How tall was Sean Connery - Page 9

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6ft 2.04in (188.1cm)
Tubbs said on 19/Mar/06
Was sad enough to stay up past 2am to watch Connery in The Anderson Tapes this morning. What I noticed about Sean was that he looked particuarly tall in this film, and throughout the movie he was described as tall, or as a big guy. I was waiting for someone to mention his height and then someone did. They described him as 6'3" tall. Now, if he were only 6'1.5 peak they would have rounded up by a half inch to describe him as 6'2 maybe, rounding up 1.5" is pushing it a little. Maybe when Sean was measured at 189cm, he was caught short, and really was the full 6'3", who knows, what I also noticed was that Walken looked 6'1", as there was a couple of inches between him and Sir Sean.

[Editor Rob: at beginning and in the shop I think, yes he had walken by couple inch, from what I remember]
Picture said on 7/Mar/06
The bigger version:
http://www.poster.net/connery-sean/connery-sean-photo-sean-connery-and-roger-moore-6206752.jpg

A good one:
http://www.geocities.com/Hollywood/Theater/6884/mirror.jpg
Height Detective said on 5/Mar/06
http://www.klast.net/bond/images/sc_rm.jpg Connery and Moore
Tubbs said on 2/Mar/06
I also own the film, and yes it's hard to distinguish who is tallest of the two. I came to the conclusion the Connery was marginally taller than Caine, if Caine is 6'2", which he looks, then Connery was the 6'2.5" that has been mentioned on many occasions.
Mario said on 1/Mar/06
Caine & Connery in The Man who would be King

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/aaaaDVD_00087.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/aDVD_00093.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/aDVD_00088.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/aaDVD_00095.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/aaDVD_00094.jpg

on rewatching the movie again: It almost impossible to say who is taller. I depends a lot on the angle.
They wear in a lot of scenes milatary boots wich makes them even taller. Plummer looks quitte short next to Connery and Caine.
Gotxo said on 19/Feb/06
Brett:
I don't think that asking a simple pic is an obsessive trend. Scharzenegger depicts a modern culture icon, but people tend to identify his fictional powers with the real man. We deal here with more things that height: The semiotic of the media, the power of advertisement, urban legends and modern day miths as cinema. 188cm is a good height, but you don't get superpowers once you reach it, the public loves to forget that the aforementioned machinery is what really gave power to Arnie (as it did with Reagan). Let's break a myth, lets we remember that no matter wich it is his height he could have went out with the success of the box office & public.
Mario said on 16/Feb/06
When Connery has gived his height in feet, he has sayd 6 ft 2. When he has gived his height in metrics he has sayd 189 cm. To me he always has looked 188 to 190 cm. It's difficult to give an exact or see the difference of 1/2 cm, if he has looked shorter in an occasion it's because his posture. He seems to be an honest guy, or gives at least that impresion. I don't have any reason to think that he his lying.

Things that I hate are post like those ones.

Viper

Connery wore bigger shoes then normal to look 6-3, the height they promoted him at. Thats why he might look a littler taller then others around the same or just below his height. Richard Harris is 6-1, so Connery with a half inch more on his shoes will look an inch taller at least then Harris.
brett said on 15/Feb/06
I dont have the pic, my close friend has it in his picture frame, and he would think of me as a nut if I asked to scan it onto the site, so that people can use it to speculate connerys height. I dont really want to look like an obsessive compulsive infront of my friends mate.
Gotxo said on 15/Feb/06
Sorry Mario, i can understand many of your points, but some of your post amazes me. We all tend to round up or down, that's a natural trend and it's totally ok. But you don't have to strive with such a rancid system as imperials being dutch and a times you don't seem to master your own one (metrics). You've more a fixed idea (Connery 188-189cm, wich is very feasible though) rather to trying demonstrate it in a logic way your tone is more the breed of advertising than suspicion or even wildguessing. Where's our Mario?
Mario said on 15/Feb/06
I'm Half Dutch and Half Spanish, I live in Holland (Rob can probably see it from my IP) but I'm every year a least two month's in Spain, I'm ussualy in Madrid, where most of my family lives.
Gotxo said on 15/Feb/06
Mario:
Where are you from? You said you lived in Spain (Marbella?) and wrote that Harrison Ford was 185 metres, unforgivable since we use here metrics not imperials. Now you say that a 181cm player is tall compared to Spaniards. Have you gone farther that the next corner's bar and it's sangria? You seem to have learned nothing from it's culture.
BTW the Barça has always showed a trend to have more foreigner stars than other clubs, thence the average of the team is taller than most others.
Anyway in a club like the Athletic of Bilbao, wich count wich no foreigner amongst their players a 181cm guy is no tall (neither small) by any standars.
Mario said on 15/Feb/06
Ronaldino always looks tall compared to spaniards, and even before he was in Barcelona he was listed as 181cm. We have also pics of Connery wich Laurence Fishburne.
Gotxo said on 15/Feb/06
Brett.
If you have any photo with Connery, why don't you scan & send it to rob?
It's terrible hard that Connery only be 6" it should mean that Ronaldino is only 175cm or less...That should be very hard to conceal in a Club like Barça as they are tall players.
Brett said on 14/Feb/06
Mario, once again I dont need to refer to second hand info, I have a shot with Connery and my best friend to use as reference. But as per all photos, it may be inaccurate , and a bad photo, as he barely looks over 6'0"-6'0.5" in it. So ill give you the benefit of the doubt, unlike you did to me with Brosnan. In his youth he does look 6'2" ill give you that, but I dont think so anymore.
Mario said on 14/Feb/06
Sean Connery & Jack Lord (6 ft in my opinion)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v206/carazo/aaDVD_00088.jpg
Connery isn't full straight, but I think that he is atleast 2 inches taller tham Lord.

