United Kingdom’s tallest man Neil Fingleton dies at the age of 36 due to heart failure.
Actor who played Mag the Mighty in the Game of Thrones passed away following heart failure on Saturday. A statement posted on the Facebook page read: “Sadly it has come to our attention that Neil Fingleton, Britain’s Tallest Man, passed away on Saturday.
Neil a pioneer in acting also had a successful basketball career. He did his studies at the University of North Carolina in the US.
Fingleton with a record height of 7ft 7in was named as the tallest man in the UK and European Union in 2007.
His major roles comes from Games of Thrones but he has also acted in X Men: First Class, 47 Ronin, Jupiter Ascending and Dr. Who.
Social media has already burst with tributes to the giant.
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