Michael Aston

Michael Aston

Overview

Ethnicity
White/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
  • 2016 - 2017
    Chief Anderson
    Film (Feature)
    Three Dots and a Dash
    Valipa Venkat Kiran
    Wordsmith Entertainment
    Various London and West of London
  • 2016 - 2017
    The General
    Film (Feature)
    Redcon-1
    Chee Keong Cheung
    Intense Productions Ltd & Apocalypse Productions
    The Old Town Hall, Bromley, Kent
  • 2016
    Col James Grant MI5
    Film (Feature)
    The Offering
    Julian Bushell
    Filmography
    Old Crown Courts, Sutton
  • 2014 - 2015
    Alan Wilson SIS MI6
    Film (Feature)
    Time Rush
    David Zirilli
    Stunt Power Films
  • 2014 - 2015
    Met Police Commissioner Chris Williams
    Film (Feature)
    Valla Desam
    N T Nantha
    Lakxshanna Pictures
    London
  • 2014
    Steven Johnson
    Film (Feature)
    The Newspaper
    Jordan Kensington
    Invincible Group (IEG Global)
  • 2014
    Keith Canadian Parent
    Film (Feature)
    Beneath the Skin
    Aaron Ellis & Michael Collins
    New World Cinema
    Ascot
  • 2014
    Russian Gangster Lawyer
    Film (Feature)
    White Collar Hooligans 3
    Paul Tanter
  • 2014
    Myself as having been a victim in a previous episode of Midsummer Murders
    TV
    The Alan Tichmarsh Show - ITV
    Dino Charalambous
  • 2013
    Head Teacher
    Online
    Spaniards in London Series 2
    Javier Moreno Caballero
  • 2013
    Officer Charles
    Film (Short)
    Corrupt
    Ashley Defoe
  • 2012
    Charles Drexler
    Film (Feature)
    EQ Films Ltd
    Norfolk
  • 2011
    Bernard the Butler to Lex Luthor jr
    Film (Feature)
    Superman Requiem
    Gene Fallaize
    Cupsogue Pictures (UK)
    Stanmere House Stanmere Park Brighton
  • 2011
    Lead Barrister for 7/7 Bombings
    TV
    ITN London Tonight News Special
    Rags Martell
    ITN News Limited
    ITN Gray's Inn Road Studios London
  • 2011
    The Businessman
    Film (Short)
    Demography
    Mark Tower
    Flynn Film
    Essex & London
  • 2011
    MOD Desk Officer
    Film (Docu)
    UFO, National Geographic
    Sean Grundy
  • 2011
    Chef & Bar Waiter
    Commercial
    Brittany Ferries
    Sven Harding
  • 2010
    The Banker
    Commercial
    BBC 4 Justice ident
    Bridget Cornwell
  • 2010
    Father
    Commercial
    BBC 1 Christmas Ident
    Chris Balmond
  • 2010
    General Haynes
    Film (Short)
    Five Star
    Ray Janjua & Shen Mufti
  • 2010
    French General Roffe
    Corporate
    Project Promotion
    JT
  • 2010
    Richard
    Film (Short)
    Waiting for a Stranger
    Jacob Migicovsky
    Lucid Films Productions
    East Grinstead
  • 2010
    Bad Jack
    Film (Short)
    The White Room
    Paul Mc Neilly
  • 2010
  • 2010
    Jazz Club Card Player
    Music Video
    Phil Astles Band – This One Goes to Twelve / This One Goes to Twelve
    Lester Cockerill and Dom Fisher
    Cockerill & Fisher
  • 2010
    Business Executive
    Commercial
    Eurostar - Let Your Mind Explore
    Dan Lowe
    Partizan
    Eurostar train London to Brussels
  • 2010
    Father of Family
    Corporate
    Samsung Engineering Training video
    Alan Lee
    Uber Creative Ltd
  • 2010
    The Executive Client
    Corporate
    Barclays Capital - Frozen Assets
    Peter Litten & Malcolm Davies
  • 2010
    Derek the Father
    Film (Short)
    Fingers
    Andrew Sommerville
    Sommerville
  • 2010
    Pall bearer
    TV
    The Morgana Show
    Matt Lamont
    Running Bare Pictures
    Channel 4 - London
  • 2010
    John Button
    Film (Student)
    London Life
    Daniel Browne
    LDN Productions
  • 2010
    Doctor Hornby
    Theatre
    'A Kind of Alaska', by Harold Pinter
    Alexandra Schaller & Carmen Ho
    The Cochrane Theatre, in association with Central Saint Martins
    The Cochrane Theatre London
  • 2009
    Main protagonist character in book
    Commercial
    David Baldacci’s book First Family – commercial
    Martin Root
    Root
    Channel Five USA - London
  • 2009
    Detective Inspector Taylor
    Film (Student)
    Captive
    Andy Yates
    Captive 7- Ravensbourne College
    Ravensbourne College, Kent
  • 2009
    The Stranger
    Film (Short)
    Harsh Living
    Obi Ilodobi
    Liberated Films
    South London
  • 2009
    John Stafford
    Film (Student)
    Nameless
    Warren Williams
    Film & TV Fiction 2009 University of Hertfordshire
    University of Hertfordshire
  • 2009
    Nick
    Film (Short)
    Blank
    Juan Pablo Sarmiento
    Cazuela Productions
    North London

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