How tall is Brandon Lee ?

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Brandon Lee's Height is 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)

American actor best remembered for roles in films like Rapid Fire and the Crow. He said in 1993 that "I'm 182 cm tall"
Comment on the Height of Brandon Lee

Ferris said on 29/Oct/15
[Editor Rob: 5ft 9 seems too high]

then can u add a page 4 her then? it would b nice to have another member of the lee family on here :-)
Ferris said on 28/Oct/15
[Editor Rob: never really looked at her]

well she's lised 5'9" on most sites, but she really doesnt look over 5'7"! (and thats being generous)

with Brandon - Click Here

with Robin Shou - Click Here

and a vid with Sammo Hung(0.53-2.08) - Click Here

in that picture with Robin Shou, she looks tiny in there?
those 5'9" listings 4 her is very optimistic, but she was the same as Sammo Hung i think.

What do u think Rob?
[Editor Rob: 5ft 9 seems too high]
ferris said on 26/Oct/15
@Editor Rob,
how tall do u think his sister Shannon lee is?
[Editor Rob: never really looked at her]
Ferris said on 15/Oct/15
@Editor Rob,

can u plz add a picture on his page? it would b really awesome if u would do that!
an anonymous peach said on 13/Jul/15
He could have been bang on 182.88cm but rounded down
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Dec/13
He claimed 182cm, which is closer to 5ft11.75 than 5ft11.5.
I thought maybe 6ft, but a fraction under is fair also
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Sep/13
"Brandon Lee height: 6ft 0in (183cm)"

Dolph Lundgren made him look short but really he was a tallish guy.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Aug/13
Could give a 6ft1 impression. But, he claimed 182cm and it's possible he got measured.

Taken far too early and like River Phoenix would've had an illustrious career had he lived.
Silent d said on 4/Nov/12
He did look pretty tall in the crow. Dolph was definitely 6 foot 6 in showdown in little tokyo next to nearly 6 foot brandon lee even though dolph made him look small. I miss brandon lee. 182cm. Great actor. I think he was on the road to an oscar like river phoenix.
ray 183 said on 4/Aug/12
I think he was 6' feat tall in showdon little tokio next to dolph,and he seems 6' in crow and rapid fire too!
Tammy said on 18/Jul/07
Brandon is quoted in the Oct 1992 (5 months before his death) People magazine interview saying that he was 6'0" tall and that he wished his father had lived so that he could scrap with him. Brandon felt that the 5 inch height difference between he and his father would have impressed his father. Bruce Lee was 5'7", that would have put Brandon at 6 foot tall.
Paul said on 14/May/07
I don't believe he was as tall as 6'0. Standing next to Ernie Hudson(6'0) in heels he was barely taller than him. And Ernie was barefoot and hunching. I would say he was a little closer to 5'10, 5'10 1/2. Not much of a difference.
Paul said on 13/May/07
I don't believe he was as tall as 6'0. Standing next to Ernie Hudson(6'0) in heels he was barely taller than him. And Ernie was barefoot and hunching. I would say he was a little closer to 5'10, 5'10 1/2. Not much of a difference.
Jon Doe said on 5/May/07
Lmao Anonymous how in the **** can you say something like "I truely beleive brandon was only 5'9.5" Not any taller.He is a short guy" < I mean c'mon 5'9 1/2
is in no way short at all unless you were like Dutch or something.Any man over 5'6 looks average height in my books, I never hear anybody who's 5'9 get called short unless it's some ditsy girl who thinks the national average height for a man is 6'1.
Shane said on 22/Apr/07
He was about 6'0" in person in 1991. Absolutely sure of that.
Rocky said on 17/Apr/07
There is no way that he is 5'9'', considering that Shannon Lee is listed as 5'9'' in various places. Even assuming that she is really 5'7'' instead of 5'9'' (no base on that, it's a pure supposition), it must be really really really stunted growth if he's only 5'9''.
frank p said on 4/Aug/06
Hugh Grant says on 23/Mar/06
"Brandon Lee was not a 5ft 9inch man. I am that height and he is at least a couple inches taller than i am. He says he is 5, 11 so he is."

