Known for his roles in Talk of the Town, Farscape,
After attending the Wellington Teachers' Training College, he earned a scholarship to the New Zealand Drama School.
He helped establish an Australian theater company called the Walkers and Talkers.
He was born in Auckland, New Zealand, to a family of Samoan heritage. He later settled in Australia.
He and American actor Ben Browder were both in the cast of the Sci-Fi Channel and Nine Network series Farscape.