How tall was Heath Ledger

Heath Ledger's Height

6ft ½ in (184.2 cm)

Australian actor, best remembered for roles in films such as The Dark Knight, Brokeback Mountain, 10 Things I Hate About You and The Patriot. He once said, when talking about the movie Ned Kelly, "Ned was 6ft. I'm 6ft 1in".

How tall is Heath Ledger
Heath and Matt Damon
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Q: You're really tall...did you tower over Mel?
A: I'm 6 feet 1, but he has such a large presence on-screen that you don't notice it. Anyway, I'm 5 inches taller than my real dad.
-- Cosmo Q&A, 2001

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Average Guess (169 Votes)
6ft 0.48in (184.1cm)
Jawilder said on 7/Sep/23
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Jawilder said on 7/Sep/23
Disagree man. He’s clearly minimum 6’0.5 with Jake.
Jordan87 said on 6/Sep/23
@ Jay
"Anything under 6’0.5 is just a joke at this point. No comments will be taken seriously if you try to argue that"

He's under 6'0.5" With Jake. Show us some pics to show us why you think he is at least 6'0.5".
Height Analyzer 2 said on 15/Apr/23
He always seemed exactly an inch taller than Christian Bale, so I think 6'0.5 is fair (because Bale isn't 5'11.75 but closer to 5'11.5)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Apr/23
Editor Rob: 6ft 0.75 is what many have him at. I can still see it as an option.

I'd strongly consider that for Heath Ledger, Bryan Brown and Richard Harris
Jawilder said on 18/Jan/23
@cbrady yeah 6’0.5 is a great listing for him.
Cbrady said on 17/Jan/23
@ Jawilder -- I like Rob's listing of 184.2 for Ledger. I don't think he is edging towards 185 though.

@ BalticGuy and Darksol64-- For a man in the 185 range to have a 5-9.5 eye level sounds quite uncommon considering the standard 4 to 4.5 inches from pupil to crown top. The man would need to have his head tilted up about an inch to hit a 5-9.5 eye line.

Simply look at Mark Gatiss pictured with Rob and with a shoe advantage and we can see his eye level is well under 5-9.5. Commenters don't seem to believe that Gatiss has an eye level even over a flat 5-9 and he has a higher eye level than most!

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Jawilder said on 14/Jan/23
Anything under 6’0.5 is just a joke at this point. No comments will be taken seriously if you try to argue that.
Jawilder said on 12/Jan/23
6’0.5-6’0.75 would be a 🔒 for his active low. Prob woke up 6’1 3/8. Wonder how many mm apart we would be.
Jawilder said on 12/Jan/23
184.5 guy same as me
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jan/23
He he he, Rob! That appealed to my sense of humour!
Peter 180cm said on 9/Jan/23
Definitely 183-184 range,at worst a flat 1.83
Darksol64 said on 9/Jan/23

As a fellow strong 6'1 range nearing 6'2 guy (I may edge you half-inch) I fully agree. I can hold a solid 5'9.5 eyeline at a low before bed, barefoot. I'd pretty much be looking at the top near his hair.

Looks like a guy with classic 6'0 body frame to me. Rob is being generous with the listing; 6'0.5 isn't impossible but I agree that it would be absolutely top of the mark for him with lower being likely.

He would be lucky to hit 6'1 right out of bed.

I feel he might measure something like 6'0 1/8 at a low but I can't guess that, so I'll guess flat 6'0 because average guess is too high in my opinion.
BalticGuy said on 8/Jan/23
If Matt Damon is the credited 5'9 1/2" then there is absolutely no prayer for Heath having been anywhere near 6'1", much as I like him, that is *not* a 6'1" guy. I'm about 6'1.5" most of the day, maybe closer to 6'2" in the morning and closer to 6'1.25" at night and I 100% guarantee you no 5'9.5" guy is looking that tall next to me. How Damon looks here isn't far off from how my 5'11" brother looks next to me - right around a 2.5" difference in height - which if Damon is 5'9.5" would put Heath Ledger at right around the 6 foot mark on the dot. If he were a real 6'1", 5'9.5" should put the top of Damon's head right around mid-eye level for Ledger. Instead, if you draw a line - and notice that Damon is slouching a bit because Heath is putting some of his weight on his shoulder - from the top of Damon's head over to Ledger's head to the left, the top of his head comes up to his forehead somewhere in the middle, which is VERY consistent given the typical range of male head sizes with a height difference of between 2.5" and 3". So, at very BEST, Heath might hope to eek out a little over the 6 foot mark - maybe 183.5 to 184 cm, but to hit 6'1 (about 185.5 cm) he'd need nearly an inch in height ESPECIALLY since Damon is not standing fully upright here.

I wouldn't put Heath at any LESS than 6'0" but no more than 6'0.5". Somewhere in that range. To give him the benefit of the doubt I'd split the difference and say MOST LIKELY, Heath Ledger's REALISTIC maximum height was 183.5 cm, or around 6'0.25" - in your typical pair of shoes that could be boosted to close to 6'1" - and most men when they state their height ARE including shoes so it would track with Heath's claim (also why most men's stated height is about an inch more than their actual height without shoes) of being "6'1".

Note that in any case, he still comes in taller than average for sure - keep in mind Matt Damon is right around smack dab average male height and you get the idea.
Sandy Cowell said on 6/Jan/23
If at all possible, Rob, please could you accept my second submission only? Thank you! 😋

The Sun Eater, instead of The Sin Eater, sounds stupid! 🤪🥴
Sandy Cowell said on 6/Jan/23
The lovely Caroline Munro is showing her Cellar Club fans a film called The Order tonight. I recognise the cast, which includes Heath, Mark Addy and the gorgeous, tall, model-like Shannyn Sossaman but my copy is called The Sun Eater.

