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.
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.