Andre the Giant

Andre the Giant

Andr Ren Roussimoff (19 May 1946 27 January 1993), best known as Andr the Giant ( Eighth Wonder of the World), was a French and American 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."

About Andre the Giant

Andr Ren Roussimoff (19 May 1946 27 January 1993), best known as Andr the Giant, was a French and American 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. His size was a result of acromegaly, and led to him being called 'The Eighth Wonder of the World'.

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