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Paul Rudd height: 5ft 9in (175 cm)

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JB says on 26/Aug/14
Ya he's shorter than Judd Apatow for sure. 5'7".
Mike T says on 17/Aug/14
He is 5'7" MAX hands down. He's shorter than Steve Carrell who's probably 5'8" and he's shorter than Judd Apatow who's 5'8.5. There's your answer. 5'10" is ridiculous for him and so is 5'9".
Sam says on 12/Aug/14
Yeah, Arch, but that is what he looked from my in person estimate...5'9" might be attainable but it's a stretch...he really gave me a 5'8"+ vibe in person. When I've seen him on screen since then, he does seem taller often there.
In says on 4/Aug/14
He's 5'8 max
Handsome says on 29/Jul/14
I'd Say He is About 5 '10'.
Oanh says on 24/Jul/14
He is 5'8" tops.
JB says on 28/Jun/14
I saw a pic of him in between Seth Rogan and Jonah Hill. Looked about the same height as Jonah, who's something like 5'6.5". And significantly shorter than Rogan. I'm beginning to think 5'7" is more accurate.
JB says on 20/Jun/14
Trying to pinpoint this guys height is almost impossible. I've seen him look 2 inches shorter than Steve Carell(who I believe is a legit 5'9") but I've also seen him look taller as well. Something's going on there.
Jakib says on 19/May/14
He is shorter than Steve Carrell who is reported at 5'9 (which is probably another lie)
Arch Stanton says on 3/May/14
Sam he did have about 1.5 inches on Toby Maguire in The Cider House though.
Arch Stanton says on 3/May/14
Theron had an inch on him in The Cider House Rules, seems about right, 174 also possible.
cole says on 16/Mar/14
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RichieRich says on 9/Mar/14
I think Mr Rudd as had lift implants / the Little guy has the biggest prob with his shortness of any actor!! I've seen him stand eye to eye with Jon Stewart / Jon's 5'6 / well?
Gaza2121 says on 26/Jan/14
174 cm.
Sam says on 9/Jan/14
I saw him in person in NYC and estimated him at the same exact height as FM did. As to Carell, they're very similar range. It is possibly that Carell slightly edges out Rudd in height, though both can look taller than the other depending on camera proximity and posture. Anyway, I think 5'8.5"-5'8.75" are better listings than 5'9" for Rudd. Rudd's self claimed 5'10" height (on The Daily Show) is probably him in generous shoes (in the morning?).
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avi says on 1/Jan/14
@Rob
You know he's 5'8-5'8.5 area why list him at 5'9?
FM says on 29/Dec/13
As I said, when I met him in NY we were close to the same height. We both had normal footware. I'm a weak 5'9", meaning I'm 5'9" in the morning, and if I stand straight. At night, I'm probably a bit under 5'9". And if I slouch, can give the appearance of probably even under 5' 8". So, I think at his tallest he is 5'9", but can easily seem an inch shorter.

The thing about him is that his head is huge (like really big and long) and his arms are really short. I think this can alter how tall he looks at times. Like if he's sitting down, he can look 5'10" and then some. But when he is standing, looking at his limbs, he looks rather short.
MD says on 27/Dec/13
A better picture with the two more closely lined up:

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Rudd is taller, but if they were to stand straight and back-to-back, I'm guessing the difference wouldn't be more than half-an-inch. I'm guessing Carell is a flat 5'8" and Rudd closer to 5'8.5". Neither is a full 5'9".
Hola says on 26/Dec/13
@Adam

Carells footwear and proportions look a tad suspicious, either way, can't use the picture for much.
MD says on 23/Dec/13
@Adam, that picture actually doesn't show that. They are too far apart, and Steve is standing quite a bit out front. There has to be a better picture.
Adamthebravo says on 22/Dec/13
He is clearly shorter than Steve Carell in this photo. Click Here
Ally says on 4/Dec/13
Wow, always thought he was about 6ft or 6'1
Sam says on 27/Nov/13
I've seen him in person and he's closer to a strong 5'8" than 5'10", although I do admit he can seem taller on-screen.
MD says on 27/Nov/13
With a 6'2.5" Koechner, Adam McKay who I see listed at 6'3" and 6'4" and a 6'3" Will Ferrell:

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Man, that's a tall cast.

Rob, who is taller, Rudd or Steve Carell?

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I still hold that neither Carell nor Rudd are a full 5'9".
jordydecke says on 26/Nov/13
great actor and I love the type of characters he plays but I just can't see him as 5 foot 9. Was watching 'This is 40' the other day and the majority of the women in that film seem to tower him as well as the men. Also he has such a slight build and tiny limbs. I'd go with 5'8 (with shoes on) for Paul.

