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Robert Maillet (born October 26, 1969) 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 Polyphemus in the film adaptation of The Sea of Monsters, while Ron Perlman voiced the character.

Film career

Maillet appeared in the 2007 movie 300, an adaptation of Frank Miller's graphic novel of the same name. He played the part of the "Über-Immortal" a savage, gigantic berserker, member of the enemy's imperial guard.

In late November 2008, Maillet was filming a fight scene for the new movie Sherlock Holmes and accidentally punched Robert Downey, Jr. in the face, causing Downey to be bloodied and knocked down. Downey stated on the December 16, 2009 Late Show with David Letterman that Maillet was "10 times more upset about it" than Downey was.

Maillet played a Russian professional boxer who took a dive in the 2011 film The Big Bang. In 2011, Maillet appeared in the Canadian movie Monster Brawl playing Frankenstein in a wrestling tournament of eight classic monsters that fight to the death. Also in 2011, Maillet appeared in the film Immortals as the Minotaur.