It’s a very good film, typical of what Caroline has to offer.

Wasn’t Heath Ledger a handsome fellow? Regardless of how he looked, it didn’t stop him from succumbing to drugs. What a tragic waste of a beautiful life and talent. 😢

Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Dec/22
Edward, you’re a solid if not strong 6ft1. You’re at 185cm after a long day, not shorter like Rob said if you got measured at 2:00pm you’d easily be 186cm. Out of bed you’d probably be 188cm
Edward Mullen said on 19/Dec/22
Hi rob . What height should one claim if at 9:30 pm they measure 185 cm
Editor Rob
6ft 1, but if you were going by say a normal annual physical, it's likely you could get between 185.5-186 range, so saying 186 is fair.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Dec/22
Out of bed: 186.5-187cm
Before bed: 184.5-185cm
QM6'1.5"QM said on 11/Dec/22
No less than 6'0". He'd always looks tall in his movies. Even as legendary bad postured Joker, he was taller than Bale on the screen.
Also noticeable taller than Jake. Long skinny legs too.
Died so young, only 28 y.o man, but you never know because it's Hollywood...

Great actor. Icon. Legend. R.I.P Ledger!
mnecro2602 said on 28/Aug/22

Jake is around 5'10":

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As for Ledger, he was 6'0" at best:

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For Ledger to be around 6'0.25", Gyllenhaal would have to be around 5'10.5", and I just can't see him that high.
Most Legit 6'3 said on 18/Aug/22
Smidge under 6’1. Rip.
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 14/Aug/22
184.5cm at his low I think. 6ft ¾ fits. Absolute icon.
Slim1.75m said on 4/Aug/22
Rob this comment might sound a bit offensive but what ever gave you the idea that ledger was any less then 6'0¾ I mean I get the fact of 6'1 being one of the most inflated claims

i.e Jensen Ackles,Sam Witwer,etc

But Ledger struck me as a text book example.
Editor Rob
6ft 0.75 is what many have him at. I can still see it as an option.
Jordan87 said on 4/Aug/22

Ledger looks a bit over 6'0 with Jake. I for one belive Jake to under 5'11 but I think there is a bit more than and inch between them and Ledger is 6'0.25" ish
mnecro said on 24/Apr/22
Jake is indeed well under 5ft11. Ledger was 6ft flat.

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Jawilder said on 22/Apr/22
@Rampage Yeah Heath was 6’0.75 at a low imo. He could look a solid 6’1 at times also.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Apr/22
Yeah Rob, I think 6ft0¾ was a minimum range for Ledger, with the full 6ft1 not exactly impossible either. He certainly has a fair chunk of height over Gyllenhaal...either that or Jake is well under 5ft11!

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If anything he looks to be approaching 6ft2 in those photos! Even if we were to place Jake at 5ft11 flat, there's still an easy 2in and then some in Heath's favor.

For me in all honesty...Heath was most likely 6ft1½ to 6ft1¾ getting up, hung around the 6ft1 mark for most of the day and worst case maybe dipped a little shy of it before calling it a day but nothing dramatic. I just think 6ft0½ pushes guys like Gyllenhall, Bale and Damon down more...
Editor Rob
Well I certainly wouldn't put him less than 6ft 1/2.
Cbrady said on 5/Apr/22
@ Rampage I am not sure if she is in heels but it certainly seems like the two taller men are imposing themselves on her and she is being prohibited from standing tall and is dropping height in her back.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Apr/22
@Cbrady: Maybe that's because she's in heels?
mnecro said on 3/Apr/22
6'0" flat.
Cbrady said on 2/Apr/22
@ Rampage Rose Byrne at 5'6" is standing next to Heath and he doesn't seem to be a big seven inches over her.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Apr/22
Editor Rob: Ledger has a fair share of commenters who would go with 0.75 or 1.

Yep, either of those could be argued I think
Mads Nielsen said on 31/Mar/22
Weak 6"1
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/Mar/22
Looks 186-187cm range with Bryan Brown

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That's 1998 I think so Heath was 19 and Bryan was 50 so likely still at his peak. Bryan is still comfortably taller than Sam Neill (who Rob met) in recent photos Click Here Click Here Click Here

Rob, I think both guys are under listed slightly I'd give them 6ft1...Bryan in his 70's probably has still lost a bit though
Editor Rob
Ledger has a fair share of commenters who would go with 0.75 or 1.
Wehrmacht180 said on 17/Mar/22
Heath ledger 183 cm
And jake is 178 cm
Jawilder said on 14/Mar/22
@Rampage agreed he’s likely 6’0.75 at a low
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Feb/22
Editor Rob: Sure he would have cleared 6ft 1, just a question how much.

6ft1½ easy
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Feb/22
Could pass for a solid 6ft1 at times but I'll settle for 6ft0¾. He still looked comfortably taller than Bale in Dark Knight, slouching and with less shoe (Bale in his Batman gear would have had considerably more heel)
Rowan182.5cm said on 5/Jan/22
Looked 183.5-184.5 range average guess seems about right 184cm
Ali186.5 said on 9/Dec/21
How tall is Heath Ledger in the morning, at her best and tallest?
Editor Rob
Sure he would have cleared 6ft 1, just a question how much.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Nov/21
Weak 6ft1
Slim 6'1.75 said on 4/Oct/21
And 182 ledger puts Gyllenhaal at 5’10”
Slim 6'1.75 said on 2/Oct/21
182 Heath puts Gyllenhaal at flat 5’10
Slim 6'1.75 said on 1/Oct/21
If Heath wasn’t even 6ft then bale would be 179.5-180cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Sep/21
182cm is ridiculous
Slim 6'1.75 said on 23/Sep/21
182 ledger would put bale at 180 and Damon at 175

No way Heath at worst was 183.8
harisali1820 said on 31/Aug/21
Jtm said on 28/Aug/21
look at him with bill paxton. no way under 6'0.5.
Slim 6'1.5" said on 26/Aug/21
183 is too low for Heath as at worst he was 183.8
David Tang said on 17/Aug/21
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David Tang said on 6/Aug/21
rob i don't think he was ever more than 6ft, what do you think?
Editor Rob
I can't see Heath as just a flat six footer, genuinely looked over that mark.