Connery & Joseph Wiseman
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v206/carazo/aDVD_00087.jpg
I have seen Wiseman described from 6 ft 1 to 6 ft 5, and as tall ehm...

The tailers have never mentioned something about the heights of the Bond actors btw, but in the Inside Dr No documantary. They let see this.

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v206/carazo/aaDVD_00093.jpg


Mario said on 14/Feb/06
Guy Hamilton The director of Goldfinger sayd to Connery, when Llewelyn is talking go with your face down just like you aren't interested in what Q is telling you.

Lewis Gilbert the director of You Only Live Twice sayd to Connery, go with your head down as much as you can. Gilbert wanted this because Connery was head bigger than the Japanese guy's in Yolt. This are Gilbert words. Maybe this is the reason why so much poeple says that Connery was sleepwalking in Yolt.


Buy The 007 special editions DVD' Brett. watch the Audio commentarý's and maybe you will find something out.

6 ft 2.4 sounds pretty accurate to me.
Viper652 said on 14/Feb/06
Damn, even Brett knows Connery was 6-1.5 peak height.
Viper652 said on 14/Feb/06
No Mario, but you said Vin Diesel was 6-1, LOL
Brett said on 13/Feb/06
Where do you get 6'2.4" hahaha you sure its not 6'2.395" ? Connery sleepwalking? wow Ive never heard more nonsense in my life.

[Editor Rob: I think the 189cm was reference to his bodybuilding height...

I know that they used to have divisions 6ft+ tall man. Just as a side-note
In the days of Arnie etc suddenly when they changed the height divisions a lot of guys who previously were 6ft suddenly became 5ft 11.5 to go into smaller competitive division]
J.J.F said on 13/Feb/06
"He was at 6 ft 2.4 one of the tallest Mr Universe candidates."

Lol, I can't believe there are still people who believe bodybuilding contest measurements.
Yeah, Connery was 6'2.4", Arnie was 6'2" and my John-Thomas is 14 inches and tied in dreads.
Mario said on 13/Feb/06
Viper, have I have ever said that Connery is 6 ft 4.4?
Mr. Klaus said on 13/Feb/06
He was at 6 ft 2.4 one of the tallest Mr Universe candidates. Compare Connery to the other Mr Universe guys of 1953 I believe..... and the 6 ft 2.4 for Mr. Connery seems right.

Connery was always sleepwalking when he was talking with Q and the movie Yolt the director wanted that he looked shorter
Viper652 said on 13/Feb/06
Mario, you exagerrate everyones height above 2 inches :)
Brett said on 12/Feb/06
Those pics with Llewelyn and Connery, are actually in Llews favour, he does look like he has the edge over Sean.I suppose in the 60s Llew probably was a good 6'2", he looked alot more upright back then. One can see how he changed between 1967 and 77, he definitely looks closer to 6-6'1 in the 70s-90s , and a sure 6'2" in the 60s and prior to that. But I think this proves Connery was not really more then 6'2" ever, as he does look shorter then Llewelyn, more then likely his peak height was 6'1.5 or 6'1.75"
Big Show said on 12/Feb/06
I've seen another picture with Ronaldinho, where Sean Connery is kicking the ball away. Sean is wearing normal shoes, while Ronaldinho is wearing his football shoes. Football shoes, do give you like 1/2 an inch of extra height. Sean has got to be at least 6'2, or else Ronaldinho, sure as hell isn't 5'11.

[Editor Rob: if the grass is soft his studs may sink in a bit...]
Mario said on 11/Feb/06
Viper, you see every Celeb 2 inches shorter than is real height.
Those shoths with Ronaldinho proof that he is still close to 6 ft 2.
Viper652 said on 10/Feb/06
JR, I just watched Dalton in the Living Daylights, and he certaintly looks a solid 6-2 in that film. Not sure how you think he only looks 5-9 or 5-10 in some shots. But Connery, has never looked taller then the 6-1 range to me, in any film.
Tubbs said on 10/Feb/06
Sean has a good 2.5", 3" on Ronadlinho, goes to show that he is much nearer the 6'1.5 than 6'0, which is what some people have been suggesting.
Mario said on 9/Feb/06
In Finding Forrester in the scenes in wich he wears socks and Rob Brown (who wears shoes) they look the same height. In the scenes that Both wear normal shoes (in the end) Connery looks an inch taller than Rob Brown.

J.J.F No way that Connery is same height as Laurence Fishburne or that he is only an inch taller than Ronaldinho. That doesn't make sense!

