He was one half of pioneering comedy duo Sugar and Spice, then went on to play 183 year old Deacon in Taika Waititi's "What We Do in the Shadows". Soon he'll be seen in the third series of TVNZ1's "800 Words."
He's also a Billy T James award winner.
Jonathan Brugh is talking about TV, Movies, Books and Music with Jesse.
Here are a few of his favourite songs we listened to.
The Sleepy Song - Jemaine Clement
Victor - Santa Barbara
Palm Singing - Bressa Creeting Cake
The books he mentioned:
Aztec by Gary Jennings
The Trowenna Sea by Witi Ihimaera
The Ten Chronicles of Thomas Covenant by Stephen R. Donaldson
Finally, the TV shows he's enjoying:
Westworld, Game of Thrones, Lost and, of course, 800 Words.