Actors come in all shapes and sizes, some of the tallest people in the world have made their living in front of the camera. These guys have played everything big from Predators to Wookiees.
Conan Stevens 7′ (2.13 m)
Australian actor, writer, stuntman and former professional wrestler. Conan is known for his role as Sir Gregor Clegane in Game of Thrones. He was also the onset version of BOLG in The Hobbit: An Unexpected Journey and the “Keeper of the Dungeons” in The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies.
Carel Struycken 7′ (2.13 m)
Is a Dutch film, television, and stage actor. He is best known for playing the Giant in Twin Peaks, Mr. Homn in Star Trek: The Next Generation, and Lurch in the Addams Family movie franchise. He often plays character and comedic roles in which height is a major part.
Tiny Ron Taylor 7′ (2.13 m)
is an American film actor and former basketball player. He is possibly best known as Lothar in The Rocketeer and as Roc in Ace Ventura: Pet Detective. He also played Al, the tall police detective whose face is never seen, in The Naked Gun as well as appearing a lot in the Star Trek Franchise.
Wilt Chamberlain 7’1″
was an American film actors and basketball player. Known for his roles in the movies Any Given Sunday and Conan the Destroyer!
Ian Whyte 7′ 1″ (2.16 m)
is a Welsh actor, stuntman and former professional basketball player. He has portrayed various tall characters in Game of Thrones including White Walkers and a giant in the opening episode of season 3. as well as having a speaking role as Ser Gregor Clegane.
Dalip Singh Rana 7′ 1″ (2.16 m)
Better known by his ring name “The Great Khali”, is an Indian promoter, actor, power lifter and professional wrestler. But he has had roles in the movies The Longest Yard, Get smart and MacGruber.
Shaquille O’Neal 7′ 1″ (2.16 m)
The American retired professional basketball player starred in several bad movies including Steel, Kazaam, and Blue Chips.
Richard Kiel 7′ 1½” (2.17 m)
Was an American actor, voice artist, and comedian, best known for his role as Jaws in the James Bond franchise. He was also known for his more recent role in Happy Gilmore as Mr Larson.
Kareem Abdul-Jabbar 7′ 2″ (2.18 m)
The American retired professional basketball player He Made many guest appearances in movies and is remembered as Roger Murdock in the comedy AirPlane.
Kevin Peter Hall 7′ 2½” (2.2 m)
Best known for his role as the Predator in the first two films of the Predator franchise and as Harry in the film and television series, Harry and the Hendersons.
Peter Mayhew 7′ 3″ (2.21 m)
The English actor best known for playing Chewbacca in the Star Wars film series. As well as playing Chewie, he was also in Sinbad and the Eye of the Tiger as Minoton!
André Roussimoff 7 ft 4 in (2.24 m)
Known as André the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. His best-remembered film role was that of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride. He has been unofficially crowned “The Greatest Drunk on Earth” for once consuming 119 cans of beer in 6 hours.
Matthew McGrory 7′ 6″ (2.29 m)
Born in Pennsylvania USA, apart from being an actor he studied pre law at University he was known for his work on the movies; Big Fish, Men in Black 2 and The Devil’s Rejects.
Neil Fingleton 7 ft 7.56 (232.6 cm)
He is the tallest British-born man and the tallest man in the European Union, Neil is also among the 25 tallest men in the world. He is known for his work on X-Men: First Class, 47 Ronin and Jupiter Ascending.
Igor Vovkovinskiy 7′ 8.33″ (2.34M)
Who best known for being the current tallest living person in the United States, He has a small Cameo in the movie “hall pass”.