Of course if anybody was around when Big G had a photo with Heath, then of course he looked barely 6ft!
David Tang said on 2/Aug/21
6'0 flat.
slim 6'1 said on 12/Jul/21

What makes you think he was 184.5 instead of 184?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Jun/21
Slim, I think he was
Slim 6'1.5 said on 18/Jun/21
I don’t think he was near 6’1” like tennant and amell

Flat 184cm is probably right on the money
Slim 6'1.5 said on 1/Jun/21
186-186.5 first thing in the morning
Slim 6'1.5 said on 8/May/21
Robs got him as listed; rock solid 184cm
Slim 6'1.5 said on 19/Apr/21
I agree rampage, 184-185 is only below average in the dinaric alps where the average is 186-187

Imho at least a flat 6ft to be tall absolutely no less 👍
Nik Ashton said on 16/Apr/21
@ Slim 6'1.5 - 5’7” is closer to average!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Apr/21
Slim, I generally wouldn’t brand 184-185cm as average. In places like Holland it’s maybe just slightly beyond it.
Slim 6'1.5 said on 15/Apr/21
I see roughly 7cm between ledger and Damon above
Slim 6'1.5 said on 15/Apr/21

Arguably 6’ or 6’1 is the start of tall, imho 184-185cm is closer to average than 5’7” is...
Sammy 6'5" said on 6/Apr/21
Ben - 6'0 said on 6/Apr/21
@slim 6'1

184 is well above average. Average is between 5’9 and 5’10.
ALEXIZ/180cm said on 25/Mar/21
183 cm max
Kyuuta95 said on 19/Mar/21
Well, I‘m around 186,5 out of bed and low 184,5 before bed, when he is that same height he can be surely seen as a 6‘1 guy. Not just morning height. Since, at least for me, Istill measure around 185,3 afternoon.
I‘d give him the full flat 6‘1
Celebheights 6'1.5" said on 16/Feb/21
Out of bed: 186.5 centimeters
Before bed: 184.5 centimeters

He was slightly taller than Christian Bale, who is a weak six footer. Heath Ledger was also a bit shorter than Morgan Freeman, and noticeably taller than Andrew Garfield.

6’1” might have been a morning measurement for him.
Genau 5ft9 7/8 said on 14/Feb/21
just over 6ft1 out of bed like 6ft1 1/8 and 6ft0 3/8 at a normal evening low 6ft0.5 is fair
Slim 6'1" said on 7/Feb/21
I think maybe 1 or 2mm over 184cm at his low
Slim 6'1" said on 7/Feb/21
“I am like a mad dog chasing cars, I wouldn’t know what to do with one if I caught one”
100% agree...
slim 6'1 said on 1/Feb/21
Thank you Vince, I don’t get picked on or anything anymore that’s a thing of the past,
Vincent Caleb said on 1/Feb/21
I hope your situation improves as well as your well being. I like your reference btw. Best of luck,

As for Ledger’s height, I could have bought 6’0.75”.
slim 6'1 said on 30/Jan/21
Rip Heath ledger, he didn’t live long enough to see these civilised people eat each other up. Like Heath I wasn’t a civilised person I was the monster who always got left out and picked on
slim 6'1 said on 30/Jan/21
He would’ve been a strong 186cm first thing straight out of bed
184cm is weird because it’s in between average and tall
slim 6'1 said on 19/Jan/21
I still think 6’0.5 likelier than 6’0.75”
Jordan87 said on 13/Jan/21
@ John Bricker

" 5'11" is his height".....Ah that settles "it", I mean the fact that we all see your stupidity.
Slim 6'1" said on 19/Dec/20
184.0 like Henry Cavill
Pat m said on 27/Nov/20
Always looked close to 6'1 except when he played the joker obviously due to his relaxed posture in that movie, I think he was 6'3/4 so a weak 6'1
Slim 6'1" said on 10/Nov/20
Rock solid 184cm RIP
OriginalAnon said on 27/Oct/20
183cm tops for Ledger. He never looked remotely tall to me. I could've believed under 6'.
Slim 6'1" said on 29/Sep/20
Robs listing could also be spot on, 186-186.5 out of bed
Slim 6'1" said on 24/Sep/20
Always looked tall & skinny
Slim 6'1" said on 24/Sep/20
184.5 isn’t impossible
Julius Regnart said on 22/Aug/20
Ei Rob, how do you think of Heath weight on The Dark Knight , i think he Is a perfectly 170 pounds.
Editor Rob
under 180 could be a range for a trim Heath, like during dark knight.
Slim 6'1" said on 8/Aug/20
184cm robs listing could be the big thing
Slim 6'1" said on 5/Aug/20
solid 6’ unlike bale who is 182. Definitely 184-184.5
John Bricker said on 2/Aug/20
5”11 is his height
Slim 6'1" said on 2/Aug/20
2cm on 182 bale so this is spot on heck maybe even 184.5
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Jul/20
Heath still managed to look an inch taller than Bale in Batman Begins even when the latter clearly had a footwear advantage. With Bale now settled at 5ft11¾ (shortest I’d argue and could still manage the full 6ft) this mark for Heath is too low. He clearly looks around 6ft1 next to Damon

