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Jemaine Clement (born 10 January 1974) is a New Zealand comedian, actor and musician, best known for being one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Bret McKenzie. Clement has appeared in a number of feature films. Clement`s feature debut was five years earlier in kung fu comedy Tongan Ninja, directed by New Zealander Jason Stutter. He has worked with Stutter on two more movies to date: the low budget ghost comedy Diagnosis Death and the drama Predicament, based on the book by late Kiwi novelist Ronald Hugh Morrieson. Clement also has a role in American comedy Gentlemen Broncos, directed by Napoleon Dynamite`s Jared Hess. This role landed him a nomination for the Independent Spirit Award for Best Supporting Male. Though Gentlemen Broncos was almost universally panned by critics, some singled out Clement`s performance for praise.
In August 2008, Clement married long time girlfriend Miranda Manasiadis. Clement`s first son, named Sophocles Iraia, was born in October 2008 in New York City.
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Actor/Actress, Soundtrack, Writer
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Jemaine Clement (born 10 January 1974) is a New Zealand comedian, actor and multi-instrumentalist, known as one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Bret McKenzie and the voice of Nigel the Cockatoo in the Rio film series.
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Comedy, folk, acoustic
Comedian, musician, actor
Bass guitar, guitar, percussion, keyboards, ukulele, omnichord, drums, xylophone, accordion, vocals
Bret McKenzie, The Humourbeasts, Flight of the Conchords, So You're a Man