Jemaine Clement

New Zealand actor and musician

Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement (born 10 January 1974) is a New Zealand comedian, actor and musician. He is best known as one half of the Grammy Award-winning comedy duo Flight of the Conchords with Bret McKenzie. He has starred in movies such as Gentlemen Broncos (2009), Rio (2011), Men in Black 3 (2012), The BFG and Moana (both 2016).

Jemaine Clement

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Clement at Fantastic Fest in September 2009
Born
Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement

(1974-01-10) 10 January 1974 (age 47)
Masterton, New Zealand
Other namesHiphopopotamus, Mad Dog[1]
OccupationActor, musician, comedian, singer, director, writer
Years active1994–present
Spouse(s)
Miranda Manasiadis (m. 2008)
Children1
Musical career
Genres
  • Comedy
  • folk
  • acoustic
Instruments
LabelsSub Pop
Associated acts
Comedy career
Medium
  • Stand-up
  • film
  • television
  • theatre
  • books
Genres
Subject(s)

Clement was born in Masterton, Wellington Region. He is of Māori ancestry. He has a son with his wife, theatre actress and playwright Miranda Manasiadis.[2]

ReferencesEdit

  1. Melis, Matt. "Flight of the Conchords Woo Ladies and More on Hilarious Live in London". Consequence of Sound. Retrieved 14 October 2019.
  2. "Jemaine Clement biography". TV Guide. Retrieved 8 March 2014.

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