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Tyler Labine: Bert 'Sock" Wysocki
Date Of Birth: April 30th, 1978 Hometown: Brampton, Ontario
Tyler Labine was most recently seen in the feature film "Flyboys," the story of a group of young Americans who volunteered for the French military before the United States entered World War I, and became the country's first fighter pilots. In The CW drama "Reaper," Labine plays "Sock," the quintessential slacker who enthusiastically aids his best friend Sam (Bret Harrison) in the hunt for escaped souls from Hell.
Labine was born in Brampton, Ontario, and as a child moved with his family to Vancouver, British Columbia. He began his acting career in local theater, quickly landing a number of small television roles. After appearing in lead roles on the series "Breaker High" and "That Was Then," he set his sights on the big screen. Labine subsequently starred opposite Nathan Lane in "Trixie," Cybill Shepherd in "Marine Life" and Tim Robbins in "AntiTrust." Movie audiences are also familiar with Labine from his unforgettable role in "My Boss's Daughter," with Ashton Kutcher. Labine's other notable film appearances include working opposite David Bowie in "Mr. Rice's Secret" and the feature film "The Zero Sum," with Even Bremmer. Labine also relished the challenge of portraying John Belushi in the television movie "Behind the Camera: The Unauthorized Story of 'Mork & Mindy.'"
Labine's television credits also include a starring role in the suspenseful drama "Invasion," where he gave a memorable performance as Dave Groves, a man who harbored conspiracy theories, and as ADA Jonathan Winant in "Boston Legal."
Off camera, Labine pursues his musical and creative talents. In 2004, Tyler produced the film "Everyone," which won the "Best Film" Award at the Montreal Film Festival. Labine recently submitted his new mockumentary film, "Extreme Walking," which he executive produced, starred in, wrote and co-directed, to film festivals.
Labine is also a talented music producer. Labine, his brother Kyle Labine, Jeff Gustafson, and Ryan Robbins, make up the hip-hop band Self-Dep. His band jams and records in their home studio.
Although he is now based in Los Angeles, Labine remains close with his family, often enjoying snowboarding in British Columbia and vacationing at the family cottage in Ontario.