Neil Fingleton News & Bio


Name:Neil Fingleton
Hometown:Durham, UK
High School:Holy Name Central Catholic
Born:December 18, 1980
Died:February 25, 2017
Height/Weight:7-5, 280
Position:Center
Notes:Basketball, Actor, 2000 McDonald's All-American
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Documentary to be Produced on Former UNC Basketball Player and Actor Neil Fingleton
After pursuing a professional basketball career following his playing days at UNC, Neil Fingleton pursued an acting career and was featured in several films and...

Support 'Big Smooth' Documentary About Neil Fingleton
From basketball star to world record actor, "Big Smooth" is a documentary telling the story of Neil Fingleton. The story of a gracious man who...

The Tall Tales of Men Too Big for Basketball: Neil Fingleton
Neil Fingleton moved from his hometown of Durham, England, to Worcester, Massachusetts, in 1997 to pursue his apparent basketball potential. He led Holy Name High...

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,...

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