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Bret McKenzie

Actor, Musician

Bret McKenzie is one half of musical-comedy duo Flight of the Conchords (alongside Jemaine Clement). The two cemented their fame with a self-titled series on American pay TV network HBO, which featured the duo trying to make it in New York. An Oscar winner for his songwriting on movie The Muppets (2011), McKenzie went on to co-star in Kiwi black comedy Two Little Boys and English-set romance Austenland.  

We couldn't sing and play the guitar at the same time, and we still struggle with that ... the person who's singing isn't really doing too much. Bret McKenzie, in an extended interview for 2019 TV series Funny As: The Story of New Zealand Comedy Flight of the Conchords