How tall is Gwendoline Christie ?

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Gwendoline Christie's height is 6ft 3in (191 cm)

British actress best known for playing Brienne of Tarth in HBO's Game of Thrones. Her agency lists her as standing 6ft 3 and weighing 168 pounds, a height which she herself has said: "I'm certainly really rather tall at 6 foot 3, and I've been this way since I was 14, but for years, women who are even 5 foot 10 have come up to me in the street and said, 'Oh, it's so nice to see a woman who is taller than me. I've always felt like a giant.'". She also said in Sfx: "many people can't see past my height, and it's been very difficult to be considered for parts simply because I'm six foot three." This photo is by Marco/Starfury, we had pretty similar footwear, under an inch.


5ft 8 Rob with Gwendoline
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robert says on 28/Jul/14
i would say shes 6ft3.25 she rounds down
Sam says on 28/Jul/14
Here with the other ladies of GOT and maybe 7 inches or so taller than Sophie Turner...I've got say, for my personal taste, she looks pretty attractive as her hair grows out, certainly much more so than the show would lead to believe.
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Arch Stanton says on 12/Jul/14
A 6'2.5 father and 5 ft 11 would 99.999% of the time would not produce a 7 ft 2 son unless he has acromegaly! As you say, you'd have expected 6'5" or 6'6" but 7'2??? I'd guess his father or mother probably had some siblings over 6 ft 6. His limbs are crazily long, it must come from somewhere.
176,2Tunman says on 10/Jul/14
6'7-11 are kind of limits for women,still possible heights due to tall genes.
Many basketball players are above 6'7:feenstra 202,stepanova 202,griner 203,taylor 203,semenova 210.Probably surprising heights but not forcibly abnormal in view of parents,grandparents.
Kareem's father was 189 and mother 180,you would expect something like 195-200 for him instead of 217 but his tall genes can explain it all.
Arch Stanton says on 9/Jul/14
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Lindsay Davenport says here that her dad is 6 ft 8 and mother 5 ft 10, so she's lucky she is only 6'2.5-6'3" rather than 6'9"! Any girl who gets that big naturally almost always has an extremely tall father. In Gabrielle Reece's case though I think it was her mother who was 6'2" and father who was only 5'10.
Arch Stanton says on 9/Jul/14
I was watching Wimbledon the other day and I muttered "good grief" out loud when Lindsay Davenport stood next to to Sue Barker and Martina Navralatavova. I mean Martina is quite tall for a woman but Lindsay really towered both of them and looked twice as broad too. She looked about this in comparison but might have had footwear advantage. I think she'd probably measure 6'2" range if measured barefoot though.
Arch Stanton says on 9/Jul/14
Remember that 6'9 girl I posted a link to a while back had a 6 ft 7 father and a 6' mother or something so it's always possible. 6'3" is borderline giantess for a woman, like 6'8-6'9" for a guy being borderline giant, but 6'9" as you say is a true giantess! That's just crazy!
Arch Stanton says on 7/Jul/14
6 ft at 9 and 6 ft 9 by 13!!! I'd guess her mother was probably 6 ft 2 or 3 too or something.
[Editor Rob: I don't think by what she said because the guy asking the question asked and she said not really but then said her dad was 6ft 7.]
176,2Tunman says on 6/Jul/14
@Arch
Check those names,it's even more impressive
Jessica Pardoe:6'9 (father 6'7 and mother 6')
Marvadene Anderson:6'11 or 6'11.5 (father 6'5)
Margo Dydek:7'2 (father 6'7 mother 6'3)former BB player, died in 2011.
Whether the heights are true or exagerated I have no idea but I'm assuming girls that tall wouldn't lie,perhaps sometimes measured in the morning or rounding up but no more.
Actually most women that tall (they are probably less than 500 over 6'9 worldwide) have growth problems.But sometimes it's rather a combination of tall parents and tall genes that could bring them that high.
I met a 7' woman(nothing under 210 for sure)few years ago.To this day I never met anyone taller even men.I'm almost sure she had growth problems as her face was really marked.
Arch Stanton says on 5/Jul/14
I guess sometimes very tall genes combined can often wildly exaggerate themselves. Yao Ming's parents are 6 ft 7 and 6 ft 3 and Neil Fingleton's tallest siblings are 6 ft 8 or 10 or something. Both well over 7 ft 3. That basketball player pictured with Laird Hamilton too his dad the tennis layer was only 6 ft 4 and mother about 5 ft 8 or something. He looks easily 6 ft 10 and close to 7 ft.
Arch Stanton says on 5/Jul/14
Rob I google imaged Lindsey Hayward!! Yah, giantess. Oddly attractive too though in "a squash you in bed steal all of your school money" kind of way. Looks pretty normal proportionally, just massive. I'm guessing she's probably a natural giantess? Seriously though how does a woman ever get to 6 ft 9? I mean even for a guy that's some serious tall genes but it's like 7'2-7'3" for a guy isn't it? Both parents would surely have to be over 6 ft and father over 6 ft 5?
[Editor Rob: she said her father was 6ft 7, but mother I don't know...

