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Neil Fingleton used to be an English actor and a basketball player. He was famous for his height (7 ft 7.56 in) and was a record-holder in several tallest man nominations. He passed away in 2017 because of heart failure.
In his youth, Neil became interested in basketball. After high school, he acquired a basketball scholarship at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill and later at College of the Holy Cross. He debuted in the ABA and played successfully for different teams until the injury. He quit basketball in 2007.
Best Known For
Fingleton’s height made him famous. In 2007 Guinness World Records confirmed he is one of 25 world tallest men.
After the end of the basketball career, Neil decided to stick to acting. He had roles in several popular movies such as X-Men: First Class (2011), 47 Ronin (2013), and Jupiter Ascending (2015).
There is no public information regarding his relationships.
Neil’s parents are Christine and Michael. They have a daughter and a son beside Neil. All members of the family including Neil’s grandfather are tall.
Neil hasn't publicly commented on his religious beliefs. However, the fact he attended a Catholic school and religious colleges may bound him with Christianity.
Worth To Know
Neil played the role of Mag the Mighty in the Game of Thrones television series.
In 2007 Britain's Tallest Men and Superhuman: Giants documentaries featured his lifestyle and shared the complications Neil has because of people overreacting to his height.