How tall is Manu Bennett ?

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Manu Bennett's height is 5ft 10in (178 cm)

New Zealand Actor best known for playing Crixus in the tv series Spartacus and Slade Wilson/Deathstroke in Arrow. In film he has appeared in The Hobbit (as Azog), 30 Days of Night and The Condemned. In an x96 interview he said "I'm not that tall, I'm 5'11'," although at a Convention in 2014 he said "I'm just over 5ft 9, actually I'm 5ft 10". This photo is by Marco/Starfury, he had near 0.5 inch more shoe than me this day.


5ft 8 Rob with Manu
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sabot says on 30/Sep/14
"indy says on 23/Sep/14
Hi, after having met him again at the Spartacus Con, I would now say 5'9.5 max. It is hard to say because people do not always stand tall, but I saw him quite a few times over the week-end and this was my impression. "

Thanks for sharing your impression. I think that's spot on for Manu.
184.3cm says on 28/Sep/14
177cm. Looks like 3cm of hair as well. 1.5cm more shoe. close enough to 5'10 i suppose.
indy says on 23/Sep/14
Hi, after having met him again at the Spartacus Con, I would now say 5'9.5 max. It is hard to say because people do not always stand tall, but I saw him quite a few times over the week-end and this was my impression.
Oanh says on 5/Sep/14
Taking off 1/2" for his footwear advantage...he is 5'10"
sabot says on 5/Jul/14
First 5'11 then 5'10...Next time he will confirm his real height ;)
But yes, he is 5'10+ in his cubans.
indy says on 3/Jul/14
hi, during this panel he confirmed being 5'10 Click Here
[Editor Rob: it's a good quote to add, as it's there on camera now :)]
sabot says on 21/May/14
"Vecrotus says on 20/May/14
I agree. He looks a strong 5ft 10in in the photo above but onscreen he looks within the 5ft 9-9.5in range."

Yup. Especially in Spartacus, where he is wearing sandals with low height boost.
Vecrotus says on 20/May/14
I agree. He looks a strong 5ft 10in in the photo above but onscreen he looks within the 5ft 9-9.5in range.
Phantom says on 18/May/14
Definitely looks 5'10" here.

Looks shorter than that most of the time though.
Yitzhak says on 16/May/14
Jesus, that guy's skull is massive. I imagined him a bit shorter (maybe 177 cm) but that is probably because of his large head and eye level being shorter.
[Editor Rob: there is some camera distortion in his favour]
The Horse of FUNK says on 15/May/14
177cm. I suspect his 5'10.75" claim is in shoes, which seems to be pretty common practice in Hollywood and showbiz.
Ulysses says on 13/May/14
Yep, 5'10 and built like a tank.
Rhonda says on 11/May/14
5ft10.5 possible?
[Editor Rob: he would have had to look 5ft 11 (because of thicker shoes) to be that and he didn't.]
Vecrotus says on 6/May/14
Manu's hair makes him look 5ft 11in next to Rob but given that he is wearing 0.5in more shoe than Rob and judging from his eye line to Rob's, I'd say he is about 176cm at most. I still can't see him being 5ft 10in. What did you think Rob when you stood next to him?
[Editor Rob: I think he is near enough 5ft 10.]
Mr. R says on 5/May/14
This article says that he is 5-9.

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sabot says on 4/May/14
I agree with Radu. My lowest estimation for him was 174cm. I honestly can't see him be over 176cm. He is always wearing cubans, military boots or dress shoes with suspicious high ankle in public shows/meetings...

