André René Roussimoff was born in May 19, 1946 but was best known as André the Giant. He was a French professional wrestler and actor. His great size was the result of acromegaly, and led to him being dubbed "The Eighth Wonder of the World." In the World Wrestling Federation (WWF), Roussimoff briefly held the WWF Championship. When André was about 17 years old, his size was almost 2 meters. Despite the fact that he was an inexperienced wrestler, he managed to win against great wrestlers.