Neil Fingleton 36-year-old English Actor and Basketball player is dead. In 2007 he was named British tallest man. He was given the opportunity of first professional acting role in 2011’s X-Men: First Class and 47 Ronin in 2013. In HBO’s much famous series Game of Thrones he played Mag the Mighty. The cause of his death has not been revealed yet, there are multiple speculations circulating about his death that he suffered a heart attack on Saturday.
A statement released by Tall Persons Club on twitter that confirmed his death.
Sadly it has come to our attention that Neil Fingleton Britain’s Tallest man passed away on Saturday.
Sadly it has come to our attention that Neil Fingleton Britain's Tallest man passed away on Saturday. Neil became… https://t.co/98c92QDopd
— Tall Persons Club (@tallpersonsclub) February 26, 2017
He also played roles in several other movies such as Jupiter Ascending, Avengers: Age Of Ultron and Doctor Who, in which he played villain The Fisher King.
Game Of Thrones’ Ian Whyte tweeted about Fingleton today:
Very sad to hear of the tragic passing of Neil Fingleton.
He followed his dreams.
Rest in peace.
— Ian Whyte (@Ian_Whyte) February 26, 2017