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Radu says on 4/May/14
yeah i think its 176. you just can't know whats inside the shoe! the structure of the shoe or maybe lifts...
Zoro says on 3/May/14
Rob, considering his hair and footwear, do you think is impossible for Manu to be "just" 176.5-177cm?
[Editor Rob: well I think he looked above 5ft 10 flat, but with footwear advantage I think he is near enough 5ft 10. He was shorter than Esme Bianco that day when standing beside her (she of course looked close to 5ft 11 with 3 inches more footwear than me). How much smaller he was, 0.5-0.75 maybe]
TNT says on 1/May/14
I met him at Megacon in Orlando a few weeks back. He was just a little taller than me and I stand around 5'9.75". So I think 5'10-ish is probably correct.
Blink says on 1/May/14
I don't think Manu would ever measure below 177, Dustin seems anywhere between 173 and 174 but in Spartacus he wears boots and in some scenes seems to tower over Crixus but I would honestly say Manu is same height as Lucy Lawless.
Crypto139 says on 30/Apr/14
Still looks to be a solid 178 to me. He looks 180 cm in the picture though. But because of the factors, 178 looks to be a good guess.
Aned says on 30/Apr/14
@Andrea
You are right.
Camera advantage, shoe advantage, hair advantage...
Manu is definitely 176-177.5 9.5 is fair for him.
Alex 6'0 says on 30/Apr/14
Take away the 1/2 inch footwear advantage he would be about 2 inches taller it appears. 5'10 is fair
The Horse of FUNK says on 30/Apr/14
Hmmm, 5'9.5" is possible considering he had a footwear advantage. He's got that tall haircut going on, so it's hard to judge the top of his actual head.
MD says on 30/Apr/14
Yeah, you can definitely see the footwear advantage in this shot.
Hypado says on 29/Apr/14
Manu Bennett is 5ft 10in (178 cm)
Andrea says on 29/Apr/14
Camera advantage, shoe advantage, hair advantage... If he were 5'10, wouldn't he look taller than this, Rob?
avi says on 29/Apr/14
@Rob

Why's he look 5'11 here??
RP says on 29/Apr/14
Rob, of you're 5'8.25"? Manu is 5'11" there???
Vecrotus says on 31/Mar/14
Who would you say Rob is actually taller between Colton Haynes and Manu Bennett? I was watching an episode from Arrow and sometimes they appear to be the exact same height. Other times Manu is taller than Haynes. It really is hard to estimate an actor's height by watching them onscreen. Here's a clip with Manu and Colton in the same scene.

https://www.youtube.com/watch?v=x60FCAZ5X7E
[Editor Rob: he can look about an inch shorter, sometimes there, sometimes more, around 5ft 8.5 may well be a best estimate!]
LegolasIT says on 30/Mar/14
@Vecrotus and @Rob : I posted an interesting pic on "dave franco's page" :

Click Here

I'm getting really curious about Colton height; what do you think Rob??
[Editor Rob: Franco might be pulling a 'G Lift', going a bit on tip-toes...that smile is a giveaway ;)]
Vecrotus says on 30/Mar/14
How tall is Colton Haynes? He plays Roy Harper on Arrow, and Manu has a clear 2in height advantage over Colton.
[Editor Rob: 5ft 8-8.5 range is likely]
sabot says on 29/Mar/14
Manu Benett next to 6'1 (185cm) Dan Feuerriegel:
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As you can see, he doesn't reach his eyebrows which means there is more then 10cm height differance...
Zoro says on 28/Mar/14
I've seen Dustin upgraded to 174, it seems there is a sort of "upgrading policy" (lol, no offence), why not downgrading Bennett instead (or at the same time)???

I agree he's not so THAT much taller than Dustin Clare, 5 cm are too many, maybe 3-4 are spot on.

Manu is shorter than Andy Whitfield, when they were barefeet in the show, Andy was slighty taller (1-1.5 cm) and the camera was distant with the two gladiators on the same, flat, floor

So why not downgrading Bennett to 5'9.75 or 5'9.5?
[Editor Rob: in person I think Manu is about 178]
sabot says on 27/Mar/14
TNT, I disagree. I can't think of any scene in "Blood And Sand" where Dustin Clare looked "clearly" shorter. Manu Benett is probably the shortest looking 5'10 guy on earth...

Similar pic with different perspective:
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Manu Benett next to ~6'1 Feuerriegel:
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TNTinCA says on 25/Mar/14
sabot,

