How tall is Edward Norton

Edward Norton's Height

6ft 0 (182.9 cm)

American actor best known for starring in movies such as American History X, The Illusionist, The Incredible Hulk, Birdman, Primal Fear, Rounders, The Score and Fight Club. On the Daily show in 2002 he mentioned his height, saying "I am Six Feet tall". He also may have lost a fraction, because in 2006 he mentioned "I broke my spine in like three places....I cracked my 10th, 11th and especially my 12th thoracic vertebra".

How tall is Edward Norton
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Average Guess (94 Votes)
5ft 11.95in (182.8cm)
Zach M said on 12/Sep/19
I just briefly met him after the Joker premiere here in Toronto. I stand exactly 5'11 and I was eye to eye with him.
Importer said on 7/Aug/19
@Luke Ellsworth 182range looks different than 183range. I know this..
Luke Ellsworth said on 11/Jul/19
LOL like there is any difference between 5'11.75-80" and 6'
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Jun/19
Rob, is it at all possible he went from solid/strong 6ft range to weak?
Editor Rob
He's a candidate for 1/4 to 1/3rd inch loss...given accident, maybe in next few years 5ft 11.5 range is what he'll start to look. In the 90's I'd give him a decent 6ft
QM6'1QM said on 27/Jun/19
5'11.75-80" as peak height.
5'11.5-60" nowadays.
Do you agree with me, guys ?
Kate12344 said on 30/Apr/19
Met Ed (he prefers Edward) Norton and there is ABSOLUTELY no way he is over 5’8” generously. Maybe he lost height due to the injury but even in older movies he was not 6’. He is nice and a great actor, though!
179cm guy said on 26/Mar/19
Rob, wouldn't you agree that Norton needs a current listing of 5'11.5 added based on these pictures with Joseph Gordon-Levitt ( Click Here ) ( Click Here ), and Bruce Willis ( Click Here ) ( Click Here ) ( Click Here ) ( Click Here ) ?
Editor Rob
It's feasible he's lost a small fraction, but a full half inch? I can see how at times it seems possible!
billionaireslayer said on 23/Mar/19
Little over 5'11 guy but does appear taller due to his skinny frame, fractionally taller than Pitt
179cm guy said on 1/Jan/19
Peak 6'0 (182.9cm). Nowadays 5'11 5/8 (181.9cm). Probably still not enough loss for a peak height to be added though.
Dhouser said on 17/Dec/18
Looks pretty tall most of the time, he's usually skinny which helps.
BT said on 12/Oct/18
@Editor Rob: Recent pic with Joseph Gordon-Levitt: Click Here. Levitt is closer to the camera and Norton could maybe stand i little better, but he does look under 6ft more often than not now a days.
Editor Rob
5ft 11.5-11.75 is a figure he might be heading into soon, maybe the back damage did effect him a fraction.
Sacred said on 27/Aug/18
183 cm
Sonny Black said on 28/Jul/18
Sometimes he looks like he could be 6ft but most of the time he looks more 5’11 to me. Usually a 6ft guy stands out on screen to a degree, he never really looks that tall.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 10/Jul/18
Lost 5mm he broke his spine. 182.3-182.5cm.
KH said on 8/Jul/18
I think he is minimum 6'0.25. I dont believe he has lost any height. Too young I know he has had some injuries.
Taxi Driver 101 said on 27/Jun/18
Looked 6’0.5-6’1 in American History X.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Jun/18
Could pass for 6ft1 in the 90’s. A fraction over 6ft wouldn’t surprise me
mannexus288517 said on 20/May/18
i believe :
184.2 cm peak height
183 cm now. just an assumption
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 20/Apr/18
Rob, i think Norton listing worth to knock down 1/4.
Myself said on 4/Apr/18
Rob, you believe he lost half a cm to 1 cm after the injury?
I cracked 3 or 4 vertebras aswell when i was like 5 or 6 years old, in Russia, stayed some months in hospital and so on; after some years (or less) another doctor, in Italy (family friend), checked my x ray and he didn't really believe i have had any serious injuries. I am still wondering if those (they were pretty rude) that made the x ray in Russia after i fell, deliberately lied in hope of getting money, since they realised me and my mom came from Italy (90s and early 2000s hard times for the destroyed country...)....If so, by cracking a few vertebras you lose 0,5 to 1 cm on average?
I am not sure about my case, because my armspan is about 195 or 194,5 cm, and that is not huge, it's actually just average or a little below average for my 192 cm in height, so i have hard time believing that i would have had a longer height than armspan, or exacly the same....but who knows
Editor Rob
A 1/4 inch is probably likely
Robert Wadlow said on 8/Mar/18
173cms peak
170cms now
Smiles03 said on 6/Mar/18
5'10
HonestSlovene said on 8/Feb/18
@Gonzale If you mean Fight Club (one of my favourite movies), then 5'10.5" Pitt wore lifts in order to appear around 6'0" and close to Norton, who is most likely around 6'1" in regular shoes.
Gonzale said on 5/Feb/18
Still shocked by this listing. He barely if ever appeared taller than Pitt.
howard nathan ( peoria manual) rams 199 said on 25/Jan/18
barely an inch taller than 5'9" collin farell.....
HonestSlovene said on 9/Jan/18
He is 6'0" though definitely more 182 cm than 183 cm range. 184 cm + is insane as well as 181 cm or less. If he measured he'd probably be just 0.25 under 6'0".
Andrew said on 27/Nov/17
In Pride and Glory him and Colin Farrell looked about the same height
Slim 185 said on 25/Nov/17
anon176 said on 12/Nov/17
Slim grows out of control. Still waiting for Slim 190.
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anon176 said on 12/Nov/17
Slim grows out of control. Still waiting for Slim 190.
Slim 185 said on 11/Nov/17
TBH, ive been comparing him to Richard Gere and he seems to have 5-6 Cm on him. I’d give him a 183 area upgrade because at worst he was only 182 at physical prime and at best he was 184.
Slim 185 said on 10/Nov/17
Closer to 6’1” then 5’11” imho.
Junior said on 9/Nov/17
Edward current height, which one at large possible?