Rob, could we give Heath 6ft0¾?
Editor Rob
you could say he has looked 6ft 0.5 up to 1 during his short career, so that 3/4 may well be close to what he might have measured.
Kebapsever said on 12/Jul/20
I’m certain he measured 6’1. Definitely deserves an upgrade.
JJJ75 said on 15/Jun/20
Rob, if someone who is 5'1 stood next to him, how would he look?
Editor Rob
If he stood well, the 5ft 1 person could be barely above his shoulder, definitely under his chin...
Que lo Que said on 1/May/20
He has the same dimensions as Zidane
Saint said on 29/Apr/20
Heath Ledger loved to play with his posture when he was with other actors. Click Here
Jake Gyllenhaal 5.11 ft / 180 cm and Heath Ledger 6.1 / 185 cm. Stop talking folly about 5.11 and 5.10 for Ledger. Click Here
Photos prove it 6.1 feet.Click Here
Sandy A Cowell said on 4/Apr/20
Tragic actor Heath Ledger would have turned 41 today. 😢

6ft and half-an-inch.

RIP Heath 🕯 XX
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Feb/20
He could give a 6ft1-2 impression at times
Jkiller said on 4/Feb/20
He was a solid 6'1.
Nick said on 17/Jan/20
I remembered that Geoffrey Rush was with Heath in Candy (2006) Click Here
Geoffrey 5.11 (180 cm) I see that Ledger is 3 inches higher. 184 cm is not enough for Heath Ledger. Minimum 6.1-6.2 (186-187 cm) Click Here
JonnyD said on 30/Dec/19
Not a chance he was over 6' in his socks.
Actors are always adding a couple inches in their bio and look at both of their shoes! lol
Those weren't just bought for comfort, they were bought for adding a couple INCHES at the heel and just as likely, are rather expensive custom made shoes.
Matt99 said on 27/Dec/19
Rob I think he’s due for an upgrade. I can really see 6’0.75.
Dream said on 13/Nov/19
I feel he can be on the stronger side of 6'0.5" or more 6'0.75". I can definitely see a case for 6'0.75".
Arthur! said on 14/Sep/19
Wow, that quote about Mel Gibson... Heath was really humble. Any other narcissistic actor his height would have said something like ''yeah he is tiny, I had to take my shoes off to be in the same scene with him'' but he made Mel's lack of height look as something positive.
billionaireslayer said on 20/Mar/19
Perfect 6 ft guy.
Nick said on 9/Mar/19
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover, Thanks!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Feb/19
Nick, I’m very impressed by your ballsy case for a 189cm+ Heath Ledger!
Dream(5'9.5 said on 13/Nov/18
Rob, any chance of 6'0 5/8th" for Ledger?

He actually looks taller than a Batsuit Christian Bale.
Editor Rob
He could measure it.
Dream(5'9.5") said on 22/Oct/18
I feel he could be a 6'0.75" guy.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Oct/18
Well with Bettany now at 6ft3½, Heath did look a comfortable 6ft1 range
Tod Charming said on 31/Aug/18
He played a very slender Joker!
MAD SAM said on 20/Jun/18
Rob I believe Late Heath Ledger deserves an upgrade, he always looked over 6’1” in almost every movie he acted in I’m gonna give him 186 cm
JJAK said on 15/Jun/18
Weird guy looked a big 5 11 with bad posture so 6 most times.
He at times looked kinda big 6 1 plus.
No reason for lifts so bale is 5 11 plus not 6 ft.
Nick said on 16/Apr/18
Dear Tyriztor.
The minimum height of Heath Ledger before bed is 185 cm. The minimum height after sleep is 187 cm. Heath Ledger is above Ryan Gosling (183.5) by 6-7 cm. Which is very strange. I assume that Gosling 180 cm. Click Here Click Here
Paul Bettany? (192 cm). OK. Paul Bettany and Jeremy Irons (188-189 cm) The difference between them is 3 cm. Click Here Click Here Click Here

Heath Ledger and Jeremy Irons. See this image! Click Here Click Here
Jeremy Irons. It is necessary to take into account the big heels Jeremy Irons.
Heath has inch heels. As well as at Paul. Jeremy Irons in boots with Ledger and Bettany. Heath Ledger is 189 cm in boots.
Tirisztor said on 3/Apr/18
Dear Nick!
See this picture! How tall Paul Bettany? (191-192)

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Heath Ledger 189??? This is funny!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Apr/18
Out of bed: 186.7cm
Before bed: 184.8cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Mar/18
He does look taller compared to Gosling in those photos and Michelle's heels look pretty similar
Nick said on 2/Mar/18
Hello, Rob. Look here please. I analyzed the photo here. Michelle Williams (162 + heels 10 cm) and Ryan Gosling (184 cm). The level of Michelle's eyes on Ryan's chin and a little higher. Click Here Click Here
Let's look at Michelle and Heath. Click Here Click Here Michelle's eyes do not reach the chin of Heath Ledger. Ledger is 6-7 cm longer. Ledger is longer than Gosling by 1/3 of the face. Ledger can not be 184 cm. Rob, Please update Heath Ledger (189-190).
Nick said on 1/Mar/18
Max Irons 189.2 cm. The father was 189-190 in his youth or 13 years ago was 188-189. Click Here Heath Ledger is of the same height as Jeremy Irons 13 years ago. Jeremy was 56 years old, he could not lose his height. Click Here Ledger 188-189.

