos Fundos alongside Gregório Duvivier, Fábio Porchat, Ian SBF and Antonio Tabet. Castro's first venture into television was also in 2012, portraying himself in the miniseries O Fantástico Mundo de Gregório by Multishow. In 2013 he reached higher fame after starring as Liosvaldo in the International Emmy-nominated TV series A Mulher do Prefeito, which was broadcast by Rede Globo. In the following year he portrayed Reinaldo in Lili, a Ex, broadcast by GNT. From 2015 to 2016 he portrayed Walter in Fox's O Grande Gonzalez, and from 2016 to 2017 portrayed Lázaro Vasconcelos in the telenovela Rock Story.

In 2014 Castro starred in his first full-length film, A Noite da Virada, directed by Fábio Mendonça, portraying Rica. In 2016 he voiced the character José Tequila in the Portuguese-language dub of the animated film Sausage Party, in his first stint as a voice actor.

Since June 2015 Castro is one of the hosts of the talk show Papo de Segunda on GNT, alongside Marcelo Tas, Léo Jaime and Xico Sá.[5]

Personal life[edit]

Castro married actress Cléo Pires in 2010. They divorced in 2012.[4] From 2013 to 2015 he dated television presenter Sabrina Sato.

Filmography[edit]

Film[edit]

Television[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "João Vicente de Castro" (html) (in Portuguese). CARAS. 16 October 2019. Archived from the original on 24 April 2020. Retrieved 24 April 2020.
  2. ^ a b Alves, Micheline (October 21, 2013). "Gilda Midani - Tpm". Tpm Magazine. Archived from the original on 24 April 2020. Retrieved April 24, 2020.
  3. ^ Cardoso, Tom (2005). Tarso de Castro: 75 kg de Músculos e Fúria. Editora Planeta. ISBN 8576651238.
  4. ^ a b "Conheça João Vicente de Castro, o ex de Cléo Pires que vem colecionando famosas". Tribuna Hoje. April 16, 2013. Archived from the original on July 14, 2014. Retrieved March 26, 2016.
  5. ^ Notícias da TV | Saia Justa de homens tem sexo, tabus e brincadeira perigosa (in Portuguese)

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