How tall is Loretta Young

Loretta Young's Height

5ft 5 ½ (166.4 cm)

American Actress best remembered for roles in films such as The Bishop's Wife, The Farmer's Daughter, The Stranger, Come to the Stable, The Call of the Wild and Suez. At age 16 she wrote her height as 5 feet 3 on her driver's license, although in a 1986 edition of the newspaper 'The Chicago Tribune' (Dec21) she's quoted saying "I'm 5 feet 6 without shoes". In the film Half Angel a character describes her as "Five foot five and one half, weight about 112 [pounds]".

20th Century Fox Publicity: Photo by Gene Kornman

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Average Guess (1 Votes)
5ft 5.5in (166.4cm)
Arch Stanton said on 24/Jun/16
@Rob, check out Click Here 26:20. She's described as five feet five and a half and 112 pounds. He swears that a good description. You know I think it's accurate, more accurate than 5 ft 6 and that was her actual height. Can you tweak to 5'5.5?
Editor Rob

Even I forgot at times, but when we share youtube we can Click on Share, then click start at time and type a time, then the link takes you right there.

yes, it seems quite a specific mention there, I will mention it at the top as well thanks!
Sam said on 25/Nov/14
Any chance of a photo, Rob? She was one of the most beautiful actresses ever, whether in photos or film, one couldn't keep their eyes off of her if she's in it.
richinkle said on 8/Apr/14
Here is a group photo from the 50's showing Loretta Young looking nearly 2" shorter than Lucille Ball, who was at least 5'-7".
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Also in the photo are Danny Thomas, Marlene Dietrich, Mitzi Gaynor and Esther Williams, who at 5'-8.5" was the tallest of the women, although Ball appears to be the tallest in this slightly skewed photo.
littlesue said on 10/Mar/14
I would say 5ft 6, tall lady for that era
Arch Stanton said on 8/Mar/14
Yeah looks about 5 ft 6 next to Joseph Cotten in The Farmer's Daughter.
Arch Stanton said on 8/Mar/14
Actually looks near 5'10 (in heels) next to Orson Welles. I could buy 169.
Arch Stanton said on 8/Mar/14
Actually looks near 5'10 next to Orson Welles.
Arch Stanton said on 8/Mar/14
Looks tallish in The Stranger in heels but a 5'6" woman of her generation usually did pull off looking quite tall on screen in heels.
Arch Stanton said on 8/Mar/14
Rob can you add The Farmer's Daughter, Come to the Stable, The Stranger, The Call of the Wild and Suez?

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