How tall is Colin Firth ?

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Colin Firth's height is 6ft 1in (185 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 1.5in (187 cm)
English Actor best known for roles in movies like Bridget Jones, The King's Speech, Kingsman: The Secret Service, Love Actually, A Single Man, Dorian Gray and tv mini-series Pride & Prejudice. He once said "Funnily enough, I don't usually feel like the short one - I'm 6ft 2 in and it's not often I'm looking up to someone and feeling like the little guy. But I swear Rupert's [everett] grown in 18 years". She magazine says on meeting him, "Colin Firth is well over 6ft and makes you feel like Tinkerbell.. The Sunday Telegraph quote him: "I'm fortunate enough to be the height I am [six-foot-one-and-a-half, he says]."

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Comment on the Height of Colin Firth

Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Feb/16
Rob, could he still be 187-188cm out of bed now though?
Editor Rob: the older you get the more chance your morning height will reduce a few mm more than evening, but maybe that is more once you get 60-70. He may well still be in that 87-8 range today when rising.
Dmeyer said on 9/Feb/16
So 1cm at early 50s is not uncommon , but the Guy looks healthy
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Feb/16
He's consistently edged out by Mark Strong (who I am starting to believe is actually 6ft2)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Jan/16
Rob, is it possible that he may have been 6ft1 all along or do you think he was a bit over it at one point?
Editor Rob: 1.25 is always arguable and a 1/4 loss
Word1234 said on 3/Dec/15
Rob isn't 54 still young enough that you wouldn't loose a full half inch in height??
Trying to understand how he could drop that much! Is that typical for most men in there 50s??!
Editor Rob: it's an age a cm could have occurred in a proportion.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Nov/15
"Peak height was 6ft 1⅜in (186.3cm)"
"Colin Firth's Height is 6ft 1⅒in (185.6cm)"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Oct/15
That guy looks 187-188cm...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Oct/15
Rob, could 186cm be closer for his peak?
[Editor Rob: you could make an argument for that yes.]
spainmen191cm said on 29/Aug/15
Rob, how tall do you think is the guy that appears in the photo with Colin?
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[Editor Rob: he looks a 6ft 2 type guy with Colin.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Aug/15
Rob, do you think he could be dipping into weaker 6ft1 territory at this point?

He wasn't much taller than Jimmy Fallon.
[Editor Rob: he might come across a weak 6ft 1 at times, give it 5 years and he may well regularly look that.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Aug/15
Barely taller than Fallon in that clip. I noticed the same thing with Brosnan.
The Terminator said on 25/Jul/15
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Looks 184cm or 154cm now.
Amaze said on 23/Jul/15
Wow in kingsman he looked 6'2
Still 6'1 is solid tall good height
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Apr/15
In Fever Pitch and The English Patient around 6ft1-6ft2
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Apr/15
"Colin Firth height: 6ft 1žin (186cm)"

Rob, is it possible that he was always around that mark?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Mar/15
Hypado, he was never that big
Hypado said on 29/Mar/15
Colin Firth

Peak: 6ft 1.75in , 187 cm
Now: 6ft 1in , 185 cm
James B said on 16/Mar/15
rob 2cm height loss is quite impressive for a 54 year old would you agree?
[Editor Rob: think of it more as 1/2 inch.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Mar/15
@cole: Brosnan may have lost a centimetre or so but I think he was a solid 187cm guy (a weak 6ft2) in his prime. Maybe he's around 6ft1 flat today but I think he's always had better posture than Firth who looks shorter than his Pride & Prejudice days...
cole said on 10/Mar/15
@Editor Rob: Isn't it likely Firth just held a better posture before than now in general? I think you should take away the peak, or at least make it 6'1.25. He doesn't look to have lost much worth mentioning. Brosnan has for sure lost a bit though.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Mar/15
Rob, could he be a fraction under 6ft1 now even?

He was on Fallon a few weeks ago and barely edged him out...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Feb/15
Rob who do you think was taller peak Firth or Day Lewis?
[Editor Rob: could be a toss up really, always a chance Day Lewis might have slight edge but I don't know]
Joe said on 22/Feb/15
I would say 6'1" would be about right. Actors exaggerate their heights by an inch or two.
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 7/Feb/15
I just saw Kingsman last night and he looks around this height.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Feb/15
Looks barely 6ft1 with Cumberbatch. I haven't seen The Kingsman yet but I reckon Mark Strong and Samuel L. Jackson edge him out.
Hypado said on 1/Feb/15
Yes, rob, 185 cm now.

Look Colin with 183 cm Cumberbatch:

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Lonestar said on 1/Jan/15
6'1 spot on. Great job on rob!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Nov/14
That low, Rob?

I'm pretty certain he was taller than Willis and similar to Alan Rickman
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Nov/14
Rob, how tall would you say this guy is?

