Lana Turner's Height
5ft 3.5in (161 cm)
American Actress known for roles in The Bad and the Beautiful, The Postman Always Rings Twice and Peyton Place. In Follicles of the Rich and Famous a hairstylist who done her hair for one tv series commented: "Her posture and stance were such that you would think she was a model, yet she was only 5ft 4". Lana herself said in 1961 (LA Times), "I'm only 5-3 1/2!, When people meet me they always say, 'But I thought you were so much taller'"
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Sam said on 5/Jan/15
Yeah, in heels with guys like John Garfield and Kirk Douglas she could give a taller impression, but this is a believable listing. She is fairly beautiful I think facially in addition to her body, but there was something, a bit shady, maybe seedy about her, it kind of fuelled her sex appeal in her best films. Worthy of a pic, Rob, if you can get one.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Feb/14
Can look taller at times in The Postman Always Rings Twice although when she's captured next to co stars she doesn't look veyr tall. She was smoking hot I thought. I don't consider her particularly beautiful facially but her body and demenour in my opinion was very sexy!
al said on 19/Apr/07
she looks tall to me for a woman.
she towered over 5ft 6 red buttons at an academy awards night in the 70s.
Editor Rob said on 11/Sep/06
Here is her quote, 1971 Oakland Tribune:
"I'm 5ft three and one-half inches tall, and if I stand real straight, I can make 5ft 4"
Cliff said on 15/May/06
I don't think Lana was ever any taller than 5ft2. In Ziegfeld Girl, she was very slightly taller than Judy Garland...and I mean slightly. Also, I have seen pictures of Lana with her then thirteen year old daughter, Cheryl Crane, and Lana barely passed her daughter's shoulder. Cheryl told Larry King a few years ago, that her mom was very tiny, and often the smallest adult in the room.