Tyler Labine

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Tyler Labine
Tyler Labine 2012.jpg
Labine at the 32nd Genie Awards in 2012
Born (1978-04-29) April 29, 1978 (age 36)
Brampton, Ontario, Canada
Occupation Actor

Tyler Sean Labine /ləˈbn/ (born April 29, 1978) is a Canadian actor. He established a cult following for starring in the television series Breaker High, Invasion, and Reaper, as well as the movie Tucker & Dale vs Evil.

Life and career[edit]

Labine was born in Brampton, Ontario, Canada. He is the brother of actors Kyle Labine and Cameron Labine. He is best known for his role as Dave Groves in Invasion,[1] as Bert "Sock" Wysocki in Reaper[2] and as Dale in the comedy-horror film Tucker & Dale vs Evil directed by Eli Craig,[3] where he performed alongside Alan Tudyk.[4] He played the lead character in the 2010 Fox comedy series Sons of Tucson, but the show was cancelled after 4 episodes (the remaining 9 episodes that were shot aired that summer).

He also played Jimmy Mortimor Farrell on YTV's Breaker High, alongside Ryan Gosling, airing from 1997 to 1998. In 2011, he co-starred in the CBS comedy Mad Love as Larry Munsch. He starred in the NBC comedy series Animal Practice alongside Justin Kirk and Bobby Lee, which premiered in September 2012. He currently stars in the Hulu produced show Deadbeat.

He is married to Carrie Ruscheinsky (2 June 2007 – present). They have two children.



Year Title Role Notes
1999 Tail Lights Fade Grower Brian
2000 Mr. Rice's Secret Percival 'Percy' McConnell
2000 Marine Life Ray
2000 Here's to Life! Malcolm
2001 Antitrust Redmond
2002 Lone Hero Tim
2002 Canadian Zombie Trent Short film
2003 My Boss's Daughter Spike
2003 Evil Alien Conquerors Croker
2004 Pursued Wade Steiner
2005 Aurora Borealis Finn
2006 Flyboys Briggs Lowry
2006 Extreme Walking Crunk Styles
2008 Control Alt Delete Lewis
2008 Zack and Miri Make a Porno Drunk Customer
2009 Zero Sum, TheThe Zero Sum Chris
2010 Tucker & Dale vs Evil Dale Dobson
2010 Badass Thieves Max Short film
2010 Fathers & Sons Sean
2011 Good Old Fashioned Orgy, AA Good Old Fashioned Orgy Mike McCrudden
2011 Rise of the Planet of the Apes Robert Franklin
2011 Sisters & Brothers Sean
2012 Best Man Down Lumpy
2013 Cottage Country Todd Chipowski
2013 That Burning Feeling Frank Purdy
2014 Someone Marry Barry Barry Burke
2014 Killing Winston Jones Doug Beaudin Post-production
2014 Mountain Men Toph Post-production
2015 ZOOM Post-production


Year Title Role Notes
1991 Street Legal Aaron Wineberg Episode: "Eye of the Beholder"
1992 Odyssey, TheThe Odyssey Eagle Episode: "Checkpoint Eagle"
1992 Road to Avonlea Alphie Bugle Episode: "Another Point of View"
1993 Road to Avonlea Alphie Bugle Episode: "Moving On"
1993 Madison Bobby Devries Episode: "Last Pick"
1994 Are You Afraid of the Dark? Mark Peterson Episode: "The Tale of the Silent Servant"
1995 Commish, TheThe Commish Eddie Episode: "The Johnny Club"
1996 Robin of Locksley Little John TV film
1996 Sabrina the Teenage Witch Mark TV film
1997 Millennium Gavin Episode: "Loin Like a Hunting Flame"
1997-1998 Breaker High Jimmy Farrell Main role (44 episodes)
1998 Honey, I Shrunk the Kids: The TV Show Elderbob Episode: "Honey, It's No Fun Being an Illegal Alien"
1999 First Wave Billy Episode: "Melody"
1999 H-E Double Hockey Sticks Mark TV film
1999 In a Class of His Own Charles 'Charlie' Zaken TV film
1999 Cold Squad Eddie Episode: "Death, a Love Story"
2000 2gether Noel Andrew Davies TV film
2000 Immortal, TheThe Immortal Byron Episode: "Studio D"
2000 By Dawn's Early Light Ox TV film
2000-2001 Action Man Brandon Caine Recurring role (8 episodes)
2001 Dark Angel Cyril the Biochemist Episode: "Radar Love"
2001 Dead Last Scotty Sallback Main role (13 episodes)
2002 That Was Then Donnie Pinkus Main role (4 episodes)
2003 Twilight Zone, TheThe Twilight Zone Wesley Episode: "Sunrise"
2003 Da Vinci's Inquest Hector Episode: "Iffy Areas Around the Edges"
2003-2004 Jake 2.0 Seymour 2 episodes: "Middleman", "Upgrade
2004 Like Cats and Dogs Alex TV film
2004-2005 Kevin Hill Lukas Shapiro 2 episodes: "The Unexpected", "In This Corner"
2005 Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of Mork and Mindy John Belushi TV film
2005 Into the West Larkin Episode: "Dreams and Schemes"
2005-2006 Invasion Dave Groves Main role (22 episodes)
2006 Saved Kent Fembley Episode: "Code Zero"
2006 Boston Legal A.D.A. Jonathan Winant Recurring role (5 episodes)
2007 Traveler Eddie Hahn Episode: "The Trader"
2007-2009 Reaper Bert 'Sock' Wysocki Main role (31 episodes)
2010 Sons of Tucson Ron Snuffkin Main role (13 episodes)
2010 True Love Larry TV film
2011 Mad Love Larry Munsch Main role (13 episodes)
2012-2013 Animal Practice Dr. Doug Jackson Main role (9 episodes)
2013 Super Clyde Duke TV film
2014 Deadbeat Kevin Pacalioglu Lead role (10 episodes)
2014 Royal Pains Dave EpisodeEverybody Loves Ray,Man


  1. ^ "Sundance 2010: Tyler Labine Talks What Could Have Been in Store for Invasion Fans". Dreadcentral.com. 2010-01-30. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  2. ^ Submitted by Chainsaw on Tue, 11/03/2009 - 2:41am. "Temp Trailer and Sales Art for Tucker and Dale vs. Evil". Dreadcentral.com. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  3. ^ "Trailer Debut: 'Tucker & Dale vs Evil'!". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 
  4. ^ "Sundance '10: Tucker & Dale vs Evil Bloody Corpse". Bloody-disgusting.com. Retrieved 2010-07-28. 

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