Was Andre The Giant buried or cremated?
In January of 1993, André returned to Paris to attend his fathers funeral. He later died of heart failure in a hotel room. His body was cremated and his ashes were scattered at his ranch in Ellerbe, North Carolina.
How was Andre the Giant cremated?
Andre the Giant Grave As per Andres wishes, he was cremated. His ashes weighed 17 pounds and were spread by Andres friend, and former referee, Frenchy Bernard. Bernard spread the ashes on horseback at the Roussimoff family ranch grounds in rural Ellerbe, North Carolina.
What did Andre the Giant suffer from?
Acromegaly Acromegaly. Andre had acromegaly, a hormonal disorder in which the pituitary gland releases excess growth hormone. The disorder can cause gigantism in children, which happened to Andre when he began to grow taller around the age of 14. Continued growth resulted in his enlarged head, hands, feet, and chest.