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5' 11½" (1.82 m)
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(On first meeting André the Giant
) I met him at the read-through at the Dorchester Hotel in London. I saw his hand first, through the door. And there was a collective gasp from everyone in the room. The only people who had met him were Rob (Reiner) and [screenwriter] Bill Goldman. This huge smile came in, and everyone got up to meet him. He was huge in Japan, you know. They offered to fly him out...
Was chosen for the part of Westley in The Princess Bride
(1987) after Rob Reiner
saw him in Lady Jane
(1986). He spent weeks training in fencing with both his left hand and right hand while performing acrobatics.