Olive Kitteridge (2013) Black Mass (2014) Ghostbusters Answer The Call (2015) Joseph Oliveira was born in the village of Bretanha in the Island of Sao Miguel, Azores. Portugal. Came to America in the late 60s with his parents. At the age of 16 he started working in the textile mills to help his parents raise his younger siblings. Started his acting career as a background actor in the early 70s. Has appeared in dozens and dozens of independent, television, and Hollywood films throughout the years. Joseph has published 6 novels to his credits.