- Full Name Tait Fletcher
- Occupation Actor and Retired MMA fighter
- Nationality American
- Birthplace Alpena, Michigan, USA
- Birth Date Jul 02, 1971
- Age 51 Years, 2 Months
- Height 6 feet 3 inches (1.91 m)
- Net Worth $2 Million (Celebrity Net Worth)
Tait Fletcher | BiographyFormer MMA fighter with a 4-win, 2-loss professional MMA record
Fletcher was a contestant on Season 3 of the mixed martial arts reality TV series 'The Ultimate Fighter' in 2006. He competed at Light Heavyweight for Team Shamrock, led by Ken Shamrock. He fought for over a decade before announcing his retirement from MMA in 2008.
Tait Fletcher is an actor best recognized for his work in the film Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and the TV series Breaking Bad.
Who is Tait Fletcher?
Tait Fletcher is an American actor and retired MMA fighter born on 2 July 1971 in Alpena, Michigan. He attended the liberal arts school at St. John's College in Santa Fe, New Mexico.
Making his debut in 2000, he starred in several films and TV shows before landing one of his most popular roles, Lester, in AMC's 'Emmy-winning' drama Breaking Bad in 2013. Lester is a member of an Aryan gang who interacts with Walter White, played by Bryan Cranston. He appeared in five episodes.
Subsequently, the actor appeared in other notable shows like Waco, Magnum P.I., Briarpatch, and The Mandalorian. Fletcher's most recent appearance was in the 2022 TV series The Book of Boba Fett as Paz Vizsla.
Besides, Fletcher is a former MMA fighter with a 4-win, 2-loss professional MMA record. He also has a black belt in Brazilian Jiu-Jitsu.
Moreover, Fletcher was a contestant on Season 3 of the mixed martial arts reality TV series The Ultimate Fighter in 2006. He competed at Light Heavyweight for Team Shamrock, led by Ken Shamrock. He fought for over a decade before announcing his retirement from MMA in 2008.
Fletcher has appeared in several movies with different roles, including villain, since the early 2000s. He first appeared in the 2000 movie Lockdown as Shaz. After that, Fletcher was featured in Felon in 2008.
In the following years, he starred in movies such as Jonah Hex (2010), Fright Night (2011), Seal Team Six: The Raid on Osama Bin Laden (TV movie 2012), The Last Stand (2013), The Lone Ranger (2013), A Million Ways to Die in the West (2014), and many more.
However, Fletcher is widely recognized for his portrayal of Scorpion Recipient in the popular 2017 movie Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle. The film follows four teenagers stuck inside a magical video game and must work together to complete it.
Most recently, Fletcher has also appeared in other films, including Wild Woman (2017), 14 Cameras (2018), The Untold Story (2019), Running with the Devil (2019), Project Power (2020). He also has an upcoming movie titled The Contractor, where he will play opposite Chris Pine.
He also has upcoming projects such as El Paso 11:55 (short) and Fight Pride (movie).
The Contractor is an upcoming 2022 film directed by Tarik Saleh and written by J. P. Davis. It is scheduled to release on 1 April 2022, where Fletcher will play the role of Dalton.
The Contractor follows James Harper, played by Chris Pine, a discharged US Special Forces sergeant who risks everything for his family by joining a private contracting organization.
Other major cast members of the movie include Florian Munteanu as Kaufman, Ben Foster as Mike, Fares Fares as Salim Mohamed Mohsin, J. D. Pardo as Eric, and more.
The Mandalorian is a Star Wars franchise TV series created by Jon Favreau. The show was released on 12 November 2019 on Disney+ and had two seasons.
The series follows the adventures of a lone bounty hunter in the galaxy, outside the authority of the New Republic. Fletcher played the role of both Alpha Trawler and the heavy-duty Mandalorian Paz Vizsla, voiced by the film's creator, Jon Favreau.