He's called the Eighth Wonder of the World an it's pretty obvious why... Standing over seven feet tall and weighing in at 500 lbs, Andre was thought by some to be the strongest man in the world. Andre's intimidating size served him well in the squared circle, but he was skilled at more than wrestling. His phenomenal stature led to success on the silver screen as Fezzik, the Gentle Giant in The Princess Bride. One thing is certain, Andre the Giant is a BIG deal... pun intended.