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 Matthew McGrory

Matthew McGrory

Birth
West Chester, Chester County, Pennsylvania, USA
Death 9 Aug 2005 (aged 32)
Los Angeles, Los Angeles County, California, USA
Burial Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA
Plot Section 31 Range 7 Lot 39
Memorial ID 11516603 · View Source
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Actor. A native of West Chester, Pennsylvania, he is best remembered for his role as the gentle giant, 'Karl' in the 2003 film, "Big Fish." He also had roles in other films including, "God Is In The T.V." (1999), "The Dead Hate The Living!" (2000), "Bubble Boy" (2001), "Men In Black II" (2002), "House Of 1000 Corpses" (2003), "Big Time" (2004), "Planet Of The Pitts" (2004), "Constantine" (2005), "The Devil's Rejects" (2005), "ShadowBox" (2005), and the television programs, "Charmed," "Carnivale," and "Malcolm In The Middle." The 7'6" actor also appeared numerous times on Maury Povich's talk show and Howard Stern's radio show, and was in the Guinness Book of World Records twice. He was named 'The Tallest Actor' and was mentioned for the size 29 shoe he wore. He passed away at his home in Los Angeles, California, of natural causes, at the age of 32.


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  • Maintained by: Find A Grave
  • Originally Created by: Peterborough K
  • Added: 11 Aug 2005
  • Find A Grave Memorial 11516603
  • Find A Grave, database and images (https://www.findagrave.com : accessed ), memorial page for Matthew McGrory (17 May 1973–9 Aug 2005), Find A Grave Memorial no. 11516603, citing Saints Peter and Paul Cemetery, Springfield, Delaware County, Pennsylvania, USA ; Maintained by Find A Grave .