Giant Haystacks

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Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 29, 1998 (52)
Birth Sign
Libra
Birthday
10, 1946
Birthplace
England
Death Date
Nov 29, 1998 (52)

About

English professional wrestler remembered for his massive 6'11", 685-pound frame. He wrestled in countries across the world, including Canada and India, and appeared as an actor in films like 1981's Quest for Fire.

Before Fame

He moved from London to Broughton at age 3. He worked as a bouncer at a nightclub before beginning his wrestling career in 1967.

Trivia

He inspired the 2011 comedy stage play Big Daddy vs Giant Haystacks, written by Joseph Nixon and Brian Mitchell.

Family Life

His birth name was Martin Austin Ruane. He was survived by is wife Rita and 3 sons.

Associated With

During his years wrestling for World Championships Wrestling as Loch Ness, he feuded with Hulk Hogan.