German actor best remembered for roles in films such as Goldeneye, The Marriage of Maria Braun, Proof of Life, Asterix & Obelix Take On Caesar, Lili Marleen and The Ogre. He was listed as 6ft 2 by his agency.
Gerald S said on 11/Mar/23
Rob, could John please join the Bond Actors tag as General Ourumov.
said on 29/Dec/17
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at 39:56 I thought 5'6 range assuming he has about 0.5" shoe advantage.
5ft 6 is a likely range, there was quite a big difference at that moment.
Adijos said on 13/Apr/17
Rob, at least 6'3" in Goldeneye and Asterix.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Mar/16
I'd definitely argue a bit over this mark. He was maybe 1in taller than Brosnan in Goldeneye but then easily 4in or more on Sean Bean. He was a large-framed guy and had great posture which might have added to the illusion of more height. He looked towering in that prison scene. I'm sure his stature was one of the reasons they cast him as General Orumov. His overall demeanour just screamed villainy...terrific actor.
"Gottifried John's height is 6ft 2½in (189.23cm)"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Oct/14
I'd have thought closer to 6ft3. He was taller than Brosnan
Anon said on 11/Mar/13
Looks real tall in Goldeneye. Most probably a full 6ft2
k mart said on 28/Sep/08
i believe gottfried john is still a solid 6ft 2in no shorter. he is tall and has good posture for a guy in his 60's
Anonymous said on 25/Jun/08
a good 6'2 tall in his early days now looks between 6'1 and 6'2
AshnarLynx said on 18/Oct/07
He looked exactly 6'2 in Proof of Life. I thought he was taller before, but there he was just two inches below David Morse.
Anshelm said on 8/Jan/07
Watching GoldenEye on TV right now... yeah, has about three inches on Famke Janssen; I'd say a strong 188 cm rather than weak. Maybe taller in youth? He's 64 now. Good posture.