How tall was Richard Crenna

Richard Crenna's Height

6ft 1 (185.4 cm)

American actor, best remembered for roles in the Rambo trilogy, The Sand Pebbles, Body Heat, Sabrina, Leviathan and TV series The Real McCoys.

How tall is Richard Crenna
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Average Guess (11 Votes)
6ft 0.91in (185.2cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Sep/22
Taller Charles Robinson Knox (just added here at 6ft) in Sand Pebbles. Nothing under 6ft1, a fraction over is possible. By Rambo was still 184cm range
berta said on 3/Oct/21
Maybe was 185 but no taller i think possible height for him was 183-185,5 i taket the Middle about 184 cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Apr/20
Weak 6ft1 in Rambo movies so arguably a strong 6ft1 peak
Jkiller said on 8/Feb/20
He was 6'1
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 30/Nov/19
6ft 1.25in peak very possible. He appeared close to this in the superb 6os chiller 'Wait Until Dark'.
Caldoni said on 4/Oct/19
Strange his family said he was 6-0. Maybe an inch add on with the CV for actors
King of the hill 91 said on 23/Jun/17
To be faire peak 185cm easy maybe lost some height in rambo movies still 185cm easy peak Nothing under dont know about 186cm but if people say yes i will agree
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/May/17
Looked 2-3in taller than a lift-enhanced Sly (minimum 5ft9 barefoot in 1982). Definitely appeared a solid 6ft1 w/h McQueen in Sand Pebbles...
RisingForce said on 30/May/17
Looks about this. Remained in good shape with good posture through the 3 Rambo films, and I loved him in that role, but he did seem to start to age quickly after that, but seems he held his height well into his 70s based on Mr. R's encounter. I'm unsure if he lost height between Rambo 2 and 3 or if it's just that Sly got bigger lifts. I buy 6'1" anyway. He measured up well to Brian Dennehy.
Richardspain said on 30/Apr/17
In first blood (Rambo trilogy) he looked classic man 183 cm no more. He was in this movies almost sixty years.

Maybe 185 cm in peak when he was young.

Great actor Richard my namesake.
Arch Stanton said on 20/Mar/17
Tough to see him at a full 6'1 witrh Fred Astaire and Adolfo Celi. He looks more 184 with both. No idea how he looked taller than Harris.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Feb/17
He was good looking guy (I'm straight)
Josh Jeffords said on 2/Jan/17
Very strong 6 1 did edge prime Weller way taller than hudson.
Was a good actor got better with age did seem to shrink maybe 6ft.
He was taller than an aging peck and towered niven.
Stallone always wore lifts same for stevie.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Nov/16
Rob, which of these is possible?

A) 188cm/186cm
B) 187.5cm/185.5cm
C) 187cm/185cm
D) 186.5cm/184.5cm
E) 186cm/184cm
Editor Rob
Rampage, I'd need to look at a few more movies before getting a better idea. His described height, typically 6ft 1, seems believable at this moment.
drogba kid said on 24/May/16
Taller than Robocop ( Peter weller) in Leviathan 1989...he was about 63 or so....Even then was taller than weller....
MJKoP said on 19/Aug/15
He actually played Reagan in the TV movie "The Day Reagan Was Shot"
Arch Stanton said on 18/Jun/15
I mean around the blue eyes he looks oddly similar to McQueen when you see them together, but Crenna himself does actually look a bit like Reagan, looks about the same height too.
Arch Stanton said on 18/Jun/15
Rob this guy looks an honest 6'1" in McQueen, an easy three inches on him. I think you're spot on as I think McQueen might have been more 177. They look oddly similar facially, but in frame from a distance on screen he reminds me a lot of Reagan. Can you add a photo and update films and remove the questions haha.
Arch Stanton said on 18/Jun/15
@ Rob Watching The Sand Pebbles now :-)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jun/15
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m says on 1/Feb/15
Still appeared close to this mark in Sabrina.

Agreed. Taller than Harrison Ford
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jun/15
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m says on 1/Feb/15
Still appeared close to this mark in Sabrina.

