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Emmett Skilton


Emmett Skilton is best known for his starring role across three seasons of TV3’s The Almighty Johnsons. Skilton plays Axl Johnson, a levelheaded Kiwi bloke destined to become a powerful Norse God, if only he can find the right goddess. Prior to joining the show, the Toi Whakaari graduate had mainly done small parts on television, after debuting in 2005 as a special needs student in comedy Seven Periods with Mr Gormsby.

The first day of filming I had to run out and tell all the brothers I had just killed a girl in Anders' bed. The weird part of this was I was completely naked in this scene and I had only just met the entire cast and crew. Emmett Skilton on The Almighty Johnsons, Geektown website 3 May 2012