Jorge Gonzáles

Jorge Gonzáles

Birthday: January 31, 1966 in El Colorado, Formosa, Argentina
Height: 231 cm
He was one of the world's tallest men to ever live. He played professional basketball as a center in his country at Gimnasia La Plata (won 2nd level championship) and Sport Club. He also played for the National Team from 1985 to 1988. Drafted by NBA's Atlanta Hawks in 1988, he had to quit after a knee injury that didn't allowed him t... Show more »
He was one of the world's tallest men to ever live. He played professional basketball as a center in his country at Gimnasia La Plata (won 2nd level championship) and Sport Club. He also played for the National Team from 1985 to 1988. Drafted by NBA's Atlanta Hawks in 1988, he had to quit after a knee injury that didn't allowed him to run properly. Hired by Ted Turner (Hawks' owner) to be part of WCW, started wrestling as "El Gigante" (The Giant), which was his nickname while playing basketball. He became famous as a wrestler, which led him to appear in several series and movies. Then, he also wrestled in Vince McMahon's WWF organization, where he was known as Giant Gonzales, and in Japan. Retired in 1998 due to a back injury, he returned to his birth town. Suffering from serious diabetes and giantism, he was assistant coach at Argentine basketball team Belgrano San Nicolás in 2000. He was honored in 2001 LNB (Argentine Basketball League) All-Star Game for being the first Argentine basketball player to reach NBA. In later years, he was confined to a wheelchair. On September 22, 2010, he died from complications from diabetes in his hometown of San Martin, Argentina. He was 44. Though he never had the long career of Andre the Giant or The Big Show, Gonzales is fondly remembered by wrestling fans of the early 1990s. Show less «
Jorge Gonzáles's FILMOGRAPHY
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Annabelle: Creation
2017
IMDb: 7
109 min
Country: United States
Genre: Thriller, Horror, Mystery
Twelve years after the tragic death of their little girl, a dollmaker and his wife welcome a nun and several girls from a shuttered orphanage into ...