7 foot 7 inch Neil Fingleton, right, who played for the Tar Heels in 2001 and played the giant Mag the Mighty in HBO's Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 36.
7 foot 7 inch Neil Fingleton, right, who played for the Tar Heels in 2001 and played the giant Mag the Mighty in HBO's Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 36. Chuck Liddy, News & Observer file photo, right, HBO photo left
7 foot 7 inch Neil Fingleton, right, who played for the Tar Heels in 2001 and played the giant Mag the Mighty in HBO's Game of Thrones, has died at the age of 36. Chuck Liddy, News & Observer file photo, right, HBO photo left

One-time UNC basketball player, ‘Game of Thrones’ actor Neil Fingleton dies at 36

February 27, 2017 12:25 PM