However, having said that, if you look at the scenes with him and Chris O'Dowd in there isn't as much difference as there should be between them - I'd imagine Paul wore lifts for those.
Voiceless Dental Fricative says on 26/Nov/13
lol @ 5'10 Click Here
Rube says on 12/Oct/13
I'd say 5'9" is a fair estimate. Look at this scene from Night at the Museum and let me know what you think.Click Here He looks a tiny bit taller than Stiller who's 5'6". But, I'm accounting for an extra inch on stiller since they want to make him look more average sized.
Idra says on 27/Sep/13
Looks a lot shorter than 6'0 Jane Lynch in 40 Year Old Virgin, perhaps an entire head. Same with Rick Ross and Diddy, I'm guessing he's 5'7-5'8

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Jag175cm says on 17/Sep/13
Legit 5'9", he's the same height as his fellow actor and co-star Steve Carell if you guys look more closely
FM says on 29/Jul/13
Met him in New York- stood right next to him. I'm 5'9" bare foot. He was pretty close to my height. Possibly a half an inch shorter, or half an inch taller, because of foot ware. But still, pretty close.
cole says on 23/Jul/13
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I know this probably isn't much to go on since we can't know their footwear etc. But if P. Diddy is 5'10, Rudd looks nothing more than 5'7 next to him in that particular video.
Gheist says on 7/Jul/13
173-174cm
Mike T says on 5/Jul/13
5'7.5-5'8"
JB says on 19/Jun/13
He could be a legit 5'7.5"
I'm 5'7.5" and I have people guess my height as 5'9" all the time.
true says on 8/Jun/13
Looks around 5'7.5
Tee says on 19/May/13
@doc tari I saw him on the daily show as well. He did look slightly taller than Jon. Maybe an inch taller. If Jon Stewart really is 5'6.5" as he's listed on this site that would make Rudd 5'7.5" or 5'8"
Eriy says on 9/Mar/13
I adore Paul Rudd. However, he does not look 5'10".
doc tari says on 5/Mar/13
Just saw rudd on daily show. John stewart is 5'6" and rudd was dead even height wise with him..flat shoes.
Big Bee says on 17/Feb/13
I'm 5'8" I was in the same store as him on Sunset last year and I can guarantee you he's no more than 5'6.75" at the most. Bear in mind this was 10am and we were both wearing flip flops.
Silent d says on 13/Feb/13
5 foot 8.
Arch Stanton says on 9/Feb/13
Funny but he's got a face more suited to a 6'2 guy. Guys his height with long faces can pull off looking taller.
Charles Flint says on 6/Jan/13
Not including half's to their heights I would label them as

Rudd:5'9"
Apatow:5'8"
Franco:5'10"
Rogen:5'11"
Excelsior says on 2/Jan/13
He claims 5'10" all the time, but Judd Apatow claims he's 5'8.5" and Paul has always looked shorter than him. For that matter, I'm not sure James Franco is 5'11" because he too looked the same height or shorter than Apatow. Maybe Apatow is the most honest man in the world and all of these other guys are just lying through their teeth.
Charles Flint says on 1/Jan/13
In 'This is 40' he had about 3 inches over Leslie Mann,who is listed as 5'6.Both stood next to each other throughout the film,and Rudd was always the taller one. 5'9-5'10 guy for sure.
Silent d says on 19/Dec/12
I remember when he claimed 5 foot 10 somewhere. I never believed it. He doesn't look shorter than 5 foot 8.
Hew says on 13/Dec/12
He mostly strikes me as a 5'6/5'7-man, never looks as tall as 5'9. Most of the 5'8/5'9-guys I know looks MUCH taller than he does. He's got such stubby arms and legs, he generally just looks way shorter than 5'9. He'll probably reach around 5'9.25 in special shoes/boots, but in no way is he that tall barefoot.
Stiffelio says on 4/Nov/12
I think 5'9" is a fair assessment. I stood inches away in front of him, face to face, at the stage door in a NYC theater after seeing "Grace". I'm 5' 8.5' and he seemed just about my size or maybe a bit taller. BTW he's a terrific actor!
Duhon says on 2/Nov/12
upendra says on 1/Nov/12
i think he is under 5 feet 6 coz i saw the movie i love you man and in that movie he seemed really short never could be 5 feet 8 or more

Well his co-star in that movie was 6'4" so pretty much anyone under 6' would look very miniscule.
upendra says on 1/Nov/12
i think he is under 5 feet 6 coz i saw the movie i love you man and in that movie he seemed really short never could be 5 feet 8 or more
Silent D says on 25/Oct/12
I remember when he look 5 foot 8. 5 foot 9 is a stretch
Clay says on 8/Oct/12
One of the few I'm positive Rob has too high. 5'8-5'8.25.
Scott says on 12/Sep/12
He always looked average height to me. Shorther than Seth rogen though. He looks 5'8-9
Hullywood says on 18/Aug/12
He seemed not that tall like other 5foot9ers. In shoes (dress-shoes especially) he can appear like 1.76m.
kaan says on 13/Feb/12
ı think he has between 1.70 -1.73 height .not 1.75
MaskDeMasque says on 13/Feb/12
after watching interviews with him, he def is under 5'9, 5'8 even. i cant even buy 5'8.5. maybe 5'8.25
RICHARD says on 9/Feb/12
5'9"-5'10" is more fair.He was about an inch or two over Courtney Love,who is a tall girl at 5'9",in 200 Cigarettes,and she wore heels.He was taller than her,though.
Silent d says on 5/Feb/12
5 foot 8.

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