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Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei (1930–1982)

Robert 'Big Buck' Maffei was born on July 13, 1930 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania, USA. He was an actor, known for The Lord of the Rings (1978), Star Trek (1966) and Nice Dreams (1981). He died on November 16, 1982 in San Diego, California, USA. See full bio »

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Known For

The Lord of the Rings
The Lord of the Rings Character Actor
Star Trek
Star Trek Creature
Nice Dreams
Nice Dreams Big Guy in the Door Way
Follow the Sun
Follow the Sun The Strongman


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 1981 Nice Dreams
Big Guy in the Door Way
 1978 The Lord of the Rings
Character Actor (voice, as Buck Maffei)
 1967 Star Trek (TV Series)
- The Galileo Seven (1967) ... Creature (as Buck Maffei)
 1965 Lost in Space (TV Series)
The Giant Cyclops
- No Place to Hide (1965) ... The Giant Cyclops (uncredited)
- There Were Giants in the Earth (1965) ... The Giant Cyclops (uncredited)
 1964 Magic Christmas Tree
Greed (as Robert Maffei)
 1962 Follow the Sun (TV Series)
The Strongman
- Run, Clown, Run (1962) ... The Strongman (as Robert Buck Maffei)
 1961 Atlantis: The Lost Continent
Andex the Giant (uncredited)
 1960 Klondike (TV Series)
- Bare Knuckles (1960) ... Pierre
 1960 Bonanza (TV Series)
- The Abduction (1960) ... Hercules (as Robert Maffei)
 1959 Make Room for Daddy (TV Series)
Mr. Jumbo
- Linda's Giant (1959) ... Mr. Jumbo (as Robert Maffei)
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 1967 Mondo Hollywood (Documentary)

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Alternate Names:

Buck Maffei | Robert Buck Maffei | Robert Maffei


7' 1" (2.16 m)

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