Miranda Richardson's Height
5ft 4 ¼ (163.2 cm)
Peak height was 5ft 4 ¾ (164.5 cm)
English actress known for appearing in films like The Crying Game, Harry Potter and the Goblet of Fire, Sleepy Hollow, Stronger, Empire of the Sun and TV series Blackadder. Back in 1993 she was being described as a "5 ft.5 in. actress"
. In this convention photo, Miranda had around 2.5 inch heel, myself 1-inch.
5ft 8 Rob and Miranda @ LFCC 2018
You May Be Interested
Add a Comment13 comments
Average Guess (6 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 4.33in (163.4cm)
Current: 5ft 3.92in (162.3cm)
Greg said on 11/Jan/19
@Rob I think Jake Gylenhaals taller than 5’10 but shorter than 5’11, he can most likely measure 5’11 straight out of bed but in the noon he would be walking around a touch over 5’10.5” or so
Sandy Cowell said on 10/Jan/19
How one actress can be so versatile is quite fantastic! I watched 'Spider' the other day, and wow - what was she like in 'The Crying Game', which has to be one of the best and most unexpected films I've ever watched. 'Spider' is a David Cronenburg film and is everything you'd expect from the excellent director and a cast which includes Miranda, Ralph Fiennes and Gabriel Byrne.
She can turn her acting skills to the hilarious roles she played in 'Blackadder', especially the second one, which centres around the Tudor era of Elizabeth I (1558-1603). She also appears as a funny little nurse, who seduces Blackadder to extract information as she's really a German spy, from the First World War, that being the historical period 'Blackadder Goes Forth' centres round. Stephen Fry is ridiculously funny in that episode, and simply towers over Miranda when they meet. She looks much the same height as Baldrick, or a tiny bit taller, so 5ft4.25 is probably more accurate than my last guess of half-an-inch more and 5ft4 for now.
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jan/19
@ Jtm - Miranda's about the same height as Baldrick in 'Blackadder'. There are many opportunities to compare the two in 'Blackadder II'.
Baldrick is played by Tony Robinson, 5ft4.
Jtm said on 8/Jan/19
surprised she is this tall. she never looked over 5'3 to me.
Christian 6'5 3/8" said on 7/Jan/19
5'4" at best
Peter 180cm said on 6/Jan/19
162cm is closer.
said on 6/Jan/19
Considering her footwear advantage, somewhere around 5'4 seems quite believable here.
I wonder if folk would still think Jake Gyllenhaal was a 5ft 10-10.5 guy, there's lots of photos out there of Miranda and Jake
Sandy Cowell said on 6/Jan/19
Miranda starred with Ralph Fiennes and Gabriel Byrne in a 2002 David Cronenburg film called 'Spider', which I have just ordered, as I haven't seen it for a while. It is an excellent psychological thriller, as you'd expect from David Cronenburg and a cast LIKE THAT!
Sandy Cowell said on 6/Jan/19
Oh, what a fantastic new picture, and Miranda's looking just as zany as ever!
Her portrayal of Elizabeth I in 'Blackadder II' was, according to Stephen Fry, the best of any actress. I'd like to think Elizabeth I was like that myself - hilarious!
Peak - 5ft4.75
Now - 5ft4.25
Nik said on 6/Jan/19
I like her hair and ... I can offer Miranda 5'4" - 5'4.25"!
Tangerine said on 24/Nov/18
I'm sorry but I've just seen "A Testament of Youth" where Miranda plays a lot of scenes alongside Alicia Vikander (who's supposed to be 5ft 5'too) and Vikander towers over her in all of them. By the way, it's a biopic set in Edwardian times so neither of them seemed to be wearing heels, one or two inches "sensible" heeled footwear at the most, if so. To be honest, she looked quite petite back in the days of The Crying game too so I wouldn't think she was ever 5ft 5, let alone nowadays.
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Apr/17
I loved watching Miranda play 'Queenie' (Elizabeth I) in Blackadder II! It came as quite a surprise to see her in some really gritty serious roles afterwards! She wasn't all soft and cuddly with a squeaky voice in 'The Crying Game', 'Sleepy Hollow' or 'Puffball', though her portrayal of a wronged wife in 'Damage' showed her more vulnerable side. She's a fantastic actress which ever type of part she goes for!
I could see she looked small next to the 'Blackadder' cast and would have gone for 5ft5, an inch taller than Baldrick and tiny next to Stephen Fry, Tim McInnerney and Rowan Atkinson, or Blackadder, himself!
Miranda has probably lost a bit of height now so I give her 5ft4.5.
🐍 ➖ (a nice black one!)
Lynn said on 31/Oct/10
Well I'm 5'5" but I stood next to her in a queue for the ladies and she looked tiny. I was in flat shoes and she may have come up to my nose...