Though he also appeared in episodes of The Flying Doctors, Let's Eat, and other Australian and South Korean television series, this New Zealand-born comedian and actor is perhaps most famous as a series regular on the South Korean program Real Men. His work on the series earned him a 2013 MBC Entertainment Award.
After playing childhood guest star roles on Holiday Island and other television series, he studied at Korea University.
From 2008 until 2012, he and Annabelle Ambrose co-hosted a radio program called Drivetime.
He grew up in New Zealand and Australia as the son of television casting director Jan Russ. He married Jung Yumi in 2013, and they later settled in South Korea. He welcomed a son named William in 2016, and the following year they welcomed a second son named Bentley.
He and Park Hyung-sik were both in the cast of Real Men.