The List: Top 10 tallest actors


The list included people, not primarily known as actors, who appeared in at least one movie or TV show. They are the "giants" on the screen.
The List: Top 10 tallest actors
The List: Top 10 tallest actors

1. Max Palmer: Height “ 8' 2" (2.49 m) ” 
 Max's acting career spanned from 1952 to 1954. He starred in such movies as Invaders from Mars and Killer Ape with Johnny Weissmuller. He also guested variety shows such as Dean Martin/Jerry Lewis Comedy Hour, "Spade Cooley TV Show", and The Jimmy Durante Show
2. Neil Fingleton: Height “ 7' 7½" (2.33 m) ”
This title has been confirmed by the Guinness Book of Records in the summer of 2007; Fingleton takes over from Christopher Greener who stands at 7 ft 6 ¼in (229.2 cm) in height.
3. Jack Earle : Height  7' 7½" (2.32 m) ”
He weighed only four pounds at birth and was so tiny that doctors feared he wouldn't live. But immediately, he began to grow at an incredible rate and by age ten was over six feet tall. He was discovered by Hollywood as a teenager and offered a job acting in comedies
4. Lock Martin Tallest actor at 2.32m (7 ft 7 in) when he died. He was also in The Incredible Shrinking Man as a giant, but his scenes were deleted. He was nicknamed "the Gentle Giant" as he liked reading stories to children and for a time had a local show devoted to that.
5. Daniel Gilchrist: Tallest actor at 7' 7" (2.31 m) ” when he died.
Daniel Gilchrist began his love of theatre in high school, where his initial interests were in the production/writing areas. Upon graduating, he began working and volunteering for local theatre productions in his hometown of Topeka, Kansas. His first starring role was as The Creature in Topeka Civic Theatre and Academy's run of Frankenstein
6. Gheorghe Muresa: Height “ 7' 7" (2.31 m) ”
One of the tallest actors ever, he held various odd jobs before his debut on the silver screen. He worked for Spike Jones and his City Slickers, Ardens Dairy (in California,) as a Cowboy for Public Relations and at Knotts Berry Farm, (in California) also as a Cowboy.
7. Matthew McGrory.Tallest actor at 2.29m (7 ft 6 in) when he died
Matthew started his career by making appearances on The Howard Stern Show, The Oprah Winfrey Show, and music videos of Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, and Blondie. Matthew would later amass a cult following for memorable roles such as "Tiny" in Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses...
He can also be seen in Blondie's video for their 2003 hit "Good Boys." .Due to his height and deep voice, he was in demand to play roles in movies cast as a giant – he did so in films such as Bubble Boy (2001), Big Fish (2003), House of 1000 Corpses (2003) and The Devil's Rejects (2005). Television appearances included Malcolm in the Middle, Charmed, and Carniv├ále
8. Peter Mayhew . Tallest actor 2.21m (7 ft 3 in)
Mayhew has played the part of Chewbacca in four Star Wars films: the original trilogy (Star Wars Episode IV: A New Hope, Star Wars Episode V: The Empire Strikes Back and Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi) and Star Wars Episode III: Revenge of the Sith. He also played the role in the 1978 television film Star Wars Holiday Special as well as in an appearance on The Muppet Show and also recorded dialogue for the Star Wars: The Clone Wars Season 3 finale episode "Wookiee Hunt"
9. Brad Garrett: Tallest Emmy Award winning actor at 2.04m (6 ft 8 1/2 in)
Garrett's film roles include Stuart Little 2, Finding Nemo, Garfield, The Amateurs, The Pacifier, Night at the Museum, Tangled, and Hoodwinked Too! Hood vs. Evil. Garrett also played the leading role of Eddie Stark on the Fox television series 'Til Death from 2006 to 2010.
Garrett has won three Primetime Emmy Awards, with three other nominations
10. John Bloom. Tallest actor 7' 4" (2.24 m)
The big, beefy and extremely tall John Bloom was an imposingly massive 7 foot, 4 inch bulky hulk of a man who was born on February 19, 1944 and grew up in and around Los Angeles. He originally worked as an accountant who was coerced into acting in 1971 by legendary Grade Z schlock exploitation drive-in
                                                                              According wikipedia

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