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Valin Shinyei

Valin was born at home in Vancouver BC. and then home schooled for most of his primary years. Older brother to actor Gracyn Shinyei, Valin started in commercials at age 6 then quickly progressed into film and TV. Acting, dancing and reading are Valin's passions. He has a wide array of stage, voice, acting, special event speaking/hosting and ... See full bio »
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 2014 Frozen in Time
Eric Purtle
 2014 Along Came a Nanny (TV Movie)
Lucas Bannerman
 2014 Dead Hearts (Short)
Milton Mulberry
 2014 The Trailer Dead Hearts (Short)
Milton Mulberry
 2013 I Am Victor (TV Movie)
George Port
 2012 Iron Man: Armored Adventures (TV Series)
Gene Khan / Young
- The Dragonseed (2012) ... Gene Khan / Young
 2012 The Little Prince (TV Series)
- La planète du Ludokaa - 1/2 (2012) ... Horizon (voice)
 2012 This Means War
Toby (uncredited)
 2012 Gaku (TV Movie)
 2011 17th Precinct (TV Movie)
Boyle Longstreet
 2011 Hiccups (TV Series)
Jacob Benz
- Novel Idea (2011) ... Jacob Benz
 2010 The Wyoming Story (TV Movie)
Gideon - Young
 2010 Sanctuary (TV Series)
Biza / Beza
- Hollow Men (2010) ... Biza
- Kali: Part III (2010) ... Beza
 2010 Untold Stories of the ER (TV Series documentary)
- Man with Two Faces (2010) ... Yakov
 2010 The Client List (TV Movie)
Brady Horton
 2010 Kid's Court (Short)
 2009 Mrs. Miracle (TV Movie)
Jason Webster
 2009 Smallville (TV Series)
Little Boy
- Idol (2009) ... Little Boy
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Dance / Acting lead as "Justin" in "The Great Big Boo" 2010 for PRP productions See more »

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4' 8" (1.42 m)

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Valin passed the torch to the Russians during the closing ceremonies of the 2010 Paralympic Winter Games.


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