also she was 6ft at age 9, 6ft 7 age 12 and 6ft 9 by age 13.]
iyolo says on 21/Jun/14
He had about 1.5-2.5 inches on her constantly-maybe she had higher footwear.Nevertheless,with makeup she is fetching.... :)
The Horse of FUNK says on 17/Jun/14
During her scene with the The Hound, she actually held her own surprisingly well. No, I don't mean the actual fighting, but compared to Rob McCory, or whatever his name is, they didn't look that far apart.
Crash says on 16/Jun/14
She still looks feminine even at her height, that's very rare. I am very "impressed" for lack of a better word.
Ra-Ra-Rasputin says on 9/Jun/14
6'3 is spot on. A genuinely pretty woman, too!
Bishop says on 5/Jun/14
Would have been interesting to see her in a pic with L'Wren Scott. Oh well.
Common Sense says on 2/Jun/14
Just announced that she's in Star Wars Episode 7. Love interest for Chewbacca, perhaps?
littlesue says on 31/May/14
She looks gigantic in those pics Arch!! wonder where she gets her trousers from?? lol
Arch Stanton says on 30/May/14
In most photos she really looks minimum 6'5"!!
Arch Stanton says on 30/May/14
Click Here Looks 6'5"-6'6 there too. I suppose in heels she'd be that but it does give the illusion of making her legit seem that tall.
Arch Stanton says on 30/May/14
Rob in fairness you don't look too bad in comparison to her here. I mean check out photos like Click Here She looks like 6 ft 8 there!
Arch Stanton says on 30/May/14
The Game of Thrones cast is like a who's who of very tall actors in the acting world!! I'd hate to be the guy who does the payroll on that show LOL!! Looks a solid 6'3" here, 192 is possible actually but I think 191 is a good shout.
Ronald says on 19/May/14
her male equivalent would be 6'8.75 (2.05)
Lyndsey says on 1/May/14
her male equivalent would be 6ft8
Sam says on 30/Apr/14
Even considering that she's wearing 3 inch heels, Christie looks like she'd be at least an inch taller than Charles Dance in pictures together.
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[Editor Rob: she is a good inch taller in person than Charles...although as I said on Dance page, in photos he doesn't stand as tall as he could.]
Chris says on 27/Apr/14
She's the tallest woman that ever existed
[Editor Rob: would be interesting if she ever met lindsay hayward, now that is a giant women! ]
thorterr says on 24/Apr/14
flats or heels? im 6ft 2 so dont know if id like her as a girlfriend,,,oh what am i saying lol
Alex 6'0 says on 23/Apr/14
Rob, so usually the bottom of someone's nose is 7 inches assuming their head is normal length? That's also taking into account their eye level is 4.5. I remember the picture you had on here of how to measure a celebs height showing how many inches on their head from eye level to nose to mouth to chin
[Editor Rob: the nearer 6ft 3 they are the more chance they might have a little bigger head than your 5ft 9 man, so their nose could be near 7 inches...but in some people it would still be 6.5 or if a tall person with small head and small nose it could be barely 6!

