Clint started his screen-acting career as an extra on Once on Chunik Bair. The
World War One film stared Robert Powel and Kevin J Wilson, as well as a host of up and coming actors kiwi actors such as the young Karl Urban, Jed Brophy and Stephen Ure. (Who went on to star in Lord of the Rings).
After completing a range of courses in drama including a stint studying in Australia at the prestigious NIDA, Clints’ break came in 1991 when he acted
alongside Kiwi icons of the big screen Sam Neill and Bruno Lawrence in The
Sinking of The Rainbow Warrior. The film also starred Jon Voight and Lucy
Lawless. Cast as Adam Kelly, a young French speaking Police Officer who helps
uncover the French governments’ involvement in the bombing of the Greenpeace vessel. Bruno Lawrence and Clint struck up a friendship that was to see Bruno go on to mentor Clint in the years leading up to his death in 1995.
Roles in kiwi feature film Absent Without Leave and children’s series Mirror Mirror followed.
After his involvement in Lord of the Rings Clint became an actors agent, eventually moving into a successful career in advertising. In recent years he has appeared in local Television Commercials as well as featuring in a number of guest roles on iconic New Zealand soap opera Shortland Street.
Clint is currently based in Auckland, and continues to work in talent management for the advertising and design industries as well as his continued involvement in the acting industry.
Name: Clinton Ulyatt
Lives in: Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation: Actor and Talent Scout