Gotxo, I'm happy to hear that. ;)
J.J.F said on 8/Feb/06
Connery was 1.87m on the dot in the 60's, I think thats quite obvious to most who are decent at judging heights. Probably 1.84-5 now
Gotxo said on 7/Feb/06
Very good job Rob, Ronaldinho is listed at 181cm at Barça. Connery is still over six feet (as the top some give him nowadays). He still looks the 187cm you guessed for fim currently. Was he 189cm as Mario remarked once and again...feasible.
BTW: Rob, i know you're overload with this site tasks, but you still owe the Glenn-Roger Moore pic yet, no new ideas at his page a pic as interesting as this could shed a lot of light (If he has shrunk in a standard way)

[Editor Rob: I've not seen the Moore pic with Glenn but in March I'm sure it will appear, at least I hope!]
Mario said on 2/Feb/06
Natalie Wood said this about Connery.
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00070.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00071.jpg
JR said on 2/Feb/06
Sean Connery is 6'2. Lazenby, Moore, and Brosnan seem to be the same. Timothy Dalton is more questionable. He is allegedly 6'2, but he doesn't look that way when you see his full profile. Dalton never looks much taller than 5'9 or 5'10. They must have stood him up on a box during close ups.
Picture said on 24/Jan/06
Connery looks the same height as Lazenby, based on what they both look next to Llewelyn.

rip Q.
Mario said on 23/Jan/06
Sean Connery and Desmond Llewelyn in Thunderball (1965)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00065.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00066.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00067.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00069.jpg

Sean Connery and Desmond Llewelyn in You Only Live Twice (1967)

http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00063yol.jpg
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00064yol.jpg

Roger Moore and Desmond Llewelyn in The Spy who Loved Me (77)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00061.jpg
Roger Moore and Desmond Llewelyn in Moonraker (79)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00060.jpg
Roger Moore and Desmond Llewelyn in A view to a Kill (85)
http://img.photobucket.com/albums/v319/kerdaben/DVD_00062.jpg

George Lazenby and Desmond Llewelyn in On her Majesty
tomking said on 8/Jan/06
A girlfriend of me saw him, when he played with catherine zeta-jones. She is photograph, and she tells me he was the same height like me - 6ft 1.5.
cendrin rovini said on 1/Jan/06
I remember Andreas "Bernd" Türck (German scandalous presenter) saying that Sean is 190cm. But I thing he shrunk a lot, looks not that tall anymore.
Zach said on 4/Dec/05
I remember in a documentary a few years ago (late 90s) Paul Gascoigne, a legit 5'10, met Seen Connery in a football stadium probably Ranger's ground and Gazza commented 'you're taller than I thought' to which Connery replied, 'yes...always' lol. He did seem to have a few inches on Gazza.
Mario Nariano said on 26/Nov/05
In the Documantary Inside Diamonds are Forever they talk some about Sean Connerys height. The actor who plays Peter Franks says that he just like Connery 6 ft 2 tall. Lana Wood who is 5 ft 2 tall says that she standed on a box in her scenes with Connery and that he is gigantic.

You can find this documantary in the Diamonds are Forever dvd.
gotxo said on 23/Nov/05
In Connery's discharge i must say that people who live of their image trend to do those kind of tricks unconsciously (as showing one side of the face instead the other for pics), presently if they have been taller in the past.
Brett said on 21/Nov/05
Yeh probably 1-1.5inches max,from that pic, probably closer to one inch because the one photo, Connery is standing on one leg ( no doubt purposely as your taller on one leg then 2).
Mario Nariano said on 20/Nov/05
Rob, how much taller do you think that Connery is over Laurence Fishburne?
You have probably seen the pictures that he has Fishburne in gettyimages.

[Editor Rob: yes, there's 2 pics worth comparing...my guess would be close to 1.5]
Brett said on 20/Nov/05
I have to retract my comment about him being 6'1.5" I think now hes not much over 6'0" as a friend of mine whoes around 5'7"-5'8" had a recent photo with him and his girlfriend next to connery, and Connerys eye level are not above my friends head, while Mine are by an couple inches, and im 6'1" so I think connery is 6ft nowadays. And I have met Brosnan, Eric Banan and Hugh Jackman amongst others, and they were all the same size to the nearest half inch, and were taller then myself by atleast an inch or so.
Dave said on 17/Nov/05
Check out Diamonds Are Forever. Connery is exactly half an inch shorter than the 6'3'' Jimmy Dean.
Brett said on 14/Nov/05
Hes still a good 6'1.5" in that movie Finding forrester, he was slightly taller then Rob Brown, whoes atleast 6'1", so no doubting hes 6'1.5" still
Mario Nariano said on 13/Nov/05
Roger Moore never looked shorter than Bernard Lee (M). He looked similiar in height as Desmond Llewelyn, but of course Llewelyn wasn't as tall as what he was in The Connery era.
Gotxo said on 13/Nov/05
Yeah Moore looks quite tall in his first bond movie, but in every next one he looks smaller, smaller than M, smaller than Q...Any magic help?
Seb said on 12/Nov/05
Then why does Moore look two inches shorter than Michael Caine and Sean Connery in a 1983 photograph? It's in Caine's autobiography "What's It All About?" if you want to check it out.
Dave said on 12/Nov/05
Moore definitely looks a strong 6'2'' in his early Bond films. He is only slightly shorter than the 6'3'' Yaphet Kotto in Live and Let Die for example.