Click Here Jeremy Irons, 4-5 cm, above Henry Cavill. (which is 184 cm)
Rob, Irons, please look. Irons 186-187 now. So he was exactly in his youth or even 13 years ago 188-189. At the age of 70, he lost 4-5 cm.
Heath Ledger needs to be updated.
Nick said on 1/Mar/18
Hello, Rob. Tell me, what is the difference between them? Ledger is listed as 184 cm. We know that Michelle 162 cm + heels (8-10 cm). On the photo - 170 cm. Heath looks like 6.2 people. (188-190 cm) I myself am 189.5. My friends are about 170 cm. I easily see myself in his place. He is not 184 or 185. Heath Ledger is the head and shoulders above Michelle. Even with an unfavorable foreshortening. Heath Ledger's increase is required.

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Nick said on 1/Mar/18
Hello, Rob. What is its height? It is seen that the mark of 175 cm, at his eyes. How much from the level of the eyes to the head? How much santimeters? I see that more than 5 inches. (12 cm). Please write your version.
From 175 cm:
A) 186
B) 187
C) 188
D) 189

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Editor Rob
It's possible he might be 187cm in footwear there.
Junior Hernandez said on 5/Feb/18
Spot on 6'0.5" not higher.
Nick said on 27/Jan/18
Hi, Rob, I fixed the image. In my opinion, Heath Ledger has more than 185 cm. Photo proves.
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Djimon Hounsou's Height 6ft 1 ½ (186.7 cm),
Heath Ledger's Height 6ft ½ in (184.2 cm)?
Editor Rob
Generally I'd say there was around an inch between them.
Nick said on 25/Jan/18
Hi, Rob. Djimon Hounsou's Height
6ft 1 ½ (186.7 cm), Heath Ledger's Height
6ft ½ in (184.2 cm)???? Click Here
Psychedelic Earth 187 said on 17/Dec/17
Ledger would edge tennant and Amell.
Jordan87 said on 13/Dec/17
Jake was Sub 5'11 but not by much ( The perspective was off when Conan Measured him, HE is not as low as 5'10 like it showed)He was about 5'10.5'5'10.75 when measured, which means Ledger certainly makes it over the 6 foot mark. I could see Ledger being near 6'1 in the early AM Hours
Mister lennon said on 13/Dec/17
Strong 6 or weak 6'1, i hink.
Slim 186 said on 11/Dec/17
Might be 185. He edged most of the Dark Knight cast.
Elektrafans said on 10/Dec/17
Solid 6' 1'', he had a bad posture like Joker but he is 6' 1''.
Ted said on 8/Dec/17
Never looked like a 6' 1'' guy.
Animus said on 21/Nov/17
He might be more of a 185cm guy - he edges out Jake Gyllenhaal quite a bit.
Slim 184 said on 8/Nov/17
Nearer 6’1” than 6’0” imho.
Slim 184 said on 6/Nov/17
184.5 Cm upgrade necessary. I love how he destroys matt Damon’s 5’11” claim like a bear!!!!!!!!!

He’s even got 1.5-2 inches on Gyllenhaal here: Click Here
Slim 184 said on 3/Nov/17
Definitely a weak 6’1”.
Slim 184 said on 3/Nov/17
Needs a 6’0.75” upgrade,
Slim 6' said on 17/Oct/17
Nice picture celeb6'1.5".

Even pictures prove that Heath is actually 3'.25"-5 inches taller than Matt Damon rather than 3.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 16/Oct/17
This mark is too low for him. He only appeared shorter than this mark by Christian Bale, and that had to do with the fact that Heath intentionally made himself appear shorter with his posture for the role. He really looked 6'1" in comparison to Jake Gylenhaal, especially if Jake was measured in the 5'11" range by Conan:

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Slim said on 23/Sep/17

There's just too many 6'0.5"(184) listed guys that are actually 6'0.75"(184.5). Ledger, pine, Cavill, cena, and call me crazy but Miller with good posture(he stoops to appear smaller hence his personality....)
Mark(5'9.5") said on 22/Sep/17
He can really be 6'0.75".

I can imagine this guy being very similar to Henry Cavill and John Cena.
Slim said on 19/Sep/17
Rob, can we please give Heath 6'0.75"?

Gone to soon.........
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Sep/17
Out of bed: 186.7cm
Before bed: 184.8cm
Joe Ker said on 24/Jul/17
Perfect Joker height, generally in comics he's 6'5 but that's probably a different version of joker, the original joker is around 6ft to 6ft 1
Slim 182 cm said on 17/Jul/17
There's no way ledger and bale are 2 cm apart. Only 1 making ledger 183 or bale 183.
Slim 181 cm said on 20/Jun/17
Personally I think robs being generous for obvious reasons... 6"0.25 is closer to the truth.
Anon said on 14/Jun/17
He always kept bad posture or never really paid it much attention....With good posture 6'0.75 to 6'1!
Morningheight 181.5cm said on 4/Jun/17
I can see him easily in the 183.5 to 184 cm range a legit 6'
Jordan87 said on 1/Jun/17
His Height with Jake looks different at times. Maybe Posture or Jake's footwear plays a part. Heath always did strike me as taller than 6'0. Not by alot, but Id put my money on him certainly clearing the 6 foot mark.
Mark(5'9.25 said on 11/May/17
Rob, how likely is 6'0.75" on a good day?
Editor Rob
maybe it is still possible he is 0.75 at lunchtime.
176cm guy said on 26/Apr/17
@Giorgi Well Rob is only focusing on afternoon or night heights.
Giorgi said on 11/Mar/17
Ledger had a perfect height a man can have. I think you're a little too strict to him, Rob. This may be his night height but I think he was a bit taller during a day.
S.J.H said on 7/Feb/17
@Benjamin Fritz

