Sunday, February 26, 2017
Britain's Tallest Man, Actor Neil Fingleton, Dies Of Heart Failure At 36!!
He most famously played the giant Mag The Mighty in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones.
The 7ft 7in star was named the tallest man in the UK and European Union in 2007 and was among the 25 tallest men in the world.
He studied at the University of North Carolina in the US and had a successful basketball career playing in America, Spain, China, Italy, Greece and England.
After turning to acting Fingleton, who grew up in County Durham, appeared in Dr Who, X-men: First Class, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Game of Thrones.