Wrestling icon who stood 7'5" and weighed in at 525 lbs, and was inducted into the WWF Hall of Fame. He was a WWF Champion and a WWF World Tag Team Champion, and due to his stature, people regarded him as The Eighth Wonder of the World.
Born with acromegaly, he worked as a woodworker and a farmer before going to Paris to learn professional wrestling.
Mike Graham and Dusty Rhodes confirmed that he once drank 156, 16-US-fluid-ounce beers in one sitting, and was henceforth dubbed the Greatest Drunk on Earth.
His daughter, Robin Christensen Roussimoff, was born in 1979.