'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at age 36

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Actor Neil Fingleton, one of the more memorable characters from recent seasons of "Game of Thrones" - although he only appeared in one episode - has reportedly died on February 25 in the United Kingdom from heart failure, according...

'Game of Thrones' actor Neil Fingleton dies at age 36

CLEVELAND, Ohio -- Actor Neil Fingleton, one of the more memorable characters from recent seasons of "Game of Thrones" - although he only appeared in one episode - has reportedly died on February 25 in the United Kingdom from heart failure, according to TMZ. He was 36.

The 7'7" Fingleton portrayed a member of Mance Rayder's army, the giant Mag the Mighty, from the Season 4 episode of "Game of Thrones," entitled "The Watchers On the Wall."  He also had roles in "Doctor Who," "Jupiter Ascending" and "Avengers: Age of Ultron."

Fingleton, who played both college and professional basketball, has been documented by the Guinness Book of World Records as one of the 25 tallest men in the UK in 2007.

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