Actor known for playing the titular boy in the 2010 movie Boy, which became New Zealand's highest grossing domestic film. He also played Mana in The Dark Horse and Hongi in The Dead Lands.
Along with Boy, he appeared in the short film Frosty Man and the BMX Kid in 2010. He then took about four years away before returning to the silver screen.
He's appeared in several commercials for Vodafone and has also expressed interest in a career as a builder.
He grew up in Opotiki, a small town on the North Island of New Zealand with just more than 8,000 people.
He and Cliff Curtis both starred in The Dark House.