How tall is Rhys Ifans

Rhys Ifans Height

6ft 2 (188 cm)

Welsh actor best known for roles in Notting Hill, The Amazing Spider-Man, Enduring Love, Little Nicky, Twin Town, Kevin and Perry Go Large, Elizabeth: The Golden Age and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang. On being asked about how he learnt his physical comedy, he says "I guess I'm 6'2" and malnourished."

How tall is Rhys Ifans
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Average Guess (30 Votes)
6ft 1.98in (187.9cm)
grizz said on 20/Sep/21
I'm very surprised by the listing. In Elementary he seemed to be around 6ft tall. Next to 6'3 Michael Gaton he looked considerably shorter.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Jul/21
188-189cm, IMO
Sandy A Cowell said on 6/Apr/20
@ Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 - Have you seen the film β€œMr Nice”? Both Rhys and David star together and it’s also a very enjoyable film, and quite funny to boot! Chloe Sevigny is also among the cast members. Cheers Chris! πŸ˜‰πŸ‘
Sandy A Cowell said on 5/Apr/20
I saw a large chunk of the first ever episode of β€œTrial and Retribution” last night, with a young, long-haired, unkempt Rhys playing the prime suspect in a child murder case. Whether he was guilty I cannot remember; I went to sleep before it ended. Rhys was almost unrecognisable, but the voice, height and hair-colour are a direct giveaway!

I’ve seen Rhys in a great many merrier things since!

A strong 6ft2. πŸ˜πŸ‘
KaziSh said on 10/Aug/19
Rob Rhys Ifans is 6'1 if you look at multiple pictures of him and Andrew Garfield who I believe is a strong 5'10.5" there is only a 2-2.5" difference between them. He’s 6'1 Max
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 22/Jul/19
Click Here 6'2.25" David Thewlis had thick boots and look 3/4 inch taller than Rhys. After taking more look at Rhys i can see he is more like 187cm not 6'2. I remember he use to get listed at 6'1 1/2.

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Miss Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jul/19
πŸŽπŸŽˆπŸ•―οΈ Happy Birthday Rhys! πŸ•―οΈπŸŽˆπŸŽ

Happy 52nd Birthday to this master of comedy and serious acting alike.

6ft2. I can't see Rhys having lost any height yet.

Tkazi said on 16/Mar/19
looks 6'3"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Oct/18
Rob, how arguable is 189cm?

I mean he did claim 6ft3 aswell as 6ft2.
Editor Rob
I wouldn't go that high for him, the more I've seen the more 6ft 2 seems ok, give or take...well, a small fraction, not half above 6ft 2.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 16/Jul/18
Look taller than Matthew Goode. 6'2 right on the guess.
Ian555 said on 4/Jul/18
Tall dude probably the same height as me and I’m 6’2” or 188 cm (Thought I was 189 but I guess not).
Bobby said on 2/Dec/17
Surprised he's this tall, Andrew Garfield didn't look much shorter than him, so I figured he was more around 6ft than 6'2.
Jeremy said on 18/Nov/17
He edged out Colin Firth in Kingsman so i would say he’s 189-190 and Firth is 187
berta said on 31/Oct/17
188 seems about rgight
Canson said on 17/Apr/17
Solid 6'2 may even be Strong 6'2 (188/189)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Dec/16
Looked 189/190cm in Little Nicky though
S.J.H said on 1/Oct/16
half inch shorter david thewlis real height 6'2.5
S.J.H said on 1/Oct/15
Malnourished. LOL.. Yes he looks it at 6'2. At worse he could have dipping a fraction under
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Sep/15
That free-spirited Welsh charm will win over most broads, Arch.

