Award-winning comedian and actor who is well-known for his role on the television series Flight of the Conchords. In 2013 he performed standup on the Late Show with David Letterman and made a guest appearance on the CBS comedy How I Met Your Mother. In 2022, he began starring in the HBO comedy series Our Flag Means Death.
He was in the New Zealand Army before studying at the University of Canterbury. In 1996 he formed a comedy duo, Rhysently Granted, with Grant Lobban and not long after they won an open mic contest at Southern Blues Bar in Christchurch.
He married Rosie Carnahan; they had two sons named Theo and Finn together.
He was in the comedy "Yes Man" starring Jim Carrey.