Robert Maillet
Portrays Samuel Blackwell
220px-Robert Maillet
Biographical Information
Born: October 26, 1969 (age 45)
Birthplace: Georgetown, Ontario, Canada
Years active: 1993-present
Family: Laura Eaton (wife)
Series Information
Character portrayed: Samuel Blackwell

Robert Maillet is a Canadian professional wrestler and actor. He is known for his tenure in the World Wrestling Federation, as a member of the Truth Commission and the Oddities, wrestling under the name Kurrgan. He portrayed Samuel Blackwell in The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones.


  • After the City of Bones film, Maillet again worked with his onscreen partner Kevin Durand (Emil Pangborn) on The Strain.
  • Maillet grew up in Ste-Marie-de-Kent, New Brunswick, a French-Acadian village in Canada.
  • Maillet has been married to Laura Eaton since June 13, 1997. He has step-daughters and an adopted daughter.
  • Being an Acadian, his first language is French and he is conversant in English.
  • Maillet was known by many ring names before Kurrgan, namely: Goliath El Gigante, The Interrogator, and Kurrgan The Interrogator.
  • In November 2008, during a fight scene for the 2009 film Sherlock Holmes, he accidentally punched Robert Downey, Jr. in the face, bloodying Downey and knocking him down. Downey later stated on an episode of the Late Show with David Letterman that Maillet was "10 times more upset about it" than he was.


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