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Robert Maillet Poster

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Overview (3)

Date of Birth 26 October 1969Ste-Marie-de-Kent, New Brunswick, Canada
Nicknames Acadian Giant
Kurrgan
Height 6' 10" (2.08 m)

Mini Bio (1)

A French Canadian from Eastern Canada, Robert pursued his dream to become a Professional Wrestler in the W.W.E. from 1997-1999. He first brought the confidence and poise learned in the ring to the big screens with his performance as the terrifying Uber Immortal in Zack Snyder's 300. He has also appeared as the ominous and powerful Dredger in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes and the unstoppable Minotaur in Tarsem Singh's Immortals. Some of Robert's recent accomplishments include: The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones, Percy Jackson: Sea of Monsters, as the Russian Jaeger Pilot Aleksis Kaidanovsky in Guillermo del Toro's Pacific Rim, the upcoming Brick Mansions and The Strain on FX.

- IMDb Mini Biography By: Gus Belanger

Spouse (1)

Laura Eaton (13 June 1997 - present) (4 children)

Trade Mark (2)

Muscular build
Very tall stature

Trivia (8)

Professional wrestler
In 2001, Kurrgan toured Eastern Canada with a group called Real Action Wrestling, using the name The Acadian Giant.
Kurrgan later became a member of the Human Oddities with Giant Silva, Golga, Luna Vachon, and Insane Clown Posse.
Kurrgan signed with the WWF in 1997 and became a member of the Truth Commission led by The Jackal.
Trained at the Hart House by Bret Hart.
Kurrgan wrestled at Renegade Wrestling Alliance in Ontario where he faced, and defeated, Giant Warrior. Kurrgan moved to Atlantic Grand Prix in the Maritimes (Eastern Canada), where he achieved his greatest success.
While filming a fight scene for Sherlock Holmes (2009), he accidentally knocked out Robert Downey Jr..
Is referred to as "Grand Robert" (Big Robert) by his acquaintances back home.

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