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His name is Hart Bochner. He co-starred with Firth many years ago in a movie called Apartment Zero and he's best known for his role in Die Hard as Ellis. Nowadays he's a director of some sorts.
[Editor Rob: 5ft 11-11.5? Yeah I recognise his face from a few films.]
mike said on 11/Nov/14
Or maybe 6ft 1.25 peak and 6ft 0.75 today!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Oct/14
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Oct/14
My thoughts exactly.

Rob, maybe we should give him a peak height now?
[Editor Rob: probably]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Oct/14
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Rob, would you say Firth can look 6ft2 next to Rupert Everett?
[Editor Rob: Firth at 6ft 1.5 and 6ft 1 today is probably a good enough shout...6ft 2 though I don't think he was quite a genuine one of those.]
lanky clint 189cm said on 17/Oct/14
legit 6' without shoes mark stong is definitely 6'2" next to him - there is quite clearly 2" there and strongs not even stood up straight whilst colin is trying to make him self look taller - look at the eye level.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Oct/14
He looks 185-186cm w/h Hugh Grant
judd said on 3/Oct/14
here i can see a typical 6'1" guy next to a 5'11" one

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Oct/14
Rob, maybe you should bring him down to 186cm?
Judd said on 28/Sep/14
6'1" in 2014
Mr. R said on 22/Jul/14
I saw Colin tonight at the premiere of his latest film "Magic in the Moonlight". He was definitely taller than I thought. I think he is closer to 6-1 though.
Bluestocking said on 15/Jul/14
Actually, I think he might even be a little taller than that. I met him face-to-face once in New York City -- I'm 5'2" and I barely came up to his shoulder even though I was wearing low heels.
Hypado said on 26/Jun/14
Chuckie Cheese 2 said on 5/Jun/14
This guy can pass as 6 foot 2, also he is fairly lean at 192 pounds, in some of his recent roles he looks like he was even down to 170 or 180 lbs. Makes him appear all the taller.
Lenad is sexy said on 2/May/14
I think Jim Carrey and Colin firth are both 185-186cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Mar/14
Just saw The Railway Man and he does not look this at all with Nicole Kidman. Same with TTSS and Gambit. Last few years he does look 185cm. Having said that in Bridget Jones Diary and Shakespeare in Love Firth looked 6ft1-6ft2 range next to guys like Hugh Grant and Joseph Fiennes.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Dec/13
186cm peak. Claimed 6ft2 as height in shoes or measured 6ft1.5 in the morning
avi said on 20/Dec/13
@Balrog says on 31/Oct/13
Both Hoult and Krasinski destroyed his 6'2" claim he looked no more than a flat 6'1" next to both of them.

I don't think so he looked 1.5 shorter than Krasinski but hoult did seem 2 taller so 6'1 but a weak one but I guess you're right 6'2 is destroyed.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Dec/13
Even Matthew Goode, who might be a weak 6ft2, looked around 1in taller than him in An Ordinary Man.

Rob, are still convinced he's 187cm?
[Editor Rob: at some point I think I would put him 6ft 1 and say he's lost half inch]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Nov/13
185-86cm is a safe estimate. Granted he can look near 6ft2 in some of his older movies.

"Colin Firth height: 6ft 1.25in (186cm)"
Sam said on 1/Nov/13
I do think Ralph Fiennes is pretty much in the 5'10"-5'11". Guy Pearce looked a similar amount shorter than Firth, he might be a strong 5'10". I agree, he can look big but Firth really isn't over 6'1" to my eyes next to taller guys.
Balrog said on 31/Oct/13
Both Hoult and Krasinski destroyed his 6'2" claim he looked no more than a flat 6'1" next to both of them.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Oct/13
In Bridget Jones Diary he could maybe pass for 6ft2 with Hugh Grant.
Arch Stanton said on 11/Oct/13
He does actually look around 6'2 next to 5'11" Ralph Fiennes in the English Patient. If he's a flat 6'1 then Fiennes is 5'10 range.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Oct/13
@cole: yeah I agree with that.
cole said on 21/Sep/13
Brosnan seems taller. Colin is more 6'1 flat.
Nenninn said on 19/Sep/13
I think he has lost at least a few mm. He was 187 cm in peak for sure. maybe 186 range now
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Jul/13
Rob, maybe you should give Brosnan 187cm aswell?

