McGrory's large size led to appearances on The Howard Stern Show beginning in December 1996 as a member of Stern's Wack Pack. Matthew McGrory was born on May 17, 1973, in West Chester, Pennsylvania to Maureen McGrory and William McGrory. He also appeared on Oprah Winfrey's daytime talk show and in music videos including Iron Maiden's "The Wicker Man" and the 1999 Marilyn Manson "Coma White" (and God is in the TV VHS cover).

At the time of his death, he was 32 years old.Being ambidextrous, McGrory could use his both hands equally well. He can also be seen in Blondie's video for their 2003 hit "Good Boys." In the initial days of his entertainment career, he was featured on ‘The Howard Stern Show’ as well as Oprah Winfrey’s talk show.

1:38 PM PDT In the midst of working on a biopic about André the Giant, Matthew died on August 9, 2005 from natural causes. Matthew would later amass a cult following for memorable roles such as "Tiny" in Rob Zombie's House of 1000 Corpses (2003), and Karl the giant in Tim Burton's Big Fish (2003). He potrayed an Ogre in the Season 6 episodes "Sword and the City" and "Spin City".. He portrayed various memorable roles like the Tall Alien in ‘Men in Black II’, Karl the Giant in ‘Big Fish’, the Ogre in ‘Charmed’, the Giant in ‘Carnivàle’, and Hort Willows in ‘ShadowBox’. In 2003, he appeared in Blondie's video for their hit ‘Good Boys’.In 2001, he landed his first cinematic role, in Blair Hayes’ adventure comedy ‘Bubble Boy’. A year later, he was cast in the video short ‘The Dead Hate the Living’. As a guest star, he's made memorable appearances on FOX's Malcolm in the Middle… He initially became famous as a frequent guest on The Howard Stern Show.

Cast alongside Jake Gyllenhaal, Swoosie Kurtz, and Marley Shelton, McGrory portrayed the Human Sasquatch. He had his cinematic debut that year as well, in the adventure comedy ‘Bubble Boy’.

The director Rokki James was a friend of McGrory. His mother was a homemaker, while his father worked as an accountant. Date of Birth May 17, 1973 ( 1973-05-17 ) Even though he died in August 2005, he appeared in the Guinness World Records 2006 Book for having the longest feet of any living person. Played the drums in high school. Biography.

Find a Grave, database and images ( accessed ), memorial page for Matthew McGrory (17 May 1973–9 Aug 2005), Find a Grave Memorial no. Look back at the leading ladies of the 1980s who made their mark with iconic roles (and some major hairstyles, too).Looking for something to watch? He potrayed an Ogre in the Season 6 episodes "Sword and the City" and "Spin City".. He had stated that McGrory’s footage would be included in the credit sequence, as homage from the crew to him.Born on May 17, 1973, in West Chester, Pennsylvania, the United State of America, Matthew McGrory was the child of Maureen and George McGrory. Was over 5' tall when he graduated from Kindergarten. Known For 2:28. Attended law school at Widener University. He was in a relationship with a woman named Melissa and they resided together in Sherman Oaks, California.McGrory died of heart failure on August 8, 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. Since then, he has warmly embraced his status and participated in various radio, television, and film projects. He later enrolled at West Chester University to study criminal justice.

In 2004, he was cast as Toto in the action comedy ‘Planet of the Pitts’.McGrory portrayed Hort Willows in the 2005 horror film ‘ShadowBox’ and its 2007 direct-to-video sequel ‘DarkPlace’.

Matthew McGrory ( born Matthew McGrory; May 17, 1973, West Chester - August 9, 2005, Los Angeles) is an American actor, known largely for his great growth (2.29 m). He is listed in The Guinness Book of World Records as "The Tallest Actor".

Date of Birth May 17, 1973 ( 1973-05-17 ) In 1999, he was featured in the music video for Marilyn Manson’s song ‘Coma White’.