Tallest Male Actors In Movies And Television

Me: This is another post in a long series which showcase the tall people in different professions around the world. Here is a list of the tall actors that have been on the big screen whether in the blockbuster movies or the television series. I find it fun to find out how tall some actors and actresses are since I wanted to compare them to real life. They all seem to look a lot bigger on the screen than in real life. I also wanted to add to the list a little.

1. Wilt Charmberlain at 7′ 1″ – In Conan and the Destroyer

2. Kevin Peter Hall at 7′ 2″- the actor who played the Predator in first Predator movie

3. Anthony Robbins at 6′ 7″ – In “Shallow Hal”   (suffered from Pituitary Gigantism)

4. Calvin Lane at 7′ 6″- in an episode of “Walker Texas Ranger”

5. Igor Vovkovinskiy at 7′ 8″ – in movie “Hall Pass”

6. Charles Richard Moll at 6′ 8″ –  as baliff on NBC sitcom Night Court from 1983 to 1992

7. Christopher Lee at 6′ 5″ – for Count Dracula and Count Dooku.

8. John Cleese at 6′ 5″ – for James Bond Q and many others over the years.

9. Patrick Ewing at 7′ 0″, Shawn Bradley at 7′ 6″, Charles Barkley at 6′ 6″, Larry Johnson at 6′ 5″, and Michael Jordan at 6′ 6″ – on Space Jam

10. Kevin Durant at 6′ 9″ – in movie “Thunderstruck”

11. Steven Seagal at 6′ 6″ – for Under Siege series

12. Dolpha Lungren at 6′ 5″ – Rocky IV and recent Expendables movies

13. Semmy Schilt at 6′ 11.5″  – In one of the Transporter movies

14. Lou Ferrigno at 6′ 5″ – “Hulk” impersonation

15. Tony Dodd at 6′ 5″- “Final Destination” series

16. Tommy ‘Tiny’ Lister at 6′ 5″ – Known for playing in the role of gangster and/or thug

17. Jeff Goldblum at 6′ 4″ – Jurasic Park

18. James Avery at 6′ 5″ – Uncle Phil on “Fresh Prince of Bel Air”

19. Vince Vaughn at 6′ 5″ – “Wedding Crashers”

20. David Hasselhoff at 6′ 4″ – Baywatch and TV personality

21. Rick Fox at 6′ 7″ – “Single Ladies”

22. Penn Jillete at 6′ 6″-6′ 7″- Magician and TV speaker

23. Ryan Stiles at 6′ 6″ – “Drew Cary Show” and “Two and Half Men”

24. Vincent Schiavelli – at 6′ 6″ – “Batman”    (suffered from Marfan’s Syndrome)

25. Michael Clarke Duncan at 6′ 5″ – For “The Green Mile”

26. Joe Manganiello at 6′ 5″ – For “Spider Man”

27. Hulk Hogan at 6′ 5″ – Wrestling

28. Stephen Fry at 6′ 5.5″ – For recent Sherlock Holmes movie, a very long list of work associated

29. John Lithgow at 6′ 4″- “Shrek” voice and 3rd rock from the sun

30. Adam Baldwin at 6′ 4″ – “Chuck” series

31. Jason Segel at 6′ 4″ – “How I Met Your Mother” and “Freaks and Geeks”

32. Jason Momoa at 6′ 4″ – for “Baywatch” and and Conan Movie

33. Rory McCann at 6′ 6″ –

34. Kevin Durand at 6′ 6″ – “Wolverine” Movie, “Legion”, “Robin Hood”

35. Ralf Möller at 6′ 6.5″ – Conan, The adventurer series

36. Ray Stevenson at 6′ 4″ – Rome TV series

37. Liam Neeson at 6′ 4″ – Schindler’s List

38. Daniel Cudmore at 6′ 7″ – X-Man: The Last Stand

39. Jack O’Halloran at 6′ 6″ – was in a few Superman movies

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(Note: The next list was written by a person names Stian Nielson from the IMDB website. link of the source list is located HERE)

