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Victor is a highly acclaimed Colombian/Canadian actor, director, writer, and producer, boasting an impressive 30-year track record in the film and TV industry across North and Latin America. His extensive educational background includes an MFA in Drama, specializing in Directing and Acting, from York University, an HBA in Journalism and Media Communications, and postgraduate studies in Film from Ryerson University, as well as Creative Writing from Humber College.
In the realm of North American television, Victor has brought to life and developed central characters for a range of series. His work includes notable shows like “Pure” (Super Channel/WGN/Hulu), “Orphan Black” (BBC America), “Mary Kills People” (Global/Corus), “Across the River to Motor City” (CHUM TV), “Bliss” (Showcase/CBC), “Ambition” (ABC), “Bad Blood 2” (City/Radio-Canada Télé/Rogers), “Gigi” (The Movie Network and Movie Central), “Missing” (Lifetime), “Good Dog” (HBO), “Mayday” (Discovery and Cineflex), and “Covert Affairs” (NBC-Universal).
In the world of film, Victor has made his mark in acclaimed works, including the Oscar-nominated film “Lars and The Real Girl,” starring Ryan Gosling, as well as Paramount’s film about the renowned rapper 50 Cent, “Get Rich or Die Tryin’,” directed by the illustrious Irish director Jim Sheridan. He has also shared the screen with Mickey Rourke in the movie “Blunt Force Trauma,” helmed by New York director Ken Sanzel. More recently, he has contributed to the Romania, Canada, Germany, and Sweden co-production of “Lemonade,” produced by Palm d’Or winner Cristian Mungiu.
In the Latin-American market, Victor initially made a name for himself as a successful TV host in Colombia. Following this, he delved into acting, studying under the guidance of master Paco Barrero at Estudio XXI. His dedication and talent quickly earned him leading roles and supporting credits in theater and TV. Victor’s accolades include being awarded Best Regional Actor for his work in the series “Hildebrando” and Best Comedic Actor for the comedy “La Familia del Alcalde” at the TVy Novelas Awards.
His contributions to Latin American television have been substantial, with roles in well-known shows, series, and soaps like “Siempre Bruja” (Netflix, Caracol), “Celia” (Telemundo, NBC-Universal, and FOX Telecolombia, where he portrayed the legendary Salsa star Willie Colón), and others such as “Las Esmeraldas,” “La Selección 2,” “Las Suegra,” and “5 Viudas Sueltas” (Sony Latino – Caracol TV). His vast body of work extends to shows like “Mamá También” (RCN TV) and others, including “La Traga Maluca,” “Marido y Mujer,” “Todo que Ver,” “La Caponera,” “Divorciada,” “La Sombra del Arco Iris,” “Amores Como el Nuestro,” and “Hechizo,” all of which have left a significant mark on Latin American television.