How tall is Eddie Izzard

Eddie Izzard's Height

5ft 7in (170.2 cm)

British Comedian and actor best known for roles in TV show The Riches, Hannibal and films like Valkyrie and Ocean's Thirteen. On Comedycouch he mentioned his height, saying "I'm 5-foot-7. And a half," and in 2016 said "I'm about 5-foot-7."

George Clooney with Eddie
Photo by PR Photos

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Average Guess (3 Votes)
5ft 7in (170.2cm)
Jani said on 6/Sep/17
Wow, I never thought Eddie Izzard would actually be on the short side but makes kinda sense. I always thought Eddie would be more like 175-180cm range.
John said on 29/Aug/17
In Hannibal, he looks like a solid 5'5, 5'6. I can't see him at 5'7.
Nigel said on 24/Jan/17
I was at prep school with Edwin Izzard and his slightly elder brother Mark. Their father often used to come and watch them play football, though neither of them excelled, and he was tiny, probably shorter than Ronnie Corbett.

There was a clip of father and son at the De la Warr pavilion at Bexhill a few years back, and Izzard junior looked about 4 inches taller than his dad.

Not very scientific, I know.
Sam said on 28/Mar/14
It looks like even 5'7" would a stretch in that photo with George Clooney, unless Clooney's actually 5'10.75" (not entirely convinced).
Libertariandude said on 17/Jan/12
He's taller than I expected. He looks positively tiny in Ocean's, and also in My Super Ex.
Lynnkins said on 18/Dec/11
Tom Cruise is famous for wearing lifts in his shoes, so he and Eddie Izzard probably are the same height barefoot.
Anonymous Auckland said on 9/Nov/11
I walked past Eddie Izzard in Auckland (New Zealand)this afternoon. Wearing a bit of eyeliner he otherwise looked like he had just been to the gym and he was barefoot [bet you don't get many of those sightings on this site]; probably a curative for wearing all those high-heels. Anyway, he appeared to be around 5'6", maybe 5'7" at most (I'm 5'10").
Kendra Hourd said on 16/May/11
I actually met Eddie Izzard last night walking out of a John Cleese gig and I've just argued with a work mate about his height, hence me finding this website. Eddie was about the same height as me : 5ft 7 and a half.
Dean said on 11/Apr/11
Tht photo of cruise and izzard in that clip what would you say the difference is? Id say 4-5cm soif izzard is 170 cruise is 174 at least rob?

[Editor Rob: in just that one photo he doesn't look any shorter than that.]
Shaun said on 9/Apr/11
Looks a good 2.5 inches shorter than Cruise....
Jim said on 8/Apr/11
Eddie Izzard talks about his own height and Tom Cruise
Click Here

[Editor Rob: he says he's about the same, but did you see the photo of cruise/izzard in that clip...]
sukelnorsu said on 27/Feb/07
It's weird, because when I first developed an unhealthy interest in his height, the figure that sprung to mind was exactly 170 cm (and I've always thought I was crap at telling how tall someone is). Well, now I know that when I run up to him to get a little pick-me-up, I am physically able to rest my head on his shoulder (

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