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Forest Whitaker height: 6ft 2in (188 cm)

American actor best known for roles in films such as Platoon, Good Morning, Vietnam, Bird, The Crying Game, Smoke, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Phone Booth, Panic Room, The Last King of Scotland and The Butler.


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Sam said on 15/May/15
Rob can you change the first sentence to the following "American actor best known for roles in films including Platoon, Good Morning, Vietnam, Bird, The Crying Game, Smoke, Ghost Dog: The Way of the Samurai, Phone Booth, Panic Room, The Last King of Scotland and The Butler."
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/May/15
He can look 187-188cm today a lot.
MrTBlack said on 30/Apr/15
@Viper

He's probably 6'3.5"-6'4" with sneakers on.
Andrea said on 29/Apr/15
He looks 3 good inches shorter than Tim Robbins (and this was in 2005, so i doubt he already lost some height back then)... In Taken 3 he can look between 6'1 and 6'2! Also he is NOT taller than Matthew Fox (who is 6'1.5 at best)! 6'1.5 is fairer, IMO!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Apr/15
6ft3 out of bed peak.
Dejavu said on 22/Feb/15
He had a strong inch on Keanu Reeves.
josey wales said on 20/Feb/15
A weak 6'2" nowadays. But not by much
Dejavu said on 19/Feb/15
An undisputed 6'2.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Feb/15
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VT said on 23/Jan/15
I watched taken 3 yesterday and him and Liam neeson stood facing eachother and whitaker is about an inch shorter than a strong 6ft3 neeson
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Jan/15
Viper, I thought you were giving this guy 6ft?
Viper said on 15/Dec/14
Is it me or does he look taller than 6'2 in Fast times at ridgemont high
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Oct/14
Can look 6ft1 a lot now in movies like The Butler and I wonder how he'll stack up next to Liam Neeson in Taken 3.
Jon said on 23/Oct/14
What would you say his head size is Rob?
[Editor Rob: probably very near to 10 inch mark]
Judd said on 19/Oct/14
solid 6'2" when he was young, but today 6'1.5-1.75" is better...he need a downgrade
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Oct/14
In Platoon he could pass for 6ft3. He was taller than 6ft1-6ft2 range guys like John C. McGinley and Mark Moses.
Dejavu said on 6/Aug/14
Definitely a 6'2 in his peak.
Mr. R said on 29/Apr/14
Forest is a full out 6-2. I saw him again last month at an awards show.
Arch Stanton said on 27/Apr/14
He looked 6'2 in Bird.
PeteClone said on 26/Apr/14
I remember seeing him in Fast Times and Ridgemont High and getting the impression that he was huge (6'5 was my guess). I'm really surprised to learn he was closer to my height (I'm 6').
Edlt2882 said on 4/Dec/13
A few years ago I was an unpaid extra in a movie in which Forest was one of the starts. I shook hands with him, and placed him at about 6'2" (I'm 5'7"). But the shoes he was wearing might have given a 1-2 inch lift, so I would say he's somewhere between 6'0"-6'1" now.
cole said on 19/Nov/13
I wouldn't believe over 6'2 now a days. He has a horrible posture though. You can see that his shoulders are much higher up when compared to 6'-6'1 guys like Keanu Reeves for example. They only looked close in height in Street Kings because of Keanu standing with perfect posture and Forest slouching heavily. There is a chance he's hovering around the 186-187 cm mark, but nothing lower than that.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Oct/13
"Forest Whitaker height: 6ft 2.25in (189cm)"
Viper said on 6/Sep/13
Looked no taller than 6'1 in the Buter. Sometimes as low as 6'0. He was standing side by side with Cuba Gooding.

He certaintly isnt 6'2 anymore, If he ever was.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Dec/12
Can look up to 6ft2.5(189cm). I wouldn't bet any lower than the listed height.
Josey Wales said on 6/Dec/12
I would also say a weak 6"2". Lost weight. Not sure if it was for this role though.Geez quite big feet - lol. But a gentleman for sure.
James said on 10/Nov/12
Legit 6'2 peak. Today between 6'1-6'2
Larc-186.7-188.6cm said on 17/Oct/12
Still looks 188cm next to Tim Robbins, his posture isn't great but he hasn't lost height...yet.
Silent d said on 5/Oct/12
188cm.
matt678 said on 26/Sep/12
heshis posture is terrible he can look 6 foot flat sometimes but when he stands up sraight i think 6 ft 2.5 is possible
BigT said on 27/Jul/12
Looks 185 cm flat next to Tim Robbins, always thought he was a flat 61".
ilijander said on 22/Jan/12
he is 188 for sure

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