Sandra Elaine Allen Net Worth

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Sandra Elaine Allen Bio/Wiki, Net Worth, Married 2018

Sandra Elaine "Sandy" Allen (June 18, 1955 – August 13, 2008) was a U.S. woman recognized as the tallest woman during her life according to Guinness World Records. She was 7'7" (231 cm) in height.Allen wrote a book titled Cast A Giant Shadow, and appeared in the Guinness Book of World Records since 1976. Although over the years other women have taken over the title, Allen had held it for the last sixteen years of her life. Her abnormal height was due to a tumor in her pituitary gland that caused it to release growth hormone uncontrollably. At the age of twenty-two years, she underwent surgery for the condition. Lacking this procedure, Allen would have continued to grow and suffer further medical problems associated with gigantism.She appeared in the Academy Award-winning Italian film Il Casanova di Federico Fellini, in a TV movie called Side Show, and in a Canadian/American documentary film called Being Different. The New Zealand band Split Enz wrote a song about her, "Hello Sandy Allen," released on their 1982 album Time and Tide. Allen never married and was reported to have never had a serious boyfriend.In later years Allen used a wheel-chair because her legs and back could not support her tall stature in a standing position. At one point in her life, she was bedridden due to disease, causing atrophy of the muscles. Because of this limitation, she spent her last years in Shelbyville, Indiana, in the same retirement center as Edna Parker, the record holder of oldest living human at the time, who actually survived Allen for a few months.The Indianapolis Star reported that Allen's friend and caretaker, Linda Fox, as saying that Allen had been suffering from kidney and blood infections; Allen died on August 13, 2008. A scholarship has since been dedicated in her name at Shelbyville High School.

Date Of BirthJune 18, 1955, Chicago, Illinois, United States
DiedAugust 13, 2008, Shelbyville, Indiana, United States
Place Of BirthChicago, Illinois, USA
Height7' 7¼" (2.32 m)
MoviesFellini's Casanova
Star SignGemini
1Living in a nursing home in Shelbyville, Indiana. Southeast of Indianapolis [December 2004]
2Subject of a song, "Hello Sandy Allen", released in 1982 by New Zealand pop group Split Enz.
3Was 6' 3" at 10, and 7' 1" at 16.
4She was the tallest living woman in the world.
5She underwent an operation at age 22 to stop her growth.


Side Show1981TV MovieGoliatha
Fellini's Casanova1976Angelina the Giantess


Extraordinary People2008TV Series documentaryHerself
The World's... and Me2008TV Series documentaryHerself
Inside Extraordinary Humans: The Science of Gigantism2007TV Movie documentaryHerself (as Sandy Allen)
Sideshow: Alive on the Inside1999TV Movie documentaryHerself
Sally Jessy Raphael1998TV SeriesHerself
Howard Stern1996-1997TV SeriesHerself
Being Different1981DocumentaryTallest woman in the world

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Extreme Bodies2009TV Series documentaryHerself - World's Tallest Woman

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