How tall is Alain Delon

Alain Delon's Height

5ft 10 (177.8 cm)

French actor best known for films such as Le Samourai, Rocco and His Brothers, Eclipse, The Leopard, Lost Command, Purple Noon, Borsalino, Spirits of the Dead, The Swimming Pool and Scorpio. In film The Sicilian Clan, his passport described his height as 180cm.

Alain Delon 1959 Rome

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Average Guess (40 Votes)
5ft 9.79in (177.3cm)
Gerald S said on 26/Apr/24
Rob, is Charles Aznavour eligible for a page on Celebheights?

I have him pegged as a 162cm guy. Please see below, and more supporting evidence on Sammy Davis Jr., Lino Ventura and Ernest Borgnine pages. I’m going all in on this French crooner/actor.


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Gerald S said on 20/Apr/24
Rob, can you add his THE RED CIRCLE co-star, Bourvil?

I have him marked as a 172cm guy, when with actors like Delon and Gabin.

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Raif said on 1/Sep/23
Did He even shrunk at His old age?
Gerald S said on 7/Jun/23
Rob, if you had to choose, who might have been a stronger 5’10” at peak out of Delon and Gaspard Ulliel?
Editor Rob
At this moment, I'm not sure I could pick one.
mihual anrel said on 10/May/23
Alain Delon's height is 175cm max. He is definitely not taller than Tom Hardy.
Gerald S said on 7/May/23
Delon's character in Farewell, Friend (1968) was described by police as 5 feet 10 and a half, and in the French version as 1m82. 5'10" flat is right on the money though, he could look 5'9.75" at times and 5'10.25" at other times, at his peak. By Frank Riva, Delon was starting to noticeably dip under 5'10" as he was about half an inch shorter than 5'10" Sophie Von Kessel. Today, aged 87, Delon is most probably 5'9" range, closing in on 5'8" range.
Original said on 24/Mar/23
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Red Sun... with Charles Bronson.
waffle sword said on 25/Feb/23
Hey Rob! If we consider Mirelle Darc's height is 172cm at her prime what is Delon's height here:
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Delon definitely needs a downgrade!
Editor Rob
Looking at more photos of them, he seems at least a couple of inches taller.
waffle sword said on 24/Feb/23
Hey Rob! If we consider Charles Bronson's height is 174 cm, What is the height of Alain delon here?
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Editor Rob
I'd need to watch Red Sun to see their scenes together.
waffle sword said on 24/Feb/23
Hey Rob! If we consider that bronson's height is 174 cm, what is the height of delon in this Click Here?
Delon definitely needs a downgrade!
Editor Rob
Unfortunately the ground is uneven there.
waffle sword said on 23/Feb/23
Alain delon's height is 171-172 cm here there is a military paper. You can see he is 1m71.
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Herbert said on 13/Dec/22
Delon did look very close to 5’10” in La Piscine. Maurice Ronet only had 1.5 inches or thereabouts on Delon in that movie.
Sinclair said on 28/Sep/22
Very worthy add Jean-Claude Brialy definitely seemed to have 1.5 inches on Delon in Christine but more like only half an inch in Le Chemin des Écoliers.

5’10.25” for Jean-Claude Brialy; 5’9.75” for Alain Delon.
Malcolm Oliver said on 27/Sep/22
He was never 5’11+. In fact, even the full 5’10 is still debatable. People his height can get away with an inch or two on claim if they have the proportions or charisma as you put it.. Mr. Tom Ripley has both. Hence the 180 and 183 claims (@Sinclair’s finds).

5’10, no more no less.
Freddy said on 25/Sep/22
Nice find Sinclair! 👏🏼 The height of Delon is always special. From what I was able to compare, his height never moved at least until 2015. I mean in 2015 it was still 5ft10 without any hesitation. Or he had a peak above 5ft11.
In any case I know that charisma makes you look taller. Wear a suit also makes look taller.
Sinclair said on 22/Sep/22
@Rob, in The Widow Couderc, a passport lists his height at 1m83. You might want to mention this Click Here It's at 1:06:12 but as we know, impossible to really be true.

