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Matthew McGrory (1973–2005)


Originally a student of pre-law at Widener University, and later majoring in Criminal Justice at West Chester University, Matthew started his career by making appearances on The Howard Stern Show (1990), The Oprah Winfrey Show (1986), and music videos of Iron Maiden, Marilyn Manson, and Blondie. Matthew would later amass a cult following for ... See full bio »

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Known For

Big Fish
Big Fish Karl the Giant
(2003)
House of 1000 Corpses
House of 1000 Corpses Tiny Firefly
(2003)
Bubble Boy
Bubble Boy Human Sasquatch
(2001)

Filmography

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  The Evil Within (post-production)
Man at Preston's Table (uncredited)
 2007 DarkPlace (Video)
Hort Willows
 2006 Existence (Short)
Skinny
 2005 ShadowBox
Hort Willows
 2005 Constantine
Demon (uncredited)
 2003-2005 Carnivàle (TV Series)
Giant
- Alamogordo, N.M. (2005) ... Giant
- Los Moscos (2005) ... Giant (scenes deleted)
- Milfay (2003) ... Giant
 2004 Planet of the Pitts
Toto
 2003-2004 Charmed (TV Series)
Ogre
- Spin City (2004) ... Ogre
- Sword and the City (2003) ... Ogre
 2004 Big Time (Short)
Richard Blunderbore
 2002 Men in Black II
Tall Alien (uncredited)
 2001 Malcolm in the Middle (TV Series)
Lothar
- Carnival (2001) ... Lothar
 2000 The Dead Hate the Living! (Video)
Gaunt
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Other Works:

Can be seen in the Marilyn Manson's music video "Coma White"

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Alternate Names:

Matt McGrory

Height:

7' 6" (2.29 m)
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Trivia:

He stood 7' 6" but was frequently shot so as to look even taller. In particular, as Karl in Big Fish (2003), he was meant to look more than 10 feet tall (more than a foot taller than the tallest recorded man ever), and much camera-trickery was used to make him look this tall. See more »

Trademark:

Is listed in the Guinness Book of World Records for having the largest shoe size not caused by Elephantiasis - size 29 1/2.

Nickname:

Bigfoot

Star Sign:

Taurus

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