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Jemaine Atea Mahana Clement (born 10 January 1974) is a New Zealand actor, musical comedian, screenwriter and director. With Bret McKenzie, as the comedy duo Flight of the Conchords, he has released several albums and created comedy series for both the BBC and HBO. He portrays Ian Garvin, a human biologist on Pandora in Avatar 2 and its sequels.

He has had featured parts in films such as Gentlemen Broncos (2009), Men in Black 3 (2012) and Humor Me (2017) and has done voice-work for Despicable Me (2010), Rio (2011), Moana (2016) and The Lego Batman Movie (2017). In 2014, he made his directorial debut with the horror comedy mockumentary What We Do in the Shadows, in which he also co-wrote, co-directed and starred in with Taika Waititi. He currently portrays Oliver Bird on the FX series Legion (2017–2019).


  • Gentlemen Broncos (2009)
  • Despicable Me (2010)
  • Rio (2011)
  • Men in Black (2012)
  • Muppets Most Wanted (2014)
  • Rio 2 (2014)
  • The BFG (2016)
  • Moana (2016)
  • The Lego Batman Movie (2017)