The former professional basketball player passed away in the U.K. on Saturday (25Feb17), reportedly from heart failure.

Fingleton towered over his friends, family and co-stars at seven foot, seven inches (2.3 metres), and was officially recognised as the tallest man in Britain in 2007.

He appeared in hit films like X-Men: First Class, Avengers: Age of Ultron, and Jupiter Ascending, and TV shows including Doctor Who and Game Of Thrones, in which he portrayed Mag the Mighty.