A. 183

B. 182.5

C. 182

D. 181.5
Editor Rob: today B-C zone is probably likely, a little shy of 6 foot if measured.
Anonymous said on 9/Nov/17
184.6 cm in the morning
182.7 cm in the night.
Slim 184 said on 3/Nov/17
Rob, who’d be taller between physical prime Edward Norton and Christian Bale?
Editor Rob: I'd have given Norton a slight edge, but sometimes he too can seem like he is a weak 6 footer!
an anonymous peach said on 21/Oct/17
This guy is a prime example of a legit 6 footer, he even managed to edge out Brad Pitt in Fight Club who was wearing thick boots
berta said on 18/Oct/17
if he had that injury then i believe he was legit 6 foot tall at peak and 182,5 now. today it looks like he isnt 183 anymore
Slim 6' said on 12/Oct/17
It's safe to give him a 183 (6'0.25") upgrade.
Even watch American history x again if you wish, with high muscle mass he's a tall big guy, it's a shame he never bulked up again.
Slim 6' said on 9/Oct/17
Basically he was never below 6' at peak. He edged out Stacy keach who rob met and. Confirmed was 181(5'11.5") at peak.
Joshua said on 7/Oct/17
I think he is 6’1
Slim said on 27/Sep/17
He doesn't look under 6' next to 181 listed Stacy leach in "American history x", i can't remember their shoes though. Click Here
Slim said on 25/Sep/17
Guys, there's nothing 5'11" about him like Jensen ackles and Chris Evans, this is how a 6 footer should look like and if anything 6'0.5" is imaginable in the 90's.

Coincidentally Bale and Norton have both played insomniacs and magicians and are of similar height!?
Jani said on 24/Sep/17
Brad Pitt looks around the same height as Norton on screen and off screen. Also off screen Norton and Dicaprio look the same height in photos. Plus Adrien Brody (183cm) looks a bit taller than Norton in some Golden Globes photos. 183cm is too much for Norton IMO. Looks more like 181cm to me.
berta said on 19/Sep/17
he look like a 6 footer but i dont think he was a guy that was 3 mm over it. could be more chanse that he is 3 mm under it. a guy like adrien brody is taller
Peter181cm said on 14/Sep/17
He is really close to 6' (1.83m)
But I think he is 5'11.(25 - 75in)
(1.81m - 1.82m) ;)
Slim said on 13/Sep/17
Hi rob, where do u think ed would stadiometre in his glory days:
A: 5'11.75"
B: 6'
C: 6'0.25"
D: 6'0.5"
E: 6'0.75"
Editor Rob: I still think he was in 90's a typical six footer, maybe more chance slightly over than say under...and a 1/4 inch height loss by late 40's shouldn't be ruled out, especially with his back accident.
Slim said on 5/Sep/17
Thanks for the tips, it looks like I'll have to update my nickname again! Jk.

What's the highest I could argue for Edward? He's edged lift boot wearing pitt and even towered furlong and lift wearing marky mark. It pays to have a good knowledge of cult films btw.
Slim said on 30/Aug/17
Big rob, any suggestions to fix a norton slouch?
I guess building upper body strength is one.
Editor Rob: yes, trying to build some strength in core/back muscles in equal measure...but also the practice of working on posture.
Mickey said on 24/Aug/17
rob, what would you say about his weight? i would guess probably between 170 and 180.
berta said on 19/Aug/17
i think this guy and christian bale is pretty mutch the same height. its okey for them to claim 6 foot but they are down to just ovver 182 in the afternoon.
the Slav said on 16/Aug/17
@Rob
Have you considered listing his current height a tad below 6'0 and leave the 6'0 listing as a peak height? Seems like injuries throughout his career have taken their tolls on his body and caused his height to shrink a bit. Great actor nonetheless - one of my all time favorites
Editor Rob: it might be possible, I did think he could look a fraction shy of 6ft these days...
Spencer said on 14/Aug/17
Looks exactly 6 maybe a touch over
Slim 182 cm said on 13/Aug/17
Lmfao at 5'11.5 guesses. The fact that ed wears small to medium footwear and doesn't stand with posture just proves that he's comfortably 6' or more. The guy actually did break his back a few years back and most likely lost a quarter inch.
Gwynbleidd said on 6/Aug/17
Either a touch under (5' 11.75") or exactly 6 foot. However, I figure he's 6 foot bang on. What a fantastic actor, by the way.
Sandy Cowell said on 27/Jul/17
@ Rent - Hi! I agree that Edward is a great actor and he is very nice with it - VERY nice! 👍