he doesn't appear to have lost height either and he's 60
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Jul/13
Rob, who would be taller Firth or Brosnan?
[Editor Rob: today firth generally can look 6ft 1 or thereabouts, as I've said I am unsure whether he's lost a cm or not, he may not have. Pierce could appear similar 186-7 range in 80's/90's]
cole said on 26/Jul/13
Shorter than Brosnan, who is 185-186 cm range. 184-185 cm range for Firth.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Jul/13
Mark Strong 6"1.75"(187cm)
Pierce Brosnan 6"1.5"(187cm)
Russell Brand 6"1.5"(187cm)
Colin Firth 6"1.25"(186cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Jul/13
Had about 2in on Geoffrey Rush. But he's about 5ft11(180cm) max. This guy has always looked around 6ft1 to me. 186cm is the absolute most I could give this guy. Looked shorter than Russell Brand, Pierce Brosnan and Mark Strong. Looked barely taller than Benedict Cumberbatch (looks a strong 6ft).
Arch Stanton said on 12/Jul/13
He had 2-2.5 inches on Geoffrey Rush in the King's Speech. I'd guess he was 6'1.25?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jul/13
Rob, no one is suggesting he did lose height. Maybe, it's more of a case that he never was quite 6ft1.5?
[Editor Rob: he might have lost a cm, not impossible, I know people in 50's who have lost half inch just through general disc wear and tear.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Jul/13
Rob, weren't you going to change this to 186cm?
[Editor Rob: I never decided if I thought he'd lost half inch by now or not]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Jun/13
Doesn't drop below 185cm at night.
Balrog said on 8/Jun/13
Always looked around 6'1''. Think 187 cm is too high.
Sam said on 7/Jun/13
There's really only half that height discrepancy between Firth and Strong, as Firth is bending his knees slightly in that photo. There might be a 1 or 2 cm advantage for Strong.
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cole said on 6/Jun/13
He's a good 3 cm shorter than 187 cm Mark Strong, so 184 cm for Colin: Click Here
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Mar/13
I agree James
James said on 19/Feb/13
185 or 186cm. 187cm is a stretch.
Balrog said on 10/Jan/13
Firth seems to be 6'1'' flat IMO
SAK said on 8/Jan/13
@Hew, thats definately due to dodgy camera angle. Krasinski is leaning towards camera, and Firth is doing the opposite. If it were the other way round, they would probably appear very similar.
Lo sgozzatore said on 7/Jan/13
Krasinski did look slightly shorter than Steve Howey, who's listed here at 6'3 and actually looks that! In that pic he's closer to the camera and he's standing better than Firth. Firth is just another 6'1 flat guy who gets listed at 6'1.5, same as Jim Carrey, Will Smith,... Gift from Rob Paul. So i believe they're a 6'1 and 6'2.5 guys
Hew said on 7/Jan/13
Looks 5'11 with 6'3 Krasinski. Could be an iffy camera-angle though.
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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Dec/12
Ok, I can settle on 186cm for Firth. But I still think Brosnan should be upgraded to 187cm since he pulled off looking 6ft3 in pics I posted on his page.
Silent d said on 7/Oct/12
If pierce is taller than him then 186cm is a safe bet.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Sep/12
USYD, as much as I respect your contributions, I don't believe Firth is officially 6ft1.5(187cm). Out of bed, most likely. But by affernoon/evening he's 185-186cm max.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Sep/12
"Colin Firth height: 6 ft 1 in (185cm)"

"Pierce Brosnan height: 6 ft 1.5 in (187cm)"

Could those two figures maybe be more accurate, Rob?
Shaun said on 5/Sep/12
He can't be any taller than Brosnan surely Rob? Firth looks 6'1" flat a lot of the time.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Sep/12
Thank you Shaun. I'm glad someone agrees with me
Shaun said on 30/Aug/12
Agree with Rampage, and at the very minimum you can list Brosnan and Firth as the same height, there's no way he edges Brosnan out. If anything I'd lower Firth to 185-86cm and upgrade Brosnan a shade to 187cm.
Shaun said on 30/Aug/12
Agree with Rampage, and at the very minimum you can list Brosnan and Firth as the same height, there's no way he edges Brosnan out.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Jul/12
He's a solid 185cm but nothing more.
The height he claims is most likely a
morning height.
Silent d said on 21/Jan/12
About the same height as craig ferguson. On ellen, he looked 186cm easy. His wax figure was taller than him. The wax figure was 2-3 cm taller than him. 187cm is too high. 186cm but he looks taller. Good posture.
Gonzalo said on 27/Aug/07
In an interview in spanish newspaper ABC last Friday he said he is 1`87.
Cathy said on 24/Feb/07
When I saw him in Pride and Prejudice, I thought he looked only 5 foot 10 or 11! Thanks for the info.
CelebHeights Editor said on 3/Dec/05
From Daily Mail, Dec 2005: "In the flesh he is impressively tall, standing 6ft 2in"
l0ck n l0ad said on 17/Nov/05
funny! having watched bridget's diary and another movie he starred in i thought the guy was in the 6'3 - 6'4 range he actually did look tall there... oh well if he admits himself to be 6'1.5 i guess seems reasonable imho...
george said on 25/May/05
If he had shrunk, then everyone else would seem taller; however, in this case he is saying that whenever he is around Rupert Everett, Everett seems taller than usual.

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