Since then, he has become somewhat of a local celebrity in Shrewsbury, Shrops, where he is recognized everywhere he goes.
“Standing at 7’ 2” and with a big beard, I am instantly recognizable,” he said.
He was a body double for the British actor Edward Woodward in the 1984 film A Christmas Carol, playing the character The Ghost of Christmas Present.
“My height is an advantage because I can shout over the crowds but it does not really matter how tall you are. You have just got to have a good voice.”