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
  • 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