John Carroll Lynch's Height
6ft 3 ¼ (191.1 cm)
American actor, known for roles in films like Zodiac, Fargo, The Founder, Shutter Island, Fargo and TV series American Horror Story, Body of Proof and The Drew Carry Show.
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Average Guess (22 Votes)
6ft 3.42in (191.6cm)
Jordan87 said on 14/Dec/18
He is clearly under 6'3 with ROb. Why 6'3.25"? He looks 6'2.75".
Zampo said on 7/Nov/18
Average guess seems higher than I would have thought. Looks around a flat 6'3 to me in the photo.
Tall Sam said on 28/Sep/18
He looked quite big in The Founder near Nick Offerman and Michael Keaton, I don't know if it was camerawork that made him look bigger than usual but it was worked as an ironic thing as he's so relatively meek and cowed by Keaton's conniving character.
Junior Hernandez 1990
said on 22/Aug/18
Rob is 5'8 1/8 at low so John Carroll Lynch is 6'3 at his low with Rob. I wonder what footwear they both had. Is it similar in heel?
A typical shoe he wore
MrTBlack said on 18/Jun/18
Im in awe how anyone could think Carroll Lynch is less than 6’3” hell, I think even 6’3.5” is quite possible and he just omitted the half inch.
Nik said on 22/May/18
Bosconotovitch said on 8/May/18
Eastman from TWD!
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 6/May/18
When I said "reasonable" I was basing it on my own opinion. Of course there are others who don't think your estimates are reasonable, like grizz.
Andrea said on 5/May/18
Christian, you agreeing or disagreeing about certain estimates certainly doesn't make those estimates more or less reasonable, though.
Canson said on 5/May/18
@Rob: I have to agree with Andrea and Christian about him giving the appearance of a weak 6’3” in the height chart. Of course, you have met him so that may not be the case in person where he could be 6’3”+. However, speaking specifically to the picture above, he doesn’t touch 6’3”. He would only be about 190cm. It’s similar to the chart for Ray Fisher. In that one, he didn’t look anything close to 6’2.25 let alone 6’2.5. In fact, 6’1.75-6’2 is how he appears with the chart in the picture he’s in with you. However, in the case of the latter, the chart appears to be off as you also look a hair under 5’8” as opposed to the former where you line up to your actual measurement of 5’8 1/8-1/4.
Redwing said on 5/May/18
He looks 190 cm
Christian-6'5 3/8" said on 4/May/18
Good point, I was thinking the same thing.
I doubt that's the case. He makes reasonable estimates for the most part, although on some celebs I strongly disagree with him like Boris Kodjoe's.
Andrea said on 4/May/18
"grizz said on 3/May/18
Andrea downgrades everyone."
Canson said on 4/May/18
@Grizz: I have to disagree there.
Canson said on 3/May/18
@JB-5’9: well i didn’t comment on this page at all until now and nothing about his height. So no need to call anyone delusional. And to Christian’s credit, he is entitled to his opinion on his height. If you look at Rob with the guy, he can look right around 6’3”. 6’2.75 and 6’3” won’t look much different in terms of appearance. Based on how you attacked me on General Heights for no reason as well, it seems you have a personal problem with me when I’ve never even addressed you. I’ll digress though on my thoughts of why
By the way, to his credit, Andrea could be right in that he could give the appearance of a weak 6’3 like he mentioned next to Rob, which is also about 6’3”. But of course Christian was singled out for his estimate and I didn’t even provide one
Canson said on 3/May/18
@MrTBlack: I don’t purposely downgrade people. You’ve even seen with other celebs where I have had them right where Rob does or even said potentially a hair over and we have agreed on several of the celebrities’ heights here. Sure there are many where I feel that they are shorter than listed but in my opinion there are a lot here who are overlisted
grizz said on 3/May/18
Andrea downgrades everyone.
Agent Orange said on 3/May/18
If we assume that Rob’s eyeline is roughly in line with a six footer’s mouth I would say he is as listed.
said on 3/May/18
Rob, maybe add a height chart?
I'll add one.
One thing I'd say is John doesn't have as big a head as you'd imagine...