He gets 6ft exactly tonight from me.
Dan said on 23/Jul/17
Wow I didn't expect him to be 6 foot, I always thought maybe like 5'10"
Sonnecker said on 19/Jul/17
My opinion in 182 cm, 5'11.5 or .75 for Edward. Always loved his roles, a still underrated and very intense actor, I think.
Slim 182 cm said on 18/Jul/17
He's comfortable with his height and body, hence why he doesn't stand with military posture, even in American History X, he looked 185 in the shower scene, but as we know the screen tricks our minds.I reckon he'd measure prime, a Strong 6'0. Like chris pine, He may round down the quarter inch. 🍺
Slim 181 cm said on 12/Jul/17
Perhaps norton is 2 cm taller than pitt?
even said on 5/Jul/17
6 feet
Slim 181 cm said on 25/Jun/17
@HonestSlovene, I'd say 4 cm Is closer to the truth given that Brad is a subtle lift wearer.
nikola said on 15/Jun/17
Great actor,do you think that 180cm is possible for him?He looks slightly more than 2 inches shorter than Djokovic here:
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HonestSlovene said on 8/Jun/17
Norton has 3 cm on Pitt.
Animus said on 2/Jun/17
Proportionally he doesn't look like a six-footer, and his posture is often quite bad, but when stands up straight against guys like DiCaprio and Pitt, you can see he has to be around six feet tall.
Average height and slim said on 26/May/17
Edward Norton- 183.5 cm (6"0.25)

Brad Pitt- 179.5 cm(5"10.75)
6'1.5 said on 13/May/17
@Richardspain your comment makes no sense you said 182 max but 183 barefoot
Richardspain said on 1/May/17
Solid 182cm max 183cm barefoot.

He wears good shoes and tall hair.
Davej said on 28/Apr/17
@SJH agree 100%. 511 now. Still a tall man. People must understand that a legit 5 11 guy/woman, thats tall!! But he Can look latter at times.
RisingForce said on 22/Apr/17
Norton is taller than Pitt: Click Here But Pitt with his footwear and posture can look taller. I think Norton has always been more 182 cm range, much like Christian Bale, though he doesn't have the best posture.
the Slav said on 20/Apr/17
A solid 6'0 at peak but I think he'd measure 5'11.75 these days
sumdude said on 20/Apr/17
Looks it in 99% of photos aswell. Legit 6ft. He probably wakes up similar to my height, after ~8 hours of sleep I'm at 184.5-185cm most days. My shrinking ends at around 183-183.5cm at night before bed.
Hans Meiser said on 19/Apr/17
This is what a legit 6 footer looks like.
Sandy Cowell said on 29/Mar/17
@ Arch Stanton - I saw 'Primal Fear' last night, finishing it off this morning. What a brilliant ending! Fantastic film - thanks Arch! I'll certainly be seeing it again!
Guess which part I kept playing over and over again? I bet you can! It made me jump out of my skin and looked ever so realistic! 😨 👍
Sandy Cowell said on 26/Mar/17
@ Arch Stanton - I'm ordering my copy of 'Primal Fear' today!
That'll be (at least) my 6th Edward Norton film, so they're mounting up nicely!
Sandy Cowell said on 24/Mar/17
That sounds nasty! Poor sausage - I had no idea he'd had such a bad accident! 😪
Arch Stanton said on 23/Mar/17
Primal Fear is a good one, Norton plays the split personality type wonderfully.
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Mar/17
Surely Ed isn't old enough to have lost any height yet! I'll stay with 6ft for the minute, but I'll keep 'Primal Fear' in mind for my 'to watch soon' list and have a ganders at him then!
Editor Rob: Sandy, I think there is a good chance he might have lost a fraction.

Ed said: "One of those horses chucked me off pretty badly"...

presumably the Pony had just watched Death to Smoochy....

[j/k, I'm sorry Ed, I loved you in The Illusionist, Rounders, American History X, Red Dragon and The Score!]

