Nik Sweeney

Canterbury, New Zealand

Actor, Musician

"ETHNICALLY BEWILDERED." Italian? Greek? Croat? Latino? French? Afgan? Proud to report that I've been mistaken for all of the above... and used it to my advantage.

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Physical Details

Height
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Waist
86 cm / 34in
Weight
75 kg / 165 lbs
Shoe size
9.0 UK / 10.0 US / 43.0 Euro
Ethnicity
White / Caucasian
Hair color
Brown
Skin color
Tanned
Hair length
Short
Eye color
Green
Hair type
Wavy
Chest
106 cm / 42 in

Acting

Acting experience: Extra
Languages spoken
  • English
Accents spoken
  • Australian
  • Canadian
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • USA Boston
  • USA California
  • USA New York
  • USA Southern

Music

Guitar ability: BeginnerVocal ability: Backing vocals
Drumming ability: IntermediateLike to join a band: Yes
Singing styles
  • Pop
  • Rock
Favorite genres
  • Rock
  • Indie
  • Metal
  • Hip-hop
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country
Influences: RadioheadJames BrownAc/dcTalking HeadsJeff BuckleyBill WithersThe PoliceFoofightersXtcClutchThe EditorsThe CultPocoDevoBig CountryRollinsBand Of HeathensShooglenifty

I've played drums on and off for 20ish years in various covers and originals bands in Dunedin, Queenstown, Scotland, and Australia. I've performed hard rock, funk, blues, jazz, traditional Scots and Irish music, Celtic rock and classic British, Aussie and Kiwi pub covers - I just get a kick out of entertaining the crowd and seeing people dig the music. All my own good quality gear. Easygoing but professional attitude. Perhaps unusually for a drummer, I don't drink when I'm performing (something about alcohol makes me lose sticks at high speed), so I'm pretty reliable for rehearsals and for the whole gig (including pack down). My day job as a brand designer also tends to come in handy for promotional bits and pieces.

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