Wilt Chamberlain (1936–1999)


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Wilton Norman Chamberlain was born in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania, to Olivia Ruth (Johnson), a domestic worker, and William Chamberlain, a welder, custodian, and handyman. Wilt 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 ... See full bio »

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(1984)
(2000)
Go for It Producer
(1976)
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Filmography

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 1999 Any Given Sunday
Visitor in locker-room (uncredited)
 1992 The Commish (TV Series)
Wilt Chamberlain
- The Wicked Flee (1992) ... Wilt Chamberlain
 1984 Conan the Destroyer
Bombaata
 1971 Rowan & Martin's Laugh-In (TV Series)
Guest Performer
- Episode #4.22 (1971) ... Guest Performer (uncredited)
- Episode #4.21 (1971) ... Guest Performer (uncredited)
- Episode #4.19 (1971) ... Guest Performer (uncredited)
- Episode #4.16 (1971) ... Guest Performer (uncredited)
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Other Works:

TV commercial for VW Volkswagen (1980) See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Print Biographies | 1 Interview | 7 Articles | 1 Pictorial | 5 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

Wilt 'The Stilt' Chamberlain

Height:

7' 1" (2.16 m)
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Personal Quote:

Nobody roots for Goliath.

Trivia:

Biography in: "American National Biography". Supplement 1, pp. 106-109. New York: Oxford University Press, 2002. See more »

Trademark:

A Gentle Giant

Nickname:

The Big Dipper See more »

Star Sign:

Leo

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