‘Hawaii Five-0’ Actor Taylor Wily Dead at 56, UFC Fans React


Taylor Wily who was an actor died at the age of 56 on 20 June 2024 Thursday in Las Vegas, his manager and friend Michael J. Henderson talked about his death. The cause of death has not been declared yet but we will update you if any information comes from the officials. Social media is getting mad at the death of Taylor Wily, he was a very famous actor who won the hearts of people with his acting and comedy. Everyone on social media is shocked to hear the news of Taylor Wily’s death.

He was a sumo wrestler and also an actor, he acted in very famous movies like “Hawaii Five-0” and “Forgetting Sarah Marshall”, in these movies, his character and acting won the hearts of fans. 

“I am devastated. Heartbroken. I’ll post some detailed feelings later. Just too hard right now,” the executive producer of the Hawaii Five-0 reboot Peter M. Lenkov posted this on his Instagram.

He posted another picture of him and Taylor Wily on Instagram and wrote “T, as I told you many times, I fell in love with you at the first audition. You came in with a towel on your head mopping up sweat, and I was smitten. You charmed me into making you a regular… on the show… and in my life. You were family. And I will miss you every day, brother.

“PS: when we spoke last week, we laughed at how right you were from Day 1. Five-0 was our dream job. And I was so lucky we got to share that magic.”

Taylor Wily was born on 14 June 1968, he was from Laie Hawaii. He was a successful and popular sumo wrestler and wanted to be an actor. After some time he left sumo wrestling and joined the Ultimate Fighting Championship(UFC) and did his debut fight in UFC with the name of Teila Tuli in November 1993.

In 2008 he did his first very notable acting role in a very big film comedy “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and he played the role of a hotel worker whose friend Jason Segel was the main character in the movie Peter Bretter. Then after 2 years, he got the chance to be cast in a recurring role on Hawaii Five-0 as informant Kamekona, a character he would play for the next ten years on the show. He played the same character of Magnum P.I. in seven episodes from 2018 to 2020. His wife and his two children survived him.

Taylor Wily got famous after which movie?

Taylor Wily was a sumo wrestler and after that, he became a UFC fighter, then he started acting and his memorable actings were in “Forgetting Sarah Marshall” and “Hawaii Five-0”

How many family members does Taylor Wily have?

Taylor Wily had one wife “Halona Willy” and he had two children one boy and one girl.

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