Big Fish Actor Matthew McGrory Dies at 32
08/11/2005 AT 07:00 AM EDT
The 7-foot-plus McGrory, a West Chester, Pa., native who had size 29 1/2 shoes, appeared on Howard Stern's radio show in the 1990s and graduated to a screen career, playing a gentle giant in director Tim Burton's 2003 Big Fish.
At the time of his death, he was working a biopic of wrestler-turned-actor Andre the Giant.
His other screen roles included that of a human Sasquatch in 2001's Bubble Boy, an alien in Men In Black II (2002) and Tiny in the Rob Zombie horror movies House of 1000 Corpses (2003) and its 2005 sequel, The Devil's Rejects.