How tall was Gloria Swanson

Gloria Swanson's Height

4ft 11 (149.9 cm)

American actress best remembered for starring in Sunset Boulevard, Sadie Thompson, Father Takes a Wife and Queen Kelly. Her buspass had her height listed at 5ft. She was quoted in a 1980 People article as saying: "I'm only 5'½" tall, so I'd add two or maybe three inches to my legs. I know I give a much taller impression"”but that's until I stand next to someone else"
I'm a shrimp. I'm only five-foot-two. But I learned to fool people into thinking I was taller long ago when I first entered the movies.
I weigh 112 or so. I'm five feet two. For my age and my height, I'm supposed to weigh 138. Now if I weighed 138, I'd be a ball and I'd roll in here.

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Average Guess (7 Votes)
4ft 10.68in (149cm)
Comentarista said on 3/Aug/22
Trish S. said on 22/Feb/22
Gloria may not be 5' tall, but her presence is at least 10 feet. The gorgeous and divine Miss Swanson was still stunning and doing a wonderful tango in her 80s. She was fabulous.
"Remember Dahlings, any morning you wake up is WONDERFUL. "
On her gravestone.
Cliff said on 9/May/13
Here's a picture of her standing next to 5ft1.5 Jean Harlow and Gloria is at LEAST two-inches shorter:

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Editor Rob
she probably rounded up a bit.
Loon said on 18/Oct/12
I'm very surprised to see she was that short! She always seemed much taller to me. AT LEAST 1.70 m.
Nika said on 24/Jul/12
I've seen a lot of her movies, and I really didn't get an idea she is that short, while comparing with other actors...
Nobody said on 25/Jan/11
Hey,guys give her some comments!

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