Hugh have you actually met him?
frank p said on 3/Aug/06
Ok, I go against the grain on this one. I'm thinking more 5"9. He had that lanky body type, but didn't appear tall to me no.
J-Dog said on 10/May/06
The Crow is one of my favorite movies of all time, incredible. Brandon Lee in the Crow looked tall to me, he looked 6 foot and that is why he looked in Rapid Fire near Dolph, I don't see the difficulty of believing this. It's a shame about his passing it sounds cliche, but in this case it was far too soon.
trueheight said on 10/May/06
post mortem measurements are usually kinda skewed. first you gotta weigh in what happens to the spine after death(any docs here lol). second, logically, you wouldn't be the *exact* same height lying down as if you were standing up. He always looked tallish and lanky though not quite 6ft
Hugh Grant said on 30/Mar/06
His legendarey father was 5ft 7inches. He was more than 2 inches taller than his dad. Brandon Lee was about 6ft, give or take a centimetre.
Hugh Grant said on 23/Mar/06
Brandon Lee was not a 5ft 9inch man. I am that height and he is at least a couple inches taller than i am. He says he is 5, 11 so he is.
dmeyer said on 17/Mar/06
182 is possible since he didnt look that short compare to dolph lundgren
phil said on 16/Mar/06
You're right, it was Jason Scott Lee. He would be 5'9"-5'10" if Robert Wagner is 5'11" and Lauren Holly is 5'5 1/2".
phil said on 16/Mar/06
I justed watched "Dragon : The Bruce Lee Story" starring Brandon Lee, Robert Wagner and Lauren Holly. Wagner and Brandon have several scenes together. Brandon is clearly shorter than Wagner (listed here as being 5'11") in every scene by an inch or two. There was also a scene when he comes out of a ring and Lauren Holly is walking next to him. He is barely an inch taller than her and she is listed here as 5'5 1/2". Assuming she had 3" heels on and he was barefoot, with the clear evidence that he is shorter than Wagner, it appears to me that he was 5'9"-5'10" tall.

[Editor Rob: I think you meant jason scott lee?

from Soldier, with Kurt Russell...actually he was taller wasn't he than Kurt?]
trueheight said on 13/Mar/06
Happy to see some1 agreees /w my 'long neck' conjecture. he had quite narrow shoulders for a 6footer. Look at photos of his mother, its where he gets his long neck from.
TNTinCA said on 14/Feb/06
In Rapid Fire with Powers Boothe, I would say there was roughly 2 inches of difference between Brandon and Powers. Powers is close to the 6 foot 2 inch mark (perhaps a little under). That would put Brandon close to 6 foot.
Brandon had a very long neck which adds to his height. His shoulders were probably futher from his head than most people.
On an aside, was really sad when he passed on. He was a great martial artist and a great guy from what I heard. Damn shame.
John said on 13/Feb/06
I dont think ChickKick met Brandon Lee a "few years back" The poor guys been dead since 1993...I little more than a few years back.
trueheight said on 30/Jan/06
good that you upgraded him b/c i've been looking at alot of his sites. Again his body is that of a 5-9 or 5-10 but he has a super long face and neck lol
ChickKick said on 27/Dec/05
He was about 5'll. I met him a few years back and he was a few inches taller than me, and I'm 5'6. So 5'll.75 is a reasonable guess.
Adrianna said on 13/Dec/05
I would say 5'11 as well. He did not look shorter than that. 5'9? I don't think so...!
TheMan said on 27/Aug/05
I actually think Brandon was somewhere around 5,10 to 5,11. Lungren is 6,5 anyone would look small so i would say around there somewhere. If He's dad was 5,7 to possibly 5,8 then he probably is around 5,10 to 5,11.
trueheight said on 2/Jul/05
Get over it. This guy was definately over 5'10". I understand why you guys would place him lower; He had a skinny frame, but he had long neck and a long face. His mother had a long neck too. If he had a proportional face and neck, then he might have been on the 5'9" side. He is clearly two inches above Michael Wincott, who is 5'9" himself. I have seen this guy in person in NY few years back at a "Before Night Falls" screening. I'm 5'8" and had chucks on, he was definately more than an inch taller than me. He had on dress shoes.
Lawrence said on 13/Jun/05
I have Rapid Fire on VHS at home. Rob, I went through the film today upon reading your comment. I found several scenes where Lee and booth are close together at the same angle. I don't know how tall Power Boothes is but there was a 3.5"-4" advantage for Boothe. That means if Lee is 5'11.75", Boothe is anywhere between 6'3 - 6'3.75" I went on alot of sites and discovered Boothe is 6'1" tops. That means Lee is only between 5-9.5"-5'10".
Rob, if you watch the movie you WILL see what I am saying and you will agree.
No word of a lie there was a big difference between Lee and Boothe. There was also a scene where there was a close-up of Lee and Booth standing at someone's door ringing the bell. Both were perfectly standing together, facing the door. The shot was so close up you can clearly see their shoulder difference. There was at least 3.5" of difference. Both were wearing 1.25" heels. However, I noted that the distance from the top of their heads was only 2.5". I think Lee really had sloopy shoulders and a very much longer neck than Booth. I think thats what added to the height he claimed to be, 5'11". But with such a long neck and sloppy shoulders he looks 3-4" shorter than Boothe in terms of shoulders. So I think proportions has alot to do with perception here. Who ever mentioned he is 5'11.75-6'0" is dead wrong. Brandon Lee must have been only 5'9.5-5.10" and not any taller than 5'11".

