The Tall Tales of Men Too Big for Basketball: Neil Fingleton
|High School:||Holy Name Central Catholic|
|Born:||December 18, 1980|
|Died:||February 25, 2017|
|Notes:||Basketball, Actor, 2000 McDonald's All-American|
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...Thursday April 12, 2018
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...Friday March 17, 2017
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...
Friday March 3, 2017
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...
Thursday March 2, 2017
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...
Wednesday March 1, 2017
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...
Tuesday February 28, 2017
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...
Saturday February 25, 2017
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,...Friday June 12, 2015
'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:...
Monday June 9, 2014
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...
Thursday January 2, 2014