Michael Cimino (actor)

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Michael Cimino
  
Born (1999-11-10) November 10, 1999 (age 21)
Las Vegas, Nevada, USA
NationalityAmerican
CitizenshipUnited States
OccupationActor
Years active2015–Present

Michael Cimino (Born November 10, 1999) is an American actor. He is best known for his role as Bob Palmeri in Annabelle Comes Home and as Victor Salazar in the Hulu series Love, Victor, a spin-off of the 2018 film Love, Simon.[1]

Life and career

Cimino was born and raised in Las Vegas, Nevada, and is of Italian-German and Puerto Rican descent.[2][3] He took up acting at eight years old after joining an acting group taught by a fellow church member.[4] He enjoys singing and playing guitar, and had his song "Everything I Own" included on the soundtrack for Annabelle Comes Home.[5] In August, 2019 it was announced Cimino would star in the leading role as Victor in the Disney+ series Love, Victor alongside actors Ana Ortiz and James Martinez.[6] The show was later moved to Hulu where it premiered in June 2020.[7][8] Cimino consulted with his real life gay cousin to ensure the role of Victor would be a relatable and believable character.[9]

Filmography

Film

Year Title Role Notes
2016 Shangri-La Suite Young Teijo
2019 Annabelle Comes Home Bob Palmeri
2020 Centurion XII Miguel Post-production
2021 Heartlight Vincent Pre-production

Television

Year Title Role Notes
2017 Training Day Young Sadiq Episode: Tunnel Vision
2018 Walk the Prank Brlayden Episode: Too Cool For High School
2018 Dog Days Dej Short
2020 Love, Victor[10] Victor Salazar Main role

References

  1. America, Good Morning. "'Love, Victor' star Michael Cimino on why he feels 'really honored' to play Victor". Good Morning America. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  2. "In 'Love, Victor' an LGBTQ Latino teen in a religious family carves his own path". NBC News.
  3. Romack, Coco. "How Love, Victor Helped Michael Cimino Find His Political Voice". MTV News.
  4. Sarner, Lauren (2020-06-24). "'Love, Victor' star Michael Cimino wants to bridge gap between parents and kids". New York Post. Retrieved 2020-06-28.
  5. Freedman, Adrianna (2020-06-18). "Michael Cimino Was a Horror Movie Star Before 'Love, Victor'". Men's Health. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  6. Petski, Denise; Petski, Denise (2019-08-15). "'Love, Simon': Michael Cimino Leads Cast Of Disney+ Series". Deadline. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  7. CNN, Review by Brian Lowry. "'Love, Victor' adds new chapter to the coming-out tale in 'Love, Simon'". CNN. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  8. Otterson, Joe; Otterson, Joe (2020-02-24). "'Love, Simon' Series Moves from Disney Plus to Hulu". Variety. Retrieved 2020-06-28.
  9. "Michael Cimino Says He Consulted His Gay Cousin About Love, Victor Role: 'It Was Very Special'". PEOPLE.com. Retrieved 2020-06-27.
  10. Fuentes, Tamara. "Meet the Cast of "Love, Victor" and Their Characters". seventeen. Retrieved 18 June 2020.

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