Bret McKenzie is a singer and actor, best known as half of the comedy duo Flight of the Conchords. He is also a member of the band The Black Seeds. He has appeared in the first and third films in Peter Jackson's Lord of the Rings trilogy, achieving some internet notoriety as Figwit. His father, Peter McKenzie played the role of Elendil in Lord of the Rings. Since the summer of 2007 when their self-titled TV show first aired on HBO, The Flight of the Conchords have exploded on the scene and found quick fame with American audiences. The FotC who have produced a radio series for the BBC and released one album are currently working on the second season of their HBO hit show, and have also produced an earlier HBO special entitled Flight of the Conchords: One Night Stand. Bret has also released an album named Prototype under the name Video Kid.