Sandy Allen



Age: 53


Summary: actress and world-record holder who was recognized as the world's tallest female at 7 feet, 7 inches tall in which a tumor caused her pituitary gland to produce too much growth hormone but she used her height to inspire schoolchildren to accept those who are different, and who had been hospitalized in recent months with a recurring blood infection, diabetes, breathing problems, and kidney failure.



Cause of Death: Sepsis


Born: June 18, 1955


Died: August 13, 2008


Location: Shelbyville, Indiana