New Zealand Film Award winner for his debut 2013 film Shopping. He also became well known for his starring roles in 2015's Paper Planes and 2016's Hunt for the Wilderpeople.
He booked his debut film role after a casting session was held at his school.
He appeared as himself in a 2016 episode of Home & Family.
He was born in Naenae, Lower Hutt, New Zealand. He has a twin brother and is the second youngest of four kids.
He starred alongside Sam Neill in Hunt for the Wilderpeople.