Tall people

by Marshmallow97 created 1 month ago | last updated – 1 month ago
1. André the Giant
Actor, The Princess Bride
When Andre The Giant challenged Hulk Hogan for the WWF World’s Heavyweight Wrestling Championship of The World at WrestleMania III in 1987, he hadn’t lost a single’s match since 1971. His 3,000 plus winning streak was ended when Hogan picked up the 7 foot tall and 500 pound Giant and body slammed him for the pin…
“ Height: 7′ (2.13 m) ” – Marshmallow97   (Note: Andre’s Height has been reported between 7′ 0″ – 7′ 4″)
2. Brad Garrett
Actor, Finding Nemo
Standing 6 feet 8-1/2 inches tall, Garrett grew up in Woodland Hills outside of Los Angeles. His father was a hearing aid specialist working in geriatrics and his mother was a housewife. Garrett spent a whopping six weeks at UCLA before going into stand-up comedy full time. He began performing his act at various Los Angeles comedy clubs…
“ Height: 6′ 8½” (2.04 m) ” – Marshmallow97
3. Brian Posehn
Actor, Fantastic 4: Rise of the Silver Surfer
“ Height: 6′ 6¾” (2.00 m) ” – Marshmallow97
4. Bubba Smith
Actor, Police Academy
The athletically gifted 6′ 7″ Charles Aaron “Bubba” Smith played defensive end / defensive tackle for the National Football League’s Baltimore Colts (1967-1971), Oakland Raiders (1973-1974), and Houston Oilers (1975-1976). After the conclusion of his football career, Smith moved into a TV & film career…
“ Height: 6′ 7″ (2.01 m) ” – Marshmallow97
5. Carel Struycken
Actor, Men in Black
Carel Struyken was born in the Hague, The Netherlands. When he was four years old his family moved to Curacao, an island in the Caribbean. At age sixteen, he returned to his country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, following which he did a year at the American Film Institute in Los Angeles…
“ Height: 7′ (2.13 m) ” – Marshmallow97
6. Dalip Singh

Actor, The Longest Yard

“ Height: 7′ 2″ (2.18 m) ” – Marshmallow97

7. Dennis Rodman
Self, The Rodman World Tour                    (Note: Also in movie with Jean Claude Van Damme “Double Team”)
“ Height: 6′ 7″ (2.01 m) ” – Marshmallow97
8. Glenn Jacobs
Actor, See No Evil
“ Height: 6′ 8½” (2.04 m) ” – Marshmallow97
9. James Cromwell

