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A classic fairy tale, with swordplay, giants, an evil prince, a beautiful princess, and yes, some kissing (as read by a kindly grandfather).

Overview

Date of Birth:
19 June 1946, Grenoble, France more
Date of Death:
27 January 1993, Paris, France more
Mini Biography:
When Andre The Giant challenged Hulk Hogan for the WWF World's Heavyweight... more
Trivia:
One of Andre's most memorable feuds was in 1981 vs. Killer Khan. The... more
NewsDesk:
Fox Searchlight winning bidding war for The Wrestler
 (From The Hollywood News. 8 September 2008, 9:33 PM, PDT)

Alternate Names:
Jean 'The Giant' Ferre | Jean Ferré | Andre the Giant | Andre Rousimmoff | Andre Rousimoff

Filmography

Jump to filmography as: Actor, Self, Archive Footage
Actor:
  1. Trading Mom (1994) .... Circus Giant
    ... aka The Mommy Market (USA)
  2. "Zorro" .... Nestor Vargas (1 episode, 1991)
    ... aka Nouvelles aventures de Zorro, Les (France)
    ... aka The New Zorro
        - Big Brother (1991) TV episode .... Nestor Vargas

  3. The Princess Bride (1987) (as Andre the Giant) .... Fezzik
    ... aka The Bridges' Bride (Philippines: English title)
  4. "WWF Superstars of Wrestling" .... Giant Machine (1 episode, 1986)
        - Episode #3.37 (1986) TV episode .... Giant Machine
  5. Conan the Destroyer (1984) (uncredited) .... Dagoth
  6. "The Greatest American Hero" .... Monster (1 episode, 1983)
        - Heaven Is in Your Genes (1983) TV episode .... Monster
  7. "The Fall Guy" .... Killer Typhoon (1 episode, 1982)
        - Ladies on the Ropes (1982) TV episode (uncredited) .... Killer Typhoon
  8. "B.J. and the Bear" .... Andre (3 episodes, 1979-1981)
        - Snow White and the Seven Lady Truckers: Part 1 (1981) TV episode
        - Snow White and the Seven Lady Truckers: Part 2 (1979) TV episode .... Andre
        - Snow White and the Seven Lady Truckers: Part 1 (1979) TV episode .... Andre

  9. "The Six Million Dollar Man" .... Big Foot (2 episodes, 1976)
        - The Secret of Bigfoot: Part 2 (1976) TV episode .... Big Foot
        - The Secret of Bigfoot: Part 1 (1976) TV episode .... Big Foot
  10. "World Wide Wrestling" (1975) TV series .... Andre the Giant (1975-1983)
  11. The Secret of Bigfoot (1975) (TV) .... Bigfoot
    ... aka The Six Million Dollar Man: The Secret of Bigfoot (USA: complete title)
Self:
  1. WWE Day of Reckoning (2004) (VG) .... Himself - graphical likeness

  2. Clash of the Champions XXI (1992) (TV) .... Himself
  3. WrestleMania VII (1991) (V) .... Himself
  4. Best of Saturday Night's Main Event (1991) (V) .... Himself
  5. WrestleMania VI (1990) (V) .... Himself
  6. Royal Rumble (1990) (V) .... Himself
  7. WWF WrestleMania Challenge (1990) (VG) .... Himself

  8. "Saturday Night's Main Event" .... Himself (13 episodes, 1985-1989)
    ... aka The Main Event (USA: short title)
        - Episode dated 25 November 1989 (1989) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode dated 18 July 1989 (1989) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode dated 16 February 1989 (1989) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode dated 16 November 1988 (1988) TV episode .... Himself
        - Episode dated 25 October 1988 (1988) TV episode .... Himself
          (8 more)
  9. Survivor Series (1989) (V) .... Himself
  10. Hulkamania 4 (1989) (V) .... Himself
  11. Summerslam (1989) (V) .... Himself
  12. WrestleMania V (1989) (TV) .... Himself
    ... aka WWF WrestleMania V (USA: alternative title)
  13. Royal Rumble (1989) (V) .... Himself
    ... aka WWF Royal Rumble (USA)
  14. WWF Superstars (1989) (VG) .... Himself (graphical likeness)
  15. Survivor Series (1988) (TV) .... Himself
    ... aka WWF Survivor Series (USA: promotional title)
  16. Summerslam (1988) (V) .... Himself
  17. WrestleMania IV (1988) (V) .... Himself
  18. Royal Rumble (1988) (TV) .... Himself
    ... aka WWF Royal Rumble (USA)
  19. The 37th Annual Slammy Awards (1987) (TV) .... Himself
  20. Survivor Series (1987) (V) .... Himself
    ... aka WWF Survivor Series (USA: promotional title)
  21. WrestleMania III (1987) (V) .... Himself
  22. WrestleMania 2 (1986) (V) .... Himself
    ... aka WrestleMania II (UK: video box title)
  23. WrestleMania (1985) (V) .... Himself
    ... aka WWF WrestleMania (USA: alternative title)
  24. I Like to Hurt People (1985) .... Himself
  25. "WWF Superstars of Wrestling" (1984) TV series .... Himself (unknown episodes, 1984-1991)
  26. Micki + Maude (1984) (as Andre Rousimmoff) .... Himself (Wrestler)

  27. The Wrestling Queen (1973) (as Jean 'The Giant' Ferre) .... Himself
Archive Footage:
  1. WWE Legends of WrestleMania (2009) (VG) .... Himself
  2. Nature Boy Ric Flair: The Definitive Collection (2008) (V) .... Himself
  3. "WWE Vintage Collection"
        - Episode #1.1 (2008) TV episode .... Himself
  4. WWE: McMahon (2006) (V) .... Himself
  5. "WWF Raw Is War"
        - Episode dated 29 May 2006 (2006) TV episode .... Himself
  6. Born to Controversy (2006) (V) .... Himself
  7. Hulk Hogan: The Ultimate Anthology (2006) (V) .... Himself
  8. The Bret Hart Story: The Best There Is, Was, and Ever Will Be (2005) (V) .... Himself
  9. The Self Destruction of the Ultimate Warrior (2005) (V) .... Himself
  10. WWE Hall of Fame 2004 (2004) (TV) .... Himself
  11. WWE No Mercy (2003) (TV) .... Himself
  12. WWE Judgment Day (2003) (TV) .... Andre the Giant
  13. "WWE Confidential"
        - Episode dated 17 May 2003 (2003) TV episode .... Himself
  14. Giants: Friend or Foe (2003) (TV) .... Himself
  15. Hollywood Hulk Hogan: Hulk Still Rules (2002) (V) .... Andre the Giant
  16. As You Wish: The Story of 'The Princess Bride' (2001) (V) .... Himself
  17. "E! True Hollywood Story"
        - Hulk Hogan (1999) TV episode .... Himself
  18. "Biography"
        - Andre the Giant (1999) TV episode .... Himself


Additional Details

Other Works:
Appeared in Cyndi Lauper music video "The Goonies 'R' Good Enough" (from the film The Goonies (1985)). more
Publicity Listings:
3 Biographical Movies | 1 Portrayal | 1 Print Biography more
Genres:
Sport | Action | Comedy | Adventure more
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15 years today rip the great giant MovieMan-104
who inducted him in the hall of fame? johnbest92
who won between andre and billy grahem ? johnbest92
they were making a bio movie on him. MovieMan-104
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Hogan not the first to slam Andre gub2730
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