Dustin is clearly shorter if you watch the Spartacus series. The pics you posted have Dustin in the foreground, which would give him a perceptive advantage. I have the entire Spartacus series on Blu Ray and Dustin is clearly the shortest of the gladiators.
sabot says on 22/Mar/14
Even with upgrading Dustin Clare your listing is simply wrong. Dusin Clare and Manu Benett are pretty close in height. So why the 4cm differance? A compelling case of being biased :)
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aned says on 16/Mar/14
I think, Rob must downgrade.That is so certain.
aned says on 16/Mar/14
You know.Celebrities say more than their height.Manu Bennett is 177 cm.He says I am 180.One year ago,Google:Manu Bennett is 179 cm.This year Google:180 cm.andy whitfield is 178 cm.Manu 177.You watch Spartacus Blood and Sand.Andy and Manu are barefoot.Andy is longer than Manu.1 or 2 cm.So Manu Bennett 176-177 cm.Yes, My English is bad.
179.8 says on 6/Mar/14
Rob please, downgrade time
[Editor Rob: put your trust in Rob...]
indy says on 15/Feb/14
you might be right for Katrina
The Napleon says on 6/Feb/14
I'd say Manu's listed height is pretty close. No way is he 5ft 11in. I'd say he is a strong 5ft 9in. He looks much shorter than Stephen Amell in Arrow, who is a strong 6ft 1in. Speaking of which, how tall is Katrina Law (she was in Spartacus and has now been cast in Arrow)? I'm thinking 5ft 7in.
Insecureaboutmyheight says on 15/Jan/14
No way he is 5'11. 5'9 most
sabot says on 3/Jan/14
"indy says on 28/Dec/13
interesting picture of the Spartacus cast, to compare... : Click Here "

Note the very suspicious footwear of Dustin Clare and Manu Benett, filled with "special stuff". They almost tiptoeing lol, esp. Manu Benett.

They are both clearly in the 5'8 range.
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indy says on 28/Dec/13
interesting picture of the Spartacus cast, to compare... : Click Here
johnmcc says on 23/Dec/13
Classic strong 5'9 guy (177cm) trying to claim 5'11.
indy says on 22/Dec/13
I admit I did not really check his boots. I was a bit overwhelmed standing next to them both :)
Zoro177 says on 17/Dec/13
5 ft 9.5 at best, absolutly not taller than Lucy Lawless when they both were barefeet. Also shorter than the late Andy Whitfield, if I remember correctly
indy says on 29/Nov/13
when I saw him I had flat shoes and he had boots ... He also appeared 2 inch taller than Lucy Lawless who is above 5 ft 9 but she too had flat shoes that day... Stupid boots ;)
Vecrotus says on 11/Oct/13
Manu looks more like a solid 5 ft 9 next to Stephen Amell in Arrow than 5 ft 10/11. I'm just curious but is it possible for a man to grow even a little bit when they are 20?
rp says on 13/Sep/13
im 5,10...just met him...he's def shorter than me...
indy says on 7/Sep/13
I'm 5'8 and recently had the opportunity to stand next to him... I'd say he is slightly below 5'11.
sabot says on 18/Apr/13
Here we have "5'10" Manu Bennett with 5'8 listed Dustin Clare.
174-175 max.

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adam says on 6/Apr/13
177cm, theres more than 3 inches with him and Liam Mcintyre.
sabot says on 18/Mar/13
Short legs, arms ect. for a 5'10 guy. Check his proportions - does he really look as tall as for example D. Craig? I don't think so. Weak 5'9.
Anonymous says on 16/Mar/13
If Andy Whitfield was 5'9.5" I don't think this guy can possibly be over 5'9.25".
Rikashiku says on 14/Feb/13
He wasn't that much shorter than Andy Whitfield. They were the same height at most. Keep in mind that Andy wore rubber sole sandals on the set. No one else did. He did appear similar in height as the actor who played Pitros who is 6'1" in their one scene.

I was on set with him on Gods of the Arena 3 years ago and he definitly isn't 5'11" but he is between 5'9" and 5'10".

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This pic is taken with the Arrow cast. He looks very short compared to the other actors.

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With 6'1" listed Amell. There looks to be a strong 3" between them.
Yaspaa says on 14/Feb/13
@Crixus, not sure what that pic shows other than himself walking downstairs.
TommyCab says on 19/Jan/13
Five feet 9 inches max. He's shorter than 5'11 Andy Whitfield (RIP) by 2-3 inches
klem says on 6/Nov/12
179 cm is too high for him.
maximus says on 6/Aug/12
5'9" sounds fair for Manu Bennett
Crixus says on 24/Jul/12
He is a quite short guy: Click Here
173-174 is spot on, IMHO.
edward says on 13/Jun/12
173 at max.... stating he is 5 ft 10.5 is just funny.... he looks pretty short.... a guy who is 5ft11 never looks short..

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