"I broke my spine in like three places. I broke my back. I broke three vertebrae in my back...I cracked my 10th, 11th and especially my 12th thoracic vertebrae"
Dejavu said on 18/Mar/17
He actually looked taller than Brad Pitt in Fight Club. Rewatch the bar scene
S.J.H said on 16/Mar/17
5'11.5 peak and 5'11 now.
HonestSlovene said on 5/Mar/17
He looks like a weak 6'0" or 182 cm.
Danny183 said on 3/Mar/17
Guys, he looks at least 2 inches shorter than Will Smith in every scene of Collateral Beauty. He's 182 at tops.
Arch Stanton said on 24/Feb/17
Mmm, in Primal Fear he looks no more than an inch taller than Richard Gere.
Hijopotamus said on 27/Jan/17
John S., Pitt was on his weird shoes and Norton in socks and still taller.
6' for Norton seems reasonable
Dejavu said on 21/Dec/16
Will Smith looks 6'1.5 next to Edward Norton if he is 6'0.
Nik said on 1/Dec/16
I have to be honest but from this picture Edward Norton is either over 6'0" or Connie Britton is under 5'7".
John S. said on 29/Nov/16
He was slightly taller than Brad Pitt
matthew morgan said on 7/Nov/16
Norton looks smaller than brad Pitt in fight club and brads 5 feet 11
Giorgi said on 6/Nov/16
Norton must be one of the fewest insecure sixfooters. Why would he lie he's an inch taller than Bill Hader. Hader's actually an inch taller than him so even with the bad posture that he has, there is no way Norton wouldn't know he was lying.
Sandy Cowell said on 31/Oct/16
I'm fairly certain that Edward Norton was described as 6ft1 in the romantic adventure 'In the Valley' but that could well have been just for the part he was playing. I know I got it from somewhere, but seeing here that he actually says he is 6ft is good enough for me!
One of the main reasons I like this fellow is that he comes over as gentle and inconceited even though he has every reason to be otherwise with a bod like that!
Ren said on 26/Oct/16
Rob, you are telling Ed Norton shrunk. If he shrunk, when you give him peak height at 6 ft and 5'11.5 as a current height
Editor Rob: I'm saying the chances are increased that since he broke a few vertebrae 10 years ago it could have knocked a few mm's off him.
S.J.H said on 19/Oct/16
Christian bale = Edward norton = 5'11.5
Glynny182 said on 9/Oct/16
Hello Rob which of these do you think suits best for Norton? first in his peak/prime and second today a)186cm-184cm b) 185.5cm-183.5cm c) 185cm-183cm d) 184.5cm-182.5cm e) 184cm-182cm.
Editor Rob: I think there is a chance he lost a 1/4 inch through back injuries...maybe going from c-d to d/e today.
Domti said on 1/Oct/16
I'm curious to see how he stacks up against Will Smith at the premiere of 'Collateral Beauty'. Hope we get some good pics so we can compare them properly.
Vanessa said on 30/Sep/16
6 ft is fine for him, generally looks that height
Miksi said on 24/Sep/16
@Rob
You do have a point. I'm not saying it's impossible he's a bit under the 6' mark today, I'm just referring to how someone looks in a movie etc. Btw, was he listed as 6'1' here at one point?
Miksi said on 18/Sep/16
There are photos from the set of Collateral Beauty with him and Will Smith next to each other and the difference seems about inch/inch and a change. Movies, and especially movie trailers are not exactly the most accurate measurement of how tall an actor actually is.
Editor Rob: Norton did damage his back at one point, it may be possible he's lost a fraction in height.
ly said on 18/Sep/16
I think he was 6ft peak or very close to it but today he looks no more than 5ft11 i mean check the trailer of his new movie with will smith,he looks more than 2 inches shorter.
He broke his back in 2006 filming the painted veil and that may have caused him a fraction loss and lately he has much poorer posture and also he is 47 now so maybe a fraction loss.
With his posture today he looks no more than 5ft11 but i think if measured he may be 5ft11.25-5.
D said on 15/Sep/16
If Norton is 5'10 then brad Pitt is 5'8.7 and Damon is 5.7.5. Haters... Rob, I don't know how you can tolerate such people, saying Norton is as tall as damon
Dmeyer said on 11/Sep/16
I use to think hé was 5 ft 11 but 6 ft is wath hé can look near
kbhart said on 9/Sep/16
In Rounders Norton and Damon look about the same height....5'10". 6' seems off.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Aug/16
He can look 5ft11-11½ with poor posture but then other times near 6ft1!
Miksi said on 2/Aug/16
6' is a good guess for him. Also lol at 5'11 flat, not a chance.
John said on 29/Jul/16
no more than 5ft 11
truth said on 22/Jun/16
6'0 seems legit, sometimes he can look 5'11.75 at worst.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Apr/16
Honest 6ft
Editor Rob: since he did have some injuries to his back years ago, it is possible he doesn't stand as tall today, well we're talking a fraction of course.
Domti said on 5/Apr/16
Yeah I think he mentioned on some talk show in 2006 how he fell from a horse and broke his back. Hard to tell if it had any impact on his height since his posture has always been kind of poor.
Dejavu said on 5/Apr/16
Watch the bar scene in Fight Club. He had an inch on Brad Pitt.
Domti said on 4/Apr/16
Legit 6', no doubt.
BT said on 3/Apr/16
He mostly looks 6ft, he's got tall hair and a slim frame though so he could dip a little under the mark.
Editor Rob: 10 years or so back I'm sure I read he had broke some back bones, it's always possible it effected him a little.
pablo77bar(184cm) said on 15/Jan/16
5'11 the same as Pitt
Rizzo said on 4/Jan/16
Rob, he looks over 6' most of the time, is it because of his lanky frame?
Editor Rob: his lanky frame definitely can add to a taller appearance, but the more films I saw of him over the years, the more I think about 6ft as he claims is fine.
Marzo said on 2/Jan/16
I just recently watched 'Death to Smoochy' and at one point Ed gets arrested and has his mugshot taken. He's noticeably above the 6' mark. He was also above the 6' mark in the mugshot in AHX. Obviously he gets a boost from footwear but I still think that makes him a legit 1,83 guy. For comparisons, I also watched 'The Wolf of Wall Street' and Leonardo DiCaprio, who's supposed to be only 1 cm shorter than Norton, was barely scrapping 6' with his shoes on. What do you think Rob? If you have patience and time you should check it out. The movie is pretty bad though, easily the worst one he has made. Great site btw, keep up the good work.
Emil 183 cm said on 27/Dec/15
With normal posture he's a solid 6'0. No less no more
Paleman said on 11/Dec/15
Norton is six feet tall.
dok said on 25/Nov/15
With Richard Branson who is listed as 5'11: Click Here
Looks like a legit 6'.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Nov/15
dmeyer said on 22/Oct/15
5'11.5 is possible as he looks smaller than Pitt in 90 % pics

Pitt was in 1½-2in lifts.
dmeyer said on 22/Oct/15
5'11.5 is possible as he looks smaller than Pitt in 90 % pics
Judd ISR said on 22/Sep/15
TNT this because Norton is 182 cms (max 183 cms) while Clooney is 178-179 cms maximum! 4 cms between they are reliable!
Brendan said on 16/Sep/15
I wonder why Brad Pitt and Norton had same height in fight club.
Even in barefoot scenes.
T.N.T. said on 6/Aug/15
It's 'peculiar' that Norton is listed as circa 1.82-1.83m and Clooney is listed as 1.80m. Norton indisputably towers over Clooney (just google their names and find some images, all of which confirm how taller Norton is). Again this old worn phenomenon of upgrading the shorter ones and downgrading the truly taller ones is plain ludicrous.. Seriously, if you're so keen on upgrading the shorties, at least do some justice for the truly taller ones and list them at an Avatar height.
Mike said on 2/Aug/15
6ft max.
Sam said on 16/Jul/15
Almost laughed at his claim that he's taller than Hader.
grizz said on 10/Jul/15
@Sam,you can't seriously consider any height comparison with Brad Pitt? He's a notorious lift wearer.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Jun/15
Can look 5ft11¾-6ft0½
Sam said on 4/Jun/15
He can seem only about 182 cm next to Brad Pitt much of the time, barely taller and often around the same.
an anonymous peach said on 27/May/15
Definitely a solid 6 footer. He can actually look 184cm alot.
Amaze said on 23/Apr/15
@grizz ahh he was but what can you do 5/6 guys jumped him I would have definitely planned revenge tho if that was me

