Ernest Hemingway's Height
6ft 0 (182.9 cm)
American novelist best remembered for writing A Farewell to Arms, The Old Man and the Sea, For Whom the Bell Tolls and The Sun Also Rises. On one of his passports his height/weight were Given
as 6ft and 220 pounds.
By U.S. National Archives and Records Administration, via Wikimedia Commons
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Average Guess (4 Votes)
6ft 0.19in (183.4cm)
said on 8/Jun/18
How tall was Aleister Crowley? Hemingway described him as a "a tall, gray, lantern-jawed man". If he said so, maybe Crowley was taller than him. Crowley seemed a pretty tall fellow, like 1.90 m: Click Here
I'm unfortunately not so familiar with Crowley, though over 6ft seems possible.
said on 31/Jan/18
In this photo he could certainly pass for 220lbs.
From middle age onwards he was clearly at least 200lbs. As a young man, perusing various photographs of him from that time, he looked well-below that figure.
As tall-looking a six-footer as you are going to get. He would put many supposed six-footers to shame. He could easily be 6'0⅛, using the new listing system, or perhaps even 6'0¼.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Dec/17
220lbs looks extreme
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Jun/16
A very solid 6fter, wouldn't rule out a fraction over this.
Gonzalo said on 7/Oct/15
Hemingway was good friends with Gary Cooper. There are many pics of both men together and Cooper looks around 7-8 cms taller. So, 1`83 for Hemingway seems accurate
said on 6/Oct/15
I don't know here's Hemingway with 6'1" listed John Huston, who was only 6 years younger, but to be fair I think Huston was at least 6'1.5".
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