Tyler was born and raised in Sioux Center, Iowa and 1st hit the stage at age 9 as Father Time in a "Computerized Christmas." Through high school and his time at Simpson College he was involved in many theatrical productions, but his 1st time on screen was in a commercial for The Des Moines Register in 1999. Following his college graduation, Tyler moved out to Los Angeles to pursue an acting career full time. While there he gained experience on camera through films and some television work, and also a better understanding of the industry by working for casting, agency and management offices. Since returning to Iowa in 2009, Tyler has continued to pursue his passion through local productions and commercials.
1) Sports: Australian Football, Basketball, Football, Baseball, Golf, Cycling, Track & Field, Swimming, Snorkeling, Boating, Fishing, Hunting, Precision Driving
2) Special Skills: Singing (Tenor), Farm Equipment, General Construction, Skilled with animals