Mike Ginn

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Mike Ginn
Born July 24 1980
Auckland, New Zealand
Occupation Actor

Mike Ginn is a New Zealand film and television actor. Best known role as Gem in Power Rangers RPM. Played Riley in Blood Punch, Jackie Chan in Flat3, a speed-freak in 13 Steps, Vincent Wong in My Wedding and Other Secrets. Ginn also had a small role in The Hopes and Dreams of Gazza Snell and portrayed Lloyd in Amazing Extraordinary Friends.

Early life and education[edit]

Ginn was born and raised in New Zealand[1] and is of Chinese descent.[2]

After realizing his passion for acting and drama in elementary school,[2] Ginn commenced drama studies in 2005,[3][4] graduating in 2007 with a Bachelor of Performing and Screen Arts from Unitec Institute of Technology in Auckland.[5]

Career[edit]

A year after his graduation from drama school, Ginn, as a local actor, was hired for the role of Gem on the children's television series Power Rangers RPM (2009).[3][4][6]

Following his break and after gaining exposure – both domestically in New Zealand and internationally – Ginn has featured in various works, including the romantic comedy film My Wedding and Other Secrets (2011).

Ginn has also acted on the stage, performing in a theatre production titled White Trash Omnibus.[7]

Personal life[edit]

Ginn is based in the United States in Los Angeles, California.[6]

Ginn has a fraternal twin brother named Ken.[8] A graduate of the University of Auckland with a double degrees Bachelor of Health Sciences (B.H.Sc.) and Bachelor of Laws with Honours (LL.B. (Hons.)), Ken Ginn is a lawyer in Australia[9] and is the founding president of the Asian Students in Auckland at the University of Auckland.[10]

Filmography and television work[edit]

References[edit]

  1. ^ "Mike Ginn Interview: Fun with Accents". Asians on Film. 15 August 2011. 
  2. ^ a b "San Diego Asian Film Festival: A Chat with Mike Ginn". CultureMob. 
  3. ^ a b "Mike Ginn interview". AMCPress. 
  4. ^ a b Mike Ginn Interview: My Wedding and Other Secrets on YouTube
  5. ^ "Mike Ginn" (PDF). Johnson & Laird. 
  6. ^ a b "Interview with Mike Ginn". Banana Shake. 
  7. ^ Robertson, Sian. "White Trash Omnibus". Theatreview. 
  8. ^ "RangerCrew Q & A with Mike Ginn". Ranger Crew. 
  9. ^ "Ken Ginn". LinkedIn. 
  10. ^ "Ken Ginn to Attend Young Chinese Leaders Forum". Scoop News. 18 August 2008. 

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