How tall is Philip Michael Thomas

Philip Michael Thomas Height

5ft 9 ¾ (177.2 cm)

American actor, best known for playing Detective Rico Tubbs in TV series Miami Vice.

How tall is Philip Michael Thomas
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Average Guess (6 Votes)
5ft 9.88in (177.5cm)
Sinclair said on 19/Jul/22
I remember in the pilot episode of Miami Vice, I came into watching it, with the presumption DJ was 5'11" as I had read, and that Thomas was 5'10". However, I soon saw something was very off; Thomas had more or less a full inch on DJ in that episode. From the second season onward, DJ strangely just kept gaining height! Or maybe it was footwear... By the last season, DJ actually had a noticeable amount of height on Edward James Olmos; the exact opposite to early episodes.
Canson said on 12/Apr/21
@Rising: Seeing the pics, I agree he looks closer to 5’9.5”. That’s probably his afternoon height. I would’ve thought 5’10 seeing him but didn’t pay attention to footwear. Also the fact that it’s a good 6-7” diff, I could’ve been off. I also need to consider that I’m actually closer to 6’4.25” than .5”.
Roby Italy said on 30/Jan/21
Rob, how do you think of his weight in Miami Vice? I think 155-160 lbs
Editor Rob
wouldn't have went under 160
Rising174cm said on 22/Jan/21
@Rob: Good downgrades. I generally have DJ at 5'9" flat peak because he was no taller than EJO face to face indoors in the episode "No Exit" and DJ never managed to look taller than Sly once in many photos from 1991-2014, but other than that, I can also see 176 cm as he pulled it off past age 60. PMT was always at least 1/2" taller so that fits as well. Now, I'd say DJ has shrunk 1/2" seeing Bon Jovi shorter than him. No idea about PMT these days as he's not really in the public eye.
Rising174cm said on 21/Jan/21
Correct, 5'11.5" Bruce Willis was easily 2" taller which means PMT was probably closer to 5'9.5": Click Here
Editor Rob
from looking at some more of them, I can see how a fraction less for both is quite arguable, Don at times can look very close to EJO...
Mr Blonde said on 16/Nov/20
I would say 5 '9.5'' (177cm) is right for Phillip.
Sinclair said on 15/Aug/20
Philip Michael Thomas looked approximately one inch taller than Don Johnson on Miami Vice and Johnson might have worn lifts on a regular basis, so 5’10” seems just right for Thomas. However, I would hesitate in disputing 5’9.75” for Thomas because weak 6 footer Bruce Willis looks significantly taller than Thomas in an episode of Miami Vice.
DanTheGuy said on 13/Jul/18
To me, Don Johnson was 174-175, that would have put PMT at 176-177.
Fred84 said on 27/Aug/17
Editor Rob: thank you for the answer ... I am surprised now ...the losing of 3 inches - is it possible? In my opion it is too much ... I would say I can lose max 1 inch (2,5 cm or less)
Editor Rob
some folk will lose several inches by 70's, it's more than average. You'd expect about 1.5-1.75 by early 70's for a guy who was 6ft 3 range for instance, so 3 is a lot...but not impossible.

I don't think Philip seemed over 5ft 10 himself on Vice.
Fred84 said on 26/Aug/17
I don't know how many inchces can peole lose during their life, but if P.M.Thomas is 178 cm, what do you think, Rob? Is it possible that Bud Spencer was maybe about 185-188 cm max tall? (In his old ages)
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Editor Rob
Bud shrank 3 inches I feel by latter years
Rising - 174 cm said on 25/Jul/17
He was taller than Olmos and DJ who I think were both about the same height at 174-175 cm, but he seemed a good couple inches shorter than Bruce Willis when he guested on Miami Vice so I'd probably say 177 cm max, perhaps 5'9.5". Always looked like an average height guy to me. I think NoLifts81 is right on this one.
Canson said on 1/Apr/17
Met him in Miami out of all places. 5'10" is correct
Carl said on 24/Mar/11
Red: Bud Spencer was never 6'4, Terrence Hill was 5'10 and you can clearly see in many movies that Bud was about 3 inches taller than Hill, take would make him 6'2 or 6'2.5 max
Cmack said on 26/Nov/10
PMT is dedfinitely 5'10".... I met him several years ago, standing right in front of me on a line at a post office... I'm 5'9" and I had the chance to size him up while we spoke for like seven minutes.
Red said on 22/May/09
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Red said on 21/May/09
Strange, if this guy is 5
glenn said on 22/Feb/08
yeah,she did actually.its coming back to me.
glenn said on 21/Feb/08
didnt jackie stallone have one too? and who else?
sf said on 20/Feb/08
I miss Philips' Psychic Hotline, the pinnacle of anyone's acting career.
glenn said on 19/Feb/08
sorry i didnt see your post.but thats robs job to fix listings.maybe johnson was 5-9.but i think he was at least 5-10.but,me at 5-7 in flat sneaker and he at 5-9 and in lifts to 5-11 is possible.
Marcelo C. said on 23/Jan/08
Glenn: Once again, checking and comparing actors who
Daniel said on 16/Oct/07
He looked 1 inch taller than Don Johnson in Miami Vice. Then, Johnson should have been 5'9'' if the height given for Thomas is right.
Nolifts81 said on 28/Jul/06
He is 177cm. I've seen him in Milan (Italy)at tv show "Telegatti". He was 0.5 shorter than me and I am 178cm.
thelasttiger said on 27/Jul/06
oh year this guy, I only seen him in animated movies like coonskin, never seen what he looks like in real life.

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