Category: Sport

Andre The Giant

André René Roussimoff (May 19, 1946 – January 27, 1993),[3][6] best known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor of Bulgarian and Polish descent. His best remembered acting role was that of Fezzik, the giant in the film The Princess Bride.[1] His size was a result of acromegaly, and led to him being called “The Eighth Wonder of the World“.[5][8]

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In the World Wrestling Federation (now known as WWE), Roussimoff was a one-time WWF Champion[9] and a one-time WWF World Tag Team Champion.[10] In 1993, André was the inaugural inductee into the WWF Hall of Fame.[7][11]