John Ratzenberger's Height
5ft 8 ½ (174 cm)
Peak height was 5ft 9 ½ (176.5 cm)
American actor, best known for playing Cliff in TV sitcom Cheers and for his voice-work in Toy Story. In this photo he had a cowboy heel on which was about 0.6 inch thicker than my sneaker. John used to list himself in the Spotlight casting directory as "5 feet 11 inches"
5ft 8 Rob and John @ LFCC 2015
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Average Guess (9 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 9.58in (176.7cm)
Current: 5ft 8.94in (175.1cm)
Bobby 5ft 10in (178cm) said on 9/Sep/19
The difference seems 1.5 inches there. So, like 5'9.5. But 5'11 at 5'9.5 isn't the best claim.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jul/19
I'd personally rather be called 'Catzenberger'!
He looks about 5ft8.75 here and I'll go for 5ft9.5.
khaled taban said on 2/Jul/19
5'9.5" peak now 5'8.75", these listings are perfect Rob , I agree 100 % with you !
Peter 180cm said on 9/Jan/19
He looks at most 176cm,so he's actually barely even 175 flat.Listing is fine.
Christian-6'5 3/8" said on 18/May/18
Looks 5'8.5" if you account his footwear advantage.
Jordan87 said on 17/May/18
5'11"? lol Nice one. Brought a laugh to me this morning.
Ian from Auckland said on 24/Feb/18
Weird...I walked past John Ratzenberger years ago in Wellington, New Zealand (he was in the country filming an ad). I was surprised at how big he seemed. I'm 5'10" and he seemed easily taller than me and a clearly bigger build (I was around 195lb myself at the time). To read now (20 years later) that at his peak he was 5' 9" & a 1/2 really surprises me.
Bobby said on 20/Nov/17
He looks 5'10 in this, assuming Rob is wearing just under an inch in footwear (I don't know why Rob likes to wear shoes like that), then .75 plus .6 equals 1.3 inches in total of footwear. So assuming he measures 5'10 with the shoes on, then subtracting 1.3 from 70 inches will be 68.7 or 5'8.7. Really just a shade under 5'9. So yeah, it's a good listing.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Aug/17
He looks like he's slowly morphing into George Wendt. He looks a strong 5ft9 but has a considerable shoe advantage. Peak was definitely at least that though. Didn't look short on Cheers
World Citizen said on 28/May/17
He looks no more than 5 ft 8.25 if he really wears 0.6 inch boots thicker than you.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Apr/17
Ratzenberger always looked a bit taller than Wendt
Clark said on 11/Mar/15
really? i always found wendt to edge out ratzenberger slightly on cheers.... but that maybe be because of his thicker build
Ace said on 19/Oct/12
True Danimal. Wendy is probably around 5'8, Ratzenberger 5'8.5-5'9, Harrelson 5'9.5-5'10, Kelsey Grammar about 6'1, and Danson looks a solid 6'2.5 (always looked a solid inch and a half taller than Grammar).
Ace said on 22/Sep/12
He always was an inch taller than George Wendt on Cheers.
Socom said on 24/Dec/07
5'8.25 for certain.
CRYSTAL C. STRAIN said on 7/Oct/07
OMG!! I HAVE SOOOO MUCH DIRT ON THIS DORK!! I MET HIM AT A CLUB I USED TO WORK AT ABOUT 5 YEARS AGO! WHAT A PERVERT!HE WAS TRYING TO GET ALL OF THE GIRLS TO TOUCH HIS "THING" AND HE WAS BEING REALLY AGGRESSIVE AND STUFF......I WOULD SAY HE IS 5'10"