This guy is good example, claims 191 and looks a decent 6ft 3er in person.]
Alex 6'0 says on 22/Apr/14
Rob, her head looks less than the average 9.5 inches I think. That's why you come up to her lower than you would someone 6'3 with a longer head.
[Editor Rob: if I am at the nose of someone usually they can be close to 6ft 3, but depending on photographer and camera I could be above or below that range quite easily.]
chris says on 21/Apr/14
Definitely a legit 6'3 and not a centimeter less. She's a woman, so there's no chance she's overstating her height.
Xhavier says on 21/Apr/14
Lovely lady. She looks better with the long hair in my opinion. As a note that fellow from Game of Thrones is listed as 6ft 1.5in on here and imdb, not 6ft 2in.
person says on 20/Apr/14
she is huge
avi says on 18/Apr/14
Taller women are much more common nowadays even men. But 6'1+ is still very uncommon for a woman. Even 6'4 -6'5 men are now that common though if you're out shopping you'll see a good amount of 6'1.5-6'3 guys. And occasionally that one 6'4-6'6 range guy.
Lillo thomas says on 16/Apr/14
Nah . She is a legit 6'3 . She is looking more 6'3 than many guys rob listed at 6'3 in this site.
Sam says on 16/Apr/14
Her dress here unfortunately, with her stature and build, reminds me of Cesare from The Cabinet of Dr. Caligari above the legs.
ud191cm says on 14/Apr/14
Hey rob,
Her being equivalent to a 6'9 man is hilarious I think. Coz afterall she passes through the same doorways as 6'3 men do, ride in the same car etc. The only factor is when it comes to dresses, rest everything is same. Anyways If I stand facing her, I don't think her eyeleves would match mine, coz you come to the tip of her nose, whilst 173cm reaches around the middle of my mouth, a 5'9 guy reaches till the little under my nosetip. Bottomline, I think at worst she is 189.5cms tall.
176,2Tunman says on 12/Apr/14
That's what I thought,her head is actually smaller in reality.Rory's pic is an excellent proof,one would easily think his head is 11.5-12"which isn't even close.You said "Around 6'3",so 190 or 6'2.75" could be bang on in my opinion.Gabby Reece for instance,is an undisputable 6'3,she looked taller than Laird Hamilton in all pics I saw of them,although he's supposedly only 0.5" shorter.I think Gwendoline although very close to Sorbo would turn a hair shorter.6'3 is okay but you agree more likely 190 than 91?
[Editor Rob: it is harder to tell, I managed to see her beside a strong 6ft 2 friend and I didn't think she definitely looked right around that 6ft 3 zone.]
176,2Tunman says on 11/Apr/14
Rob,considering her head is still smaller than most 6'3 men heads would you say she's rather a weak 6'3? I'm not completely sure she would hit the mark,189,5-90 is still possible.
I'm surprised by the comments down,I mean it's not very rare to see a woman at that mark,within the last 5 years I met a good 18 women (10 Tunisians and 8 tourists) at that mark or over(15 of them wouldn't dip a mm under 6'3).
[Editor Rob: I was in the lobby of this event on the Friday when I saw her and thought at first she looked 189-90 range then at opening ceremony she looked on stage 6ft 3 and the next day next day from seeing her up close a few times and with other people, I think she'd measure right around that 6ft 3 mark. Her eyelevel is tilted down a fraction in most photos I watched...I think her head actually looks bigger in this photo than it is in person...this shot is similar to Lars Mikkelsen - the taller person's head is close to top of frame and there is a bit of extension distortion because of the wide angle lense and closeness of the photographer...in 2 other pics that day (josef altin/esme bianco) in the full shot (I cropped them smaller size) there is about 9-10 inches above our heads, so not as much distortion...

for interest sake, here is a more pronounced example of the same photographer's wide angle and close shooting with Rory McCann (in my opinion he shoots a bit too close), you end up with extension distortion with Rory's head looking a couple more inches bigger than it really is: See Here.
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Mario says on 11/Apr/14
Very tall woman. Uncommon but there are increasing numbers of women taller than 6ft. Heck, female volleyball players are generally 6ft plus these days.
Mid190s says on 9/Apr/14
She is lovely, Rob.
nick says on 9/Apr/14
A legit 6'3 woman midday is about the equivalent of a 6'9 man midday
Anon183cm says on 8/Apr/14
I think a woman 6'0 - 6'2 is equivalent to a guy who is 6'5 - 6'7 - rare, but you will see them often enough. I've come across a few women in this range, often when I go out there will be one or two women my height or taller. I can see why she'd have trouble getting roles though, just as a 6'8+ guy will have trouble getting a role which isn't a giant or a brute of some description.
Rhonda says on 8/Apr/14
6ft2.5
Sam says on 8/Apr/14
They make Gwendoline seem bigger and bulkier I think on screen, she's actually quite svelte off-screen. I've got Gwendoline by 2 inches...in my experience any girl 5'9" or taller gets told they should be a model. Wow, KROC, a 6'5" girl is like a near 7 foot man, quite rare.
Brad says on 7/Apr/14
Glad I got her by 3". Nice Joe Montana-Al Pacino type signature. I hate those scribbles.
KROC says on 7/Apr/14
I dated a girl that was the same height as me once (6'5)... We were a very interesting couple
Sam says on 7/Apr/14
Great photo, love Christie's looks and her work in GOT. She seems talented enough to get work not necessarily based on her size.

