Ralph Richardson's Height
6ft 0 (182.9 cm)
British actor best remembered for roles in films such as The Fallen Idol, Greystoke: The Legend of Tarzan, The Heiress, The Wrong Box, Dragonslayer and The Time Bandits. In a biography - 'An Actor's Life' - the author described his height as being "Six feet tall."
Paramount Publicity Photo from 1948
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Average Guess (2 Votes)
6ft 0.38in (183.8cm)
said on 7/Sep/16
Rob, could he have been over this peak?
He looked this mark in his 70's
Editor Rob: would need to see him again in 30's with well known people.
Arch Stanton said on 7/Dec/13
Looks about this in A Long Day's Journey into Night.
Anonymous said on 28/Mar/06
its been a long time since ive seen the film, but wasnt he a few inches shorter than c aubrey smith in the four feathers?
Frank2 said on 4/Mar/06
Richardson was six feet. Gielgud was five-eleven, the same height as James Mason. And yes people, I also knew Mason. He and my dad were good frinds. I even have a couple of rolls of 16mm kodachrome sound film that my dad took of me with Mason and his daughter Portland when I was about three and she was two. The last time I ran into Mason he was at the Motion Picture Academy samuel Goldwyn theater for a screening of Odd Man Out. that must have been only ayear or so before he died. At that screening he still looked to be a solid five-eleven since we stood together and spoke for a few minutes. God! He was a great actor! Sadly, Portland died in 2004 at age 55.
Anonymous said on 27/Feb/06
hard guy to get an exact height for. he looks to have a couple of inches on john gielgud in pics, and most descriptions describe him as tall, one from a biography refers to his "six foot frame" while discussing rehersals from a play in the 70s
Anonymous said on 14/Jan/06
not sure, but your right, height loss differs from person to person. really need to se an old film he was in to get an idea of his peak height
D said on 1/Jan/06
if he was about 5'11"/6' when he was 80, he proberly wouldve been about 6'2"/6'3" when he was younger, as everyone loses a few inches when they reach their 60s or so
Anonymous said on 16/Dec/05
imdb have changed his height to 6'