Rhys Darby

Comedian

Birthday March 21, 1974

Birth Sign Aries

Birthplace New Zealand

Age 50 years old

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About

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.

Before Fame

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.

Trivia

He was considered for Steve Carell's role in The Office after Carrell left the 2011 season. He is credited as a performer on the soundtrack of multiple episodes of Flight of the Conchords. 

Family Life

He married Rosie Carnahan; they had two sons named Theo and Finn together.

Associated With

He was in the comedy "Yes Man" starring Jim Carrey.