No because he is really this range 182-183cm his real height
Giorgi said on 23/Nov/16
When people comment something like "Heath Ledger is 184.7 cm tall", I wonder did they measure themselves or how do they know it. At least tell us a false story.
Benjamin Fritz said on 8/Nov/16
Solid 6'1 guy. Looked like 5'11 1/2 - 6ft in the Dark Knight cuz he had a bad posture.
Lynx said on 8/Nov/16
He looked 185 at his 16s.
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Judd said on 3/Nov/16
I can see 7 cms between Heath and Matt.
Heath at 184-185 cms and Matt at 177-178 cms...
josh jeffords said on 15/Oct/16
Heath was a good actor he really shined in a odd candle burning light in dark knight.
As for height he had a long lanky build looked 6 ft most the time on occasion especially thin he could pass for a weak 6 1.
I cant remember him ever looking under a weak 6 ft and he often had loose posture.
And lets not forget he is australian and for some odd reason they have been getting low rated height wise, but then over 6 ft is tall so why bother being exact.
He is listed 6 1 elsewhere id say healthy good posture he was a real 6 1.
Rip went away young and full of promise.
HonestSlovene said on 13/Oct/16
This is a perfect example of a 3 inch difference. Heath being 6'0.5"-6'0.75" and Matt 5'9.5"-5'9.75".
Giorgi said on 11/Sep/16
On your youtube video you argued that he's between 182 and 183. I think he was more like 184-186.
Simon said on 19/Aug/16
I think it's fair that's he's been downgraded from 6'1. Jake Gyllenhaal is listed at 181 cm and there is definetely not 4 cm between the them. In Brokeback Mountain they both give the two tall guys who are around the same height.
Jeff said on 29/Jul/16
Rob, do you think he looked very tall in the Dark Knight?
Editor Rob
overall I wouldn't have said that tall, but considering his posture at times...
slothee said on 24/Jul/16
This is a good listing! I always thought he never really looked like a true 6'1er and thought at best a weak 6'1". He was probably a solid 6'0.5", 6'0.75" tops.
S.J.H said on 17/Jul/16
He could be 6'0 even
truth said on 26/May/16
Either 6ft1/185cm or 6ft0.5/184cm, he has always looked those heights.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/May/16
"Heath Ledger's Height is 6ft 1in (185.42cm)"
jajamen said on 7/May/16
Rob, what made you downgrade Ledger for? he was a strong 6'1.
Editor Rob
the more I saw the more I thought 184 might have been nearer...of course it is still a guess and could be wrong, nothing is certain!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/May/16
I think he was 6ft1. Looks it with Matt Damon and also with Jake Gyllenhaal.
Judd said on 4/May/16
Why this downgrade?
I doubt he was under 6'0.75" actually...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Apr/16
I think a solid 6ft1
Smash said on 7/Apr/16
He was 185.5cm
amaterasu said on 29/Mar/16
@heightinspector4fun, interesting stuff ! Maybe Heath was really 183cm at most, if he fitted perfectly in armour of a guy who was in between of 5'8" and 5'10".
heightinspector4fun said on 27/Mar/16
I searched that when Ledger wore ned kelly's original armour fitted perfectly commenting they were the same height and weight. I also searched and found that kelly is stated to be 5 foot 8 on google and 5 foot 10 according to prison records. Hmmm i wonder how '' huge '' heath fitted there . Also i wonder about his comment on kelly's height
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berta said on 22/Mar/16
yeah this seems right now when gyllenhall is down to 181 this seems more right.also with gibson he didnt look over 183
amaterasu said on 25/Feb/16
While I agree that Jake can be in 5'10" range, I still wouldn't put Heath at anything below 6 foot. I think he is same height with guy like Henry Cavil
Johno said on 21/Feb/16
Heath at times also appears to be nearly 2 inches taller then Gyllenhaal, 5'11.5-6'0.
Johno said on 17/Feb/16
I don't believe Matt Damon is the best candidate for Heath's height to be assessed on. Heath was 1-inch taller then Gyllenhaal and it is quite evident from his height measurement on Conan that Gyllenhaal is around 5'10.25.

Idk said on 29/Jan/16
I think he's the full 6'1". Was not a height conscious guy whatsoever and rarely stood his tallest
Drob92 said on 24/Jan/16
I don't think I agree with the downgrade at lowest he is 6 3/4 id say ledger just slouches. He looks a full 3 in taller than Matt Damon. And at least 1.5 more than Janke
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Jan/16
He had 2in on Jake Gyllenhaal in BBM and about 3in on Damon in the above picture.

Rob, maybe 6ft0¾ is a better fit for Heath?
184.3cm (Night) said on 31/Dec/15
If Matt keeps his 5'10 listing then Heath should be 6'1. However i think like many that Matt is a weak 5'10 so the listing could be right.
Idk said on 30/Dec/15
I think he is full 185. Not a height conscious guy.
Paleman said on 9/Dec/15
There's no way he was ANYWHERE under the current listing. He was this height (184cm) at WORST. 185cm seems spot on, 186cm not impossible. 187-188cm - now that's stretching it a little bit, but could be near that mark in the morning...
Thomas6ft1 said on 5/Dec/15
That's wrong Rob. He's 6'1" easily. At worst, 6'0.75". He was taller than 5'8" Heaher Graham in heels. He's easily 6'2" in 1" shoes.
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 24/Nov/15
6'0 3/4" is more accurate. There was no way that he was shorter than this mark (I even think that 6'1"-6'1 1/4" would be accurate as well).
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Nov/15
He did look 186-187cm w/h Gyllenhaal.
But looked barely over 6ft beside Mel Gibson.
this is bogus said on 8/Nov/15
this is bogus, he’s way closer to 6’1" than you think rob. you might have a keen eye for height but you’re not on the money here
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Nov/15
"Heath Ledger height: 6ft 0¾in (185cm)"

