BIO: André René Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France to Boris and Marian Rouismoff. His parents and four siblings were all of normal size, but André suffered from acromegaly, a hormonal disorder that results when the pituitary gland produces excess growth hormone. As the Giant grew up (very quickly, as he reached the ...
May 19, 1946 in Grenoble, Isère, France
January 27, 1993 in Paris, France (heart failure)
André René Roussimoff
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