177-178 peak; I am delighted and honoured to be giving Alain Delon his 100th comment!
Sinclair said on 6/Sep/22
Dear Rob, the user below from the 30th April 2010, agrees Brialy was taller than Delon in Christine.

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??? GEORGE LAWYER said on 6/Aug/22
💥💥 Alain Delon is about 5.10 on shoes and 5.9 flat. Stars like Stallone, Richard Gere, Alain Delon, Wesley Snipes are about 5.10 with shoes on and at most 5.9 or weak 5.9 flat. Stantham is 1 cm shorter and Mel Gibson 1 cm taller. Stars like them that are icons of masculinity or beauty don’t wear lifts, but they usally wear 3 cm shoes. They don’t lie about their height but they give their best height on shoes when they are asked. Personally I am 5.8 flat and 5.9 plus (or 5.9 1/2 in the middle of the day wearing suit shoes. Antonio Banderas is as tall as I or 1 cm shorter and Tom Cruise about 1 cm shorter than Banderas. (Only stars like Robert Downey or Marky Mark wear lifts or lie because they make fun and although they are good looking they are not exactly icons of masculinity or beauty). ALSO THE STARS DONT LOSE HEIGH (UNTIL THEY ARE 70 YEARS OLD) BY AGE BECAUSE THEY WORKOUT AND THEY ARE ATHLETIC.
Sinclair said on 15/Jul/22
Rob, at 1:38:35, you can find a solid comparison between Ventura and Delon for further reference.

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About 6cm between them I would say. 5’7.25” settled for Ventura then?
Sinclair said on 2/Jul/22
Rob, how tall does Lino Ventura look when with Alain Delon?

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Editor Rob
Close to 3 inches in a few of these photos.
Max181 said on 1/Jul/22
After having seen several times The Leopard (1962) I think something is wrong between Delon and Lancaster, the height shown in celebheight of one of them is clearly wrong and in this photo it is clearly seen. On average between the line of the eyes and the end of the head there are about 10-12 centimeters and here it is clearly seen that if Delon is 178 cm tall , Lancaster is more than 185 cm. Personally I think that Delon is less than 178 cm.

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Sinclair said on 28/Jun/22
Rob, at 1:06:20, look at the height difference between Delon and Gabin! Either Delon needs a downgrade or Gabin an upgrade.

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Note: they are wearing similar footwear, as visible in earlier part of that scene.
Editor Rob
It's another case 174 seems the better argument.
Sinclair said on 9/Jun/22
Rob, how tall does Jean Gabin look in these photos with Delon?

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Editor Rob
He can pass for 5ft 8 in some shots, less than that in others.
Sinclair said on 22/May/22
Hi Rob,
I’m requesting a page for legendary French performer, Jean-Claude Brialy. A massive new-wave star of the French cinema, he acted in iconic French films like The Bride Wore Black, Claire’s Knee, The Judge and the Assassin, Queen Margot, Le Beau Serge, Christine, The Phantom of Liberty, Holy Year, The Cousins and Elevator to the Gallows. As we know, Brialy was at least half an inch taller than Alain Delon in Christine so I’d have to award Brialy 5’10.25”; if Brialy was a flat 5’10”, Delon could have never surpassed 5’9.5”. Let me know what you think about Brialy’s height here, Rob.

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Editor Rob
Could fall into legit 178cm range
Sinclair said on 21/Apr/22
Rob, based on the 1.5 inch height difference you noted between Brialy and Delon in Christine, surely Delon is in need of a downgrade?

Brialy was never much more if anything over 5’10” himself! Below is the proof.

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Sorry Rob, Brialy at 5’11.5” is impossible, even 5’10.5” is a stretch for him; his shoes also didn’t look very dodgy to me in Christine.
Editor Rob
Just in that scene it could appear near 1.5 inches.
He1ghtexpert49 said on 19/Apr/22
@Adam Fernandes
He's above average height anyway though? Lol.
Sinclair said on 17/Apr/22
Rob, at 11:00, how tall does Jean-Claude Brialy look in comparison to Delon?