I think that could be spot on. His height was all over the place really. Looked barely 3in taller than Mel Gibson in The Patriot but then was an easy 2in taller than Jake Gyllenhaal in Brokeback Mountain. He edged out Bryan Brown (6ft1) in Two Hands (phenomenal movie). So he could look as high as 187cm (probably was that mark out of bed) and as low as 183cm (w/h bad posture).
Mike said on 2/Nov/15
Rob, what made you downgrade him? I always thought he could look a easy 6ft 1!
Editor Rob
I felt it looked closer overall.
TJE said on 1/Nov/15
Yeah, I'm not sure what prompted the downgrade.
mr.rashid said on 1/Nov/15
im quite surprised he's listed at 6'0.5"! i always thought he could have been listed 6'0.75" at least
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 23/Oct/15
I felt that part of the reason why his character was so intimidating to others in 10 Things I hate about you had to do with him being one of the tallest people around. He looked 186-187 CM in the movie.
amaterasu said on 10/Oct/15
Think about 6'0" flat for him now, since Jake turned to be in 5'10" range. 183cm for Heath now makes sense, but no less than that.
Dmeyer said on 3/Oct/15
Nearer 184cm near jake
Jason said on 2/Aug/15
Heath never was a solid 6' 1 guy
He looked only an inch taller than Andrew Garfield in Imaginarium of Doctor Parnassus. He was a solid 6' 0 guy
182-183cm range on the spot
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Jul/15
Could look 186-187cm in The Dark Knight...
Gx79 said on 17/Jul/15
Rob can he look 187 cm at times
Editor Rob
I don't think he could look that tall.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/May/15
He looks 186cm w/h Gyllenhaal
johns said on 11/Apr/15
Click Here he was tall guy.
James B said on 30/Mar/15
Rob 6'0.5 could have been on the money for ledger. I don't think he looked quite 6'1 in photos with jake gylenhaal
Judd said on 4/Feb/15
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if he was barefeet in the photo and the mugshot was reliable, Heath could pass for a "6'2" zone guy" but probably he wore shoes and also the mugshot aren't a good/perfect source! 6'1" is fine IMO
Judd said on 30/Jan/15
Frank181cm says on 19/Jan/15
Hey Rob, did he ever claim 188?
[Editor Rob: I've never read anything like that.]

Actually rob I remember, time ago, that I have seen two Mugshots of him: in one he was a child and was likely 170 cms and in the other he was maybe 18-19 and looked in the 188 cms...
However the mugshot wasn't a police one, and we couldn't see his shoes!
Overall I always thought that the height catching by mugshot is just a bit distorted (look at 50 cents, for example)...
Frank181cm said on 19/Jan/15
Hey Rob, did he ever claim 188?
Editor Rob
I've never read anything like that.
joe 192cm said on 19/Jan/15
6´1(185)was a great actor
Judd said on 4/Jan/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 10/Oct/14
Out of bed 6ft1¾/187cm
Early Morning 6ft1¾/187cm
Morning 6ft1½/187cm
Lunchtime 6ft1½/187cm
Afternoon 6ft1¼/186cm
Dinnertime 6ft1¼/186cm
Night 6ft1/185cm
Before Bed 6ft1/185cm

Hey rampage what kind of scheme did you used?
Actually I reach my daily lowest at 5-6 pm, if I woke up at 7-8 am but at 1-2 pm I start to be very close to it...usually it happens (don't know why) that at 9-10 pm I am like 0,1" taller than my daily lowest height (that I reach from 5 to 8 pm)...
I think would be better if you will use only the height range, without saying "morning, mid-morning, lunchtime..."
I'll give you just an advice because it is not pretty accurate!
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 3/Jan/15
6ft 1in (1.85 m) and, in my opinion, one of the greatest actors ever. Rob, can you add Monster's Ball to the top description? He gives an amazing, heartbreaking performance in that film.
Judd said on 15/Dec/14
grizz says on 3/Aug/14
Giulio, source? DC Database claims Joker is 6ft and 160 lbs heavy.
[Editor Rob: actually in front of me DC Stars has Joker stats as 6ft 5 and 192 pounds! Batman 6ft 2 210 pounds, Robin 5ft 1]

me too. i remember Joker was listed at 6'0".
However i found a website where it said that his (Joker's one) height depends by the varies from 6'0" to 6'4"...

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mike said on 11/Nov/14
Nothing under 0.75 easily a strong 6ft 1 throughout the day.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Oct/14
I don't rule out a strong 6ft1 for Ledger after watching A Knight's Tale
mike said on 16/Oct/14
6ft 0.75in night
6ft 1.5in morning
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Oct/14
Out of bed 6ft1¾/187cm
Early Morning 6ft1¾/187cm
Morning 6ft1½/187cm
Lunchtime 6ft1½/187cm
Afternoon 6ft1¼/186cm
Dinnertime 6ft1¼/186cm
Night 6ft1/185cm
Before Bed 6ft1/185cm
177cmGuy said on 10/Aug/14
Solid 6'1. Gave one of the darkest performances of a film character with the joker.
batmans frieends said on 7/Aug/14
Looked big in Batman even though he had a bad posture ,
Sam said on 4/Aug/14
Hey, the Joker is exactly my size! Hahaha
grizz said on 3/Aug/14
Giulio, source? DC Database claims Joker is 6ft and 160 lbs heavy.
Editor Rob
actually in front of me DC Stars has Joker stats as 6ft 5 and 192 pounds! Batman 6ft 2 210 pounds, Robin 5ft 1
Giulio said on 2/Aug/14
grizz says on 5/Jul/14
6ft1?! Holy crap, he looked like a 5ft11 guy in Batman. Sure with bad posture,but I'm still surprised. Poor Bale- shorter than his butler,the Joker and old Freeman,even though Batman's supposed to be taller than they are.