By the end of his Bond career he looks like he may have gone down to about 6'1''. He still looks no shorter than 6'.
Seb said on 12/Nov/05
Roger Moore, Harrison Ford and Kevin Costner were never more than 6 foot even at their peak. Connery was 6'1.5 at his peak.
Mario Nariano said on 11/Nov/05
Some poeple lose there first cm even when they are in there 30s. There is also poeple who barely shrunks (think of Chris Lee). From what I know the avarage man lose 6 cm when he is in his 80s. Height lost is for everyone different, also for celebs. Moore definetly looked 6 ft 2 when he was in his 30s and early 40s.

Whe must also renember that Connery co-starred Costner, Ford, Cage and other 6 ft or 6 ft 1 guy's when he was close to his 60s or in his 60s. When I watch The Untouchables I can't see him any shorter than 6 ft 2 and he was 57 years old! Then we have the 60s movie's in wich he looks 189/190 cm + The measurement of 189 cm of Mr Universe. Definetly 189 cm his heyday.
Scott said on 11/Nov/05
There is a lot of talk about connery being 6'1.5" tall, but there's no denying that he's had at least an inch on several co-stars and other actors who are supposedly 6'1": Roger Moore, Harrison Ford, Kevin Costner, Shane West and on and on. Either all these guys are lying (which is definitely possible for some of them) or Connery is 6'2".
sam said on 11/Nov/05
The first picture posted by Gramps is interesting because Victor Garber and Sean Connery look around the same size (peak height for both allegedly 6'2"), but Alfred Molina looks about an inch taller than those two and Alan Alda looks about an inch shorter than Garber and Connery. This is odd, since all these men are supposed to be 6'2" (yeah, Garber is 6'1" according to this site). I'm wondering if the standing positions of these guys is to the disadvantage of Alda, who I've seen in person recently and who still looks about 6'2".
Gotxo said on 11/Nov/05
Sorry Mario, that's inconsistant.
First he shrunks 4cm 'fore his 80s when connery is totally OK(about his 60s). Then he keeps very well his height past this age.
Isn't easier to say he has mantained both an excellent posture in his backbone and a lot of his former height. To me he was a legit 6'1. no more
Mario Nariano said on 11/Nov/05
I have only seen good pictures of Moore and Connery of the 80s and 90s. Maybe Moore has lost more height, not everyone lose the same height... Moore doesn't look any shorter than 6 ft 0.5 nowedays and he is in his 80s, when the avarage male is close to his 80s he ussualy has lost 6 cm and if Moore was 185 cm at his peak, he has losed only 1 cm in height! In fact he looked close to 188 cm in his first Bond movie's and in The Saint series.
Gotxo said on 11/Nov/05
Lol, Ford is clearly smaller than his fictional Dad.
And yes, they do not take to much work to conceal that in some scenes, but when they are camera close ups, they try to do so in some manner or another.
To me connery was 6'2" when young, easy to see when compared to 6' -6'1" actors.
He was also taller than moore mario, so he could not be 6'2", and don't come with shrunkment as he wasn't much older than a couple of years than Sean.
Anonymous said on 11/Nov/05
I believe that Scott Clenn was 6 ft at his peak.
The Indiana Jones movie makes me always think, in the end there is a scene in wich Ford is looking down to Connery, I don't know what too think was Ford standing on a Box?

