How tall is James Cromwell

James Cromwell's Height

6ft 5 (195.6 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 6 ½ (199.4 cm)
American actor best known for roles in films like LA Confidential, Babe, Star Trek: First Contact, The Green Mile, The Queen, Space Cowboys, The Sum of All Fears, The Artist and Spider-Man 3. On TV he has appeared in series such as 24, American Horror Story: Asylum, Six Feet Under and Easy Street.

How tall is James Cromwell
James and Cheech Marin in 2003
Photo by Lee Roth / RothStock / PR Photos

In the Frederick Post, 2001, he commented on his tall stature, saying "Just put 6 feet 6...It's a little more than that, but 6 feet 7 inches sounds terrible." In 'The Age', Cromwell refers to an audition he had for the movie 10 - opposite Dudley Moore - mentioning that he "was embarrassed by the director, Blake Edwards, who looked at me and said, 'what am I supposed to do with THAT?'. I was a little hurt to be referred to as an inanimate object at an audition. I was told by my agent that a number of big stars won't work with anyone two inches (five centimeters) taller than them and most of them are under six feet, so you have to be prepared to have trouble."

How tall is James Cromwell
Penelope Ann Miller (3in heels) and James in 2012
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I’m 6-feet-6, this tall, lanky, goofy guy. When I started, I used to joke that a character actor is the guy who never gets the girl.
-- Boston Herald, 2013

How tall is James Cromwell
Michel Hazanavicius, Berenice Bejo, Penelope Ann Miller, Jean Dujardin, Missi Pyle and James
Photo by Andrew Evans / PR Photos

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Average Guess (53 Votes)
Peak: 6ft 6.69in (199.9cm)
Current: 6ft 5.48in (196.8cm)

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