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Editor Rob
About 1.5 inches between them.
Sinclair said on 29/Mar/22
Rob, any ideas on Oscar Benton’s height? Maybe 5’11” in the below video?

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Check out his monster heels at 2:17. Benton contributed the famous song “Bensonhurst Blues” to two Delon films: Pour la peau d’un flic and Le battant.
Editor Rob
Big voice, but I think within average zone...those heels are a good couple of inches easily.
Sinclair said on 17/Mar/22
Rob, correct me if I’m wrong but at 0:41, doesn’t Delon have at least half an inch on Belmondo?

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Editor Rob
Could be half inch taller there
Sinclair said on 10/Mar/22
Rob, at 30:32 and 1:17:35, what’s your reasoning behind Philippe Leroy looking two inches shorter than Alain Delon, when Leroy would have once been two inches taller than Delon?

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Remember there is only a five year age difference between these two and a 5’11.75” male falling to 5’7.75” by 72 years of age is unbelievable! Leroy did look near six feet with Gina Lollobrigida in Buona Sera Mrs Campbell.
Editor Rob
It is more obvious in the second scene the slope is favouring may be similar in the first scene, but how much did it play in making Alain look taller? That is a question that becomes difficult to answer.
Sinclair said on 11/Feb/22
Completely agree with 180cm for a footwear listing, Delon only wore big shoes which would have given him at least 2.5cm, hence Delon could round up to 180cm or be right on it with his large footwear. I won’t squabble over a quarter of an inch, everyone else on here seems to think Delon was indeed a full 5’10”, I just remember chuckling at the full 5’10” for Delon at times, such as the opening of Borsalino, his walk on in Joy House, a bedroom scene in The Sicilian Clan and him standing next to 5’10” Jean-Claude Brialy in Christine, looking a clear inch shorter.
Adam Fernandes said on 26/Jan/22
Height doesn't matter when your as good looking as he was
Malcolm Oliver said on 9/Jan/22
Glad to see the love for French cinema (and classics at that too). Great observations by Sinclair.

I think Delon’s previous listing was around where his height ranged, but this current listing at 5’10 meets the mark through and through. In Purple Noon, he looks taller amongst crowds. Not sure what the average height of France in the 1960s were, but I would assume it would be a little lower than today’s. He seems above average by those standards, so I would say 5’10 would be the equivalent of 5’11-6’ these days.
He has a solid frame and 5’10 would make sense if he claimed footwear height (i.e, passport in The Sicilian Clan). He has also appeared slightly taller next to Belmondo, though not by much.
Sinclair said on 2/Jan/22
Rob, would you say Jean-Claude Brialy was more 5’9” or 5’10”?

It’s interesting that Brialy is listed only at 5’9” everywhere when he can sometimes look an inch taller than Delon in Christine. Even accounting for Brialy’s superior posture in that film, he still has a clear edge on Delon. However, I recall Brialy’s footwear was bulky, maybe that gave him a slight advantage. Delon really only looked around 5’9.5” in Christine.
Editor Rob
Would say he could have been 5ft 10
Arch Stanton said on 30/Dec/21
Good to see Sinclair you've been watching some of those films, there's some classics in there. Not many watch ones like that anymore. Looks like I was right in some of my old posts and we were too high with Belmondo. Delon didn't look under 5'10 with Charles Bronson. Rob won't have heard of a lot of those actors Sinclair! Jean Gabin was one of the big names in French cinema, I don't think Rob is adding many new older ones now though, given the traffic I don't blame him.
Sinclair said on 28/Dec/21
I’d have to admit that the height difference between Delon and Belmondo in “Is Paris Burning?” was very minimal, despite Delon’s clear advantage in Borsalino. In Mr. Klein and Rocco and His Brothers, Delon could have also passed for 5’10” but in Plein Soleil, Delon looks shorter than a real 5’10” guy would look, especially if you consider his slim build. Overall, Belmondo often stood out at a pinch above 5’9” and Delon half an inch taller, verging but not quite reaching the full 5’10”. No doubt Delon at peak was closer to 177 than 178, but was he closer to 176 or 178? I’d have to say the latter, with 5’9.75” (177.2cm) as the perfect estimate.
Sinclair said on 23/Dec/21
Delon could pass for 5’10” in L’homme pressé, Les aventuriers, Le Samourai, Lost Command and even Frank Riva (he often favoured big footwear on screen). However, in many of his early films (Joy House, Eclipse, La Piscine, Once a Thief, The Sicilian Clan, The Leopard and even the opening scene of Borsalino), if anything, he looks more 5’9.5” than 5’10”. Delon was still definitely more 5’10” than 5’9” in his youth, whilst Jean-Paul Belmondo was probably more 5’9” than 5’10”. However, was Delon really a whole seven feet taller than 5’3” Romy Schneider in La Piscine?

