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Jorge Gonzáles (1966–2010)

He was one of the world's tallest men to ever live. He played professional basketball as a center in his country at Gimnasia La Plata (won 2nd level championship) and Sport Club. He also played for the National Team from 1985 to 1988. Drafted by NBA's Atlanta Hawks in 1988, he had to quit after a knee injury that didn't allowed him to run properly... See full bio »

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Known For

Hercules in the Underworld
(1994)
Halloween Havoc
Halloween Havoc El Gigante
(1991)
Thunder in Paradise II
(1994)
Thunder in Paradise
(1993)

Filmography

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 1994 Thunder in Paradise II (Video)
Mortador (as Jorge Gonzalez)
 1994 Hercules in the Underworld (TV Movie)
Eryz the Boxer (as Jorge Gonzales)
 1994 Thunder in Paradise (TV Series)
Mortador / Terremoto
- Sealed with a Kismet: Part 2 (1994) ... Mortador (as Jorge Gonzalez)
- Sealed with a Kismet: Part 1 (1994) ... Mortador (as Jorge Gonzalez)
- Thunder in Paradise: Part Two (1994) ... Terremoto (as Giant Gonzalez)
- Thunder in Paradise: Part One (1994) ... Terremoto (as Giant Gonzalez)
 1993 Baywatch (TV Series)
Manny
- Blindside (1993) ... Manny (as Jorge 'Giant' Gonzalez)
 1993 Thunder in Paradise (Video)
Terremoto (as Giant Gonzalez)
 1993 Summerslam (Video)
Giant Gonzales
 1993 WWF: U.K. Fan Favorites (Video)
Giant Gonzalez
 1992 Swamp Thing (TV Series)
M'tama
- This Old House of Mayan (1992) ... M'tama (as El Gigante)
 1991 Starrcade (TV Movie)
El Gigante
 1991 Halloween Havoc (TV Movie)
El Gigante
 1991 WCW SuperBrawl I (TV Movie)
El Gigante
 1991 WCW Wrestle War (TV Movie)
El Gigante
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Personal Details

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Alternate Names:

El Gigante | Giant Gonzales | Jorge Gonzales | Giant Gonzalez | Jorge 'Giant' Gonzalez | Jorge Gonzalez

Height:

7' 6" (2.29 m)
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Trivia:

Competed in the 1988 Olympic Games on the Argentinian Basketball team, but did not place. Jorge was drafted by the Ted Turner-owned Atlanta Hawks, but could not handle the speed of the NBA. See more »

Trademark:

Wore a "naked" suit when he wrestled

Nickname:

El Gigante See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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