[Editor Rob: Ok I had another look at Powers. Could he be taller than we imagined? powers beside timothy olyphant.]
Anonymous said on 13/Jun/05
Brandon Lee's height is no more than 5'10 3/4.

[Editor Rob: has anyone seen rapid fire lately, can you recall how much difference there was between him and powers boothe?]
Lmeister said on 13/Jun/05
I agree with u Lawrence. a friend of mine who is 5'2.5'' told me that her boyfriend is almost six feet tall. The first time I saw this guy he told me that he is 5'9.5''(measured by a doctor). I honestly don't think that Brandon was even 5'11''. 5'10.5'' seems much more accurate...
Lawrence said on 12/Jun/05
Come on do you really believe Brandon was 6'2 with 2" heels, thats BS.
That is wrong information dude.
Brandon was no more than 5'10 1/2" for sure.
So on the set 5'10.5" + 2" heels equals almost 6'.
So that lady on the set doesn't know what she is talking about, and she is short.
trueheight said on 11/Jun/05
He really was 5'11. A person who worked on the "crow" in wilmington told me she spoke with him, and she just marveled at how tall he was. "He was already six foot to begin with, and he was waering two inch heals so, I REALLY had to look up"
(she was like 5'2)

Michael wincott is 5'9, and wears heels in the "crow", in their scene together towards the end Brandon clearly has a two inch advantage at least.

The reasone he may appear shorter is because he inherited thin shoulders from his mom and that can cause a discrepancy in height.

Plus if you do the height calculater they use for predicting children's heights, bruce lee was 5'7.5, linda lee was 5'7, So Brandon is spot-on at 5'11"
Anonymous said on 11/Jun/05
I truely believe Brandon was only 5'9.5" Not any taller. He is a short guy. Watch many of his movies and compare him to other actors/actresses, you will see what I mean.
Lawrence said on 9/Jun/05
Brandon Lee was truely much smaller than Dolph...I'd say Brandon was no more than 5'11" In some movies like "The Crow" and "Rapid Fire" there were scenes were he looked tiny...just a couple of inches taller than his dad.
lawrence said on 29/May/05
no way, he is no more than 5'10 inces! trust my intelligence!

[Editor Rob: I too didn't think Brandon was as tall as he had said (182cm) but once he done a film with Dolph Lundgren and you know I think he could have been this...]

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