Taylor Wily

  • Birth Name: Taylor Wily
  • Birth Place: Honolulu, Hawaii, United States
  • Profession: Actor

Fast Facts

  • Formerly fought as a sumo wrestler under the name Takamishu, and compiled a 57-27-14 career record before retiring in 1989.
  • Reached the sumo wrestling rank of makushita 2, and was a stable mate of professional wrestler Akebono Taro.
  • Became a mixed martial arts fighter under the name Teila Tuli, and eventually became the first official Ultimate Fighting Championship fighter.
  • Fought in the inaugural Ultimate Fighting Championship event, now known as UFC 1, where he lost  to Gerard Gordeau after a kick to the face.
  • Crashed the auditions for Forgetting Sarah Marshall, eventually winning a supporting role in the film.


  • Youngaisa Wily — Daughter
  • Halona Wily — Son
  • Tula Wily — Wife