How tall is James Marsden ?

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James Marsden height: 5ft 9.5in (177 cm)

American actor best known for roles in X-Men, Enchanted and Hairspray remarked in Starlog magazine that playing the character Cyclops posed a problem: "I actually had to wear lifts in my shoes to get up to where I needed to be", which is understandable. He also reveals that "[I'm] 5-foot-10 and ...(Cyclops)... is 6-foot-3. Wolverine is supposed to be 5-foot-3 and Hugh is 6-foot-2, I think. We had to shorten him and stretch me out a bit. So I was hanging myself upside down in my closet at night"
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luckyluke says on 19/Jun/15
Nuni says on 31/May/15
Just saw him at a restaurant I'm 5'8 he was much taller then me easy 6 foot

Hahaha he's 5'10 you must be much smaller than 5'8 if he towered you
Nuni says on 31/May/15
Just saw him at a restaurant I'm 5'8 he was much taller then me easy 6 foot
Josh says on 8/Feb/15
He is definitely 5'10
xaoxio says on 17/Oct/14
well Rob, take a look, if Marsden is 5'9.5" then how tall is Luke Bracey? Click Here
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your thoughts????
[Editor Rob: 5ft 11 range could be possible]
Kenny says on 11/Oct/14
Why the downgrade rob?
[Editor Rob: I think just under 5ft 10 is more suited]
Andrea says on 30/Aug/14
Rob, that guy (Luca Argentero) and Raoul Bova will be in a movie together, so it'll be interesting to see the difference between the two. Btw, i met an italian guy who is pretty famous here and who claims 188. I saw him close and i am sure this guy is not over 183-184. Well, this guy "interviewed" many celebrities and Bova too. Bova easily looked at least 2-3 cms shorter and he also probably had shoe advantage, so he really isnt over 180-181! ;)
Andrea says on 26/Jul/14
Rob, what about a downgrade? And please dont't answer with "he's likely a weak 5'10" or something like that! He's 5'9.25 at most, being generous...
[Editor Rob: 5ft 9.5 might be an ok shout]
cole says on 25/Jul/14
@MD: 100% agree. 5'9 flat has been my estimate for him for as long as I can remember.
It should be quite obvious that this guy is not the 5'10 he claims.

It's worth posting this again (with 5'11 Josh Radnor): Click Here
Both are wearing flipflops at this event. Compared to a 5'11 guy - Marsden's a 5'9 guy if I ever saw one...

@Editor Rob: Steve Carell claims 5'10, but is listed 5'9 because he genuinely looks it - Marsden is exactly the same, and should be listed accordingly ;)
Hypado says on 22/Jun/14
looks 178cm in Walk of Shame (2014)
Byron T. says on 19/May/14
I'm seeing no more than 5'9'' flat for James Marsden, if a 5'8'' Patrick Stewart in 2 inch heeled cowboy boots is slightly taller than him. Marsden probably has a 1 inch heel, if that.

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5'11 morning says on 27/Feb/14
Hollywood adds 2-3 inches on most male actors who are average height. Burt Reynolds said it best.
Realist says on 23/Feb/14
5'8.5 evening 5'9 morning.
MD says on 19/Feb/14

Here he is with 5'9" Steve Carell. The rest of the set of pics at Getty show that they are both in boots:

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Unless Carell is in lifts, too - and I guess anything is possible - there is no way James if a full 5'10". The 5'10" claim is his shoe height, obviously.
lelman says on 7/Oct/13
Clearly taller than 5'8" Cameron Diaz in 'The Box'. 5'10" seems fair to me.
shamrock says on 25/Aug/13
Flight attendant alert : Carried him on flight. 5'7 max. Same height as me or smaller.
mork says on 19/Jul/13
Marsden must have been standing on a box the entire time he was shooting X-men
cole says on 13/Jul/13
He's clearly more than 1.25" shorter than Josh Radnor who might even be 5'11 flat. I don't buy 5'10 for this guy. Closer to 5'9 range is more likely.
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Mamaflapjacks says on 12/Feb/13
No way is he 5'10". It was obvious in 27dresses that he is shorter than Katherine Heigl and she is 5'9"
Silent d says on 28/Oct/12
5 foot 10.
SAMMY DERRICK says on 15/Oct/12
Ed says on 8/Aug/12
I wonder how he looks taller than Famke Janssen in some of his photos with her.

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