How tall is Michelle Ryan

Michelle Ryan's Height

5ft 7 (170.2 cm)

English actress best known for playing Zoe Slater on Eastenders, starring in TV series Bionic Woman and for roles in films Cockneys vs Zombies, Cashback and Andron. In a 2006 edition of The Independent she said a common misconception about her was "That I’m very tall. I’m 5ft 7in. People expect me to be really tall because on EastEnders I seem taller than everyone else." In both these photos she had This heel, giving around 3.5 inches and I had 1 inch sneakers.

How tall is Michelle Ryan
5ft 8 Rob and Michelle (age 34) @ Film & Comic Con Birmingham, 2018
I'm actually 5ft 7in. Having been on Eastenders I was always one of the tallest, and I guess playing a role like Jamie on Bionic Woman, who is also big and physical, makes people think that but I'm about average.

How tall is Michelle Ryan
5ft 8 Rob and Michelle @ Film & Comic Con Glasgow, 2018

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Add a Comment44 comments

Average Guess (25 Votes)
5ft 7.26in (170.8cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 23/Jan/23
How could Michelle’s Zoe take Dr Anthony away from her Mum? What a dreadful thing to do!

I could NEVER have done that to my Mum had she been close in age to me.

5ft7 for the actually really nice girl, Michelle. πŸ₯€
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 8/Jul/22
Having seen programmes about the dreadful murder of Gemma McCluskie, the little 4ft11” lass has finally joined the Classic EastEnders cast. She, as Kerry, hangs around with Michelle, who plays Zoe, and the girls’ height difference doesn’t bother them at all.

Gemma looked such a jolly little thing. It’s a tragedy that her brother did what he did and tried to fob off that he β€˜didn’t remember it’. Tony McCluskie is now serving a life sentence. The actress had her life snuffed out at just 29. πŸ₯²

RIP Gemma XXXXX πŸ•―

Michelle, I hope you don’t mind me writing this on your page.

You can have 5ft7.25. πŸ’
Elene said on 8/Aug/21
5’7.5
Lava said on 27/May/21
Looks 171 cm.
OriginalAnon said on 13/Jul/20
Best looking woman to ever be in Eastenders. Looks about 5'7'' - I was also under the impression that she was taller. Like 5'9''
Nik said on 8/Jun/20
Honest and legit!
Nik said on 23/Jun/19
I love the back-to-back photograph of Rob and Michelle Ryan!
Nik said on 26/Mar/19
It's fascinating that after 15 votes the average vote works out to be 5'7.25"!
berta said on 13/Dec/18
she seems like a very veeery legit 170 cm girl. She could be a fraction over and of course dont bother with that in her claims. Respect to her for being honest!!!
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 7/Nov/18
5'7" legit
Canson said on 24/Oct/18
I agree with Rob. Looks remarkably precise accounting for footwear. About a 1.5” difference in height with 2.5” diff makes about 5’7” maybe 5’7 1/8
Intevel said on 5/Sep/18
Rob, if she had a smaller head and was skinny, do you think the difference in heels would look greater?
Editor Rob
Being skinny and having a small head definitely helps trick people into thinking somebody is taller, both in person and in stills.
Nik said on 30/Jul/18
@ Sandy Cowell - πŸ‘!

I agree that Michelle is tall, particularly for a soap gal!
Bobby said on 27/Jul/18
How tell did she appear to you Rob? Around 5'10 mark?
Editor Rob
under 5ft 10 for sure...
Sandy Cowell said on 25/Jul/18
@ Nik - πŸ‘
Nik said on 24/Jul/18
@ Sandy Cowell - 'Tis so!

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5ft7Accountant said on 24/Jul/18
Also Rob, why do you wear the same polo every photo? Do you have a story behind that?
Editor Rob
Good shirts with pockets to store important things when travelling. I've been through a fair few of them over the years.
5ft7Accountant said on 24/Jul/18
Rob, how much did this one cost? 5ft7.25" for this gal!
Editor Rob
Michelle I believe was a reasonable 15 pounds.
Enigma said on 23/Jul/18
How tall does she look in the pic? I'd say 5 10 ish
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jul/18
'Tis a beautiful picture BTW, Rob!
πŸ˜ŠπŸ‘
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jul/18
Eh, Michelle, for a Soap Queen, 5ft7 IS really tall!

