André the Giant

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André René Roussimoff (Bulgarian: Андрей Рене Руссимов; Polish: Andrzej Renat Russimow) (19 Mey 1946 – 27 Januar 1993),[1][2] best kent bi hi stage name André the Giant, wis a French professional wrestler an actor. He is maist commonly recognised frae his role as Fezzik in the movie The Princess Bride. His great size wis a result o gigantism, an led tae him bein dubbed "The Aicht Wonder o the Warld".[3][4]

In the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Roussimoff briefly held the WWF Championship. In 1993, he wis the first inductee intae the WWF Hall o Fame.

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  • Eiknames
    • "The 8th Wonder of the World"
    • "Tiant"
    • "The Immovable Object"

Championships an accomplishments[eedit | eedit soorce]

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  1. a b c d e f "André the Giant Profile". Online World Of Wrestling. Retrieved 22 September 2008.
  2. "André the Giant". IMDb. Retrieved 13 Mairch 2009.
  3. a b c "Andre the Giant: Bio". WWE. Retrieved 16 October 2007.
  4. "André the Giant official website". Archived frae the original on 4 Julie 2007. Retrieved 8 Julie 2007.
  5. 1989 WWF results
  6. Andre the Giant
  7. "Pro Wrestling Illustrated Top 500 - PWI Years". Wrestling Information Archive. Archived frae the original on 7 Julie 2011. Retrieved 6 September 2010.
  8. "Stampede Wrestling Hall of Fame (1948–1990)". Puroresu Dojo. 2003.