Murray Knock

Actor, Extra, Model, Singer, TV Presenter,… more

Auckland, New Zealand
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Muz Knock - singing demo clip

Murray Knock - singing demo

01Muz Knock - singing demo clip
02Cockney - Star Now
03Irish - Star Now
04Eastern Bloc - Star Now
05American accent
06Australian accent
07Desperado
08Murray Knock - standard voiceovers assor
09Voice over for Tea Brand film
010Murray Knock - accents

Physical Attributes

Height:
175 cm / 5ft 9in
Waist:
89 cm / 35 in
Weight:
80 kg / 176 lbs
Eye color:
Grey
Ethnicity:
White / Caucasian
Hair color:
Grey
Chest:
99 cm / 39 in
Hair length:
Short
Skin color:
White
Hair type:
Straight

Credits & experience

2005
  • MIT : Batchelor of Education (Teaching)

Acting

Acting experience

Previous paid speaking roles


Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA Southern
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Maori
  • Mexican
  • Pacific Islander
  • Russian

1990s: Musical theatre debut at TAPAC: Solo & chorus in an Old English Variety Show
1990s: Played a character & chorus in musical ‘South Pacific’ ex Orewa Theatre club
1990s: Sung ‘Billy Joel’s’ song ‘Piano Man’ at Victoria Park market talent quest
2000s: Solos & chorus in various shows at Nathan Park Homestead (Manurewa Theatre) e.g. ‘Tribute To Broadway’
2000s: Featured role as soccer goalkeeper in Stirling Sports TVC
2010s: Twice appeared singing on Maori TVs ‘Homai Tepakipaki’ live karaoke show (Billy Joel’s ‘River Of Dreams’, and Red Hot Chilli Peppers ‘Under The Bridge’
September 2012: Performed at ‘The Aloft’ hotel in Abu Dhabi: ‘Stay & Play’ series performing original and covers
2016: Performed in Chengdu, China: ‘Voice Of Chengdu’ singing competition
Wednesday August 17th 2016: Maori TV - extra role in short TV series ‘Waru’
Friday August 19th 2016: Sky TV ‘New Smell’ TVC - Featured role as new car salesman
Saturday 01st October 2016: Featured role as presenter in music video for NZ band, ‘Villainy’ (‘Ginzu Knifing’)
Tuesday 06th December 2016: extra in ‘Westside’
Friday 27th January 2017: Played a lawyer in TV series ‘I Am Innocent’
April-May 2018: Extra roles in movie ‘Guns Akimbo’ (Businessman, SWAT team member)
July 09th 2018: Extra role in web series ‘Immi The Vegan’
August 21st 2018: Featured role as a tourist in ‘Maori Intrepid Tours’ promotional video shot all over Auckland: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=o9IcN2V-_bY
August 30th 2018: Played the singer, ‘Elton John’, for Air New Zealand Operations dinner ball party in Auckland City
September 06th 2018: Played extra in the NZ web series ‘These Two’
September 18th 2018: Played host/model for Chinese guests per Jade Management
September 20th 2018: Played ‘The Dad’ in Pit Stop YouTube commercial with my son, Benjamin: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=hwKDzRKYKAI
September 21st 2018: Played the role of ‘Bonasera’ in a VR (Virtual Reality) remake of opening scene of ‘The Godfather’ for Unitec presentation: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=PLjbUIX83aY&list=PLGAJ3f15Egx-Ja3NjPm8lo124cVYE96np&index=33&fbclid=IwAR1WE5k0CdJZCoWtXHeGLK2uR8iv9U1ZcyK2aqZIfQLppHtUppfstVu0AGQ
November 03rd 2018: Played ‘The Interviewer’ in short film production ‘The Applicant’ by Jason Daniels: https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=fPDaZNdmumc&feature=youtu.be&fbclid=IwAR3ixIP5Zc9q9LVDJ7zYANu6QPLPwKrVwzISisyPis0c-hFCWQkJ2EItjq0
November 04th 2018: Played ‘Jimmy’ as ‘The Galaxy Clean franchise guy’ in Galaxy Clean promotion
November 09th 2018: Played role of ‘Gerard’ in Maori TV series ‘Ahikaroa’ per Talento
Nov 15th 2018: Played ‘Barry’ in Gardena/Husqvarna TVC for “Systema” robotic lawnmower product promotion
Nov 19-23 2018: Played ‘Muz - The Real Estate Guy’ in TV show, ‘What Now’, in a 12 episodes parody of ‘The Block’, called ‘The BlockHeads’ (Episode 1 screened March 03rd 2019):https://www.heihei.nz/config/browse/screen/video-content/collection/details?cid=4672
Dec 11 2018: Played model/gardener guy in promotion for new home cleaning franchise called ‘MyTask’
January 14-15th: Played role of ‘Gerard’ again in Maori TV series 2 of ‘Ahikaroa’ per Talento
March 22, 2019: Played the role of Manager in an ad for rehabilitation/disabled (Altura Learning Australia) @ Eden Gardens, Epsom
March 30, 2019: Played a customer role in House Of Travel (HOT) ad
April 16, 2019: Played a 1970’s “swinger” in a ‘Wendys’ hamburger ad

Extras

Extras experience

Previous extras experience


See list of credits!

Modeling

Modeling experience

Part-time model - paid commercial work


Featured on the cover of 'Zespri' gold kiwifruit pack.
My legs have been used for TVC's eg. courier.
Soccer goalkeeper for Stirling Sports TVC.. very versatile:-)
Various extra roles, short film, live singing specialty having appeared at many venues including Auckland Botanic Gardens, Maori TV's live show 'Homai Tepakipaki', Shopping Malls throughout Auckland, Victoria Park Market etc.

Music

Vocal ability

Lead singer


Vocal range

Tenor


Singing styles
  • Pop

Favourite genres
  • Pop
  • Rock
  • Jazz
  • Classical
  • Country

Influences: Eagles, Elton John, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, Ub40, Queen, Lynard Skynard, George Benson, Ray Charles

Sky City Hamilton casino busking 2011. Karaoke finalist Woodys bar in Manurewa 2010/11.Have performed live at 2011 Whanganui concert for the Christchurch earthquake, Botanical gardens in Manurewa, Pakuranga Plaza, Homai Tepakipaki (Maori TV karaoke live show in Auckland, NZ), RSAs,Country & Western shows, Telstra Clear Events Centre and various karaoke shows in New Zealand. I am used to singing cover songs including artists such as Commodores, George Benson, Eric Clapton, Elton John, Billy Joel, Neil Diamond, The Eagles, Lionel Richie, Glen Campbell, Lou Rawls, Don Henley, UB40, Bryan Adams, Little River Band, Michael Buble and others. Also perform with partner, Criag Hallen who is a legend on keyboard/piano.

TV & Reality

Sung live on Maori TV's 'Homai Tepakipaki' 2008; Sung live at shopping plazas, RSA's, the Botanical Gardens. Loads of TV extra roles.
See list of credits also!

Presenting

Languages
  • English

Accents
  • Australian
  • Irish
  • New Zealand
  • South African
  • UK Cockney
  • UK English
  • UK Posh
  • UK Scottish
  • UK Welsh
  • USA Southern
  • Chinese
  • French
  • German
  • Indian
  • Italian
  • Maori
  • Mexican
  • Pacific Islander
  • Russian

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