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Daryl Karolat (December 8, 1966) is a Canadian actor and former professional wrestler, better known by the stage name Tyler Mane. He is also known for playing Michael Myers In Halloween and Halloween II and Sabretooth in X-Men.
Mane began his wrestling career with World Championship Wrestling (WCW) in 1989 as "Nitron" sometimes "Nitro" the bodyguard for Woman. Afterward he went through several other names finally ending his career under the name Big Sky, tag teaming with Vinnie Vegas. After Vinnie left WCW to become Diesel in the WWF Mane was left in limbo and soon retired from wrestling altogether.
- Finishing moves
- Signature moves
Championships and accomplishments
After retiring from wrestling, he appeared in numerous films, including How to Make a Monster (as Hardcore), Joe Dirt, The Scorpion King, Troy (as Ajax), Hercules (as Antaeus), X-Men as Sabretooth (which was his film debut), and The Devil's Rejects (in the uncredited role of Rufus). The role of Sabretooth was initially intended for Mane's former wrestling tag team parter, Kevin Nash, but was awarded to Mane due to Nash's scheduling conflicts. Nash would, however, get a small role in a later Marvel Comics film, The Punisher.
In 2007, he filmed Rob Zombie's remake of Halloween, in which he played the iconic starring role of Michael Myers. After winning the role, he noted that he consecutively watched seven of the eight Halloween films (excluding the third because Michael Myers does not appear) to better understand his character. In 2009, he reprised the role again in Rob Zombie's H2, becoming only the second actor to play Michael Myers more than once, and the only actor to play the role in two consecutive films.
He is currently married to actress Renae Geerlings and has two children from a previous marriage.
|2009||Halloween II||Michael Myers|
|2005||The Devil's Rejects||Rufus||Uncredited|
|2002||Black Mask 2: City of Masks||Thorn|
|2002||Son of the Beach (TV)||Adolf Manson||2 episodes|
|2002||The Scorpion King||Barbarian Chieftain||Uncredited|
|2001||Joe Dirt||Bondi, Oil Rig Worker|
|How to Make a Monster||Hardcore|
|1999||Party of Five||Mr. Mayhem||1 episode|