@danny no like when you wake up you're 2cm taller and a hour or two you go to your usual daytime height. E.g. I go from 176 to 174
b-mint1994 said on 22/Apr/15
Looks like a genuine 6 footer to me. Great actor too.
danny said on 20/Apr/15
@Amaze That's amazing that people honestly believe you shrink 2 cm during the day. Medical data puts it spot on, just google it: people shrink 0.5 cm at most during the day.
grizz said on 14/Apr/15
@Amaze, spot on. He was a total alpha in American History X (until the rape part)
Amaze said on 12/Apr/15
He's tall for sure saw American history x glkd film he looked like a 6 footer he's around the 183cm mark for sure more chance of 184 than 182. No less than 6'. IMO wakes up at 185 shrinks to 183
KT said on 5/Apr/15
Definitely taller than Bruce Willis and Tilda Swinton in "Moonrise Kingdom." But he was definitely shorter than Bill Murray in that same movie. 6'0" appears accurate.
Judd said on 12/Mar/15
there's a scene in birdman where he stays (barefoot) next to keaton, who has shoes on (when they receive the standing ovation) and they were very close one to each other...i think Keaton is 5'9.5-75" and Norton 2,25" taller.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Mar/15
He can look 184cm at times
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 28/Feb/15
He looked at least 6ft in Birdman (which he delivered a brilliant, brash, fast-talking performance in). In my opinion, Norton is a strong 6ft.
Dejavu said on 28/Feb/15
He had an inch on Brad Pitt in fight club.
James said on 26/Feb/15
looked 182cm in fight club
MaskDeMasque said on 25/Feb/15
Didn't look 3 inches taller than Keaton in Birdman. I think Ed is 5'11 maybe 5'11.25.
cole said on 20/Feb/15
@Editor Rob: Another 6ft claim: (around one minute in) Click Here And did he just say he's one inch taller than Bill Hader? Surely that was a joke... Also here's a relatively new pic with Cumberbatch, from Variety: Click Here Would be interesting to see some behind the scenes clips and pics from that shoot, to see if one has a slight edge or if they really are bang on equal.
[Editor Rob: if hader is 5ft 11 then a lot of people would be much smaller, maybe he was kind of making an exaggeration or getting his own back by saying he was 5ft 11?]
MD said on 19/Feb/15
Not the best picture because both of them are stepping, but he here is with a 6'1.75" Tom Hiddleston:

Click Here

This has to mean Hiddleston is taller than his listing, right? Because, otherwise, even straightened up, it appearss that's more than 1.75" inches in difference.
grizz said on 17/Feb/15
In yesterday's show on Jimmy Fallon he said he's 6ft tall.
Next to David Duchovny, one of the most honest 6ft guys I've ever seen.
Jim said on 7/Feb/15
Norton is at least 6'0. In The Grand Budapest Hotel, he's noticeably taller than everyone else in his scenes. Looks a solid 6'0+.
Arch Stanton said on 2/Feb/15
Lol Joe, 5'10 for Norton is outrageous. Pitt was wearing lifts in Fight Club to look taller than norton, it's been documented I think.
Joe said on 2/Feb/15
There is no way Ed Norton is 6 feet tall, he was shorter than Brad Pitt in Fight Club, Pitt had about an inch on Norton in the movie, Norton is 5'10".
jtm said on 19/Jan/15
haven't seen birdman but he was 3 inches taller than keaton at the birdman premiere with footwear disadvantage. i think norton is 5'11.5 and keaton is 5'8.
marcus said on 19/Jan/15
rob he was only 2 inches taller than michael keaton, on top of that, he never looks a full 6. i think he's 5'11 flat 180cm
Dmeyer said on 6/Dec/14
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 10/Jan/14
Funny...because he clearly looks about 6ft1 in these next to Alec Baldwin

Click Here
Click Here

Rob, what do you think?
[Editor Rob: hard to say really, there doesn't seem much but it's small photos.]
Emil says on 8/Dec/13
He is 6 foot. He slouched a lot in Fight Club which made him look shorter than Pitt but there are pics from the set where Norton looks 1-1.5 inches taller than Pitt
Nick says on 2/Dec/13
Click Here
He is a little taller than Leodardo Decaprio
Not enaugh évidence he is realy taller than DiCaprio as leo has weaker posture , and with alec in one pic he looks taller in the other shorter so 5'11.75 is good
average slacker said on 26/Nov/14
6ft sloucher... just like me
Ferd said on 3/Nov/14
6'0 just slouches a lot, giving the impression of 5'11 or 5'10
cole said on 13/Oct/14
@James B: Yeah Ed's posture is definitely poor in that scene + Avery is standing tall. He's looked 182-183 cm zone pretty consistantly throughout his career if you ask me. I think he's what you'd call a 6ft sloucher, but maybe he could dip a fraction shy at his lowest. Keeping him at 6ft is fair imo.
James B said on 4/Sep/14
At 1.27 looks 5'11 next Avery brooks but maybe Nortons posture is poor?