joker is 6'4 in the comics
184.9 on a bad day said on 13/Jul/14
In a scene when he stayed in front 6ft 0.5 michael jai white, he seems edge out.
grizz said on 5/Jul/14
6ft1?! Holy crap, he looked like a 5ft11 guy in Batman. Sure with bad posture,but I'm still surprised. Poor Bale- shorter than his butler,the Joker and old Freeman,even though Batman's supposed to be taller than they are.
Mick said on 23/May/14
Solid 6'1. He was a tall guy.
cole said on 4/Apr/14
Don't know if this has been posted before: Click Here
Don't know if the guys who drew the height markers are reilable either.
James B said on 16/Mar/14
6'0.75 would be bang on for his barefoot height
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Mar/14
Nah, 6ft1 range is right on for Heath.
Looks it with Matt Damon
Freddy said on 24/Feb/14
I think he was more like a strong 6ft guy, well at least thats how he always looked like to me.....he probably rounded up a to 6'1 because it sounds better than saying 'a smidge over 6ft'
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Jan/14
187-188cm out of bed
Hypado said on 25/Dec/13
Same height of me, 185cm
Rusty said on 14/Oct/13
He was slouching horribly in batman, which made him look shorter. They likely also gave bale bigger footwear to appear taller
afka said on 7/Oct/13
He was tall man.nearly 6'1 but probably strong 6 ft
wiltonstilts said on 17/Jul/13
He looked shorter In the dark night. Thats probably because they only wanted Christian bale to appear taller. I buy 6 01 for ledger.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 14/Jul/13
He was a full 6ft1(185.5cm) and he could look closer to 6ft2
Green said on 2/May/13
Though this dude was 6'2..guess not.
Spud said on 2/Jan/13
Always thought this guy was like 5'10/5'11.....but very clear from batman that he is 6'1 based on the fact he about 1/1.5" taller than 5'11.5/6'0 Christian the fact that he has a thin slender build made him always appear to be taller...
James said on 19/Nov/12
I think 6'0.5 is closer given how tall he looked next too jake
Anon said on 5/Nov/12
That is just silly! I was Heath's closest mate from 2006 until his far more than tragic passing. 5 feet 11, taller in shoes and 6 feet 1 inch in cowboy boots.
Missing you H.....May the Gods keep you waiting on Olympus until I get there. Love and all that bloody rubbish ;-) Your lonely mate
Joey said on 30/Oct/12
solid 6ft (183cm) without shoes I'd say.....6'1 in regluar shoes
anon said on 28/Sep/12
has never looked short to me, definitely a legit 6 feet 1...Watching Knights tale, 10 things I hate about you etc. I thought he was always 6 feet 2 or a bit!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Sep/12
Looked 6ft1-6ft2 in A Knight's Tale, The Dark Knight and in Brokeback Mountain. But looked closer to 6ft(183cm) in Ned Kelly.
RobertJ said on 15/Sep/12
Easily 6'1'', here he is next to 5'8'' Heather Graham wearing heels:

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Jake: 1.82 m--1.83 m--1.84 m said on 3/Sep/12
His posture wasn't the greatest in The Dark Knight, but it was part of the shtick he adopted to portray the Joker.
Kal said on 2/Sep/12
Has anyone seen hin in Two Hands, the Australian film he did before coming to the u.s.a. He was only 19 at the time, but either australian builders make doorways gigantic, or he's not as tall as everyone claims him to be. If you watch the scene in that film where he's taking money to an elderly lady, he looks small in comparison to the doorway of her apartment, like 5'11" at most. He's got cowboy boots on in brokback, so those give him a 1.75 inch heel, which would make him seem 6'1" and that would mean that in regular shoes he would have been 6'0" even. I've watched all his films and always found myself paying attention to how tall he was in comparison to doorways, and he was always significantly shorter that a doorway in every film he did. So I say 6'0" no more, no less.
Jessie said on 26/Aug/12
6'1" seems to be about right. He was tall but not giant-like. Oddly enough he seemed shorter than Bale in Dark Knight but Bale is actually an inch or two shorter than him. Movie magic, I guess.
Rikashiku said on 24/Aug/12
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Well, not sure how accurate but lol it looks like he's way over 175cm.
The Dutch Guy. said on 14/Aug/12
Solid 6'0.5", great actor, died too soon.
Spencer said on 26/Jul/12
I think a weak 6'1
mike said on 24/Jul/12
Hell yea heath was in the 184 185 range Hell ya
maio said on 3/Jan/12
6 ft 0.75 in/185 cm is right for this great actor.
Muhammad Ali Owais Qureshi said on 29/Nov/11
Way taller than me with regards Ali.
jazm said on 22/Nov/11
James - Didn't Damon wear lifts for that film?
Jones said on 20/Nov/11
possible six feet for Ledger and five-eleven for Bale?
Silent d said on 3/Nov/11
Much taller than 5 foot 9 mel gibson in the patriot. Taller than 6 foot jake gyllanhael and 5 foot 10 matt damon. In knights tale he was tall next to paul bettany. 6 foot 1 seems accurate. Great actor, died to soon.
Sean73 said on 9/Oct/11
If they were to remake the movie Warriors i would have cast him as gang leader swan.Now that he`s gone i`d say michael fassbender.What do you think?I do think 6-1 for sure.An inch difference between he and bale.
Spence said on 31/Jul/11
Damon is 5'9
Link said on 28/Jul/11
He was a legit 6'1.
James said on 26/Jul/11
strange how he looked nowhere near 6'1 with 5'8.5 Matt Damon.... 6'0.5 might be closer?

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