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Encyclopedia > Jemaine Clement
Jemaine Clement
Birth name Jemaine Clement
Born January 10, 1974 (1974-01-10) (age 33)
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Jemaine Clement (born January 10, 1974 in New Zealand) is an actor, comedian and writer, best known for being half of the comedy duo Flight of the Conchords with Bret McKenzie. is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... Image File history File links Flag_of_New_Zealand. ... is the 10th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 1974 (MCMLXXIV) was a common year starting on Tuesday (link will display full calendar) of the 1974 Gregorian calendar. ... The double act, also known as a comedy duo, is a predominantly British institution, a term used for describing the comedic tradition of a pair of performers. ... For the HBO series based on the band, see Flight of the Conchords (series). ... Bret McKenzie (born 29 June, 1976 in New Zealand) is a singer and actor, and a member of The Black Seeds. ...

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Background

Describing himself as "part Māori, part European" [1], Clement spent his formative years in the Wairarapa region of New Zealand. Moving to New Zealand's capital, where he studied drama and film at Victoria University of Wellington, Clement met fellow student Taika Waititi (a.k.a. Taika Cohen) with whom he went on to form the Humourbeasts. This article is about the Māori people of New Zealand. ... Wairarapa (often known as The Wairarapa) is a geographical region of New Zealand. ... Victoria Universitys Kelburn Campus. ... Taika Waititi is a New Zealand born film director, writer and actor of Maori descent who hails from the East Coast region of New Zealand. ...


In 2004 the Humourbeasts toured New Zealand in a stage show titled The Untold Tales of Maui[2], rewriting the traditional Maori legends of Maui. The duo were the recipients of New Zealand's highest comedy honour, the Billy T Award, in 1999. Year 2004 (MMIV) was a leap year starting on Thursday of the Gregorian calendar. ... In Māori mythology, Māui is a culture hero, famous for his exploits and his trickery. ... The Billy T Award is New Zealand’s most prestigious comedy award recognising New Zealand comedians with outstanding potential. ...


It was also at Victoria University that Clement met Bret McKenzie, and together they formed Flight of the Conchords. They have toured internationally and released two CDs: Folk the World Tour in 2002 and The Distant Future (EP in 2008.) The Conchords produced a six-part improvisational comedy radio program on BBC2 and have appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show. After a successful appearance in 2005 on HBOs One Night Stand, the Conchords were offered their own 12-part HBO series Flight of the Conchords. Its first season ran from June to September 2007, and it has been renewed for a second season. Bret McKenzie (born 29 June, 1976 in New Zealand) is a singer and actor, and a member of The Black Seeds. ... For the HBO series based on the band, see Flight of the Conchords (series). ... BBC Two (or BBC2 as it was formerly styled) was the second UK television station to be aired by the BBC. History The channel was scheduled to begin at 7:20pm on April 20, 1964 and show an evening of light entertainment, starting with the comedy show The Alberts and... Late Night with Conan OBrien is an Emmy Award-winning American late night talk show that is syndicated worldwide. ... Late Show with David Letterman is an hour-long weeknight comedy and talk show broadcast by CBS from the Ed Sullivan Theater on Broadway in New York City. ... This article does not cite any references or sources. ... Year 2005 (MMV) was a common year starting on Saturday (link displays full calendar) of the Gregorian calendar. ... HBO (Home Box Office) is a premium cable television network with headquarters in New York City. ... One Night Stand is an HBO Stand-up Series that first aired February 15, 1989. ... Flight of the Conchords is an American television sitcom that follows the adventures of the Flight of the Conchords, a folk duo from New Zealand, as its members seek fame and success in New York City. ...


Clement has starred in a number of television commercials internationally and provided voiceovers for many others in New Zealand. In 1999, Clement was a Radio Awards Winner as writer for Trashed, for Channel Z, Wellington.[3] In 2000 he was given a Special Radio Awards Commendation for The Sunglass Store.[4] He also was a writer and cast member of the television shows Skitz and Tellylaughs in New Zealand. VoiceOver is a feature built into Apple Computers Mac OS X v10. ... This article is about the year. ... Year 2000 (MM) was a leap year starting on Saturday (link will display full 2000 Gregorian calendar). ...


On February 5, 2006, Outback Steakhouse debuted a series of commercials starring Clement during Super Bowl XL. The campaign ended in July 2006. is the 36th day of the year in the Gregorian calendar. ... Year 2006 (MMVI) was a common year starting on Sunday of the Gregorian calendar. ... Outback Steakhouse is a casual dining American restaurant chain based in Tampa, Texas with over 900 locations in 23 countries throughout North and South America, Europe, Asia, and Australia. ... Date February 5, 2006 Stadium Ford Field City Detroit, Michigan MVP Hines Ward, wide receiver Favorite Steelers by 4 National anthem Aaron Neville, Aretha Franklin and Dr. John, ASL performed by Angela LaGuardia Coin toss Tom Brady Referee Bill Leavy Halftime show The Rolling Stones Attendance 68,206 TV in...


Jemaine Clement also starred in the Export Gold 'Wheelbarrow' television commercial and does the voice over for the L&P "world famous in New Zealand" ad series.


Selected filmography

  • Fizz [1] (1999) Chased man
  • Tongan Ninja [2] (2002) Screenplay, role of "Action Fighter" and voice of "Tongan Ninja"
  • Futile Attraction [3] (2004) The Editor/Darcy
  • Eagle vs Shark (2007) Jarrod
  • What We Do In The Shadows [4] (2006) Writer & director
  • "Flight of the Conchords" (TV) (2007) - Jemaine, also creator/co-writer & executive producer

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References

  1. ^ IMDB biography
  2. ^ Humourbeasts 'Tales Of Maui" Comes to ChCh
  3. ^ 1999 New Zealand Radio Awards Finalists
  4. ^ 2000 New Zealand Radio Awards Finalists

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