Jemaine Clement

Jemaine Clement

Jan. 10th, 1974
Born in
New Zealand
6' 1

Jemaine Clement's Main TV Roles

Show Character(s)
Legion TV Show
Flight of the Conchords TV Show
Flight of the Conchords

Main Movie Roles

Guest TV Roles

[none found]


Jemaine Clement (born 10 January 1974) is a New Zealand comedian, actor and musician, best known as one half of the musical comedy duo Flight of the Conchords along with Bret McKenzie.
Early life
Clement was born in New Zealand and raised by his Māori mother,[2] in the Wairarapa region. He moved to New Zealand's capital Wellington, where he studied drama and film at Victoria University of Wellington. There he met Taika Waititi (a.k.a. Taika Cohen) with whom he went on to form So You're a Man and The Humourbeasts. In 2004, the Humourbeasts toured New Zealand in a stage show titled The Untold Tales of Maui,[3] a rework of the traditional Maori legends ofMāui. The duo received New Zealand's highest comedy honour, the Billy T Award.
MusicIt was at Victoria University that Clement and Bret McKenzie formed Flight of the Conchords. They have toured internationally and released four CDs: Folk the World Tour in 2002, The Distant Future EP in 2007, Flight of the Conchords in 2008 and I Told You I Was Freaky in 2009. The Conchords produced a six-part improvisational comedy radio program on BBC Radio 2 and have appeared on Late Night with Conan O'Brien, The Late Show with David Letterman and The Late Late Show. After appearing in 2005 on HBO's One Night Stand, the Conchords were offered their own 12-part HBO series Flight of the Conchords.[4] Its first season ran from June to September 2007, and was renewed for a second season, which aired on HBO in the US from January to March 2009.[5] In December 2009, the Conchords announced the show would not have a third season.[6]

  • He met Taika Waititi (a.k.a. 'Taika Cohen' (qv)) at Victoria University and they later went on to form the Humourbeasts.
  • He was also a writer and cast member of the television shows Skitz and Tellylaughs in New Zealand.
  • Describes his heritage as "part Maori, part European.".
  • In 2000 he was given a Special Radio Awards Commendation for The Sunglass Store.
  • One half of New Zealand 'folk comedy' duo Flight of the Conchords, with 'Bret McKenzie' (qv).
  • It was at Victoria University that Clement met 'Bret McKenzie' (qv), and together they formed Flight of the Conchords.
  • He moved to Wellington where he studied drama and film at Victoria University of Wellington.
  • In 1999, he was a Radio Awards Winner as writer for Trashed, for Channel Z, Wellington.

Related sites for this celeb
» BuddyTV
» TVGuide
» AceShowbiz
» Celebrity-Mania
You are successfully logged out.

ShareTV Login

Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Create Account

Verify Password

Verification code (check your email for the verification code)

Verification code has been sent to the following email address:
If you didn't receive the verification code:

1. Check your bulk/spam folder.

2. Try to whitelist our email address (

3. Resend verification email

If you mistyped your email address change it here
Create a free ShareTV account to make a personalized schedule of your favorite TV shows, keep track of what you've watched, earn points and more.
Verify your username and email to complete your Registration
Enter the text in the image shown if you are human.
WARNING: after 2 more failed attempts you will be locked out

Forgot Your Password?

Enter the email address you used to create the account and your password will be emailed to you.