- Britain's tallest man, Neil Fingleton who stood at 7ft 7 is dead
- The 36 year old basketball player turned actor suffered a lethal heart failure which led to his untimely death
Britain's tallest man and actor Neil Fingleton is dead after he suffered a lethal heart failure on Saturday, February 25.
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He is popularly known for his role as giant Mag the Mighty in the HBO TV series Game of Thrones. He was born in County Durham and studied at University of North Carolina in the US before enjoying a professional basketball career in Spain, China, Italy, Greece and England.
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He then turned his hand to acting, also playing the villain The Fisher King in BBC's Doctor Who in 2015.
May his soul rest in peace.