https://m.youtube.com/watch?v=oi7bhRmJzec
Sam said on 22/Aug/14
Good actor, but a difficult guy. I thought he was maybe in excess of six feet when I first saw him in his "breakthrough" role in Primal Fear, since he looked at least 2 inches over Richard Gere. Often though, he can look like quite a weak six footer in some photos.
Emil 182.5 cm said on 7/Aug/14
A classic 6 foot sloucher.
Sonny Black said on 11/Jul/14
5'11. He looks short in most of his films, especially the basketball scene in American History X.
177cmGuy said on 11/Jun/14
Solid 6'0 one of my favourite actors.
Balrog said on 3/Jun/14
Rob how tall you think Noah Emmerich is? He looked vissibly taller than Norton in Pride and Glory, at times he pulled off looking 6'3'', although 6'2'' range is possible.
[Editor Rob: could be 6ft 2.5]
gian92 said on 2/Jun/14
this is the one case where he is a legit 6'0 no more no less
Clay said on 5/May/14
Yup, legit 6'0''. Great actor too.
cole said on 16/Apr/14
182 cm range seems like a fair shout imo, but I get the 6ft claim. He's got to be pretty close to the mark. Not under 5'11.5.
Alex 6ft 0 said on 29/Mar/14
Telling 6'0 from 6'0.25 is impossible unless you measure them back to back and its still very close. I think 1/2-3/4 range is when you can start to tell more
Bon_ said on 23/Jan/14
@FA

yes, of course
Bon_ said on 19/Jan/14
looks a legit 6ft to me, 183 cm exactly
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Jan/14
His claim is legit. I saw Fight Club and he still edged out Pitt who was in boots
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Jan/14
Funny...because he clearly looks about 6ft1 in these next to Alec Baldwin

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Rob, what do you think?
[Editor Rob: hard to say really, there doesn't seem much but it's small photos.]
Emil said on 8/Dec/13
He is 6 foot. He slouched a lot in Fight Club which made him look shorter than Pitt but there are pics from the set where Norton looks 1-1.5 inches taller than Pitt
Nick said on 2/Dec/13
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He is a little taller than Leodardo Decaprio
Angelaaaaa said on 8/Nov/13
I am surprised. Always thought he was 5ft9 or something.
truth said on 30/Oct/13
181.7 to be precise.
MD said on 30/Oct/13
Hate Mongers? Huh?
glynny 182 said on 27/Oct/13
bang on with this 1 to rob 6ft/183 on the dot. .dont let the hate mongers make you drag this legit peak height down.
MD said on 26/Oct/13
I'm watching Saturday Night Live, right now, and Edward is the host. Alec Baldwin just came on the stage as a surprise visit, and he's a quarter-inch to half-inch taller than Edward. Can't see any of their footwear, and god only knows if Alec is wearing lifts, but just reporting what I see. 6'0" seems to be the absolute most Edward could be.
6foot in shoes said on 11/Oct/13
6foot in shoes
Dejavu said on 7/Oct/13
He was at least an inch taller than willis
chrisss said on 7/Oct/13
He us nooooot 6ft, brad pitt was inch taller in fight club, and stood a little ovwr 6'9 jared leto, he's a solid 5'10, no taller no shorter, looked that height in fight club and everytime he stood by brad pitt
Dejavu said on 5/Oct/13
Looks at least an inch taller than Bruce Willis. I think he is 6'0.
Bard said on 12/Sep/13
I'd say slightly under but close enough, it's a reasonable claim.
Dejavu said on 7/Sep/13
183 is fair
cole said on 31/Jul/13
5'11.75 is a better fit imo, weak 6'.
Phantom said on 28/Jul/13
Looked 6'0" in The Incredible Hulk if Liv Tyler really is 5'10".
bodwaya said on 2/Jul/13
when he guest starred in modern family he was eye level with tye and he was much shorter then 6 foot 3 john voight in pride and flory
cole said on 30/Jun/13
I think 181-182 cm for Norton is more accurate. Looked at least 3 cm shorter than 6'1 Bill Murray. And about 3 cm taller than 5'10/5'10.5 Bruce Willis.
Emil said on 30/Jun/13
@Rob, have you seen the pics? Norton is clearly over 1 inch taller than Pitt