Delon has kept onto his height rather well into old age. At Belmondo’s funeral last September, Delon still passed for 5’9”+ but was again using big footwear. May Delon live for many more years to come.
Malcolm Oliver said on 15/Nov/21
Borderline 5’10, the 180 claim could pass as footwear height though. His frame and height amongst crowds in films seems to have convinced people he is taller than he actually is.
Sinclair said on 2/Oct/21
Rob, what height would you put Michel Bouquet at?

In Borsalino and Two Men in Town, I saw at least two inches between Delon and Bouquet, so maybe Bouquet’s common listing of 172cm is accurate? Bouquet does easily edge out Jean Poiret in Cop Au Vin.
Editor Rob
5ft 7-7.5 might have been my first thought for him
Sinclair said on 28/Sep/21
Rob, what height would you put Jacques Perrin at?

In Parole de Flic and Frank Riva, Delon seems to have approximately an inch on Perrin, so maybe 5’9” is the best fit. There are many 5’7” listings for Perrin but these must be false, at least for his peak height.
Editor Rob
as a peak I'd have guessed taller than 5ft 7 too...whether 5ft 8 or 9, would need to look at him
Sinclair said on 24/Sep/21
Rob, what height would you put Michel Serrault at?

When standing with 5’9.75” Delon in When Sleeping Cops Lie, I can’t see Serrault any taller than 171cm. Serrault is also shorter than 5’7.75” Jean-Louis Trintignant in Le bon plaisir and 5’7.75” Jean-Hugues Anglade in Nelly & Monsieur Arnaud and is the same height as 5’7.25” Lino Ventura in Garde à vue.
Editor Rob
About 5ft 7 seems a fair guess
Sinclair said on 15/Jul/21
Rob, how tall would you say Claude Brasseur was?

When next to Delon in Icy Breasts, I thought 5’8”.
Editor Rob
compared to Alain, close to that may be possible.
Sinclair said on 29/Jun/21
Rob, how tall would you say Michel Aumont was?

When standing next to Delon in Death of a Corrupt Man, I thought 5’8.5”.
MaxITA181 said on 10/Jun/21
Test on field . The Film "THE LEOPARD" , year 1963 , 17 min and 05 secs : Delon in front of Lancaster. I think that if Lancaster was a solid 185 Delon was certainly less than 178 .
QM6'1QM said on 10/Nov/20
Beautiful face. Average height.
Sinclair said on 30/Oct/20
Rob, how tall do you think Jean Gabin was at peak?

I recall Alain Delon seemed one to two inches taller than Gabin in Melodie en Sous-Sol and The Sicilian Clan. I found 174cm for Gabin so that could have been accurate for when he was a young man.
Sinclair said on 23/Aug/20
Rob, how tall do you think Maurice Ronet was at his peak? 5’11.5”?

