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Bret McKenzie was born on June 29, 1976 in New Zealand as Bret Peter Tarrant McKenzie. He has been married to Hannah Clarke since March 18, 2009. See full bio »

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Won 1 Oscar. Another 8 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2014 Muppets Most Wanted (writer: "We're Doing a Sequel", "I'm Number One", "The Big House", "I'll Get You What You Want (Cockatoo In Malibu)", "Interrogation Song", "Something So Right", "Life's A Happy Song")
 2013 NotBad (Documentary short) (writer: "One by One")
 2013 Danville 2nd Ward Young Men (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Showbiz Tour 2013 (2013) ... (writer: "Life's A Happy Song" (from "The Muppets"), "Hiphopapotamus vs. Rhymenoceros" (from "Flight of the Conchords"))
 2012 The Pirates! Band of Misfits (writer: "Man Or Muppet")
 2011 Dancing with the Stars (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Round Nine: The Results (2011) ... (writer: "Life's a Happy Song")
 2011 The Muppets (producer: "Life's a Happy Song", "Pictures in My Head", "Me Party", "Let's Talk About Me", "Man or Muppet", "Rainbow Connection", "Life's a Happy Song (Finale)") / (writer: "Life's a Happy Song", "Me Party", "Let's Talk About Me", "Man or Muppet", "Life's a Happy Song (Finale)")
 2010 The Simpsons (TV Series) (music - 1 episode)
- Elementary School Musical (2010) ... (music: "Medium T-Shirt", "Meal Lady", "We Never Do That", "Artists", "Artists Reprise", "Playing Guitars")
 2010 Naruto: The Abridged Comedy Fandub Spoof Series Show (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Bowie no jutsu! (2010) ... (writer: "Bowie" - uncredited)
  Flight of the Conchords (TV Series) (performer - 22 episodes, 2007 - 2009) (writer - 22 episodes, 2007 - 2009)
- Evicted (2009) ... (performer: "Petrov, Yelyena, and Me") / (writer: "Petrov, Yelyena, and Me")
- Wingmen (2009) ... (performer: "Rambling Through The Avenues Of Time", "I Told You I was Freaky") / (writer: "Rambling Through The Avenues Of Time", "I Told You I was Freaky")
- NewZealandTown (2009) ... (performer: "Fashion is Danger") / (writer: "Fashion is Danger")
- Prime Minister (2009) ... (performer: "Demon Woman", "Korean Karaoke (Oh, Dance, Baby)") / (writer: "Demon Woman", "Korean Karaoke (Oh, Dance, Baby)")
- Love Is a Weapon of Choice (2009) ... (performer: "I Met a New Girl", "Epileptic Dogs", "Love is a Weapon of Choice") / (writer: "I Met a New Girl", "Epileptic Dogs", "Love is a Weapon of Choice")
  Timeshift (TV Series documentary) (performer - 1 episode, 2008) (writer - 1 episode, 2008)
- The Comic Songbook (2008) ... (performer: "Business Time") / (writer: "Business Time")
 2008 Chuck (TV Series) (writer - 1 episode)
- Chuck Versus the First Date (2008) ... (writer: "Foux Du Fafa" - uncredited)
  Backstage Pass (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Flight of the Conchords (2007) ... (performer: "Business Time", "Jenny", "Boom", "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)", "Think About It") / (writer: "Business Time", "Jenny", "Boom", "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)", "Think About It")
  Late Night with Conan O'Brien (TV Series) (performer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007) (writer - 2 episodes, 2005 - 2007)
- Episode dated 19 June 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "Ladies of the World") / (writer: "Ladies of the World")
- Episode #13.4 (2005) ... (performer: "Business Time") / (writer: "Business Time")
  Late Show with David Letterman (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2007) (writer - 1 episode, 2007)
- Episode dated 11 June 2007 (2007) ... (performer: "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)") / (writer: "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)")
  The Late Late Show with Craig Ferguson (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Episode #2.2 (2005) ... (performer: "Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros") / (writer: "Hiphopopotamus vs. Rhymenoceros")
  One Night Stand (TV Series) (performer - 1 episode, 2005) (writer - 1 episode, 2005)
- Flight of the Conchords (2005) ... (performer: "Jenny", "Albi", "Think About It", "Hiphopopotoamus vs. Rhymenoceros", "Business Time", "Boom", "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)") / (writer: "Jenny", "Albi", "Think About It", "Hiphopopotoamus vs. Rhymenoceros", "Business Time", "Boom", "The Most Beautiful Girl (In the Room)")
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Show Show Producer (2 credits)
Show Show Miscellaneous Crew (1 credit)
Show Show Self (17 credits)
Show Show Archive footage (1 credit)

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Other Works:

Together with Jemaine Clement, performs as "Flight of the Conchords", an acoustic guitar-backed folk/comedy duo. They have released a live concert CD and are touring in Europe in the Summer of 2004. See more »

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Alternate Names:

Flight of the Conchords

Height:

6' (1.83 m)
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Personal Quote:

Music-wise, I listen to everything. Leonard Cohen, Randy Newman - I guess I like a lot of '70s music. See more »

Trivia:

Although his elf role in The Lord of the Rings: The Fellowship of the Ring (2001) was only a brief silent cameo, his attractive character was noticed by female fans, who made him a minor Internet celebrity, and dubbed his character "Figwit" (short for "Frodo is great...who is THAT?!?"). When this came to the attention of director Peter Jackson, he arranged to have McKenzie reprise the (... See more »

Trademark:

His beard See more »

Star Sign:

Cancer

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