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Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the bring about as heart failure....

7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36. The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the bring about as heart failure....

7-foot-7 'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

Neil Fingleton, a 7-foot 7-inch actor who played the giant Mag the Mighty in "Game of Thrones" has died at 36.

The Tall Persons Club says Fingleton, who was Britain's tallest man, died Saturday. British media reported the bring about as heart failure.

Fingleton was recognized by Guinness Planet Records in 2007 as the U.K.'s tallest man.

Born in northeast England in 1980, Fingleton told the Guinness records internet site in 2006 that "I have always been taller than every person since I can bear in mind."

His height made him a basketball natural, and Fingleton played college basketball in the United States for the University of North Carolina and the College of the Holy Cross in Worcester, Massachusetts.

He went on to a quick qualified basketball career in the U.S. and Europe before turning to acting.

He appeared in films such as "417 Ronin" and "X-Males: First Class" and in Tv shows which includes "Medical doctor Who" and the hit fantasy series "Game of Thrones."

In the "Games of Thrones" the fearsome Mag was a giant on the northern side of the fantastic ice wall that was guarded by Lord Commander Jon Snow and the black-clad men of the Night's Watch.

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