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Tyler Labine


Plays Dave Groves

Tyler Labine was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada.  In his early childhood, his family moved to Vancouver, British Columbia, and it was there, 16 years ago, that he began his acting career in a local theatre production.  Labine was featured in small roles on various television series and telefilms before landing one of the lead roles on the series "Breaker High."  From there, he went on to work in some major feature films, including Robert Altman's "Trixie"; "Marine Life," with Cybill Shepherd; and "Antitrust," with Tim Robbins.  Labine also had the opportunity to work opposite musician David Bowie in the film "Mr. Rice's Secret."

Labine's reputation and fan base grew when he landed the lead role of Scotty on the series "Dead Last."  He also starred in the series "That Was Then."  He recently completed filming a role in the World War I fighter pilot feature "Flyboys," with director Tony Bill.  Labine also enjoyed the challenge of portraying John Belushi in the television film "Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Mork & Mindy'" and can be seen in the feature "The Zero Sum," with Ewen Bremner.

During his downtime, the Los Angeles-based actor joins his brother and his best friend in the hip-hop band Figures of Speech.  Labine is a talented turntablist and MC.  The band jams and records their music in their home studio.  Also an avid snowboarder, Labine enjoys the resorts of Whistler/Blackcomb and likes to spend time at his family cottage in Ontario.  His birth date is April 29.

 


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