How tall is Danny DeVito ?

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Danny DeVito's height is 4ft 9in (145 cm)

Peak height was 4ft 10in (147 cm)
American Actor best known for roles in movies like Romancing the Stone, Get Shorty and Batman Returns. On tv he is well known for Taxi and It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia.

In his own words, "On a really good day, I'm five feet short. It's pretty difficult for me to play anything but the little guy. I don't play a good victim so I'm always the nasty little guy.". From his movies it's clear he's under 5 feet, even his Twins co-star Arnold described him as being only 4ft 9.

Danny with 5ft 8 Kaitlin Olsen.
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umadguy says on 21/May/15
didnt look over 6 foot with danny devito(4'9/10) and kelly preston(5'5) in the film twins in lots of scenes,and today only a 4/5 inch height loss can explain from 6'1/2 to around 5'9/10
gman says on 30/Mar/15
I think he's a great actor and have met him and Rhea and they are both way below 5 foot tall. My wife is 5' nothing so I know what that looks like. As a executive jet pilot we were in very close proximity. I'm guessing 4' 8"...
Moke says on 22/Mar/15
Even the shortest seem to shrink..
Paul S. says on 20/Feb/15
`in matilda looks 159
willb says on 25/Jan/15
Danny DeVito is listed all over the web as being 5' tall, but in reality he's more like 4.7 or 4.8. There are numerous photographs with him with his wife Rhea Perlman (5' tall) where she's towering over him wearing flats.
Perurierez says on 18/Jan/15
Not tall but my family is little the tallest grown adult man in the family is 5"3, I am an adult woman that is 4"9,so I'm average height in my family's eyes and we are from peru
Perurierez says on 18/Jan/15
Not tall but my family is little the tallest grown adult man in the family is 5"3, I am an adult woman that is 4"9,so I'm average height in my family's eyes and we are from peru
5.7+ says on 20/Dec/14
He is a great actor.
TJ says on 8/Dec/14
Lauren, you really think that DeVito looks 5'3 in his films? Never.
LAUREN says on 7/Dec/14
Danny looks160 cm in films
Gg says on 4/Oct/14
I'm only 8 but way taller than Danny I mean he's so so short no afence but it's true
The Exorcist says on 21/May/14
American Pie actor Jason Biggs looks close to a full foot taller than Danny.
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the shredder says on 22/Apr/14
Agree , 4'10 max
John says on 21/Apr/14
That's more accurate. He's not 5'0. I know someone who's 5'0 but he looks a lot taller than Danny Devito.
Ian C. says on 19/Mar/14
Actually, Super Marko, I loaned John Kenneth Galbraith a pair of pants one time, and he had to roll up the cuffs. (This may or may not be a lie. I'm not sure right now, because I'm drunk.)

But okay, y'got me, many tall people are long-lived. But I would bet that a statistical analysis would show that, over five foot four, height is inversely proportional to longevity. I suspect that one of the reasons women live longer than men is because of their smaller size.
Super Marko says on 20/Nov/13
@ Ian C.

Jack Palance 6'3'' died at 87
James Arness 6'7'' died at 89
Christopher Lee is 6'4'' and 91
Clint Walker 6'6 and 87
Geoffrey Holder 6'5'' and at great shape at 83
George Kennedy is 6'4'' and 88
Max von Sydow is 84 and 6'4''
and of course John Kenneth Galbraith that was 6'8'' and lived until 98,cmon,you arent taller than that

the shortness-longevity theory is note cause and result,and it is about numbers of people,not individuals.
Sam says on 13/Aug/13
Charlie Day can look a solid 7 inches taller than DeVito IMO.
Mark says on 11/Aug/13
If he is 4ft9 then Charlie Day has gotta be like 5ft4.
dmeyer says on 5/Aug/13
8 years ago i met him he was about 4 ft 9-9.5
Lo says on 4/Aug/13
On It's always sunny in Philadelphia, Dee(Kaitlyn Olson's character) referred to Devito's character as "4ft10" so yeah, apperantly this is spot on.
Ian C. says on 3/Aug/13
Very short guy, but he seems healthy. That is, his height is not the result of some syndrome that is associated with a heart defect, or something like that. I have a theory that healthy short people have an advantage in longevity, and it will be interesting to see how long DeVito lives. Except that I'm unlikely to find out, as I'm unusually tall, and won't outlive him.
moe says on 24/Jun/13
She has heels on!
Sunny says on 17/May/13
Charlie Day only looks 4 to 5 inches taller at most. I'd say Danny is 5 feet tall. I dunno why people would downgrade him. People think I'm shorter than I am too.
Ed says on 16/Mar/13
Who cares? The guy is a super actor. He can be a bad guy - he can be funny - he always ads to the project he is in.
Jacob says on 11/Feb/13
Danny is not 5 feet. My daughter is 5 feet and is clearly taller than him. I would suggest 4'8 or 4'9
Duhon says on 30/Nov/12
@ Runt i doubt stallone's customs give him 6 inches in height, as devito would need to reach the 5'3" or 5'4" height of pesci.
runt says on 29/Nov/12
If he wore Sly Stallone customs, he could play a Joe Pesci gangster.
Lebensdorf says on 11/Nov/12
It's funny, often you'll see magazines report that he's 5 feet tall. There's no way he's that tall. He has to be around 4'8 or 4'9, and his (now ex) wife is about 4'11. I saw them at a restaurant once. Danny's head was barely over the hostess's lectern when he came in. He's very tiny, coming up to the waists of some guys.
Arch Stanton says on 3/Nov/12
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Arnie himself says Devito is 4'9
John says on 25/Aug/12
Gosh, I knew he was short but didn't realise that he was somewhat under 5 feet.
Dee says on 16/Jun/12
Danny DeVito's height is part of what makes him hilarious :D but once he starts acting, we all immediately fall in "love" with his character lol and sooner or later we dont even notice his height
Taylor says on 5/Jun/12
Camera angles most likely
Chris says on 8/Feb/12
Kristen Bell is listed @ 5'1, but I'm watching "When in Rome" and she towers over Danny Devito

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