Come with good arguments Viper. ;)
rr said on 11/Nov/05
he does look 2-3 inches taller than valerie leone in never say never again. Valierie leone is listed as 5'11" in the imdb website. She was barefoot in once scene with SC, not sure if he was also barefoot
Gramps said on 10/Nov/05
Here's a strange picture: Connery looks shorter than the 6'1" Victor Garber, but taller than the 6'2" Alan Alda!
http://images.absolutenow.com/rp/ConneryAlda66008042.jpg
Here he looks a bit taller than Harrison Ford:
http://members.aol.com/eawmovies/eawmovies/images/indy5.jpg
and
http://www.camdennewjournal.co.uk/archive/images131103/indy.jpg
He's clearly taller than Roger Moore here:
http://www.poster.net/connery-sean/connery-sean-photo-sean-connery-and-roger-moore-6206752.jpg
Maybe 2" taller than the 5'11" Scott Glenn:
http://weeklywire.com/ww/01-19-99/austin_screens_scanlines-1.jpg
Bottom line: I think Connery was close to 6'2 in the '50s and '60s, but has maybe shrunk an inch or so in later life.
Viper652 said on 10/Nov/05
Nope, to say hes over 6-1.5 is crazy.
Mario Nariano said on 10/Nov/05
Ehm... I think that you and the others who think that he is under the 6 ft 2 mark are delisional, I think that there is here enough proofe that Connery was 6 ft 2.5. You keep saying without arguments that he is 6 ft 1.5.
Viper652 said on 9/Nov/05
Paste, there is no way Connery was only 5-11 at his peak. Thats delusional. Its also delusional for the people who think hes over 6-1.5 as well.
Paste said on 9/Nov/05
Sean Connery was probably 5 ft 11 or maybe close to 6 ft but not quite at his peak. I readed that he wored flesh coloured lifts when he was barefoot too look 6 ft 2 or 6 ft 3. He hasn't lost so much height, he is probably still 5 ft 11.
Dave said on 29/Oct/05
In You Only Live Twice Connerry is wearing socks and is the same height as a sandal wearing 6'2'' Charles Gray. He is definitely a tad over 6'2'' barefoot.
Mario Nariano said on 28/Oct/05
I believe that they are accurate measuring guy's for the Mr Universe events. Connery was in the tall man devision as we all know, the man next to him in the famous picture is at least 6 ft tall. If the guy next to Connery isn't 6 ft tall he don't would be in the tall man devision. Do you get it? So Connery is two inches taller than a guy who is at least 6 ft tall, so Connery is for sure not shorter than 6 ft 2. He has been measured at 6 ft 2.4 (not 6 ft 2.5) and that was Connerys height.
Viper652 said on 28/Oct/05
Its not a fact at all. 99.999 percent of all Bodybuilders heights are fudged anyway.
Mario Nariano said on 27/Oct/05
Nope it's a fact that it was without shoes on, sorry viper you can't chance facts. It's sounds also ridicolous who is gonna measure a guy with shoes on? If you compare Connery to the other candidates for Mr Universe you can see that he more than 2 inches taller than the guy next to him who is for 6 ft 0.5, renember that Connery was in the tall man devision.
Viper652 said on 27/Oct/05
That 6-2.4 measurment was with shoes. Hes 6-1.5 barefoot.
Mario Nariano said on 27/Oct/05
Yes sometimes Connery looks 6 ft 3, but he has been measured at 6 ft 2.4 so that must be is correct height.
d said on 24/Oct/05
he seems 1m91 near his son jason
Viper652 said on 23/Oct/05
Connery still looks 6-1 to me at his age. But I do agree, his peak height was 6-1.5. He never looked taller then that.
Mario Nariano said on 23/Oct/05
He looks nopewdays to me 186/187 cm in The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen and finding Forrester. Connery is also an inch taller than Lauren Fishburne who is 184 cm.
Peak height: 189cm
Current height: 187cm
John said on 23/Oct/05
Connery was 6'1 1/2" at his peak, as the Bond tailors said, and about 6'0" now. Just watch "The League of Extraordinary Gentlemen" - that was filmed in 2002 when he was 72, and he doesn't look that tall anymore.
Gotxo said on 22/Oct/05
Another list with the supposedly correct Bonds heigths (very conservative). To me it sounds reasonable. Wadda you think guys ?
http://www.theage.com.au/articles/2005/10/14/1128796710394.html?from=top5
Dave said on 22/Oct/05
It seems to be clear that Connery was 6'2 1/2'' at his peak and he is probably around 6'1'' now.
Mario Nariano said on 21/Oct/05
Connery is in fact the one who is an half inch taller.
Mario Nariano said on 19/Oct/05
Napier is two and half inches taller than Connery.
A nice picture of Connery and F Murray Abraham


http://bilder.filmstarts.de/thumbs/film/filme/d/der.name.der.rose/DerNameDerRose01.jpg
lars said on 18/Oct/05
ok....sean connery is no where near 6'3...probably exaggerated his height in the whole bond craze..Watch the 1964 Hitchcock film 'marnie'...connery's father in the film is played by alan napier from the original batman series. napier is 6'5...and he completely towers over connery in the film.
Mario Nariano said on 30/Sep/05
I think that I have posted a lot proofs that Connery was for sure 6 ft 2.5 at his peak, check this page.

Just compare him to his co-mr universe candidates who are all over 6 ft and Connery is one of the tallest.

I'm not insulting Bogart, he is also one of my favourite actors but there is still poeple who insist that he was only 5 ft 4, wich is stupid.
Viper652 said on 29/Sep/05
Connery was no taller then 6-1.5 at his peak. I would be shocked If he was ever really over that .
Gotxo said on 29/Sep/05
Interesting comments Mario, specially that of James Caan.
He always has been listed as 6' even, but nowadays he looks more like 5'9",
an excessive shrinkage, even if he has been unlucky with osteoporosis/spine problems. Was he ever that tall, i doubt it. Did Wayne used raisers? I ignore it, but in the searchers he towered his co-star at 6'1" (sorry crappy memmory,can't remember that lad's name).
Mario Nariano said on 28/Sep/05
Ow c'mon Viper, if Wayne was 6 ft 1 as your are saying then James Caan would have been 5 ft 8 at his peak and Robert Mitchum 5 ft 10. John Wayne was for 100 % sure at his peak 6 ft 4 and Pedro Armendariz was for sure in the 6 ft 1 range. But we have also Robert Shaw (5 ft 11 range), Charles Gray (6 ft 3 range) and other bond actors to compare them to Connery.

This are my Bond heights
Sean Connery 6 ft 2.5
Goerge Lazenby 6 ft 2.5 ( I have watched some more of Lazenby and I think that Yao was right about Lazenby's height)
Timothy Dalton 6 ft 2 (Sometimes he looks taller than 6 ft 2)
Roger Moore 6 ft 1 ( He really looks this to me compared with Kotto, Lee and Lonsdale)
Pierce Brosnan 6 ft 1 ( This what he looks in his most movie's, but sometimes he can look 186/7)
Viper452 said on 23/Sep/05
IMDB is the worst site to go by when comparing listed heights. Also its been widely known that John Wayne was in the 6-1 range anyway, and wore boots with lifts to get to 6-4. Connery looked in the 6-1 range to me, could look a little taller to some people.
Mr. Klaus said on 23/Sep/05
Nop I disagree with you Viper.
In From Russia With love he looks 1.5/2 inches taller than Pedro Armendariz, IMDB has him at 6 ft 1 and Pedro looked 2 to 3 inches shorter in his movie with John Wayne (6 ft 4).