I've met one or two 6'2"-6'3" range women and once dated a 6'1" woman, so she's less unprecedented to me.
lelman says on 7/Apr/14
Must be extremely awkward for her, having most average guys around... that level.

On a serious note, I don't think I've ever met a women over 6'0" in my life. Would she be the equivalent of like, a 6'8" guy?
[Editor Rob: I think that's probably the equivalent.]
tiny says on 7/Apr/14
Atlast a woman who is not afraid to reveal her real height & weight. At 6'3" & 168 lbs she is very tall and also very well built though personally I would have liked another 15 lbs on her skinny frame
VanillaIce says on 6/Apr/14
JESUS Christ i stand at a very Meager 5 ft 5 she could beat the S**t outta me!!
Alex 6ft 0 says on 6/Apr/14
At my job we have 2 very tall women. One 6'2 and the other 5'11-6'0. Aside from them I rarely see women that tall let alone 6'3.
Emmett says on 6/Apr/14
WOW! Tall and gorgeous. The tallest women I've ever seen who weren't pro basketball players were probably 6'1, maybe weak 6'2.
Lillo thomas says on 6/Apr/14
And she is very close to me height. Only 2 inches shorter . Huge woman.
Balrog says on 6/Apr/14
Yeah I knew she was a legit 6'3" Rob does this makes Waldau a legit 187cm?
the shredder says on 6/Apr/14
Damn she is hot for being 6'3 , my 5'6.25 would love to climb her legs :) .
Peyman says on 6/Apr/14
I think she is 190.5 at the absolute lowest & more like 193 out of bed. a real 7in difference should look like that.I've never seen a woman over 6ft 1in from what I remember, it's extremely rare.
taller than 97% of men !!!!!!!!
avi says on 5/Apr/14
@Rob
She seems a bit pompous about being tall? Is this a charade to make us think she is really happy about it?
Sean.rt says on 5/Apr/14
Is she now the tallest woman on celeb heights that you have a photo with?
miko says on 5/Apr/14
She is huge, I saw 3 women in quick succession last week, two around the 6 foot 1 mark who just edged me out and one that looked close to 6'4, I was standing there shocked, it is weird to see women this tall.
James B says on 5/Apr/14
Massive women and gorgeous as well
Joshua says on 5/Apr/14
Rob my shoe is approximately 2cm in heel i wear 3cm insole am 175 barefoot. what do you reckon is my height with the shoe plus insole?
Hypado says on 5/Apr/14
Yes, very tall.

