How tall is Jack O'Halloran

Jack O'Halloran's Height

6ft 6in (198 cm)

US Actor (Superman 2), former boxer. In 1972 Nevada Journal described "6-foot-6 244-pound brawler". I think he was once described as short as 6ft 4.

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Average Guess (3 Votes)
6ft 6.25in (198.8cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Jun/16
Near 6ft6, maybe 6ft5½ at worst.
Chase Witherspoon said on 2/Aug/15
I've read he was 6'5" which seemed more accurate than the boxing claims of 6'6". He has prominent roles in Superman I & II, Hero and the Terror and The Baltimore Bullet and in all of them, he looks in the 6'4"-6'5" range against his 5'9-10" co-stars like Terence Stamp and Chuck Norris. I'd reckon he was in the vicinity of 194cm peak...
guyfrommars said on 19/Sep/11
Someone mentioned that he was exactly a foot taller than 6' Terence Stamp (who wore flat boots). 6'6" + 6" platforms = close to 7'.
guyfrommars said on 12/Jul/11
Mr. Kaplan: Yes, but he wore at least 6-inch platform boots, especially because he was only 2 inches taller than Reeve.
Mr. Kaplan said on 10/Jan/11
He made Terence Stamp and Gene Hackman look short.. crazy.
guyfrommars said on 5/Dec/10
Christopher Reeve was 6ft4 (according to this site), so O'Halloran wasn't much taller than him. That's why they needed to give him those huge platform boots, to make Non appear tall next to Superman.
Glenda said on 25/Sep/07
I am his daughter and I can attest he was 6'6". I am sure he may have shrunk over the years but my father has been 6'6" since he was in his late teens.
supes78 said on 30/Mar/07
Next to 6'2.75" Routh:

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O'Halloran doesn't look more than 6'5" today.
Paul said on 31/Oct/06
Yeah I didn't realise the statue was on a platform. He might have been 6'6 at one time. He appeared in the 1976 remake of King Kong and was easily the biggest guy in the group.
supes78 said on 30/Oct/06
The sculptor's of that Reeve statue went to great pains to make it as accurate as possible by having it be 6'4" barefoot. The statue is on a raised platform in the shape of an 'S' symbol but as far as I can tell, they are standing on the platform with him. If not, that would make O' Hollaran taller than 6'6" since the platform is raised a few inches off the ground. Peak height for celebs are always hard to gauge but considering the guy is 63 years old today, I'd be surprised if the still stood at the peak height of 6'6" he gives for himself.
Paul said on 30/Oct/06
Taking into account the photos from supes78 I'd say not much over 6'4 personally, and that was when he was younger.
Anonymous said on 28/Oct/06
Yup, those are huge lifts. And Reeve not only didn't have lifts, but the soles of his boots were very thin, so in terms of height he was essentially walking around barefoot. O'Halloran definitely looked taller than Reeve, but only by a couple of inches.
Paul said on 28/Oct/06
Crikey...some lifts. They would put Kane to shame.
supes78 said on 26/Oct/06
He had to wear lifts for Superman II to convincingly tower over 6'4" Chris Reeve. These days, I'd put him closer to 6'5". Look at these pics of him from last year along side a life size Reeve statue;

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TNTinCA said on 26/Oct/06
He can't be 6'4" since he was obviously taller than Christopher Reeve in Superman 2. I think 6'6" is accurate.

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