Robert Maillet Biography

Biography by Published on Updated on 19 Oct, 2020
Facts of Robert Maillet
Date of Birth: 1969 , October-26
Age: 51 years old
Birth Nation: Canada
Height: 6 Feet 10 Inch
Name Robert Maillet
Birth Name Robert Maillet
Nick Name Acadian Giant, Kurrgan
Nationality Canadian
Birth Place/City Ste-Marie-de-Kent, New Brunswick, Canada
Profession Former Professional Wrestler, Actor
Eye Color Brown
Hair Color Brown
Weight in KG 159 kg
Married Yes
Married to Laura Eaton (June 13, 1997 - present)
Children 4
Awards Canada International Film Festival Award
Online Presence Twitter
Movies 300, Sherlock Holmes, The Big Bang, Monster Brawl, Immortals, A Little Bit Zombie, Pacific Rim, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Septic Man, The Young and Prodigious T.S. Spivet, Brick Mansions, Hercules, Deadpool 2
TV Show WWF Friday Night's Main Event, WWF Shotgun Saturday Night, WWE Raw, WWE Sunday Night Heat, Once Upon a Time, Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds, Haven, The Strain, American Gods, The Umbrella Academy
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Robert Maillet is a retired Canadian professional-wrestler-turned-actor. He worked for the WWE (World Wrestling Entertainment) during the late-'90s under the ring name Kurrgan and appeared on WWE's flagship shows like Friday Night's Main Event, Monday Night Raw, and Sunday Night Heat. He has since been a film and television actor and has had notable appearances in movies like 300, Sherlock Holmes, Immortals, Pacific Rim, and Deadpool 2; as well as TV shows like Once Upon a Time, The Strain, American Gods, and The Umbrella Academy

How Old is Robert Maillet? What is his Height?

Robert Maillet was born in Georgetown, Ontario, Canada on October 26, 1969. At the time of this writing, Maillet is 50 years old and according to official billings, stands at 6 feet 10 inches (2.08 meters).

Maillet grew up in Ste-Marie-de-Kent, New Brunswick, Canada, and began training in professional wrestling under Bret "The Hitman" Hart, among others. 

Career

Professional Wrestling Career

Robert Maillet wrestled for the World Wrestling Entertainment (formerly, the World Wrestling Federation) during the late-'90s.

Robert Maillet as Kurrgan on WWF Monday Night Raw SOURCE: My New Brunswick

He was known by the ring name "Kurrgan" and featured prominently on WWE's flagship shows like Friday Night's Main Event, Monday Night Raw, and Sunday Night Heat

He left the WWE in 1999 and continued to wrestle in indie promotions in Canada and elsewhere before formally retiring to pursue a career in acting.  

Acting Career

Courtesy of his hulking frame and imposing stature. Maillet readily landed roles in various movies. He played Uber Immortal in 300, Dredger in Sherlock Holmes, Minotaur in Immortals, Lt. S. Kaidanovsky in Pacific Rim, Polyphemus / Laistrygonian in Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, and Sluggo in Deadpool 2.

On television, Maillet has had guest appearances on shows like Merlin, Once Upon a Time, and Transporter: The Series. He played Heavy in the Syfy supernatural drama series Haven from 2013 to 2015. 

Maillet is perhaps most well known as The Master/Jusef Sardu in Guillermo del Toro's vampire-horror-drama series The Strain and Bedard in the fantasy adventure drama series Dark Rising: Warrior of Worlds.

Besides that, he has guest-starred as Balor in Starz's American Gods, Ring Fighter in DC Universe's Titans, and Lights Out Lubbock in Netflix's The Umbrella Academy.    

Has Four Children with Wife Laura Eaton

Robert Maillet has been married since June 13, 1997, to his wife Laura Eaton.

Robert Maillet with his adopted daughter Mekedess SOURCE: Twitter

They have four children in total: one of their own, as well as two daughters from Eaton's previous marriage, and an adopted girl from Ethiopia, named Mekedess Maillet

What is Robert Maillet's Net Worth in 2020? 

According to some online sources, Robert Maillet is believed to have a net worth of at least $2 million in 2020. The near-seven-footer former-pro-wrestler has wrestled for the biggest professional wrestling promotion in the world, the WWE, under the name "Kurrgan". He has since retired from wrestling and been an actor in such movies as 300, Sherlock Holmes, Immortals, Pacific Rim, and Deadpool 2; as well as TV shows like Once Upon a Time, The Strain, American Gods, and The Umbrella Academy.   

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