Agreed. Taller than Garrison Ford
Hypado said on 7/Feb/15
Richard Crenna's height is 6ft 1in (185 cm)

is right.
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 1/Feb/15
Still appeared close to this mark in Sabrina.
Guy said on 7/Jun/14
He looked like 183 in rambo
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Dec/13
Looked 184cm range the Rambo movies.
jake, 1.82 m- 1.83 m said on 21/Nov/11
He still looked 6ft 1 in Wrongfully Accused which was made when he was in his early 70s.
Mr. R said on 30/Aug/11
I met Richard Crenna a year before he died. He was 6-1. Very nice man.
R@J 27 said on 28/Aug/11
Sir RICHARD CRENNA was a man of honour,his act in all the 3 parts of RAMBO(1,2,3)is very encouraging, is very much respected by me,I salute the very TRAUTMAN in RAMBO. Thank you I really loved your character in RAMBO.May u rest in peace
Hazel from Scotland said on 25/May/11
The height of a man is unimportant. It is his emotions and actions which count. Although I never had the honour of meeting this lovely man, I think he was a terrific actor and his true quality as a gentleman shone through. Richard Crenna was born the same month and year as my dad. I adored watching Richard Crenna.
Shadow2 said on 27/Nov/10
We lost a fine actor with the passing of Richard "Dick" Crenna a few years back. From his early work as the "squeaky voiced teenager" in the early 1950's "Our Miss Brooks", through the late 1950's to early 1960's "Real McCoys", and on to his great TV and movie roles in later decades, he was a true talent. He never lost his 6'1" height as he aged.
Marcia Cunha said on 6/Feb/09
I'm a big fan of Richard Crenna(FAN NUMBER 1), I collect your filmography, I have 266 movies(movies and series), him is always more higher.
What is the height of Richard Anthony Crenna?
Him is very higher than Richard Crenna.
RisingForce said on 5/Sep/08
6-1 seems dead on accurate for his peak height.
Mr. R said on 2/Aug/08
I actually met Richard Crenna on the CBS lot in Hollywood, and asked him for directions. I didn't realize until I walked away that he was the man in the phone booth. He was close to 6-1. Very nice man.
brent said on 12/Jun/08
they totally made stallone look taller in rambo than the 5-9 haha he looks a hair under 6-1
silver said on 18/Oct/07
glenn, for the second time: he died in 2003. So don't ask his daughter how he is!
glenn said on 10/Mar/07
seana,thought you is your dad? and thanks for the info.
Seana said on 9/Mar/07
Glenn- they are both shorter than 5' 10"
dmeyer said on 6/Jan/07
he was already shorter in rombo 2 6'1 is his peak height
Glenn said on 6/Sep/06
Seana-so how tall is Sly and Mcqueen? I believe Sly is 5-10 cause I met him many times,and saw him in I never met usually here 5-9 for him.but 5-7 is common get the occasional 5-10,5-10.5 too.all similiar variations to Sly.except Sly can LOOK as tall as 6-1.5 in which one is with these guys?
Seana Crenna said on 5/Sep/06
Stop all this guessing about my father. Richard Crenna was 6 feet tall, and Rambo had lifts inside his boots! I got involved in this website because I wanted to know how tall Laurence Fishburne was.
Seana Crenna said on 30/Aug/06
Richard Crenna is 6 ft and Steve Mc Queen stood on a box during the scenes
Frank2 said on 30/May/06
Nope. Brennan was consistantly four inches shorter than 6'3" Gary Cooper and five inches shorter than 6'4" John Wayne.

Coop and Brennan: Click Here

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Brennan and Crenna: Click Here

5'11" Steve Cochran and Walter: Click Here

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Cochran and 6'2" Burt Lancaster: Click Here

Cochran with 6'1.5" Charles Bickford: Click Here

Walter with 5'10" "Tennessee" Ernie Ford: Click Here

Brennan next to Bogie: Click Here

Gonzalo said on 29/May/06
I always thought Brennan was 6 feet. And I thought Crenna was taller, at least 6`1
Glenn said on 22/Apr/06
thank you Forensic.
Frank2 said on 20/Apr/06
Crenna was closer to six feet even. I saw him several times over the years. He never looked more than an inch taller than me. In the old TV series The Real McCoys he was about an inch taller than 5'11" Walter Brennan.

Check out the following photo and when you do, tilt it back to normal: Click Here

Brennan and 6'3" Gary Cooper: Click Here

sam said on 20/Apr/06
Crenna looked about 3 to 4 inches taller than Alan Arkin in Wait Until Dark, so that would make him about 6'1".
ForensicNYC said on 20/Apr/06
In the closing scenes of "First Blood" (the very first Rambo), Richard Crena was 2" to 3" taller than Sylvester Stallone. Both actors wore 70's style high cut string-up leather combat boots. If Crena is 6'1" that would make Stallone about 5'10"....Hmmmm...Glenn is spot on...

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