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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 »

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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:

Only player in NBA history to lead the league in scoring average and rebounding average in the same season, which he accomplished five times. Four of the five seasons were his first four NBA seasons. See more »

Trademark:

A Gentle Giant

Nickname:

The Big Dipper

Star Sign:

Leo

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