The world’s tallest actors! These are the tallest actors and celebs and the heights of the tallest actors in the world!
13. Liam Neeson - 6’4” (193 cm)
Liam Neeson was born in Northern Ireland. He began acting in the 1970s, and had fully integrated himself in the Hollywood system by the end of the 80s. His first massive role was the lead in Steven Spielberg’s Schindler's List, a performance which earned him an academy award nomination. Audiences were ecstatic when the high caliber actor was cast as the wise jedi Qui-Gon Jinn in Star Wars: The Phantom Menace. In 2008, his career hit a new gear when he played an ex-CIA operative searching for his daughter in Taken. The movie was a huge success, and has launched him into several other action films that serve the gentleman’s imposing tall frame including The Grey and The Commuter.
12. Jeff Goldblum - 6’5” (195 cm)
Jeff Goldblum first got his start as a gang thug in the controversial 1974 Charles Bronson film Death Wish. He had big parts here and there, including line roles in Annie Hall and Invasion of the Body Snatchers. In 1981, he was nominated for a Genie Award (Canadian film award) for best performance by a foreign actor for his portrayal of Aldo Gehring in 1981’s Threshold. Five years later he won a Saturn Award under David Cronenberg’s direction in the 1986 movie The Fly. And guess what? In 1989 he starred in a movie entitled The Tall Guy! But it was his role as the charming scientist in Spielberg’s Jurassic Park that made audiences adore the 6’5” nontraditional actor. Three years later he hit jackpot again in Independence Day, causing him to become one of the 1990s highest grossing actors, and a pop culture mainstay up to this very day.
11. John Cleese - 6’5” (195 cm)
In 1962, John Cleese was at Cambridge University performing in a Footlights show called “Cambridge Circus”. There, he met Graham Chapman, two would go on to create Monty Python’s Flying Circus, arguably the most influential sketch comedy group of all time. Cleese, 6’5” used as height as his advantage, playing the high status, authoritative characters who had a inkling for hurling insults. After the success of the group, Cleese went on to create and star in Fawlty Towers, one of Britain’s all time best sitcoms. Cleese is still working today on films, television, video games, and even broadway, and as appeared in over 200 projects throughout his lifetime.