Actor, The Green Mile

Born in Los Angeles but raised in Manhattan and educated at Middlebury College and Carnegie Tech, James Cromwell – the son of noted film director John Cromwell – studied acting at Carnegie-Mellon. He went into the theater (like both his parents) doing everything from Shakespeare to experimental plays…
“ Height: 6′ 7″ (2.01 m) ” – Marshmallow97
10. Kareem Abdul-Jabbar
Self, BASEketball      (Note: Also with Bruce Lee in Game Of Death)
Legendary US NBA basketball player with the Milwaukee Bucks (1969-1975) and the Los Angeles Lakers (1975-1989), the 7′ 2″ Kareem Abdul-Jabbar (born Lew Alcindor) has made numerous guest appearances on US TV shows including Man from Atlantis, 21 Jump Street, Tales from the Darkside and Scrubs. However…
“ Height: 7′ 2″ (2.18 m) ” – Marshmallow97
11. Kevin Nash
Self, TNA Impact! Wrestling
Kevin Nash has appeared in Paramount Pictures’ “The Longest Yard” (dir. Peter Segal) with Adam Sandler, Chris Rock and Burt Reynolds, in Marvel Comics’/Artisan Entertainment’s “The Punisher” (dir. Jonathan Hensleigh) opposite John Travolta and Thomas Jane, and as Bass Armstrong in “DOA: Dead or Alive” (dir…
“ Height: 6′ 10″ (2.08 m) ” – Marshmallow97
12. LeBron James
Self, More Than a Game
“ Height: 6′ 7½” (2.02 m) ” – Marshmallow97
13. Magic Johnson
Self, Magic and Bird
“ Height: 6′ 9″ (2.06 m) ” – Marshmallow97
14. Marnix Van Den Broeke
Actor, The Deaths of Ian Stone
“ Height: 6′ 7″ (2.01 m) ” – Marshmallow97
15. Matthew McGrory
Actor, Big Fish
“ Height: 7′ 6″ (2.29 m) ” – Marshmallow97
16. Nathan Jones
Actor, Troy
Nathan Jones rose upon the world strongman scene in 1995 and showed promise to become perhaps the top competitor in the world. At 6′ 11″ and 360 lbs., the giant Australian known as Megaman was an imposing sight and used his great size and strength to place high in the World Musclepower Championships…
“ Height: 6′ 11″ (2.11 m) ” – Marshmallow97
17. Ned Rolsma
Actor, Arrivederci, Fiero                (Note: Was in “How I Met Your Mother” as one of the actor’s brother)
“ Height: 7′ (2.13 m) ” – Marshmallow97
18. Paul Wight
Actor, The Waterboy
“ Height: 7′ (2.13 m) ” – Marshmallow97
19. Peter Mayhew
Actor, Star Wars
Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England. Now residing in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King’s College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. Schneer saw his photo, literally standing above the crowd around him…
“ Height: 7′ 1¾” (2.18 m) ” – Marshmallow97
20. Richard Kiel
Actor, The Spy Who Loved Me
Towering 7′ 2″ tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the late 1950s / early 1960s…
“ Height: 7′ 1½” (2.17 m) ” – Marshmallow97
21. Robert Maillet
Actor, Sherlock Holmes
A French Canadian from rural New Brunswick, it was clear from an early age that Robert would be a very big boy. In the first grade he stood taller than his teacher and that made him awkward and a bit shy, so growing up he took shelter in his own dreams. One of those dreams was to become a professional wrestler…
“ Height: 7′ (2.13 m) ” – Marshmallow97
22. Shaquille O’Neal
Self, After the Sunset
Shaquille O’Neal is regarded as one of the most dominant athletes and arguably the most gregarious personality in sports history. He wrote an autobiography (Shaq Talks Back), preserves an online presence for his fan base and produced a number of albums (Biological Didn’t Bother, Shaq-Fu: Da Return, etc.)…
“ Height: 7′ 1″ (2.16 m) ” – Marshmallow97
23. Stephen Merchant
Writer, The Office
“ Height: 6′ 7″ (2.01 m) ” – Marshmallow97
24. Ted Cassidy
Actor, Butch Cassidy and the Sundance Kid
Ted Cassidy was born in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania and raised in Philippi, West Virginia. He was a well respected actor who portrayed many different characters during his film and television career. His most notable role was Lurch, the faithful butler on the television series The Addams Family. His most memorable dialogue as Lurch would be…
“ Height: 6′ 9″ (2.06 m) ” – Marshmallow97
25. Torsten Voges
Actor, The Big Lebowski
Torsten was born 1962 in Germany. He studied acting in Germany and at ACT in San Francisco. Before he came to live in the US, he worked as an actor in one of the biggest repertory companies in Germany. His parents were both lawyers. His 23 year old daughter Lena studies Psychology in Vienna. Torsten now lives with his wife, Ariana Weil, in Los Angeles.
“ Height: 6′ 9″ (2.06 m) ” – Marshmallow97
26. Tyler Mane
Actor, X-Men
“ Height: 6′ 9″ (2.06 m) ” – Marshmallow97

3 thoughts on “Tallest Male Actors In Movies And Television

  1. Todd Cook

    Actor from “Final Destination” is Tony TODD, NOT Dodd! He also was character on Star Trek: The Next Generation as Klingon brother to Lt.Worf.

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