- Formed a five-man comedy group in the mid-'90s called So You're a Man with future Flight of the Conchords partner Bret McKenzie.
- Between So You're a Man and FOTC, partnered with Taika Cohen as the Humourbeasts.
- Starred in Cohen's 2007 quirky romantic comedy Eagle vs. Shark.
- Appeared in numerous commercials for Outback Steakhouse.
- An appearance on HBO's One Night Stand in 2005 led to the development of the 2007 series Flight of the Conchords.
- For his Men in Black 3 (2012) role as villain Boris the Animal, had to grow a beard and spend four hours in makeup and prosthetics each day.
- 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee
- 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Original Music and Lyrics: Nominee
- 2008, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2007, Grammy — Best Comedy Album: Winner
- 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Lead Actor in a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2009, Emmy — Outstanding Writing for a Comedy Series: Nominee
- 2010, Independent Spirit Awards — Best Supporting Male: Nominee
- Miranda Manasiadis — Wife
- Merianne McArdell — Mother
- Sophocles Iraia Manasiadis Clement — Son
- Attended Victoria University of Wellington, Wellington, New Zealand
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