That's what you get from me.

I did enjoy your excursion into the Horror film genre - very humourous!
jinny90 said on 22/Jul/18
Rob do you think she could be slightly under 5'7" or would you give her a solid 5'7?. Also does anyone remember who was taller between her and Tamzin Outhwaite when they were both in Eastenders.
Editor Rob
I would expect she measured close to 5ft 7, but not over.
Andrea said on 21/Jul/18
All things considered, she does look near enough 5'7 here. At worst a bit under.
Nik said on 21/Jul/18
I think that Michelle Ryan can pull off 5'7", but no more than this!
MAD SAM said on 21/Jul/18
Easily could had claimed 5’8”, I guess she’s 5’7.25” at 171 cm
Sandy Cowell said on 30/Mar/18
@ Arch Stanton - As regards your two comments, 5 years apart, but stating the similarities between Liv and Michelle: I can't see it myself other than with the hair, but my boyfriend has said exactly the same thing!

Michelle always looked very tall in 'EastEnders' compared to the many shorter actresses, especially her 5'1" ("OH YES I AM!) Mum, Kat Slater/Moon, who has just rejoined the cast and makes Lacey Turner look quite respectably tall, when in reality, she is only 5ft3!

Yes, a 5ft7 actress starring in a soap has a distinct height advantage and will look 'very tall' even though she is only 'tall', and fairly much on the short side in the modelling world!

This Good Friday afternoon, Michelle gets 5ft7, and a bunny! πŸ‡
Arch Stanton said on 29/May/17
Said the same thing 5 years ago LOL.
Arch Stanton said on 29/May/17
Honestly thought she was taller like 5'9-5'10, always reminded me of Liv Tyler.
Sandy Cowell said on 23/Nov/16
I caught the end of a film last night called 'Cockneys Vs Zombies' and Michelle was playing one of the chief characters. She did look quite tall - at least 5ft7 - but she may have looked taller to me because a) she was wearing heels and b) because people often do!
I remember her in EastEnders, of course, where she did certainly stand out as one of the taller cast members.
theblacklab said on 1/Dec/12
When has 5'7" ever been average? I can't imagine how she'd think that - it makes me doubt her claim. I'm thinking more 5'6" now (it's still not average, but closer to it).
Arch Stanton said on 11/Nov/12
Actually I thought she was 5'9"-5'10". Reminds me of Liv Tyler.
kaname said on 3/Jul/11
5'3 is average for a female.
Anonymous said on 14/Apr/09
There is much more mixed skin tones in the US anyway. The British complexion has always been very fair. 5'6.5 - 5'7 seems spot on to me.
Lukus said on 7/Jan/09
She looks taller than the average woman. Just watched bionic woman and she did seem tall.
G-MANN said on 1/Sep/08
We're pale because of British weather.
michael said on 26/May/08
she looks like a ghost in that pic. shows how pale british people are in comparison to americans.
glenn said on 28/Sep/07
just a little more than me.
runt said on 27/Sep/07
Glenn, when you say 'small heels' does that imply that she has a little more in her footware than you? Or does that mean that her heels can be ignored?
Leung said on 21/May/07
she looks stunning
Derek said on 21/May/07
5'7" looks spot on.
glenn said on 21/May/07
small heels.really hot.and sweet.
D. Ray Morton said on 21/May/07
Wow...gorgeous. Looks 5'7" easy.
Ning said on 21/May/07
Glenn!!! is she wear hells in this picture ? She looks 172 cm. tall.
CMore said on 18/Feb/07
I saw Michelle at a movie party in Glasgow in 2007. She is a solid 5ft 7in. I would say taller but she did have high shoes on. One thing that I must add is that she seemed a really nice person as well as being HOT!

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