They say many of Hollywood’s tallest actors have stellar careers because their height allows them to land some of the most outstanding roles in film history. However, some tall men have actually worked hard to become Hollywood’s heavyweights. Just take a look at these tallest actors in Hollywood, and you’ll look up to them in more ways than one.
Standing at a cool 6 ft 8.5 inches, Brad Garrett has been making us laugh for many years. This comedian is best known as Robert Barone in the ’90s sitcom, Everybody Loves Raymond. He also voiced animated movies, Ratatouille and Finding Nemo. Now the 60 years old actor is dating IsaBeall Quella, an actress 24 years his junior.
Since the success of the ’60s Western TV series, Rawhide, 6 ft 4 inches tall Clint Eastwood has continued his Hollywood rise in the Dirty Harry franchise and Sergio Leone’s Spaghetti Westerns. In recent years, the actor-director kept taking occasional acting jobs and even directed the 2018 film The Mule. Now, at 90, Clint is in a romantic relationship with Christina Sandera.
The great-grandson of the Occidental Petroleum oil tycoon Armand Hammer, 6 ft 5 inches tall Armie made a name for himself with his brilliant performance in 2010’s film, The Social Network, and 2017’s hit, Call Me By Your Name. Sadly, in July 2020, Hammer and his 5 ft 10 inches tall wife, Elizabeth Chambers, ended their 10-year marriage.
Dwayne “The Rock” Johnson is a household name as both an actor and wrestler. He wrestled for WWE for 8 years before pursuing an acting career. With credits such as the Fast & Furious franchise, Hercules, and Moana, Johnson is one of the highest-grossing actors in history. The big man at 6’5″ married his second wife Lauren Hashian in 2019.
Standing at 5 ft 10 inches tall, the Israeli model-actress was crowned Miss Israel in 2004 and then served two years in the military. Gal Gadot rose to one of Hollywood’s top actresses for her role as Wonder Woman in the homonymic film franchise. In 2008, Gadot married Israeli real estate developer Yaron Varsano, and the couple later formed their own company and hotel chain.
Tom Selleck started his acting career in 1965 and rose to stardom for playing private investigator, Thomas Magnum, in the ’80s hit series, Magnum P.I. Standing at a handsome 6 ft 4 inches tall, the talented actor mastered his tough-guy look and grabbed over 50 credits on film and television. Now, at 75, Selleck enjoys a peaceful retired life with his family on their ranch.
Starting his acting career in 1992, big man Jason Momoa has taken advantage of his height of 6 ft 4 inches to get several roles that suit his muscular frame. From Khal Drogo in Game of Thrones to Aquaman in the live-action DC film and to Baba Voss in See, the actor rocks both nonfiction and fiction. Now, at 41, Momoa is still in his physical prime.
RuPaul, at 6 ft 4 inches tall, is the most successful drag queen in the US. Since 2009, he has produced and hosted the reality competition show, RuPaul’s Drag Race, which has earned him eight Primetime Emmy Awards. In 2017, RuPaul married his husband Georges LeBar, and the next year, he became the first drag queen to receive a star on the Hollywood Walk Of Fame.
This tall man of 6 ft 5 inches began his professional career in film by playing Flash Thompson in 2002’s Spider-Man. Joe Manganiello’s breakout role was werewolf Alcide Herveaux in HBO’s True Blood. The actor also starred in films such as Magic Mike and Archenemy. Plus, his wife is none other than gorgeous actress Sofia Vergara.
In 2011, Tyler Perry earned a whopping $130 million, making him the highest-paid man in entertainment. The actor/producer’s pride resides in the Madea character he created and performs, and his popular sitcom, Tyler Perry’s House of Payne. Otherwise, the 51-year-old has been in a relationship with model Gelila Bekele since 2009, and the two share a son together.
Tim Robbins is best known for his role as Andy Dufresne in 1994’s classic, The Shawshank Redemption. At 6’5″ tall, the actor continued to star in films and series such as Mystic River and Here And Now. The versatile actor has also directed movies like Dead Man Walking. Now, the 62-year-old has stayed single since his divorce in 2009 from ex-wife of 11 years, Susan Sarandon.
Two time Academy Awards and three time Golden Globe winner, Ben Affleck started his career as a child in 1984’s series, The Voyage of the Mimi. The 6 ft 4 inches tall actor has since starred in Good Will Hunting, Argo, Justice League, etc. This year, the 48-year-old was seen hanging around with new girlfriend Ana Celia de Armas, a 32 years old Cuban-Spanish actress.
Sacha Baron Cohen is 6 ft 3 inches tall while his wife of 10 years, Isla Fisher, is a footer shorter. The British comedian is best known for his creation and portrayal of satirical characters such as Ali G, Borat Sagdiyev, and Bruno Gehard. So far, Cohen has amassed a $160 million net worth.
A noted radio voice and host, Howard Stern had been on public radio since 1986 and hopped to Sirius XM Satellite Radio in 2006. Outside radio, the man of many gifts has also judged on America’s Got Talent and authored a couple of New York Times Best Sellers. While the self-described “King Of All Media” stands at 6’5″, his wife, Beth Ostrosky Stern, stands at 5’10”.
John Corbett may be a lesser-known face on the list, but Sex and the City fans will recognize him instantly as Aidan Shaw, one of Carrie Bradshaw’s boyfriends. The man of 6’5″ is a country music singer and a part-time actor, starring in My Big Fat Greek Wedding and its sequel. Corbett is also known as the long-time partner of actress Bo Derek.
An actor and musician, Jeff Goldblum is famous for his eclectic personality and style. The 6’4″ actor has starred in some of his era’s high-grossing movies, including the franchises of Jurassic Park and Independence Day. Otherwise, he formed a jazz band and released their first album in 2018. Now, at 68, Goldblum lives with his third wife Emilie Livingston.
Will Ferrell established himself on Saturday Night Live in the ’90s. The comedy icon went on to make us laugh in movies like Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy. He even founded Funny or Die, a comedy website to tickle our funny bones. In 2015, the actor of 6’3” earned a star on the Hollywood Walk of Fame.
The oldest son of famous actor Stellan Skarsgard, Alexander is best known as Eric Northman in True Blood, Tarzan in The Legend of Tarzan, and Perry White in Big Little Lies. At 44, the Swedish actor has won numerous awards, including a Golden Globe and a Primetime Emmy. The 6’4″ handsome actor has had at least 13 relationships previously, but he is now single.
Born into a prominent family, Chevy Chase had a variety of jobs before moving into acting. He earned 3 Primetime Emmy Awards for his tireless work on Saturday Night Live. The actor and producer of 6’4″ went on to gain recognition for the National Lampoon’s film franchise and TV shows like Community.
John Lithgow at 6’4″ is a man of many talents. He attended Harvard and went on to attend the London Academy of Music and Dramatic Art with a Fulbright scholarship. The versatile actor is prolific in films, television, and on Broadway and has won numerous awards, including 2 Golden Globes, 6 Emmys, and 2 Tony’s. Lithgow is also a poet, author, and singer.