How tall is James Norton

James Norton's Height

6ft 1 (185.4 cm)

British actor best known for roles in UK Tv shows Grantchester and Happy Valley. In film he has appeared in Rush, Mr Turner and Northmen - A Viking Saga. As a Rada Graduate he was described 6ft 1.

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Average Guess (14 Votes)
6ft 1.18in (185.9cm)
Elle Lah said on 24/May/20
James is slightly shorter than Tom Hughes in photos together, despite them both being listed as 6'1. One may need a downgrade/upgrade.
BT said on 3/Apr/20
Looks the same as Dano here: Click Here. Maybe he'd measure slightly taller, but then 6'0 3/4 is arguable for Dano. Either way James is not over 6'1, and most likely falls a little under the mark.
grizz said on 13/Jan/20
@Dr JJ, at long last if true. Bond must be a 6foot something and slender.
Dr JJ said on 12/Jan/20
Seems like he is the new James Bond - putting to rest all suggestions of actors who are even shorter than Daniel Craig.
186 said on 30/May/19
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Paul Dano egde him
Sandy Cowell said on 27/Apr/18
This guy had us all spellbound in 'Happy Valley' with his brilliant psychopathic performance! Now I'm delighted to see that James has made his way to Hollywood! Although I've only just started the film, I couldn't help but notice his familiar face, and in an infinitely nicer part than he played in 'Happy Valley'! In fact, he is a young student doctor starring in a remake of
'Flatliners', with tiny actress Ellen Page and even Keifer Sutherland appears appropriately*, as a senior doctor figure! The film looks good so far....

James gets 6ft1 from me!

* Keifer starred in the first film!
Rory said on 2/Apr/18
I see no reason to change his current listing. I've never seen him look under 6ft0.75 and never seen him look over 6ft1.25, hard to think of many more men actually who look bang on their listing like Norton, usually there's a case to be argued for either a slight downgrade or upgrade for most.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Feb/18
Rob, is 6ft1½ arguable for this guy?
Editor Rob
I can't see it for him.
John said on 4/Jan/18
He fits the stereotype for bond but I think Hardy would be the better choice!
Rory said on 3/Jan/18
You could make a case for 186cm but I'm not having him over that, he doesn't look a 6ft2 guy.
Anonymous said on 1/Jan/18
Definitely taller than 6ft 1 especially on mcmafia next to an actress that is 180cm and she was wearing 2 inch heels.
Rory said on 17/Dec/17
Don't really understand the guesses of near 6ft 2 for him he looks around the 6ft1 mark he's listed as. He looks bang on 6ft1 next to people like Andrew Scott and Jamie Cambell Bowers.
Mateyboy said on 19/Aug/17
Rob just out of curiosity would you say Greg Rutherford would be an inch taller than James Norton it's just always bugged me I think they were on a Talk show together, and I thought they looked the same height I was watching something on my nans computer and didn't see the title but James always gives the impression of being a near 6"2 rather than a strong 6"1 so either Greg needs a downgrade to just 6"2 flat or James needs an upgrade but they looked height twins when they were introduced to the audience by the host!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Jul/17
He looks a bit over this at the very least.
Steve said on 18/May/17
He does look more like 186/187cm but everywhere seems to list him as 185cm, even google says 185 and it's rare they list anyone lower than they really are so I'd say he must just be a very solid 185cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 15/Apr/17
Rob, is 6ft2 possible for this guy?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Feb/17
Rob, could he be over this?
Sandy Cowell said on 4/Feb/17
I seem to have missed out big time by not seeing 'Grantchester', but James was riveting in 'Happy Valley', though he didn't have terribly much interaction with the public, so I was unaware that he was quite so tall! Silly me! I know how tall 'Happy Valley' star Sarah Lancashire is, so the clues were there. I want to see both series again very soon. This time I'll certainly take note. I want to see if there's a possibility of James making the 6ft2 mark as has been suggested in the comments I've just read. That was SUCH an excellent thriller and Sarah Lancashire stood up to James' evil character with brute force! I will appreciate it even more now that I know he's 6ft1 - at least!
Elizabeth Renant said on 12/Apr/16
Has to be over 6'1" - Robson Green is 5'9" (per CH itself!) and Norton in Granchester towers over him by at least 6" on him which would put Norton at 6'2".
Lydia said on 27/Feb/16
He absolutely towered over Paul Dano in War and Peace. Since Paul is listed as being 6 foot and a half inch, i dont see how it's possibly James is listed correctly. He had at least 2 inches on Paul, who is a tall guy anyway and dwarfs most of the other characters. I think you have listed James's height incorrectly
Editor Rob: I only watched one scene as Jenny watched this and I didn't think there was much between them based on Dano at times not having as great posture.
mrsteed said on 30/Dec/14
Looks taller than 6'1" - he towered over everyone in Grantchester.
trav said on 27/Dec/14
He looked like 6'1 probably about 6'2
trav said on 27/Dec/14
He look like it

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