Video Kid is a project of Bret McKenzie (born 29 June 1976 in New Zealand), a singer and actor, best known as one half of Flight of the Conchords and a former member of 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 is Peter McKenzie, who played the role of Elendil in Lord of the Rings. He has two brothers, Justin and Jonathon. Justin also appeared as an Elf extra in "The Fellowship of the Ring" during the Council of Elrond.