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<p class="MsoNormal">Emmett Skilton attended Titahi Bay North School, Titahi Bay Intermediate and Mana College, all in his home town of Titahi Bay.</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Having been passionate about the performing arts industry since an early age, he began performing in primary school plays and making small shows to entertain his family.</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">While at high school, Skilton was involved in a youth improvisation troupe called ''“Joe Imrpov”'' which performed four live shows a year at Wellingtons, Capital E. While performing a show, director Danny Mulheron saw his performance, and asked him to audition for a specific role in the TV series ''Seven Pounds with Mr Gormsby''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">He auditioned for ''The Almighty Johnsons'' after graduating ''Toi Whakaari'', and ended up relocating to Auckland for the show. And this marks his first major television role.</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">Before filming Season 2, he appeared in the films ''Last Strike'' and ''Packed''.</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">When he’s not filming, he likes to keep himself busy in Auckland’s Theatre Scene. He has performed in four successful, 1 month seasons, over the past two years. Including…</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">2010: ''Gagarin Way'' by Frisky Productions</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">2011: ''Paper Sky ''by Red Leap Theatre, co-starring with ''TAJ''’s Alison Bruce (Dawn)</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal">2012: ''Tribes'' by Niina Raines</p>
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==A Brief Overview==
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2005 - Skilton’s career started in a small role in the comedy series ''Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2006 Toured New Zealand and Sydney, performing various re-written works of Shakespeare with ‘''The Ugly''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">''Shakespeare Company''’ including ''Richard III ''as Richard and ''The Tempest'' as Trinculo</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2007 - Skilton was accepted into Wellington’s ''Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2007 & 2008 - Had guest roles in the television series ''The Hothouse'' and ''Time Trackers''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2009 - Graduated ''Toi Whakaari'' with a bachelor of performing arts</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2011 - Skilton appeared in the short film, ''Shopping for One''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">First appeared as Axl ‘Odin’ Johnson in ''The Almighty Johnsons''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">2012 - Appeared in ''We Feel Fine''</p>
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<p class="MsoNormal" style="margin-left:3.0cm;text-indent:-3.0cm;tab-stops:3.0cm">Nominated for the ''TV Guide Best of the Box'' category ‘Rising Star’ </p>
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[http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Emmett_skilton Wikipedia]
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[http://www.imdb.com/name/nm2595237/?ref_=fn_al_nm_1 IMDB]
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[http://thealmightyjohnsons.co.nz/characters/the-johnsons/ Official Site]

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Emmett Skilton attended Titahi Bay North School, Titahi Bay Intermediate and Mana College, all in his home town of Titahi Bay.

Having been passionate about the performing arts industry since an early age, he began performing in primary school plays and making small shows to entertain his family.

While at high school, Skilton was involved in a youth improvisation troupe called “Joe Imrpov” which performed four live shows a year at Wellingtons, Capital E. While performing a show, director Danny Mulheron saw his performance, and asked him to audition for a specific role in the TV series Seven Pounds with Mr Gormsby

He auditioned for The Almighty Johnsons after graduating Toi Whakaari, and ended up relocating to Auckland for the show. And this marks his first major television role.

Before filming Season 2, he appeared in the films Last Strike and Packed.

When he’s not filming, he likes to keep himself busy in Auckland’s Theatre Scene. He has performed in four successful, 1 month seasons, over the past two years. Including…

2010: Gagarin Way by Frisky Productions

2011: Paper Sky by Red Leap Theatre, co-starring with TAJ’s Alison Bruce (Dawn)


2012: Tribes by Niina Raines

A Brief Overview

2005 - Complete High School

2005 - Skilton’s career started in a small role in the comedy series Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby

2006 Toured New Zealand and Sydney, performing various re-written works of Shakespeare with ‘The Ugly

Shakespeare Company’ including Richard III as Richard and The Tempest as Trinculo

2007 - Skilton was accepted into Wellington’s Toi Whakaari: New Zealand Drama School

2007 & 2008 - Had guest roles in the television series The Hothouse and Time Trackers

2009 - Graduated Toi Whakaari with a bachelor of performing arts

2010 - Appeared in the feature film Home By Christmas

2011 - Skilton appeared in the short film, Shopping for One

First appeared as Axl ‘Odin’ Johnson in The Almighty Johnsons

2012 - Appeared in We Feel Fine



Nominated for the TV Guide Best of the Box category ‘Rising Star’ 

References

Wikipedia

IMDB

Official Site