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Johann Petursson (1913–1984)

Johann Petursson was born on February 9, 1913 in Dalvik, Iceland as Jóhann Kristinn Pétursson. He was an actor, known for Prehistoric Women (1950), Hjertetyven (1943) and Carny (1980). He died on November 26, 1984 in Dalbær, Iceland. See full bio »

Died:

(age 71) in Dalbær, Iceland

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Known For

Prehistoric Women
(1950)
Hjertetyven
Hjertetyven Actor
(1943)
Carny
Carny Giant
(1980)
Lev livet let
(1944)

Filmography

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 1980 Carny
Giant (as Johann Peterson)
 1950 Prehistoric Women
Guadi (as Johann Peturrson)
 1944 Lev livet let (as Johann K. Petursson)
 1943 Hjertetyven
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 1981 Being Different (Documentary)
The world's tallest man
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 1999 Sideshow: Alive on the Inside (TV Movie documentary)
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Personal Details

Alternate Names:

Johann Peterson | Johann Peturrson | Johann K. Petursson

Height:

7' 4½" (2.25 m)
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Nickname:

The Icelandic Giant See more »

Star Sign:

Aquarius

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