Ken Howard's Height
6ft 6 ½ (199.4 cm)
American Actor best remembered for appearing on TV series The White Shadow and Crossing Jordan. In SouthCoast Today it quoted him saying: "When it mattered, I was 6-foot-6-and-a-half," he says, noting "a bit of shrinking" in the 20 years since then".
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Average Guess (5 Votes)
6ft 6.35in (199cm)
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 10/Jul/19
@Sotiris Rosey Grier had no problem with 6'5 compare to peak 6'6 1/2 Ken Howard and also 6'7 1/2 Magic Johnson. There is no way Magic edge Rosey by 3.5" more on 2.5" if Magic not leaning on Rosey side. Howard still look a bit over 6'6 before his death.
said on 2/Apr/19
6'6" Howard, 6'4"(not 6'5") Rosey Grier, and 6'6" Chet Walker (1980)... Click Here
Rosey Grier and 6'7.25" Magic Johnson... Click Here
joe### said on 31/May/18
it was a solid 199
star69 said on 25/Feb/18
Ken always looked near 6'6. He was about 2" shorter than 6'8 Byron Stewart(Coolidge).
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Mar/16
He passed on a few days a ago...
Anonymous said on 17/Sep/15
Still looks near 6'6 next to 5'10 William Devane and 6'2 Ansel Elgort.
Anonymous said on 29/Jul/15
Ken also looked 6'6.5, at his peak, next to 6'2 Ed Ames.
VC said on 16/Jul/15
My guess is Ken is 6'6" exactly.
Anonymous said on 21/Apr/15
6'6.5 peak seems right. Had a noticeable edge on Jack O'Halloran.
said on 25/Jan/14
Ken was peak 199cm. He is still taller than 197cm listed James Cromwell.
avi said on 1/Jan/14
He was peak 6'6 I think
Not sure why Rob added a half inch.
SCB said on 6/Sep/13
I do not think he was anywhere near 6'6.5". I would estimate his peak height at 6'5".
avi said on 6/Aug/13
In bonanza the 26th grave he was close to 6'6.
Hob said on 7/Aug/12
in an episode of ghost whisperer he apear a really weak 6'5 look more like 6'4.
diamonddave7 said on 23/Jul/12
Ken is probably 6'5" or 6' 4 1/2
LAN Jiao said on 9/Nov/11
Ken is 6'5
Hansen said on 22/Aug/11
199cm was no way. even in The White Shadow (1978) look a flat 6"5 as a coach. at prime a fraction under 6ft5.25 or 6ft4.75 nowadays maybe heading down 6ft4.5
Jonathan Doan said on 16/Mar/11
Ken was in the Sylvester Stallone comedy "Oscar", and in one scene, Ken and a group of bankers enter Sly's home. The shortest actor of the bunch, William Atherton (Whom I've met and stood next to), is 6'1", and Ken towers above them all! I have no problem believing he's 6'5"...
yoyo said on 8/Jul/09
no way his 6ft6.5 .. there might have include shoes.. i bet his 6ft4.75 barefoot nowadays.. 6ft5 at peak with Dax Shepard 6ft1 in smother.
Wasim said on 29/May/09
He SERIOUSLY doesn't look this huge on TV....
Ange said on 8/Mar/09
He is so dreamy. Though oddly enough I didn't realize he was this tall on The White Shadow.
Brad said on 14/Mar/07
Stood right next to him on "The Colbys" at Paramount, he was 6' 6".
Mr. R said on 6/Oct/05
Ken played "The Fat Man" in the Casablanca reading last Sunday, but he did not come out after the show. I did meet him last year during the same benefit, and he seemed to be about 6-5. He was also standing next to 5-10 or 11 Noah Wylie!