I think you could argue 181cm for Hugh Grant in Notting Hill and 187-188cm for Rhys
Celebheights 6'1.75/187 CM said on 25/Sep/15
He looked 187 CM with Hugh Grant. Maybe 6'1 1/2" would be a better shout?
Arch Stanton said on 1/May/15
As a mate I mean, not on a date LOL!
Arch Stanton said on 1/May/15
Judd's right he did oddly look about 6'1.25-6'1.5 with Hugh Grant. Honestly though in Dancing at Lughnasa he looks nothing under 6'2". He's such a shabby looking bloke LOL but he's got real charisma, he's got that thing which women find sexy I think despite not being dark and handsome or whatever. He'd be fun to go out on the town with I think.
Arch Stanton said on 1/May/15
Rob can you add a photo and Twin Town, Kevin and Perry Go Large, Elizabeth: The Golden Age
and Nanny McPhee and the Big Bang? In Dancing at Lughnasa actually looks 6'2.5.
Judd said on 12/Oct/14
6'1.25" is spot on. In notting hill there're a couple of scenes where he was barefeet and Hugh grant with shoes on. If Hugh is 5'10.5-11" with dress shoes maybe reach 5'11.5" and Rhys was a bit taller but not 2,5"...
James B said on 15/Mar/14
This what a legit 6'2 guy should generally look like 6'0-6'1 guys make it seem not that tall by claiming it.
Arch Stanton said on 5/Feb/14
Oh yeah he generally easily looks it, but Hugh Grant looked surprisingly tall next to him.
Arch Stanton said on 3/Feb/14
There is also a barefoot scene in which the press arrive at Hugh Grant's house and he's briefly stood next to Rhys Ifans and both are barefoot and Ifans really doesn't look quite 3 inches taller, more 2-2.5. He's a really skinny guy though and looks pretty lanky.
Arch Stanton said on 3/Feb/14
Rob in Notting Hill he's barefoot and Hugh Grant in shoes and he only looks about 1.5 inches taller.Looks more 6'1" range barefoot next to Grant who'd be about 6 ft in shoes right? He looks pretty tall in photographs though, I wouldn't expect him to measure under 6'2 would you? He really doesn't quite look it next to Hugh Grant though.
Editor Rob
not watched it for a long while, but generally Rhys does look a 6ft 2 guy. Might not have the greatest posture at times though...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Oct/13
6ft2-3, IMO.
avi said on 23/Jun/13
looks 6'3 but not quite. hes a bit shorter than strong 6'2.5 David Thewlis. so 6'2 is ok for this guy. unless he is under and is just very skinny.
Late said on 9/Feb/13
I think he's easily 188cm. Maybe it's his body shape, but I think he could be more.
Watching him in Mr. Nice, he's a full head over most other actors. Very much stand out tall, unless they've been creative with the casting to achieve this effect.
If it was claimed that he was 6'3 - 6'4 I wouldn't dispute it.
188cm is an absolute minimum night height, in my opinion.
SAK said on 30/Dec/12
Looked 6f2 next to weak 5f11 A.Garfield.
Rikashiku said on 14/Jan/12
I thought he was 6'4" in all the films I've seen him in. He's taller than Sam Jackson.
Shaun said on 29/Sep/11
Does look like a legit 6'2", a little over an inch shorter than 6'3.25" David Thewlis
Vick said on 18/Apr/11
He towers over Ben Still in Greenburg.
Anonymous said on 9/May/09
On the filmmaker commentary of little nicky they say Rhys is 6'5"
Doug said on 18/Apr/09
A legit 6'2" but looks lanky and gangly.
Daii said on 23/Nov/08
Him and his brother Llyr in Twin Town both looked 6'1 to me, but 6'2 is probably right.
nathan case said on 27/Feb/07
hes lanky in a good way
ForensicNYC said on 23/May/06
Rhys Ifans looks 6'3" or more... beside 6'0" Jon Favreau.
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He looks 6'2" beside 5'11" Ben Chaplin and 6'0" Ralph Fiennes...
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Looks 6'4" with 5'11" JAMES BOND 007 Daniel Craig...
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Could he be "downplaying" his height? Too tall actors do this to increase the chances of casting in films. Stars like Hugh Jackman sometimes downplay their height...
CelebHeights Editor said on 14/Feb/06
Has also described himself:
"I mean, only in Australia would they give a six-foot-three, gangly, clumsy Welshman the chance to get the girl"

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