The UK’s tallest man and Games of Thrones star Neil Fingleton died of a heart attack, his family has said.
Fingleton was just 36 when he died suddenly at his home in Gilesgate, County Durham, last month.
The 7ft 7in star of Game of Thrones and Dr Who will be laid to rest later this week.
His mum Christine Fingleton confirmed he died of a heart attack today and said the family were struggling to cope with their loss as they prepare to say their final goodbye.
His funeral will be held at Durham Cathedral where friends and