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Michael Aston

Michael Aston

Overview

Ethnicity
Caucasian
Age Range
45 - 51
Height
5' 8" (1m 73cm)
Weight
12st. 8lb. (80kg)
Hair Colour
Brown
Eye Colour
Brown
Build
Medium

Credits

Year Role / Type Name of Production / Director Company / Venue
2013 Presenter / MD
Presenter
Mastercard European Conference
Nigel Bennett
Mastercard Europe
Rome, Italy
2013 Presenter / Director
Presenter
Directors Duties
David Allison
University of Law
University of Law, London
2013 Presenter / Manager
Presenter
Job Interview Techniques
Tayla Goodman
London Fire Brigade
London LFB HQ
2013 Presenter / Manager
Presenter
Job Interview Techniques
Tayla Goodman
John Lewis Partnership
John Lewis Partnership, London
2011 Louis Moorfield Investigative Journalist
Presenter
The Bassano Tapes
Dave Rowan
Dizzydollface
Bolton & Bassano Del Grappa Itally
2011 Trinity Lighthouse Keeper
Presenter
Trinity Lighthouse Trust
Tim Willrich
D J Willrich Limited
Spectrocom Studios London
2010 Managing Director
Presenter
Culture World – English language video
Jenny Lovel
Macmillan Publishers Ltd

Education

  • Year
    Qualification
    Where
  • 2014
    Stage Combat Skills (Swords)
    Nobel Training Solutions Ltd
  • 2013
    Stage Combat & Krav Maga Fighting Skills
    Nobel Training Solutions Ltd
  • 2012
    Advanced Acting Courses and Workshops
    The Actors Guild
  • 2012
    Advanced Acting Courses and Workshops
  • 2011
    Acting Workshops
    Jon Campbell Acting Classes
  • 2009
    Acting - Screen, TV, Theatre
    Translantic Films - London
  • 1989
    Master of Science Degree
    UEL

About me

I am an experienced Method Actor, Presenter, Producer and have appeared in a number of Feature films (IMDB) and on TV.
A Member of Equity with a wide emotive range and control, a natural for powerful roles and I relish exercising my skills playing a wide and varied range of parts : from father figure, to professional person, law enforcement officer , to hardened and violent criminal, demon.I also have a very good sense of humour and comedy timing. I am experienced in films, theatre, TV and web commercials, corporate and training videos including professional role playing.

Being masters degree educated, I am professional and reliable and a team player. I am an experienced horseman and having been trained in cavalry skills I am also a proficient instructor in mounted skill at arms. I have been placed in the ribbons at many equestrian competitions over the years. My experience includes having designed, performed and given commentary at public shows in mounted skill at arms displays and mounted parades.

I have undertaken advanced training in TV and screen acting classes in London including stage & film combat. I continue to do workshops and I am a member of the Actors' Centre in London and the Actors' Guild. Some show reels showing some of my work are available on: http://michaelaston.co.uk/showreelsandfilms.html ; (see full details on website http://michaelaston.co.uk).
I am also on Spotlight http://www.spotlight.com/0690-8947-7833; www.uk.castingcallpro.com/cv/michael.aston1and www.starnow.co.uk/michaelaston

Additional Information

Gold, Silver and Bronze medalist representing Great Britain as a member of the British Equestrian Team in the Mounted skill at arms international contests at the Masters International Games in Pretoria, South Africa 2001. See www. michaelaston.co.uk

Additional Skills

Equestrian Show Jumping, Cross Country.

Sub Aqua Diver - BSAC Class II Open Water Diver

Work/life experience & skills include

Projects and events organiser and manager. Actor, presenter, producer and compare. Manager and management consultant. City finance - foreign currency trader - commercial insurance broker. Paralegal. Local government management.Lecturer. See www. michaelaston.co.uk Specialist acting experience : green screen presenter; full studio green screen actor: full studio green screen actor in 3D ; acting for motion capture camera.

Skills

Skin Colour White
Hair Length Short
Native accent English
Accents (UK) Cockney, London, Northern Irish, RP, Scottish, Standard, Southern England, Welsh, Standard
Accents (North American) Californian, Canadian, General American, New York City, Southern American
Accents (International) African (South), Arabic, Australian, Dublin, Eastern European, French, German, Indian, Irish, Italian, Middle Eastern, Russian
Languages Spoken English, Italian
Interested in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Improvisation, Modelling, Music Videos, Online, Presenting, Radio, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV, Voice Over
Experienced in Comedy, Commercials, Corporate, Film (Professional), Film (Student), Modelling, Motion Capture, Music Videos, Presenting, Rehearsed Readings, Roleplay, Theatre (Fringe), Theatre (Professional), TV
Organisation Membership Equity
Stage Combat Skills Yes
Driving Licences Standard
Perform nude? No
DBS checked Yes