Emil says on 13/Apr/13
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Looks an inch taller than Brad Pitt.
He is not under 5'11.5 for sure
truth178cm said on 1/Jun/13
I think that Pitt is exactly 179cm and Norton exactly 181cm strong 5ft10 and 5ft11.
lelman said on 13/May/13
Him and Pitt look near identical height in almost all photo's I have seen. If we conclude the Pitt wears lifts and he doesn't, and Pitt is legit 5'11", then about 6' should be about right - maybe very slightly under, but I think 6 is fair.
Emil said on 13/Apr/13
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Looks an inch taller than Brad Pitt.
He is not under 5'11.5 for sure
The Horse of FUNK said on 30/Mar/13
I think he's under 6'. Having watched Rounders recently where he starred with Matt Damon. Now, not just in a few scenes, but throughout the entire movie I could barely see any difference between the two. Either Matt Damon is the 5'10" he claims or Norton isn't quite 6' and more 5'11".
Mr. Kaplan said on 24/Mar/13
He's 5'11". Rounds up to 6'.
elias said on 5/Feb/13
Click Here taller than 1.79 james franco so 1.83 seems right
Hew said on 30/Dec/12
5'11 - 5'11.5 is a good bet, not the full 6ft.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/Dec/12
If Willis is 5ft11.5, Norton looks a fraction over 6ft
Steve said on 7/Dec/12
Edward Norton is 181 cm, and Brad Pitt is 176 cm. Norton is easily 2.5 inches taller.
Yaspaa said on 3/Dec/12
Hang on, you mention people not using movie's as a good source, and then you judge his height by the comparison of him next to his 5'1 girlfriend. So you can determine a 1 inch difference with confidence from that? Dude.
Joey said on 30/Nov/12
you guys should quit estimating height solely by how someone looked in movies...you can take in into account but you need other sources as well...if an actor looks to short next to an actress, in ed's case liv tyler, then he is made taller ...elevator shoes, camera angles etc... as simple as that...this guy from twilight, not the vamp but that other black haired dude, stood on a box in a couple of scences cos he is too short lol....ed norton is a very weak 5'11 juding from how he looks next to his 5'1 gf..
Olly said on 14/Nov/12
Saw one of his outfits at London's V&A from Fight Club
and it looked small.
Silent d said on 4/Nov/12
I am seriously doubting his 6 foot claim. He looked a couples of inches taller than phillip seymour hoffman and maybe ten cm taller than harvey keitel in red dragon. I don't judge movies but he looks 180cm in rounders and red dragon. Werid. I'll stick with 6 foot.
trutth said on 25/Oct/12
hes 6ft
Aragorn 5'11 said on 25/Oct/12
He didn't even look that much taller that Matt Damon in Rounders (1998).
Jerrin said on 24/Oct/12
6 ft ? it's irritating ......he seems to be a 5'10er
Larc-186.7cm-188.6cm said on 23/Oct/12
How the hell did Brad Pitt managed to look taller than this guy?

Norton can be 6'0 or pretty damn close to it, he looks it next to Liv Tyler, but there isn't even a single pic where he looks that height next to Brad Pitt, he seems always 5'10 range next to him.

I smell lifts for Pitt, more now than ever.
Aragorn 5'11 said on 19/Oct/12
Edward Norton is not 6'0 tall. He's definitely a legit 5'11 like Brad Pitt. They're both the same height in Fight Club.
bodwaya said on 8/Oct/12
woody is not 5 foot9 he was equal height to 6 foot javiar bardem in no country for old men. Someone post a pic of them together in Larry vs flynt cause they. were same height. lastly dmaon is 5 foot 1. if he was close to dmaon height he would almost be 5 foot10. so u contradicted yourself.
Silent d said on 8/Oct/12
He looked pretty close to matt damon's height in rounders. I don't know if damon wore lifts in that movie. He was pretty close to famke janssen. In all the other movies he looks 6 foot. 6 foot seems accurate. No way he is same height as woody.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Oct/12
I think 6ft is dead on. He's above average/tall. Willis is at least 5ft11 today. Probably 181cm if not 182cm
Dejavu said on 15/Sep/12
He has an inch on Bruce Willis.
bodwaya said on 12/Sep/12
someone pop up a pciture u will see their equal height
bodwaya said on 12/Sep/12
but they looked equal height in people vs larry flynt
bodwaya said on 10/Sep/12
what height would guys say woody harrelson is cause in people vs larry flyn him and norton were equal height woudlnt u say woody like norton is also 6 foot.
Dejavu said on 8/Sep/12
182-183cm. Bill Murray appears to have an inch on him at least.
Mike said on 27/Aug/12
He filmed parts of Moonrise Kingdom on my road and was in my yard on a number of occasions throughout the few weeks they were filming. He is definitly 6 ft tall. I'm 5-9 and he was easily 2 or 3 inches taller than me. Very nice man by the way.
SAK said on 24/Aug/12
bodwaya says on 24/Aug/12 in Italian job he had 2 inches on 5 foot 10 jason stathum. He is one of the few celebs who looks 6 foot .
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Statham is more 176/5f9 rather than 178/5f10. But I would still put Morton @ 183/6f. I82/5f11.5 is a possibility.
bodwaya said on 24/Aug/12
in Italian job he had 2 inches on 5 foot 10 jason stathum. He is one of the few celebs who looks 6 foot .
Jake: 1.82 m-- 1.83 m-- 1.84 m said on 19/Aug/12
Brad Pitt is 5ft 10.75in (1.80 m) in my opinion, Norton is definitely taller. I still think 183 cm is accurate for Norton but between 1.82 m & 1.83 m is certainly possible.
Jack said on 9/Aug/12
Maybe 5'11.75"(182 cm) is closer.
ray 6' 158 lbs said on 8/Aug/12
he seemsed 1 inch taller than brad pitt who is 5'10" and 6' in big shooze so i guess he has a poor poster but i think he is a weak six footer
Jake: 1.82 m-- 1.83 m-- 1.84 m said on 6/Aug/12
Right on 6 feet, or an easy 1.83 m is correct.
soothdoom said on 6/Aug/12
brad pitt who is no more than 6 feet tall was towering over ed norton in fight club. Edward, at best is 5.8 or 5.9
BigT said on 4/Aug/12
Between 180-183 cm for sure, this guy is above average. I can live with 6ft, altough I think he looks closer to 5'11 at times.
mike 6 feet out of bed said on 28/Jul/12
Mr Rs right
linke said on 31/Jan/12
Norton does looks like 6 ft guy.Plus Mr R is vouching for him.We dont see him upgrading many actors.
The Karl said on 31/Jan/12
i bet he rounds up to six foot, no big deal. an exact measure, he's probably 5-11 and change. he's definitely above average, and he's definitely not 6-1, so we're splitting hairs between 5-11 and six foot.
James said on 29/Jan/12
rob are u considering 182cm or are u still convinced he's 183cm?
[Editor Rob: 182 is a possible for him because brooks in person 2-3 years ago didn't look taller than the challenger I measured just under 6ft 0.5!]
James said on 28/Jan/12
rob could u please try and give me your opinons on this.