I thought 5’9.75” Delon could sometimes appear less than two inches shorter than Ronet in Purple Noon and The Swimming Pool/ La Piscine. Rob, could you please add The Swimming Pool to Delon’s film credits?
Editor Rob
Yeah, not over 6ft for him, a chance of 182cm
Sinclair said on 4/Aug/20
I would strongly agree with the 5'9.75" listing for Delon. He looked about 177cm tall in many of his films, although he looked more of a strong 5'10" or even 5'11" in Le Samourai, he may have been wearing lifts for that film. I believe Delon did have a slight edge on Jean Paul Belmondo and was a couple of inches shorter than Maurice Ronet, whose page I feel would be another great addition to this wonderful site.
Peter175 said on 15/May/20
He actually looks quite tall in Le'Samourai. I would have guessed he was around 85th percentile male height there.

In other films he looks more an above average height guy.

I'd give me 178.

Also he's very handsome. One of the best looking actors I've ever seen
RichardSpain said on 17/Jan/20
Very close 180 cm exactly exactly 177cm barefoot.
delonfan said on 9/Dec/19
I wonder his peak height...177 ? 180 ? 182 ?

Anyway I watched many alan delon movies and videos, but his body ratio looks only 177 when he was young.
Look the movie Christine, Plein Soleil, The Black Tulip.
His body ratio looks only 177. never 180.

If Alain Delon was 182 or 180 in peak, it means his body ratio is really bad.
Some says Delon is peak 182 and now 177, but his silhouette and body ratio shows peak 177.
I'm sure he was peak 177, and now 170~173.
General healthy person's height reduce 1~1.3cm in 10years after 40 years old, but Delon smoked so a lot as a human ashtray so I guess his height reduced 1~3cm more.

I wonder his peak height...177 ? 180 ? 182 ?

Anyway I watched many alan delon movies and videos, but his body ratio looks only 177 when he was young.
Look the movie Christine, Plein Soleil, The Black Tulip.
His body ratio looks only 177. never 180.

If Alain Delon was 182 or 180 in peak, it means his body ratio is really bad.
Some says Delon is peak 182 and now 177, but his silhouette and body ratio shows peak 177.
I'm sure he was peak 177, and now 170~173.
General healthy person's height reduce 1~1.3cm in 10years after 40 years old, but Delon smoked so a lot as a human ashtray so I guess his height reduced 1~3cm more.

I wonder his peak height...177 ? 180 ? 182 ?

Anyway I watched many alan delon movies and videos, but his body ratio looks only 177 when he was young.
Look the movie Christine, Plein Soleil, The Black Tulip.
His body ratio looks only 177. never 180.

If Alain Delon was 182 or 180 in peak, it means his body ratio is really bad.
Some says Delon is peak 182 and now 177, but his silhouette and body ratio shows peak 177.
I'm sure he was peak 177, and now 170~173.
General healthy person's height reduce 1~1.3cm in 10years after 40 years old, but Delon smoked so a lot as a human ashtray so I guess his height reduced 1~3cm more.

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In this video, Delon is much taller than japanese mc and also Delon says he is 180 himself. Also his body ratio and silhouette looks at least 180 or even more.
THe japanese mc's name is nakai masahilo, and his profile height is 165 but his real height is 170.
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In the video, Delon is much taller than 170 nakai. At least 180.
Even this Delon looks taller than Christine Delon.

Im confused Delon's real height...
Peak body ration and silhouette looks only 177
but this japan video looks at least 180...

