Retired. . Andre Rene Roussimoff , best known as Andre the Giant, was a French professional wrestler and actor. He famously feuded with Hulk Hogan, culminating at WrestleMania III in . His best remembered film role was that of Fezzik, the giant in The Princess Bride..Andre the Giant was born on , in Grenoble, France. He suffered from acromegaly, or “giantism.” He wrestled in Montreal as Jean Ferre, in Japan as “Monster Roussimoff,” and in , debuted at Madison Square Garden as “Andre the Giant.”.Photos Of Andre The Giant You Won’t Believe Aren’t Photoshopped. Take a look at these Andre the Giant photos to find out. Standing at inches tall and weighing in at pounds, Andre the Giant was famed for his unbelievable physical feats, including drinking beers .From HBO Sports, WWE, JMH Films and Ringer Films comes Andre The Giant, a documentary examining the life and career of one of the most beloved legends .The dude in this case was the foot , pound hulking professional wrestler Andre “The Giant” Roussimoff. Zahner and other Cedar Rapids .Andre The Giant s official WWE Hall of Fame profile, featuring bio, exclusive videos, photos, career highlights, classic moments and more!.Andre the Giant . Actor. Trailer. . Andre the Giant Picture. Andre Rene Roussimoff was born in a small farming community in Grenoble, France .Directed by Jason Hehir. With Arnold Schwarzenegger, Robin Wright, Cary Elwes, Rob Reiner. A look at the life and career of professional wrestler Andre .