In You Only Live Twice Connery looks 8 to 10 inches taller than Avarage japanese guy.

I also know that some bond girls wored lifts because of the height difference between Connery and the girls, and a lot of Bond girls were ex-models1
Viper652 said on 19/Sep/05
I think in all of his Bond movies he looked in the 6-1 range. Tall, but not over that.`
Kodak said on 18/Sep/05
Tip for Mr. Klaus; If you take a picture of the TV screen use the close-up mode
(it's the one with the flower). Then you might have almost a 100 % gaurantee that you're picture is clearer. I pressume you did take it with a Kodak easy share CX7525? Good luck!!
Viper652 said on 16/Sep/05
Connery looked no taller to me then in the 6-1 range in all of his movies to be honest. The Bond taliors say he was 6-1.5 at his peak, and Connery even said he was 6-1.5 at his peak. I would take their say over inflating measurements in a bodybuilding contest, or an inflated image Connery tried to keep when he played Bond.
Mario Nariano said on 16/Sep/05
Sean Connery himself has said a lot of different things
At the time he played Bond he said that he was 6 ft 2 and he as also said in numerous inteviews that he is 6 ft 2.
Connery has been measured at 6 ft 2.4 and in in some inteviews he says 6 ft 2.5 .
When Connery answers is height in cms he says 189cm.
According to you he has sayd on Jay Leno that he 6 ft 1.5, I don't know if it is true but it's possible, he looks those days around that height and it's from an interview of 2003 when Connery was 73 years old.

Connery is taller than Michael Caine and you can't use the excuse that he wores lifts because in the movie that they have together Connery wored sandals!
Mario Nariano said on 14/Sep/05
http://www.pathguy.com/lectures/seanconnery1.jpg
In this picture you can see a lot of guy's of the mr Universe tall competetion. All those guy's are 6 ft +. The guy next to connery (number 25) is at least 6 ft and Connery looks a lot taller than him, more than 2 inches in my opinion.
Mr. Klaus said on 13/Sep/05
Connery was in 2003 an inch taller than Laurence Fishburne who is 184 cm wich means that Connery was in 2003 186/ 187 cm. This would also mean that Connery has never shrunk! The avarage male begins losing height when he reach his 50s, some even in ther 40s (Like my dad). I don't would be surprised if Connery wasnt at 189 cm in 1987. I still think that Connery was the tallest Bond and Lazenby and Dalton close to him.

Maybe moore is standing on something Yao.
Mario Nariano said on 4/Sep/05
Viper452, in wich of his early movie´s does he look around 6 ft 1?
Marnie, The Hill, Shalako?
Viper652 said on 4/Sep/05
Connery looks in the 6-1 range in his early movies to me
Mario Nariano said on 3/Sep/05
Well I don´t know exactly, maybe we can find some pictures op his Body Building contest in wich he got measured. 6 ft2.4 (not 6 ft2.5) sounds pretty accurate. To me Connery really looked that height (6 ft 2.4) in his early movie´s.
Mario Nariano said on 1/Sep/05
It is also strange that Connery was woring his shoes when he got measured for the Mr. Universe contest. Height is really important for that kind of contests, and they try to be the most accurate that they can.

I don´t know if I can trust that site.
Mario Nariano said on 1/Sep/05
I see a an inch of difference between Costner and Connery. But we have still the other actors. and it is possible that Connery wasn´t at his full height in 1987, the most men start losing height at her 50s.
Yao- is 7-7 said on 31/Aug/05
Well a website claims his 189cm height was officially measured with shoes in 1953 in a bodybuildind contest.

Is it so wrong of Connery to say 6-23 when he was 6-1.5?

I think not.


Also just watch The Untouchables, I just did to check this.

Kevin Costner claims he is 6-1, in the film Connery is clearly exactly half an inch taller.

In his mid 50's when Connery made this film he would not have shrunk any at that point.
Mario Nariano said on 31/Aug/05
Connery looks those days an inch taller than Laurence Fishburne who is little under the 6 ft 1 mark, so I suppose that he is those days this height. In every interview wich comes of the 60-70-80 and sometimes 90s he says 6 ft 2 and when he answers in CM´s he says 189cm.
Mario Nariano said on 30/Aug/05
I see that you have chanced Connery
Mario Nariano said on 27/Aug/05
Connery has never wore lifts, we have seen Connery in sandals in movie´s like In the name of Father and the Man who would be a king. We have seen Connery barefoot in Finding Forester, Some James Bond movie´s and he didn´t look shorter than 6 ft 2. The only Bond actor from witch we know for sure that he wore lifts in some scenes in Goldeneye is Pierce Brosnan. There is also poeple who claim that Lazenby, Moore and Dalton wore lifts when they played Bond, but i don´t think that they wore lifts.
CelebHeights Editor said on 25/Aug/05
From jamesbond newsgroup 1996, "I was lucky enough to stand next to him at an airport in the Bahamas and I would say around 6'0" or so."
Mario Nariano said on 23/Aug/05
I have meeted 4 bond actors, Connery, Moore, Dalton and Lazenby.
I saw Connery 5 years ago in Spain when he lived in Mallorca, he was at that time for sure 6 ft 2 or maybe a little taller.