I want Delon's real sighting reviews..
Who down there says Delon looked like only 160s in Argentina but i cant believe it
Please anybody write the real sight reviews..
Fabrizio said on 14/Jul/19
Rettifico da giovane 181, ora 178
amin said on 25/Dec/18
hey rob
what do you think about his weight(in Kg)
Editor Rob
He could have been in 150-60 range.
Fabrizio said on 27/Oct/18
Alain delon da giovane era 179 cm ora e'176'
Fabrizio said on 6/Jun/18
Il.giovane delon sfiorava 179 180cm adesso a 82 anni e 176
aljames said on 23/May/18
He had tall great body and looked like a tall guy, had pretty long legs for his height, long arms and so beautifull face. He was about 5ft 11 in his prime
zoki said on 9/Apr/18
Delon was 5ft11 180 cm when he was young. In the movie Texas Across the River from 1966 with Dean Martin they were almost the same height, and Dean was always at least 5ft10.
mande2013 said on 7/Nov/17
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And in Le Samourai, he looked like a guy in his late 20s or early 30s. Gian Maria Volonte on the other hand did look rather old for 36/37 in both Le Cercle Rouge and Investigation of a Citizen Above Suspicion. He looked more 44.
mande2013 said on 7/Nov/17
Delon was 34 when Le Cercle Rouge was made. He didn't look any older than that in the film to be honest.
handsome guy said on 12/Oct/17
175cm. no more.
Lolo said on 19/Jul/17
A tall Guy in his prime. No doubt. Minimum 1m80...
Red lobster said on 6/Jul/17
he continued to look good in his 50s.
Robb said on 3/Jun/17
He was extremely good looking. I agree he seemed to have aged very rapidly. He was a sun addict and a human ashtray.He's smoking a cigarette in almost every photo.
Adijos said on 21/Mar/17
5'10" (178 cm)
Arch Stanton said on 18/Mar/17
Yeah, he definitely didn't look 6 ft in shoes like a Brad Pitt, it had to have been a shoe measurement.
Arch Stanton said on 17/Mar/17
@Rob, in The Sicilian Clan a passport lists his height at 1.80. A legit shoe measurement I'm sure. You might want to mention this Click Here It's at 52:55
Editor Rob
barefoot, 180cm seems a bit much, but in shoes eminently believable.
Arch Stanton said on 17/Mar/17
He must have lived and partied extremely hard in the 60s as in The Sicilian Clan he looks to have aged nearly 20 years from the time he made Purple Noon, ten years earlier. Skin looks grey and he looks constantly tired and washed out. In fairness it was 1969, and he could have had any woman he wanted!
Гари said on 26/Oct/16
Oткуда знайте ,что у делона рост 177см?
Jings Chen said on 12/Jul/16
In the begining of 80s, Alan Delon came to Argentina for improving his just made Pefume Alan delon and my friend's were running a clandestine company under covered by Argentine SIDE since the guys' uncle was then one of the important superior chieves of SIDE and their customs depaching agent was a firm which boss had a nick name Ferro something liked that and at taht very morning, I went to visit the office with one of the three partners and had a chance to see Alan in about 3 feet distance and that day Alan wore a wide shoulder pilot; he was actually one inch shorter than me, that year i was 31 and my height was 173cm without shoes; so I suppose Alan was 168 cm in real size since french mem mostly were not tall at that time...

