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Game of Thrones giant actor Neil Fingleton's funeral attended by hundreds
Neil Fingleton, who was 7ft 7in, died from a heart attack at home last month. In a service at Durham Cathedral the 36-year-old was described...

Remembering Neil Fingleton
Mag the Mighty roars no more. "Game of Thrones" fans know the giant, who fought in the wildling army, died at the end of Season...

Neil Fingleton: A look back at the beginning of his ascent
From the time Neil Fingleton set foot in the United States 17 years ago, he was always the center of attention, due to his height...

Neil Fingleton had boisterous nature
On the HBO series “Game of Thrones,” he played a colossal, bearded creature named “Mag the Mighty,” a beastly-looking character draped in bones who rode...

Larger than life, Neil Fingleton remembered as a ‘Worcester guy’
Dave McNamara and other members of the Holy Name High boys' basketball team were practicing for a summer tournament at Assumption's Laska Gym one August...

Former Tar Heel center Neil Fingleton passes away
Former North Carolina center Neil Fingleton passed away Saturday in his native Durham, England at the age of 36, according to multiple reports. Fingleton, who...

Doctor Who to fight tallest ever Briton, Neil Fingleton, who plays alien living in Loch Ness
Doctor Who is to face his biggest real-life enemy – the tallest man in Europe. British former basketball ace Neil Fingleton, who is 7ft 7in,...

'Game of Thrones' giant was former UNC basketball player Neil Fingleton
Sunday's "Game of Thrones," titled "The Watchers on the Wall," was singularly focused on the wall being attacked from both sides. Among the things attacking:...

Keanu Reeves battles Britain's tallest man, former Tar Heel Neil Fingleton, in movie '47 Ronin'
Keanu Reeves will be seen battling one of the tallest men in the world, Neil Fingleton, in '47 Ronin'. Here is a photo of the...

Neil Fingleton appears in new X-Men movie
Remember Neil Fingleton? At 7'7", Fingleton was a McDonald's all-american in the class of 2000. He started out at North Carolina where, after redshirting a...

Former Heel Fingleton aims to become Hollywood star
Record-breaker Neil Fingleton, from Gilesgate in County Durham, wants to capitalise on his height and talent to become a Hollywood actor. The 26-year-old has already...

7ft 7in Neil Fingleton's tallest in Britain
Say high to Britain’s tallest man – lofty Neil Fingleton, who stands an incredible 7ft 7in. Experts at Guinness World Records have been up their...


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