How tall was Bubba Smith

Bubba Smith's Height

6ft 7 (200.7 cm)

American actor best remembered for playing Moses Hightower in the Police Academy series of films. In his college days he was listed as 6ft 7 and 283lbs.
No, actually my mother's 5'5" and my daddy was 5'11". Now his father was 6'6" and his mother is six feet. The ninth grade. I went from 5'9" to 6'8".

Bubba Smith

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Average Guess (11 Votes)
6ft 7.14in (201cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Jul/22
Similar to Matuzak I reckon
Ian C. said on 9/Oct/21
Bubba grew eleven inches in the ninth grade? How many years did he take to finish the ninth grade? (That might be a joke I wouldn't have tried out if Bubba and I had been in the same room.)

But seriously, how common could it be for anyone to grow eleven inches in one year, and then just stop growing taller? Bubba did not look like a pituitary giant, and in fact none of the giants in the NFL do. They look like normal but extremely strong men who are just very, very tall.
berta said on 3/Mar/21
rob maybe give him small uppgrade? i think he was 1/4-1/2 over this. there is no way he was shorter than this but probably taller.
Paul NS (6ft0.5) said on 13/Dec/17
American footballers tag please, he didn't win a super bowl for nothing!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jun/17
Strong 6ft7 possibly
James said on 4/Jun/17
He was a solid 6'7 in the police academy movies he was pretty muscular also
Terry said on 7/Dec/13
How tall was David Graf(Tackleberry)? 6'3 perhaps?
XistenZ said on 21/Aug/13
He looks more like 195cm in Macgyver Split Decision. Walking past RDA.
Mamun said on 19/Nov/11
Bubba Smith's death has been ruled as " Murder " by the autopsy report !


jtm said on 7/Aug/11
rip bubba smith
Mamun said on 5/Aug/11
At one point when he was standing fully straight he did look all of his 6' 7" !
Danimal , No I do not have an agent setting me up with celebrities but I sure wish I did . Do you really enjoy my pictures ?


Danimal said on 4/Aug/11
Mamun, what is it you do for a living? How do you get to meet so many cool stars? Do you spend your days tracking these people down? Do you have an agent who sets you up with these sightings? I didn't even know you lived in the U.S.
Danimal said on 4/Aug/11
RIP Bubba.. Was a legit 6'7" (even heard 6'8" for him at times).. Probably lost 1.25"-1.5" before his death, seeing he was close to 70 years old..
Shock said on 4/Aug/11
RIP Hightower!
Shaun said on 4/Aug/11
RIP. Mamun did he look a legit 6'7" when you met him? Leaning here looks 6'5".
runt said on 4/Aug/11
RIP to the great Charles Aaron Smith
Truthman said on 4/Aug/11
R.I.P big man...
Mamun said on 4/Aug/11
It is with great sadness and sorrow I announce to that This giant and gentleman Bubba Smith has passed away at his home in Los Angeles ! He was 66 ! My deepest condolences to his family and friends ! May His soul rest in peace ! GOD Bless you Bubba !


MIKESOWELL said on 3/Aug/11
He passed away today at age 66
Jake T. said on 21/Jan/11
As Hightower years ago sure but 6'6 for him today.
Shaun said on 15/Jan/11
Why is Mamun always pictured alongside giants??
jason said on 15/Mar/08
what you people are forgeting is you can be 285-300 pounds and not have much of a belly because you are 6'7. Johnathn Ogden of the ravens is 6'8" 345 pounds mabey a little more or less. Very little belly for his size. Because he is 6'8". So bubba smith very well could have been 285-300 pounds.
JayDee de Escocia said on 15/Sep/07
met this guy in NYC on St Patricks Day - at least 6'7
John said on 17/Jun/07
Smith's weight is from his pro football days-actually he was listed over 300 at times. He's on a old episode of "The Odd Couple"(very young, I think still playing ball still) and is huge. Jump forward to his 2 appearances as Tony's friend on "Whose the Boss" and he's "slimmed" down to a weight more in keeping with being out of football. 6'7 at least, maybe 6'8.
Glenn2 said on 14/Mar/07
id go with 6'7, but 283 seems a bit much. I reckon about 250-255 would be more likely. still a massive dude tho
TheJerk said on 19/May/06
He was on an episode of married with children last night. My guess if Al was indeed 6-1, he'd be 6-7. He made Al look small.
Editor Rob said on 21/Apr/06
Here is quote by himself from about interview:
"No, actually my mother’s 5’5” and my daddy was 5’11”. Now his father was 6’6” and his mother is six feet. The ninth grade. I went from 5’9” to 6’8”."
weekly said on 17/Apr/06
He was listed at 6-8 when drafted by NBA club Baltimore Bullets.
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Bevan said on 14/Apr/06

Being tall isnt "plausable", what a stupid comment ...
Danimal said on 15/Jan/06
He was actually 283 pounds? He didn't look like he weighed that much at all in the police academy movies.

Editor Rob
this was his height and weight when he played College Football. I think this guy still looked this height in Police Academy movies...I mean in the lineup scenes he looked massive, maybe he didn't have as much muscle/bulk as in his youth though?
TheMan said on 14/Jan/06
Yeah that guy was massive 6,7 is deffently plausable.

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