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meezemaker said on 4/May/16
delon is a bit taller tha belmondo. 177 cm is correct for delon, no more. Bermondo about 174. both great actor. was not so small 60 years ago.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Dec/15
@Rob, Delon looked 1.5-2 inches taller than Bronson I think in similar boots. In some scenes it could look just an inch though. Bronson at 5'8.5 and Delon at around 5'10 pretty much checks out,
Editor Rob
it could be on the money for him.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Dec/15
I'll watch Adieu l'ami later, see how he fared with Bronson.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Dec/15
I think he had to have worn lifts in some of his scenes with Anthony Quinn, perhaps to look more imposing. Quinn's posture wasn't great but at times in the film Alain could look almost 6 ft!
Arch Stanton said on 22/Dec/15
@Rob Yeah Belmondo at 5'10 is OK. I'm not sure on Delon, he can really look almost 5'11 at times but others looks in 5'9.5-5'10 range. I think he might have had a bit of a lift in a lot of his films to pull off looking taller. Barefoot with Cardinale he did look about 4 inches taller, Delon around 5 ft 10 I think is most accurate though.
Editor Rob
I think out of them both Alain might have been a guy with better posture.
Arch Stanton said on 19/Dec/15
See him with Cardinale now! Click Here He;s actually three years older!
Arch Stanton said on 19/Dec/15
Rob, I think we're being a tad stingy with 177 actually. I've seen most of the above films and he can pull off looking close to 5'11 on occasion. I think he might have worn lifts to pull off looking taller at times though. It's difficult to have him at 177 and Belmondo at 179 though, he looked easily as tall. I think something like 5'10.25 might be a better shout. With Cardinale barefoot he looked a solid 5 ft 10 er, though it was on the beach. Perhaps go with 5 ft 10 flat for now and see a few of his films and what you think.
Editor Rob
I can't remember how he looked with charles bronson, but maybe belmondo is too high, alain could pull off 178 himself.
Arch Stanton said on 19/Dec/15
In some scenes he could look 6 ft with Anthony Quinn, in others 5'10.5-5'11 range, bt Quinn's posture was poor. On the beach with Claudia Cardinale he did look around 5 ft 10.
Arch Stanton said on 17/Dec/15
Rob, can you add Lost Command, Purple Noon and Borsalino?
Arch Stanton said on 17/Dec/15
Had to have worn massive lifts in Lost Command, he was barely shorter than 6'1.5 Anthony Quinn!!
gachakun said on 7/Oct/15
peak 175-176cm
today 170cm
Borsalino said on 18/Aug/15
I have seen a thousand movies and photos with Delon and Belmondo . Delon 179-180 cm and Belmondo 177-178 cm . Anyway Delon a bit ' higher ... more
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Arch Stanton said on 31/Jul/15
Not a chance of 182 Ex. man!! You could argue anything in 177-9cm range. said on 21/Jul/15
its because he IS tall range. i mean just look at his long legs on pictures where he is on the beach for example. the old listing on the internet was 182cm which could be accurate for the young delon. no need for lifts at all in his case.
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jun/15
He looks noticeably taller in Le Samourai than I've sene him in other films, he really does look tall range in it. I think he might be wearing lifts.
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jun/15
Rob, we might be undercutting his peak height here.
In the film Le Samourai he's stood against a height chart and honestly he looks near 6 ft in shoes against it. Even accounting for being a bit away from it he looks like he's comfortably 5'11 range in shoes and near 6 ft. Something like 5'10.5 isn't impossible, but of course we can't rule out lifts. He really did look like he'd be near 6' in shoes against it though. I didn't think he looked 5 ft 11 with Lancaster, although 5'10 range is arguable.