I have meeted Moore two times, and i think that celebheights has the right height. The first time when I saw moore was at the Die Another premiere and he looked about the height as i´m, and i´m 183 cm.

I saw Lazenby and Dalton also at the Die Another Day premiere and they looked about the same height, i would say that they are days 186- 187 cm. I have to say that Lazenby shoes looked kinda rare,maybe it were elavator shoes. At the time Lazenby was choosed as bond, the wanted to make him into the new connery, they gived him then 2 inch elavator shoes to look 6 ft 2 barefoot. I don´t know if it is true but i don´t would be surprised if Lazenby was only 6 ft 1 at his peak.
Alana said on 14/Aug/05
From Russia With Love was on the other day and Connery seems to be a good 3 inches taller than Robert Shaw who is usually listed at 5'11.

In most films from his early days, Connery appears to be around the 1.88cm - 1.89cm mark if his shoes are taken out of the equation.
Mr. Klaus said on 12/Aug/05
At the time Diamonds Are Forever came out Connery was promted as 6 ft 2, not 6 ft 3 as what Yao Ming 7 "7 says. There is also a brief moment in wich you can see James Bond driving license in DAF wich states his height as 6 ft 2. In Thunderball you see Connery barefoot.
Viper452 said on 11/Aug/05
As was stated by another guy, Connery wore bigger shoes then normal to look 6-3, the height they promoted him at. Thats why he might look a littler taller then others around the same or just below his height. Richard Harris is 6-1, so Connery with a half inch more on his shoes will look an inch taller at least then Harris.
Mr. Klaus said on 10/Aug/05
Viper, you have said that three times in the Connery page. You can better rent/ buy some Connery movie's of the 60s or 70s, compare then Connery to his co-stars and then take a conclusion. In Robin and Marian (1976), Connery is 1.5 inch taller than Richard Harris.
Viper652 said on 10/Aug/05
Connery was 6-1.5 barefoot, 6-2.5 with shoes on
Mr. Klaus said on 9/Aug/05
In the Goerge Lazenby page I have posted a photo of the second in wich Desmond is full Straight and Lazenby also. Both guy's have a similiar height. But we can not base or facts in one scene, I don't have watched so much lazenby's movie's. But he looks to me a maximum of 1.89 CM in his Bond movie.

In the Dalton page I have posted that Timothy Dalton is clearly two inches taller than Billy Zane in Gleopatra (and both guys wore sandals). Are you gonna say that Dalton wore flesh-coloured lifts in his sandals? Perhaps why is Dalton as tall as Benicio Del Toro in License to kill? 6 ft + 2 inches of his heals would be 6 ft 2, right? Benicio is a strong 6 ft 2 + 1 inch of his shoes would be 6 ft 3? Robert Davi looks in every scene in License to Kill taller than Dalton and Del Toro, he looks 6 ft 2 in his most recent photo's, but in License to Kill he doesn't look shorter than 6 ft 3, I also renember also a movie in wich Davi looks 2 inches taller than Arnold Schwarzenegger. I think that Davi is the one who wore lifts.


It's also a fact that Connery has been measured without shoes, so Connery was in his 20s 1.89 CM, and I suppose that he was still that height at the time he played Bond.
McFan said on 8/Aug/05
He was an inch taller than Kevin Costner in "The Untouchables."
Mr. Klaus said on 28/Jul/05
Ehm I would say that Connery is slighty taller than Llewelyn, a cm or Two.
And Dalton ins't two inches shorter than Edwards in Hawks, I rent that movie last night and Dalton has such a bad posture in that movie, he isn't fully straight and that makes him shorter than Edward but when he is full straight he is as tall as that Edward guy. Ah and about the scene in License to kill in wich Dalton looks shorter than Davi, Dalton is barefoot and Davi has his shoes on. And Brosnan did not suddenly grown when he become Bond, in the most of his 80s movie's he looks the same height as what he looks in Goldeneye.

"Roger Moore - He was 6'0" in height barefoot, when he was cast as Bond in 1972 at age 44. Through making A View To A Kill, his last Bond film in 1984-5 at age 56-57, he was still 6 feet even barefoot. When he played Bond they gave him 2 inch heeled shoes, rather than one inch heeled shoes."

Yaphet Kotto was 3 inches taller than Moore in Live and let die, This story would make sense if Kotto also wore lifts.
Anonymous said on 27/Jul/05
Er, Klaus - "because Desmond Llewelyn, Charles Gray and other bond actors are listed as 6 ft 2 and Connery is taller than those guys."

