How tall is Nick Cassavetes ?

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Nick Cassavetes Height is 6ft 6in (198 cm)

American actor and director best known for directing films such as The Notebook, Unhook the Stars, She's So Lovely, John Q, Alpha Dog and My Sister's Keeper. As an actor he has appeared in Face/Off, The Wraith, Life, Class of 1999 II: The Substitute and The Astronaut's Wife. His mother - Gene Rowlands - once said: "At six foot six and a half, Nick was always going to be a basketball player"
Comment on the Height of Nick Cassavetes

Sam said on 12/May/15
Rob, could you take another look at Nick? 6'6.5" claim could be a shoed height, he looks no more than 6'5.25"-6'5.5" IMO. He just seems a solid 6'5" guy, around the same height compared to others as does Howard Stern. There's plenty of pics with him and six foot range guys and he looks 5 inches taller, not more.
Sam said on 11/Nov/14
6'5" could be a conservative listing but I don't see him as over 6'5.5". I have a hard time buying he's actually taller than someone like Nonso Anozie.
Andrea said on 5/Nov/14
Yeah, he never looks 6'6, he can look only 6'4.5 at times but maybe 6'5 range is a "safe" bet... His claim seems another "g-claim"! Rob, what about a downgrade to 6'5 flat?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Oct/14
Arch Stanton said on 9/Oct/14
He does look very similar proportionally Sam to Clive Mantle who is 6'5.5".
Arch Stanton said on 9/Oct/14
With Travolta Sam yeah he could be a smidge under 6'6 and 197 I see between 5 and 6 inches. He definitely doesn't look as low as 6'5" flat though, anything from 6'5.5-6'6 is about right. Possible he got measured first thing at 6'6.5 for basketball, they usually get the athletes up at the crack of dawn don't they? I've seen a few videos of them doing the measuring.
Arch Stanton said on 9/Oct/14
Rob can you add a photo and "best known for directing films such as The Notebook, Unhook the Stars, She's So Lovely, John Q, Alpha Dog and My Sister's Keeper and for appearing in films such as Face/Off, The Wraith, Life, Class of 1999 II: The Substitute and The Astronaut's Wife.
Realist said on 21/May/14
Yeah its totally puzzling. His mother was not very tall but taller than most women in her generation as for his father pretty average at his time. I dont understand how a basketball player comes along all the way. If he was about 5'11-6'0 i could understand he got his mothers genes but this is freakish.
Sam said on 3/Apr/14
John could seem bigger on camera because he was kind of an intense and imposing presence. He really wasn't that tall, Husbands is a good one for comparison. He's clearly shorter than Ben Gazzara and taller than Peter Falk. I think he could seem 5'8" but 5'7" is probably closer to the truth.
Sam said on 1/Apr/14
Rob, any chance you could add John Cassavetes?
[Editor Rob: can't remember much of how he has looked as films he was in I've seen long ago.]
Sam said on 17/Mar/14
Next to Scott Bakula, John Travolta, Nicolas Cage, and Justin Timberlake, he looks no more than 5 inches taller IMO than these six foot range guys. I'd guess he'd be a similar amount taller than Ryan Gosling and Denzel Washington but I can't find any shots of them despite their collaborations. I think he's closer to a strong 6'5". Is it possible that the 6'6.5" was in boots?
Arch Stanton said on 14/Dec/13
Mm actually looking at his posture it looks like he got his knees bent and shrinking down probably 6 inches.
Arch Stanton said on 14/Dec/13
Rob how tall is the guy next to him here?? Click Here
Arch Stanton said on 14/Dec/13
Gena's not particularly tall, but if you look at her face and proportions you can tell she probably came from a tall family. I wouldn't be surprised if a lot of the men in her family were well over 6'. Either way it's extraordinary for a 5 ft 7 father to have a 6'6" son, especially as the mother isn't very tall!
Arch Stanton said on 10/Sep/13
Yes, it's possible that Cassevetes was the runt of the litter and sort of like Kiefer and Donald Sutherland and could have had a tall brother or father and the gene is in there somewhere. There was a kid when I went to Sardinia once who had a similar height father and his mother said he was 6'6" and looked it easily, in fact by the end of the holiday he looked nearer 6'7" to me, he was still growing I think! His father was 5'7 ish but he clearly got his height from his mother's side, she was about 6'0.
Arch Stanton said on 29/Aug/13
Rob how does a 5 ft 7 man a 5 ft 6 woman produce a 6 ft 6 son? It's pretty crazy.
[Editor Rob: maybe there's a tall uncle/relative in there somewhere? Or when gene mixing, the mix and mutation helped?]
Sam said on 29/Jul/13
Don't have a clip but next Scott Bakula to Quantum Leap, there's pretty no way he's 6'6" unless Scott Bakula is a strong 6'1" (which isn't the case). This guy is 6'5" IMO. Also, it would interesting to see his dad, 5'7"ish John Cassavetes added.
ANDREA[ITA] said on 31/Jan/12
A guy like Tim Robbins looks taller in photos. Nick Cassavetes isnt that much taller (as a legit 6'6 guy should be) than today max 6'0 John Travolta. Tim Robbins makes 6'0 Edward Norton look a midget...
Ray said on 24/Mar/07
Danimal: 6'5-6'6" yes, definitely for Cassavetes but not 6'8". He was definitely taller than Randy Quaid who is tall himself; Looks like he had roughly 2" on Quaid. BTW, The Wraith is one of my all time favorites.
Danimal said on 28/Dec/06
Anyone ever see the movie "The Wraith" from 1986, with him, Sherilynn Fenn (Twin Peaks), Charlie Sheen and 6'4" Randy Quaid? Nick towered over Randy Quaid in ALL scenes with Randy. I always knew Randy was tall since he played Chevy Chases brother in law in Vacation, but Nick made him look short. When Nick was young he was minimum 6'6", but he honestly looks like he is closer to 6'8".
Link said on 27/Dec/06
parents mean nothing for height

Im 6ft and my dads 6'3" my uncles 6'7" and the shortest male in my family is my other uncle at 5'9"

thats right, 3 brothers, one at 6'7" one at 6'3" and the other at 5'9", all from the same 6'4" dad.

The rest of the males range from 6'2"-6'9"

Ive got a friend who is a solid 6'5.5" and his dad is 5'9" and his mum is 5'1"

Ive got a fiance who has a 6'4" brother when his dad was 5'6" and the mum is 5'3", and they actually have no tall people in the family apart from him.

Short parents can make uber tall kids, tall parents uber short kids, its potluck really.
David said on 23/Jun/06
Nick is the spitting image of his father, John. Yes, both John and Gena are short, but sometimes genes are not the only factor in one's height. My friend's father was over 6 feet and neither he or his 3 siblings come even close to that.
Stiffelio said on 24/Feb/06
Is Nick John Cassavetes's son? Never would have told. John was 5ft 8in max. And Gena Rowlands isn't tall either. Oh, well ......maybe he was adopted.
dmeyer said on 24/Feb/06
he is the tallest actor
dmeyer said on 21/Feb/06
he looked big near cage in face off
sam said on 21/Feb/06
He does seem to be a tall guy, but I don't know about 6'6". I would have guessed him to be about 6'4" in an episode of Quantom Leap next to Scott Bakula, as the height difference was about 4 inches. Also, an actor in one his movies (I think Emile Hirsch, who may be too short to know the difference) described Cassavetes as being "like 6'4"."
Anonymous said on 20/Feb/06
Yes, he was. Check out his role in the movie The Wraith, next to co-star Randy Quaid. Nick was a good 2-3" taller than him.

[Editor Rob: his height no doubt lost him many a film role...]

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