Top 15 Tallest Actors in Hollywood – Check Actors Height
Undoubtedly, Hollywood movies have a huge fan-base all around the world. This is mainly because of the level of technologies and the quality of special effect incorporate in producing a film. From making an actor appear 20-30 years younger than his age (Johnny Depp in Pirates of the Carribean – Dead Men Tells no Tales) to making an actor older than his age (Brad Pitt in Curious Case of Benjamin Button), Hollywood has got us baffled between reel-life and real-life appearance of some actors and their characters.
While a lot of VFX has been used in movies to make the appearance of an actor based on character’s physique, especially height, for example, Rodrigo Santoro in 300 as Xerxes, however, in case of some celebs, no special effects or camera angles are required to make them appear giant on the screen. They are already very tall.
A list of some of Hollywood’s tallest actors who can be called as the Giraffe of Hollywood jungle is mentioned below.
Best 15 Tallest Actors In Hollywood
1.) Idris Elba – 6Ft 3In
Idris Elba is a well-known English actor, producer, musician and DJ who is best known for playing DCI John Luther in BBC One series Luther, drug trafficker Stringer Bell on the HBO series The Wire, and Nelson Mandela in the biographical movie Mandela: Long Walk to Freedom (2013). The actor is 6Ft 3Inc tall.
2.) Chris Hemsworth – 6Ft 3In
This Australian Actor with 6Ft 3In height perfectly defines the character of Thor in the Marvel movies. Christ Hemsworth is one of the versatile actors who played different characters in different genre movies including Star Trek (Science Fiction), A Perfect Getaway (Adventure Thriller), The Cabin in the Woods (Horror Comedy), Snow White and the Huntsman (Dark Fantasy), Red Dawn (War Film), and Rush (Biographical Sports Drama).
3.) John Mayer – 6Ft 3In
Although you may have heard musician, John Mayer referring himself as a “6 Feet Small” in his song “83”, however, in reality, the singer is 3 inch taller than he referred himself in the song.
4.) Sacha Baron Cohen – 6Ft 3In
Sacha Baron Cohen is popular British Actor, Comedian, Producer, Screenwriter who is best known for starring roles in movies such as The Dictator, Borat, Bruno, Ali G in Indahouse. The actor has used variety of accents and guises for his characters in the movies.
5.) Ben Affleck
At 6 feet 4 inches tall, who could have been a better choice than Ben Affleck to play Batman in the Batman v Superman: Dwan of Justice. The two time academy award winner is a remarkable American Actor and Filmmaker.
6.) Liam Neeson – 6Ft 4In
The Schindler’s List (1993) starrer actor, Liam Neeson is 6Ft 4In who is known for playing remarkable characters on screen in movies such The Batman Begins, Taken Series, The Bounty, Next of Kin and many more. The actor has named among the “Top 100 Movie Stars of All Time” and “100 Sexiest Stars in Film History”.
7.) Jeff Goldblum – 6Ft 4In
Jeffrey Lyn Goldblum who is 6Ft 4In is an American actor who has been a part of some of the highest-grossing films of his time including Jurassic Park (1993) and Independence Day (1996). His recent films include Isle of Dogs and Thor: Ragnarok.
8.) Stellan Skarsgård – 6Ft 4In
Stellan Skarsgård is a Swedish actor known for playing the title role in the TV-series Bombi Bitt och jag (1968) and movies including Breaking the Waves (1996), The Hunt for Red October, Good Will Hunting, Pirates of the Caribbean: Dead’Man’s Chest, Pirates of the Caribbean: At World’s End, Angels and Demons, Thor, Avengers and many more.
9.) Alexander Skarsgård – 6Ft 4In
Like Father, Like Son!
Alexander Skarsgård is the son of Stellan Skarsgård with same height as his father 6Ft 4In. This Primetime Emmy Award Winner is known for his bad boy Vampire role in “True Blood” and titular role in “The Legend of Tarzan” (2016).
10.) Dwayne Johnson – 6Ft 5In
Dwayne Johnson (6Ft 5In) is a semi-retired professional wrestler, American Actor, Producer who is well known by his ring name “The Rock”. Dwayne Johnson has been regarded among the greatest professional wrestlers of all time. He is an eight-time WWF/WWE Champion, two-time WCW/World Champion, two times WWF Intercontinental Champion and a five-time WWF Tag Team Champion. Apart from his wrestling career, Johnson is also known for playing popular roles in many movies including The Scorpion King, The Fast and The Furious franchise, Pain and Gain, Sand Andreas, Baywatch, Jumanji: Welcome to the Jungle and many more.
11.) Tim Robbins – 6Ft 5In
Tim Robin is an American Actor, Director, Producer, Screenwriter, Musician, and Activist who is well known for his role of Andy Dufresne in the prison Drama movie, The Shawshank Redemption, directed by Frank Darabont. The actor was recently seen in a Science-Fiction movie, Marjorie Prime (2017).
12.) David Hasselhoff – 6Ft 5In
Standing tall at 6Ft 5In, David Hasselhoff is one of the most recognizable faces on television and across the world. Apart from starring in Knight Rider (1982) and Baywatch (1989), Hasselhoff is also a popular singer and recording artist.
13.) Vince Vaughn – 6Ft 5In
Vincent Vaughn is a 6 feet 5 inch tall American Actor, Comedian, Producer, and Screenwriter who started his career in minor television roles before getting a wider recognition with comedy-drama movie – Swingers. He has appeared in a lot of movies including Rudy, The Lost World: Jurassic Park, Return to paradise, Wedding Crashers, The Break-up, The Watch, The Internship and many more.
14.) John Corbett – 6Ft 5In
John Corbett is 6Ft 5In tall American actor and country music singer who become popular with his roles as Chris Stevens on CBS’ Northern Exposure and as Aidan Shaw in HBO’s Sex and the City. He even reprised his role as Aidan Shaw in the film sequel Sex and the City 2.
15.) Brad Garrett – 6Ft 8In
This list can’t be complete without mentioning the 6 feet 8 inches tall American comedian, actor, and professional poker player, Brad Garrett. The actor is well known for being a part of popular movies like Stuart Little 2, Night at the Museum, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, Teenage Mutant Ninja Turtles: Out of the Shadows and many more. Garrett has also won three Primetime Emmy Awards.
So, these are some of the tallest actors in Hollywood who are way taller than they appear on the screen.