Here's the chart, the thicker one below his head is 1.80m and upper one is 1.85m Click Here Now I know that being stood away from it can make you seem taller against i as in that photo but if you see it in the film from a better angle really he's easily over 1.80m in shoes.
Editor Rob
since the camera looks like it might be below his eyes I think it's adding a bit of height to his appearance there. said on 1/Jun/15
i think its his current height. he looked tall in his youth, i would say a 5'11 minimum
SHAHROOZ said on 12/Feb/15
The big problem which exist here is that we don't know whether it's the peak hight or current height (of course for someone). Here we have
We don't know 1.77 cm is for his yoth or it is his recent height.
Plz mention it here. Tnx a lot
Dmeyer said on 13/Jan/15
He can look taller than 179cm belmondo
viapto said on 12/Nov/14
He looks taller than 1.78 cm christopher lambert.and look taller than 1.79 cm jean paul belmondo. said on 26/Oct/14
whenever i see him on pictures as a young guy he always looks like a male model with very long legs and a tall appearance, so i personally agree with the 5'11 peak height(maybe more).he looks tall.thats it.
Arch Stanton said on 24/Oct/14
Didn't look even close to 181 Fabrizio. Weak 5'10. If you don't get why this guy had so much female attention aside from looks you only have to watch L'Eclisse, particularly towards the end. This guy could have had any woman he wanted when he was younger!
Arch Stanton said on 8/Oct/14
177 seems a good shout, he's looks near 5'10 next to Lancaster in Scorpio. said on 28/Jul/14
diavolo could you post any source of that?
diavolo said on 24/Jul/14
I saw him being described as 174 cm (5'8.5").
horacle said on 31/May/14
he was at least 180cm, even now he looks a strong 180cm (lifts?)
Jeff C said on 7/May/14
Mike that's exactly my point, he was barely taller than Charles Bronson and Bronson was a weak 5'8". That is why I went with 5'9.5" peak. However, he did look tall in "Le Samourai" Melville great camera angles.
Mike said on 27/Apr/14
I think Delon was closer to 5'9" (175-176cm) as he appeared to be only about an inch taller than 5'8" Charles Bronson as mentioned in the movie "Honor among Thieves." In fact, there was a scene in which they were both barefoot and the height difference was barely noticeable.
Johnny said on 15/Apr/14
Looks like Rob Lowe :)
Arch Stanton said on 11/Mar/14
182 is a joke for sure Tunman!! You could argue 5'10" but he wasn't 5'11" range although in some of his French and Italian films at times he can look tallish next to short actors.
176,2Tunman said on 7/Feb/14
180 is too high even for a Young Delon.He's shorter than legit 180 Depardieu and there is definitely less than 20cm between him and 160 Romy Schneider.177 is probably right and you can argue about 178 but no more.
5'9 3/8"Tunman said on 31/Jan/14
Yes arch, the difference looked about 2-2,5in rather than 3 but to me Lancaster seemed to struggle to look 6'1 at 50, perhaps he lost some height prematurily, who knows? Anyways a flat 5'10 is not completely excluded for Delon but I still think the 177 listing is bang on. Funny that he was listed at 182 in most other sites. Clearly they aren't as serious as Rob's
Arch Stanton said on 30/Jan/14
Delon was one of those guys who could look both short and average even tallish at times depending on the people around. Ewan McGregor is another of those guys so it must be something about that 5'9.5"-5'10 sort of range that can vary a lot in comparisons with people. It looks tall to a 5'5" er and short to a 6'4" er!!
Arch Stanton said on 30/Jan/14
Well Sam and Tunman, he certainly wasn't towered by Lancaster in The Leopard. In fact at times the height difference could look only 2 inches, but I think about 3 is OK.
5\'9 3/8" Tunman said on 29/Jan/14
A weak 5'10 in the leopard, this listing seems perfect
Sam said on 27/Jan/14
Delon certainly makes a case for Toshiro Mifune and Charles Bronson being 5'8" tops, since he seemed to have 2 inches over both in the mediocre (other than its cast) Red Sun.
Arch Stanton said on 23/Jan/14
I thought any guy under 189cm and 250 pounds wasn't attractive Rampage? Do you think Delon would be better looking at 6'5" and 250?
Sam said on 22/Jan/14
Rampage, do you have a man-crush on young Alain Delon?
Jeff C said on 22/Jan/14
Thank you Rob for this listing, I know I have made some request in the past regarding his height. Delon was a huge star in the 60's and 70's in Europe and many other parts. I still feel his peak was 5'9.5, in the movie Honor among thieves he was an inch and a half taller than Charles Bronson. I think Bronson was a weak 5'8. Nevertheless, I think you are pretty close on this one.
little sue said on 21/Jan/14
Perfect looking specimen!! looks, height, build
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Jan/14
Dayum! look at him...they don't make them like that anymore.
That's what I call a movie star
Sam said on 21/Jan/14
Thanks for adding him, Rob. He can look 5'10" range...if he's 177 cm (which is believable) than Depardieu is closer to 5'10" than 5'11" because there wasn't much between them. said on 20/Jan/14
yes this listing is very good..although i have seen a lot of pics of him wearing lifted boots and 5'8 charles bronson never looked shorter than him
Arch Stanton said on 20/Jan/14
Nice one Rob. Agreed on 177cm, could look shorter at times but he didn't look shorter than this next to Burt Lancaster in The Leopard.
Arch Stanton said on 20/Jan/14
It's really difficult to see Delon at 5'10" or over really. In Rocco and his brothers he's barefoot and boxing and really looks more 5'9" range in frame. I'd go with 177cm.

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