Look at any Q scene and you'll see Connery is just ever so slightly shorter than Llewelyn!
Dalton is 2" shorter than Ant Edwards in Hawks so that part about him wearing lifts in all movies except that one is spot on.
Brosnan - how can ANYBODY not see that he suddenly 'grew' after becoming Bond? He has worn elevator shoes in every film since Goldeneye. Watch 'Live Wire', 'The long good friday' - any pre-95 film with Brosnan and tell me with a straight face he is 6'1"!!
Viper652 said on 27/Jul/05
That guys story sounds bang on to me. Especially If you read that long story on the Brosnan page on how Lazenby was 4 inches taller then Pierce when they shook hands. Both storys give the exact same heights for all the others
Gotxo said on 26/Jul/05
Dunno if that might help or not but...
Among other things Ian Fleming gave his literary son his own features: A very similar hedonic personality, the same eye color hair cut & color (when young) and yes...also his height.
Wich in books always was stated as 6'0"
We can compare him next to Bon..Ahem..Connery i mean, in some photos.
To me Connery looks near 2" taller in almost of them:
http://www.indiana.edu/~liblilly/fleming/images/connery-fleming.jpg
http://www.shop4photos.net/graphics/245/245479.jpg
http://jamesbond007.net/Images/ian4.jpg
Except in this last one, but Ian is closer to the objective and connery uses a lower profile shoe:
http://www.shop4photos.net/graphics/172/172285.jpg

He coul be very well 187-188cm when young, what do you think?

Viper652 said on 24/Jul/05
I wouldnt go by that movie comparing him to Caine. Connory was 6-1.5 at his peak, and has lost a half inch at his age. It makes perfect sense really.
Mr. Klaus said on 18/Jul/05
James, you have read that in the James Bond tailorship, but how can Connery be 6'1 and a half if he is taller than 6 ft 2 Michael Caine?
James said on 17/Jul/05
Sean Connery was NEVER the tallest Bond, his real height without shoes was 6'1 and a half, the same as George Lazenby. Timothy Dalton, at 6'2, was the tallest Bond.
Mr. Klaus said on 12/Jul/05
J.J.F, Connery was 6'2.5 at his peak. Connery was slighty taller than Michael Caine in 1975, and Connery wore sandals in that movie! And I have another proofe, Connery is only one inch shorter than Steven Seagal, Seagal was Connery Martial Intructor in Never say Never again and was only one inch taller than Sir Connery. Watch more Connery movie's of the 60s en 70s and you will be convinced that he was this height.
J.J.F said on 11/Jul/05
"Sean was indeed 6'3" and tallest of the Bonds" er...

you must indeed beleive everything you read, JJ. connery was never more than 6'1.5"
And no, men dont typically lose 3", more like 1.5", maybe 2" in some cases.
I'd say Connery was lucky, he didnt lose much more than 0.5 inch.
Danjo said on 5/Jul/05
When you look at how short Moore was next to Christopher Lee (6'4") It seems that his reported height of 6'1" was exagerated a great deal. Connery, in one of his earliest interviews had him at 6'2" tall.
JJ said on 7/Jun/05
Sean was indeed 6'3" and tallest of the Bonds. Entirely possible he is now only 6.1" - men generally lose up to 3" in height between ages of 55 and 80 and Sean is now nearly 75 years old. The late James Stewart (at peak 6'5") once said on Parkinson Show that he had lost 4" - "but thankfully only off my height"
Gotxo said on 2/Jun/05
That 189cm measurement it's supposedly correct because it was for a bodybuilding contest and they are presumably measured by medical staff. Said this i don't belive it all. Many sport stars are rounded up even a pair of inches to be more attractive for teams, Arnold Schwarzenegger also cheated (pecata minuta) ;).
Mr Luis said on 18/May/05
I was talking about his height at his peak.
That site says that Connery was 6'1 1/4 at his peak and that moore was 6'1 at his peak. The Problem is that Connery was always 2 inches taller than Moore!
Sing said on 17/May/05
No way is Connery 1.90m Mr Luis. 1.86m or 6'1" max.
the giant said on 16/May/05
Connery is 6' - 6'1" without shoes, Roger Moore is no more than 5'11", probably more like 5'10" without shoes.
Mr Luis said on 6/May/05
That can be true, that site says also that Moore was 6'1 at his peak. Connery was always two inches taller than Moore.

Connery was also a little taller than the 6'2 Q, and Moore was shorter than Desmond Llewelyn. I'm talking about the Bond movies of the 70, in the 80 Bond movies, Moore was exact the same height as Desmond LLewelyn.

Moore was 1,84 cm at is peak and Connery 1,89/ 1,90 cm.
Viper652 said on 5/May/05
The James Bond Tailors say he was 6-1 and a half at his peak.
JUSTMATT said on 5/May/05
I think he is 6.2 because I saw him near an italian introducer who is for sure 6.2 and they were the same height
sam said on 5/May/05
I believe based on his films, he was slightly over 6'2" as a young man, probably about an inch shorter these days.
Anonymous said on 5/Apr/05
My Grandfather (who was 6 feet at that time) meeted im 1980, and he sayd that he was really tall,(something of 6.3 he sayd), but maybe he has shrunks
JJ said on 27/Mar/05
You guys got it right last time with the 6'1 1/2 so why change it based on a dodgy measurement from the 50's?
Connery is about 6'1 these days, no more.
Anonymous said on 11/Feb/05
I think Mr Connery is more like 6'. I saw him a few years ago at a local theatre and he seemed a lot shorter than my six four(6'4').

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