Short Info

Date Of BirthDecember 8, 1966
SpouseRenae Geerlings (m. 2007), Jean Goertz (m. 1988–2003)
MarkTowering height
FactWatched the 1990's X-Men cartoon and looked back at Sabertooth for inspiration. Purchased dozens of Sabertooth Comics to prepare for his role in the movie X-Men.

Tyler Mane is a Canadian actor and former professional wrestler. He is best known for his roles as Sabretooth in the X-Men films and Michael Myers in the Halloween reboot.

Mane was born in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada, on December 5, 1966. He was the middle child of three boys. His father was a high school teacher and his mother was a homemaker. Mane’s interest in wrestling began when he was a child, watching it on television with his father. He began competing in amateur wrestling tournaments when he was 11 years old.

Mane began his professional wrestling career in 1985, working for various independent promotions in Canada and the United States. In 1988, he signed with World Championship Wrestling (WCW). He wrestled under the name “Big Sky” and was part of the tag team “The Skyscrapers” with Dan Spivey. The team won the WCW World Tag Team Championship in 1989.

Mane left WCW in 1990 and began working for New Japan Pro Wrestling (NJPW). He wrestled under the name “Great Muta” and won the IWGP Heavyweight Championship in 1991. He returned to WCW in 1992 and won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship in 1993.

Mane left WCW again in 1994 and began working for Extreme Championship Wrestling (ECW). He won the ECW World Heavyweight Championship in 1995. He returned to WCW in 1996 and won the WCW World Heavyweight Championship for a second time.

Mane left WCW for the final time in 1999 and began working for World Wrestling Entertainment (WWE). He wrestled under the name “Mane” and won the WWE Hardcore Championship in 2000. He left WWE in 2003 and began working for Total Nonstop Action Wrestling (TNA). He won the TNA World Heavyweight Championship in 2007.

Mane retired from professional wrestling in 2010 and began focusing on his acting career. He made his film debut in the 2002 film X-Men, playing the role of Sabretooth. He reprised the role in the 2003 sequel X2: X-Men United. He also appeared in the 2006 film See No Evil, playing the role of Michael Myers.

Mane has been married twice. His first marriage was to actress Renae Geerlings from 1992 to 1999. They have two sons together. His second marriage is to actress Alana Kari from 2009 to present. They have one daughter together.

Mane currently resides in Los Angeles, California with his family.

General Info

Full NameTyler Mane
Date Of BirthDecember 8, 1966
Height2.03 m
Weight133.8 kg
ProfessionFilm producer, Actor, Professional Wrestler


SpouseRenae Geerlings (m. 2007), Jean Goertz (m. 1988–2003)


MoviesHalloween, Halloween II, X-Men, Compound Fracture, Troy, 247°F, Joe Dirt, Gunless, Devil May Call, Black Mask 2: City of Masks, How to Make a Monster, Hercules
TV ShowsWCW Saturday Night

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#Marks / Signs
1Towering height


1At 6'8, he is the tallest actor to play Michael Myers.
2Watched all of the Halloween films but Halloween 3, to prepare for his role as Michael Myers.
3Trained for his audition for a role in the movie re-make "Rollerball (2002)" (which also starred fellow X-Men alumnus Rebecca Romijn in the San Fernando Valley roller rink Moonlight Rollerway for a week, but did not succeed in landing a role.
4Watched the 1990's X-Men cartoon and looked back at Sabertooth for inspiration. Purchased dozens of Sabertooth Comics to prepare for his role in the movie X-Men.
5While wrestling in WCW as Big Sky in the early-1990s, he teamed regularly with Vinnie Vegas (Kevin Nash) right before Nash's WWF tenure as "Diesel".
6Was a professional wrestler.




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Compound Fracture2013Michael Wolffsen
Prey: The Light in the Dark2013ShortPrey
Devil May Call2013John
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Awkward Embraces2011TV SeriesThe Bagel Guy
Halloween II2009Michael Myers
WWE: The Rise and Fall of WCW2009VideoBig Sky
Halloween2007Michael Myers
X-Men: The Official Game2006Video GameSabretooth (voice)
Monk2006TV SeriesDirk - Motorcycle Rider
The Devil's Rejects2005Rufus (uncredited)
Hercules2005TV Mini-SeriesAntaeus
Red Serpent2003
Black Mask 2: City of Masks2002Thorn
Son of the Beach2000-2002TV SeriesAdolf Manson
The Scorpion King2002Barbarian Chieftain (uncredited)
How to Make a Monster2001TV MovieHardcore
Joe Dirt2001Bondi
Party of Five1999TV SeriesMr. Mayhem
Bandit: Bandit Goes Country1994TV MovieJake 'Big Sky' Olson
WCW Fall Brawl1993TV MovieBig Sky
WCW World Championship Wrestling1993TV SeriesBig Sky
Starfighters1992El vampiro interespacial (as Nitron)
UWF Fury Hour1990TV Series 1990
Clash of the Champions IX: New York Knockout1989TV MovieNitron


The Horror Show2015producer announced
Compound Fracture2013producer


Compound Fracture2013


Halloween: The Babysitter Murders2014Video short special thanks
Mamitas2011special thanks


Horrified2015TV SeriesHimself
Hollywood Ramblings at TFW 20132013Documentary shortHimself
You Can't Kill the Bogeyman2012ShortHimself
sCare Foundation Halloween Launch Benefit2012ShortHimself
Icon News2012TV SeriesHimself - Guest
Shooting Gunless2010TV MovieHimself
Michael Lives: The Making of 'Halloween'2008Video documentaryHimself
The Many Masks of Michael Myers2007Video documentary shortHimself
Scream Awards 20072007TV SpecialHimself
Up Close with Carrie Keagan2007TV SeriesHimself
07 Spaceys2007TV MovieHimself
30 Days in Hell: The Making of 'The Devil's Rejects'2005Video documentaryHimself - 'Rufus'
The Uncanny Suspects2003Video documentary shortHimself
X-Factor: The Look of 'X-Men'2003Video documentary shortHimself
X-Men Production Scrapbook2003Video documentaryHimself
V.I.P.2001TV SeriesHimself
The Test2001TV SeriesHimself - Panelist

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Cinemassacre's Monster Madness2011TV Series documentaryMichael Myers

Source: IMDb, Wikipedia

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