6ft 3in (191 cm)
Connor 184.5-185cm says on 5/Apr/14
She is a genuine solid 6ft 3 without a doubt shes very honest about her height as theres a lot of celebs out there who lie about their height shes definetly not one of them, i agree alex thats a solid 7 inch difference with rob she absolutely dwarfs him! lol big woman
Connor 184.5-185cm says on 5/Apr/14
Wow, oh my god im shocked shes huge! what a giantess she is and 6ft 3 is the equilavent to a 6ft 8 man! definetly extremely tall i would certainly feel short stood with her as im only 6ft 1/2! rob how rare in real life would it be to spot women of Gwendolines height? i bet you felt really puny stood with her!
Mathew says on 5/Apr/14
Based on the photo I think she's about my height, quite possibly a touch shorter but for argument's sake I'll say the same. About 6'3.25" in the morning and 6'2.5" at night. In person, does that seem about right Rob?
Andrea says on 5/Apr/14
Yeah, she does look near 6'3 ! Very tall woman! Rob, how tall was the tallest woman you ever met?
Lillo thomas says on 5/Apr/14
Wow this woman is huge ! She looks 6'3 next to rob.
Alex 6ft 0 says on 5/Apr/14
With a 9 inch head in length her eye level seems more than 4.5 inches. At first I thought maybe a 6 inch difference and she was nearer 6'2 but looking at it again I do see a 7 inch difference making her a solid 6'3
Chris says on 11/Mar/14
No, i meant, what is 9 inches range for you in terms of what dimensional unit you have in mind for this term.
Because sometimes you say 9 inches range and then in other cases "a little over 9 inch" and "about 9 inches".
According to the big G (no, not that one) 9 inches is 22.86 centimeters (i'm from Germany), so, does 23 cm fall into category "9 inches range", "a little over 9 inch", or "about 9 inches" for you?
As for my reasoning for being so obsessed with head sizes: I'm transgender (male to female), and i wasn't exactly blessed with a small head. This poses my greatest insecurity in transitioning. My body is pretty good and my face too, but i'm very insecure about my head size.
[Editor Rob: yes 9 inch think of 23cm and your own head isn't big for 182.]
Chris says on 10/Mar/14
Is 23 cm 9 inches range for you, Rob, or a little above 9 inch? What's the deviation for you in X inch range? 0,1 inches up and down max?
[Editor Rob: I think in 9-9.25 range if that is what you are talking about in the old comment you made?]
Chris says on 8/Mar/14
What would be her male equivalent height?
[Editor Rob: 6ft 8-9?]
176,2Tunman says on 6/Feb/14
Xerox
Your ex wife was certainly a genuine person not to care about your height, genuine people wouldn't care being a head taller or shorter than somebody.
Height is an interesting subject to discuss but after all it's only a mark on a wall, no way should it rule your life or be a condition for loving somebody. My three cousins (girls) measure 172 177 and 174, they respectively married 169 174 and 175 men (Two were taller, one a fraction shorter)and seem to be very happy.They could have found rather easily guys in 180-88 range, but I'm not sure they would have been happier.
Emily says on 16/Dec/13
How long is her head? It looks small in the above photo, but here Click Here it looks big.
[Editor Rob: I had a look at a friends photo with her and I would say 9 inches range]
Sarah says on 28/Nov/13
She is very tall, but she is in proportion and doesn't look like a giant. 6'3".
Xerox says on 30/May/13
My Ex wife was a bit over 6ft 2in (188cm)and she was a knockout. With me being 5ft 9in she absolutely towered over me...especially when she wore her 4" heels and topped me by nine inches. The differences in our heights was the least of our problems in fact it wasn't a problem for either of us.

The only problem we actually had was the USMC and her belief that I loved the Marine Corps more than I did her. But in fairness the USMC eats up a lot of your life if you are a true believer.

The fact remains that not only did her height not intimidates or put me off it was exotic. A woman of that height, good looks and pleasant demeanor is actually one in 10,000. A rare flower.
amanda says on 4/May/13
And the confidence to wear heels! Loved Brienne in the books, and she is perfect in that role, acting and all!
Alex says on 16/Apr/13
@Tracey: I don't think any woman should feel uncomfortable for being 5'11''. It's a very unique and nice height. I know many women women who would give anything to have your height. A 6'3'' woman on the other hand... well, that's tougher but not impossible to handle and still be atttractive. As this lady proves.
Tracey says on 14/Apr/13
I'm a 5'11" women who didn't grow up comfortable with being tall - but am so inspired by her awesome attitude and confidence regarding her height. LOVE her in Game Of Thrones!!
little sue says on 27/Mar/13
She says in today's Metro she is 6ft 3 but I would say probably nearer 6ft 4 with her pictures with Coster-Waldau. I wonder what were the heights of her parents??
Sam says on 21/Mar/13
Yes if Nikolaj Coster-Waldau is 6'2" range (which he does seem to be compared to other actors, i.e. Paul Bettany, Sean Bean, etc.) Gwendoline is 6'3". She looks a few inches taller but is wearing heels.
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Balrog says on 13/Jan/13
It wouldn't surprise me if she's taller than 6'3''. She was clearly taller than Waldau who is a confirmed and legit 6'2'' man.
Jack says on 3/Jan/13
I think she's downgrading herself. 6'4.5" morning height would make her closer to 6'3.75" or so, which she definitely seems much closer to.
[Editor Rob: it's not impossible to shrink over an inch...when you are as tall as that.]
Doink says on 2/Jan/13
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Interview from 2008:

"I am 6'3" or 6'4 1/2", depending on when you measure me. My parents treated my height as a wonderful thing to be celebrated, but also normal. I love being tall as you literally look at life from a different perspective: it's easier to breeze through life's turmoils; there's more room to breathe."
kev says on 28/Jul/12
6ft 3

WOW

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