Andrea said on 3/May/18
"... I probably have a bit more knowledge about heights and height differences than the majority of visitors here ..." I bet you do 😂😂😂
MrTBlack, IN THIS CASE, Christian isn't that wrong because John does look a bit under 6'3 next to Rob. This looks more a 6.5 inches difference rather than 7, to be fair, so he really doesn't look over 6'2.5-6'2.75 here. This of course doesn't mean that he's that low. In fact, if we had to go with how celebrities look next to Rob, the majority of them should be downgraded by a "noticeable" amount. What Rob guesses them in person (or what they generally look, in case I know them) is more important to me. Take a David Morrissey. He doesn't look much over 186 next to Rob, but of course I doubt he's as low as that because he generally looks taller. So despite him looking near an inch shorter than his listing next to Rob, I can totally buy Rob's estimate because, more or less, he generally looks around that 6'2 mark.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 2/May/18
Oh please. I didn't even say Lynch's 6'2.75", he just LOOKS 6'2.75" with Rob here. And Andrea said the similar thing as me, that he looks 189-90 range. (if anything it's even a bit lower than my guess) So why aren't you saying anything about Andrea? Downplaying would be purposefully lowering someone by several inches, like saying Lynch's 6'0" or 6'1". Saying he's 6'2.75" (which I didn't even say, he just looks it with Rob) isn't anywhere close to downplaying.
And another thing, Rob tends to overlist a lot of celebs by a certain degree (not saying this is the case with Lynch). I'm not a perfect guesser, but I probably have a bit more knowledge about heights and height differences than the majority of visitors here. And sometimes I think some celebs are taller than what Rob lists them as. So I don't always "downplay" heights.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 2/May/18
@MrTBlack Really not under 6'3 for Lynch but i think Christian did not mean it to downgrade him, because he might miss out to deduct a fraction of hair on rob head. Anyway its just a picture that doesn't prove he is only 6'3 or below. He might have posture disadvantage or a bit of less shoes on. If Lynch had lost a fraction at 55 now i did believe closer to 6'3.5" peak for him and 6'3 1/4 sounds fine.
JB - 5'9 said on 2/May/18
@MrTBlack: I couldn’t agree more they’re delusional. How does he look under 6’3??
MrTBlack said on 1/May/18
Im starting to think you and Canson just like to purposely down play celebs heights. This listing is better for sure. Definitely not under 6’3” off screen and with Rob here.
Christian-6'5 3/8 said on 1/May/18
Looks max 6'2.75" with Rob
Andrea said on 30/Apr/18
He looks more 189-90 range here...
That being said, I barely know him. Although I vaguely remember him in Gran Torino where he looked maybe 3 inches taller than Clint?
Sam, although they're definitely a minority, there are certainly a few celebrities who ended up with a taller listing after Rob met them. I don't remember at what height Clive Russell was listed at, but I can think of a Callum Blue who was moved from 6' to 6'1 after Rob saw him in person.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Apr/18
Tall Sam said on 30/Apr/18
He can look this range on screen too, a big 6'3"er. Nice to have a celebrity that Rob takes a photo with actually be taller than previous listing rather than lower I think, maybe only Clive Russell comes to mind (?).
berta said on 29/Apr/18
yeah tall guy i. think he have looked a legit 6 foot 3 guy in his career
said on 29/Apr/18
Hey Rob, I'm kind of seeing he might be dipping below 6'3" here. Him and Thomas F. Wilson both look very similar with each other (judging by your photos with them). Since he is 54 now (turning 55 this year) do you think he might be losing a fraction of height now or does he have a bit of a footwear disadvantage that day?
Lynch is close in height to Gwendoline Christine a solid 6ft 3.
Micky said on 28/Apr/18
Looks a legit 6'3" here.
said on 19/Apr/18
rob this guy definitely needs an increase. i've never seen this guy before but seeing him with diedrich baker who is surely a strong 6'2, i can't see him any less than 6'3.5
In person Lynch is a similar guy to Sorbo I'd say, a solid 6ft 3 range guy.
Edge said on 4/Jun/17
Looks 1.5" shorter than Randy Quaid so definately in the 6'3-6'3.5" range.
MrTBlack said on 8/Feb/17
If anything he's 6'3.5" but 6'3" solid nothing less for sure!
Mulberries said on 21/Apr/16
Huge hands, big frame - gives off more of a 6'4"+ impression when standing near other people, such as in The Invitation.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Feb/16
He looks gigantic in Face/Off and Fargo like 6ft5! He's burly frame might make him look taller.
He does look 1in taller than his doppleganger Dave Koechner
Sam said on 16/Jul/13
Back in Face/Off, I thought he was 6'4" but he does seem to be around 6'3". As an aside, his character's license in Zodiac states 6'0", but that's only because the man he plays, Zodiac suspect Arthur Leigh Allen, was apparently that height.
Ajax said on 1/Jan/13
Does look it.