last week i watched american history and noticed that 6'1 avery brooks had near 2 inches on norton in the scenes they shared together

if you go too 1:27 in the trailer you will see what i am talking about
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maybe 181cm 182cm could be closer for edward norton? there was not much difference between him and brad pitt either in fight club. overall i think norton could be a weak 6ft.
[Editor Rob: he can look around 182 yeah, he was taller than stacy in the film, but shorter than avery.]
Ajax said on 21/Jan/12
Yes I understand but what I'm trying to say is that when your a height + 3/4 and you say your the next inch up, that's not exaggerating to me because if they stood next to someone the next inch up, people would probably think there the same height anyway.
Ajax said on 21/Jan/12
Rob just my opinion it's fine if you disagree, when someone is something like 5'11.75 and they say 6ft or whatever height + 3/4", that's not exaggerating.
[Editor Rob: there's a ton of actors in the 5ft 11.5-11.75 range who will round up to 6ft.

It's rare to find any actor 182cm actually say it, and I think everytime an actor is listed 182cm you have people wanting to 'give him' 6ft. There's as many 5ft 11.75 actors as 6ft actors, yet if you go through this site there are far more listed 6ft than 11.75...]
jake, 1.82 m/ 1.83 m said on 15/Jan/12
182 cm minimum, he could be 6" 0.25 (1.835 m).
hungarian said on 12/Jan/12
Thraex- as I saw, he is 6-2 on the criminal record page, which means that he is at least 6'0.
hungarian said on 12/Jan/12
In the American History X he looks only slightly shorter than the 6'1-listed Ethan Suplee, who is not a very well known actor, so his listed height is probably right.Norton is probably 6 feet tall.
nice guy said on 10/Jan/12
5'11 out of bed at best...am kinda surprised I always thought that dude was like 5'8 :o
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 8/Jan/12
5'10" range, 5'11" MAX.
TruebloodFan said on 6/Jan/12
he's not tall, he's above average at 5'11, same as Bruce Willis.
ins said on 2/Jan/12
what's the matter with all you people? insane... you say: he is 6' ... he is not tall...

if he is 6' ....he is tall .... and he looks tall in some movies don't trust cameras
Godred said on 7/Dec/11
5`11.
bill said on 4/Dec/11
seems 5-10ish to 5-11 MAX barefoot

NEVER seems or comes off at SOLID 6 foot imo
Mr. R said on 30/Nov/11
Ed is just a tiny bit over six feet. We were at a dinner in Beverly Hills a few years ago.
ANDREA[ITA] said on 8/Nov/11
Rob, be honest! do you think he really looks 6' next to 195 Tim Robbins? He looks at least 16 cms shorter than him to me!
[Editor Rob: in general he looks near 6 foot, I don't think he's nearer 5ft 11 than 6ft though. Always a chance with people to be 1/4 inch under a mark and say 6 foot though.]
Giraffe said on 1/Nov/11
5'10, skinny frame makes him look taller.
Thor said on 25/Oct/11
Pitt - 1.77m
Norton - 1.79m
Is probably true
LAN Jiao said on 25/Oct/11
Pitt is 177cm . Norton is 179cm.
yh said on 22/Oct/11
181cm
Maxwell said on 29/Sep/11
@HULK- Though I can't see the second image, Norton is taller in the first and in the third it's highly probable Pitt is wearing his lifts.
Legend said on 22/Sep/11
@TruebloodFan

Ok I might give him 5'11. He's never 6 feet.
HULK said on 19/Sep/11
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dmeyer said on 18/Sep/11
de niro was about 5 ft 8.5 when the score was made so about 5 ft 9.5-9.5 with 1.1 in dress shoes norton looks 2.5 in taller while ed has 1.4 in timbs so 6 ft with timbs on i believe he is 6 ft but can struggles to look an even 5 ft 11 at times
ANDREA[ITA] said on 12/Sep/11
Next to Tim Robbins he looks 181 tops! More like 179!
Thomas said on 11/Sep/11
why do you guys care enough to argue over this stuff? 6ft or 5'9", edward's an awesome actor, and people do shrink a couple inches with age.
Alexandre said on 23/Aug/11
6ft is insane for Norton!! he NEVER looked tall to me. Looks like a 180cm guy. maybe 181cm but not 183cm
Bradley said on 14/Aug/11
rtw416 says on 7/Jun/11
I stood toe to toe with Mr.Norton at a theatre in N.Y.C.,I stand 5` 9" and he had at least 1 inch over me,so I would say that he could pass for 6ft but not more than that

If he had 1 inch on you, he would pass for 5´10, not 6ft...
TruebloodFan said on 12/Aug/11
@Legend says on 18/Jul/11
haha he's not 6 feet at all...More like 5'10

5ft10 is as insane for Norton as for Damon. he's at least 5ft11 flat at night. at least.
dmeyer said on 9/Aug/11
rob in the video he defenetly dont look 6 ft near 5 ft 9.25 leto more 5 ft 11
Mr. R said on 9/Aug/11
Ed is between 6 feet and 6-1. He has always looked much taller.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Aug/11
Dmeyer says on 28/Jul/11
I wouldntFHA surprise if he is 5'11

I would. Usually he never struggles to edge out 180cm guys. The lowest for this guy is 5ft11.5(182cm) i think. But with his build and posture he can pull off looking 6ft1 or close. I think the current height is reasonable.

I bet if you put him next to someone like Bruce Willis or Vin Diesel he'd be taller.

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