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South African born Joe Vaz was 12 years old when he first stepped on to a stage, and has never looked back since. He attended Tshwane University of Technology (formerly Technikon Pretoria) from 1991 to 1994 wherein he studied Drama and Light Music, minoring in singing under the tuition of Estelle Kokot. As a student Joe starred in numerous ... See full bio »
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 2018 Samson (post-production)
Priest of Dagon
 2017 Empire of the Sharks (TV Movie)
 2017 The Dark Tower
Worker Taheen (uncredited)
 2017 Troy: Fall of a City (TV Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2017) ... Harmon
- Episode #1.3 (2017) ... Harmon
 2016 Ice (TV Series)
Detective Holmen
- Dig Two Graves... At Least ... Detective Holmen
 2016 Tutankhamun (TV Mini-Series)
Street Food Owner
- Episode #1.1 (2016) ... Street Food Owner
 2016 Hooten & the Lady (TV Series)
Tufty the Pilot
- Rome (2016) ... Tufty the Pilot
 2016 Stag Knights (Short)
Drug Dealer
 2016 Lea to the Rescue
Miguel Belo
 2016/I Detour
 2016 Histórias de Alice
Homem Misterioso (as Jose Moreira Vaz)
 2016 Of Kings and Prophets (TV Series)
Tax Collector
- Offerings of Blood (2016) ... Tax Collector
 2016 The Brothers Grimsby
Supporter (uncredited)
 2015-2016 Jamillah and Aladdin (TV Series)
- Genie Flu (2016) ... Mustafa
- Genie The Fortune Teller (2016) ... Mustafa
- Jamillah's Dream Soup (2016) ... Mustafa
- Treasure Hunt (2016) ... Mustafa
- Aladdin And The Bag Of Money (2016) ... Mustafa
 2015 Buurtwag (TV Series)
Clive de Sousa
- Die Laaste Trooi (2015) ... Clive de Sousa
- Die Mannes is Honger (2015) ... Clive de Sousa
- Die Grens (2015) ... Clive de Sousa
- Werkloos (2015) ... Clive de Sousa
- Stilte voor die Strom (2015) ... Clive de Sousa
 2015/I Momentum
Bank Manager
 2015 Cape Town (TV Mini-Series)
Clay Woods
- Enigma ... Clay Woods
- Show-Time ... Clay Woods
- Way to Paradise ... Clay Woods
 2014 Weapon of Choice (Short)
Instructor Joe
 2014 Prime Circle: Doors (Short)
Head Controller
 2014 Northmen - A Viking Saga
 2014 Black Sails (TV Series)
Ship's Cook
- I. (2014) ... Ship's Cook
 2013 Agatha Christie's Marple (TV Series)
Sergeant Weston
- A Caribbean Mystery (2013) ... Sergeant Weston (as Jose Moreira Vaz)
 2013 Mary and Martha (TV Movie)
Rustic Resort Owner (uncredited)
 2012 Restless (TV Movie)
 2012 Labyrinth (TV Mini-Series)
Javier Domingo / Javier Domingos
- Episode #1.2 (2012) ... Javier Domingo
- Episode #1.1 (2012) ... Javier Domingos
 2012 Leonardo (TV Series)
- Stupid Cupid (2012) ... Gorgoni
 2012 Dredd
Big Joe
 2012 Chronicle
Michael Ernesto
 2011 There Are No Heroes (Short)
 2011 Treasure Guards (TV Movie)
Bank Guard
 2011 Blue Crush 2 (Video)
J-Bay Local (voice, uncredited)
 2011 The Runaway (TV Mini-Series)
- Episode #1.4 (2011) ... Tolaini
 2010 Death Race 2 (Video)
 2010 Lost Boys: The Thirst (Video)
 2009 The Prisoner (TV Mini-Series)
Public Safety Announcer (uncredited)
 2009 Mune: Love Between Worlds (Short)
Ville and Narrator (voice)
 2009 Long Street
Karaoke singer
 2009 Hilde
 2009 Diamonds (TV Movie)
Security Guard
 2008 Starship Troopers 3: Marauder (Video)
Elmo Gonif
 2008 10,000 BC
Chief of Guards
 2007 Flood
Hospital Orderly
 2007 Hard Copy (TV Series)
Carlos Eduardo Dos Santos
- Scorcher (2007) ... Carlos Eduardo Dos Santos
 2006 Avenger (TV Movie)
 2005 To the Ends of the Earth (TV Mini-Series)
- Fire Down Below (2005) ... Markham (as José Vaz)
 1999 Isidingo: The Need (TV Series)
The Fan (1999)
 1996 Egoli: Place of Gold (TV Series)
- Episode #1.1185 (1996) ... Juan (as Jose Vaz)
 1992 Kideo (TV Series)
Chinwag (1992)
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Jose Moreira Vaz | Jose Vaz | José Vaz


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Runs his own micro-budget production company Inkless Media and has written and directed several short films, most notable being Play By Heart (2005), Blue Valentine (2005) and Beyond Words (2006).

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