How tall was Glenn Strange

Glenn Strange's Height

6ft 4 (193 cm)

American actor, best remembered for films such as House of Frankenstein, House of Dracula, The Black Raven and Abbot and Costello meet Frankenstein. He once mentioned, in reference to playing Frankenstein's Monster "I'm 6-foot-4 to start with, and with the makeup and padding, I'd wear a size 70 coat, the boots had six-inch soles, and by the time I was ready to film, I was just about seven feet tall."

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6ft 4.09in (193.3cm)
Isa said on 29/Jan/21
Glenn was closer to 6'4.6 to 6.5" in his prime, speaking with people who knew him. He didn't play the Frankenstein Monster until mid-life, rode horses and probably took some falls playing a lot of baddies.
Tall Sam said on 19/Mar/18
There's a good chance he was an honest 6'4" but probably not over it. He probably had a bit of height loss by the time of Gunsmoke. BTW, without the Frankenstein makeup he could look like a missing link in the Chaney family, he facially resembles Lon Sr. a bit but his size was more like Lon Jr.
Canson said on 18/Mar/18
Lol 6’6? He’s prib Not even 6’4 flat
Shivam said on 17/Mar/18
6'6 for sure
Jon Thorson said on 19/Dec/17
Glenn mentioned he was 6'4" in an interview when he was much older. He was probably taller when he was playing the monster, maybe by an inch. Bob Burns mentioned Glenn was about 6'6" tall. When Mr. Strange was playing Sam the Bartender he was older and Arness was younger, probably sporting cowboy boots to accentuate the Lawman's height. I don't remember seeing Glenn wearing cowboy boots on Gunsmoke. I'd guess Glenn was 6'5" in his prime.
Slim said on 19/Sep/17
A weak 6'4".
Sam said on 18/Sep/17
I thought at times he could look at least a strong 6'4" but James Arness I think could seem right around 3 inches taller. Don't really remember how he compared to John Wayne in Red River and he co-starred with Sterling Hayden in a film I've never seen, so it would interesting to see how he compares to those guys.
Arch Stanton said on 17/Sep/17
Looked it, requested him a while back I think. Don't keep forgetting classic Hollywood actors categories though!

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