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Wilt Chamberlain (1936–1999)

Wilton Norman Chamberlain, born in Philadelphia, didn't come from a race of giants as many thought. Both his parents were no bigger than 5-9, but as a young boy he began a growth spurt which would eventually stop when he reached 7-1. That height made him legendary in sports history as arguably the greatest basketball player ever. Chamberlain ... See full bio »

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 1999 Any Given Sunday
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Other Works:

Mid 1970's: Miller Lite commercial with Ted Cassidy, who played a bartender. See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 6 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 4 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Height:

7' 1" (2.16 m)
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Personal Quote:

Nobody roots for Goliath.

Trivia:

He was a high jump champion and track and field star in college at Kansas University. See more »

Trademark:

A Gentle Giant

Nickname:

The Big Dipper

Star Sign:

Leo

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