How tall is Steve Forrest

Steve Forrest's Height

6ft 3 (190.5 cm)

American actor best remembered for starring in TV series S.W.A.T, The Baron and Dallas. In film he appeared in Mommie Dearest, The Wild Country, It Happened to Jane, The Long Gray Line, Heller in Pink Tights and Flaming Star. In a 1971 News&Record article it mentioned Steve as being "6ft 3 and [over] 200lbs".

Steve Forrest Hondo Harrelson SWAT 1975

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6ft 3in (190.5cm)
Arch Stanton said on 28/Mar/16
Rob can you add a photo and films Mommie Dearest, The Wild Country, It Happened to Jane, The Long Gray Line, Heller in Pink Tights, Flaming Star. Probably a few more TV series worth mentioning too like Gunsmoke, Columbo and Dallas.

Looks accurate, exactly what I guessed with Doris Day in It Happened to Jane.
Gonzalo said on 21/Nov/14
He looked taller than John Wayne in The longest day
Eva Connors said on 23/Dec/11
I watched a Bonzana episode today with Lorne Greene, Tina Louise and Steve Forrest. Something about an indian attack and Forrest helped rescue her. Steve was so handsome and has a wonderful voice to boot. Happy Christmas and happy New Year, Steve.
Shadow2 said on 12/Nov/10
Steve was 6'3" in his Baron days, on his many Gunsmoke appearances alongside 6'7" James Arness, and on SWAT with 6'2" Robert Urich. Even in his 60's in the 1980's, he was still a strong 6'2". As mentioned previously, his older brother was movie actor Dana Andrews, who was shorter, about 6'.
MattCCC said on 20/Oct/08
He is definatly 6'4, i am 6'5 and he only was shorter than me by a tiny bit a few years back.
patrick said on 14/May/08
Rob, I just read your comment today but "it makes my day"! The themes you mention are among the best ever. Ron Grainer wrote both the Prisonner and man in a suitcase I would add the persuaders and of course, the Avengers (the champions are great too!)
As for Steve Forrest, he was probably taller than 6'3. Appers so in many movies and TV shows next to tall actors as Jhon Wayne (the longest day).
rob carrington said on 6/Jan/08
didnt see much of Steve Forrest after the Baron , I was 10 when it was shown in the UK in 1966, he joined my hero's of the time , I loved the theme Tunes to all of thses 60,s classics Mc Gill (man in a suitcase and the saint (Roger Moore) , Danger Man and the Prisoner (
denis said on 4/Jan/08
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if you wanna use it to compare elvis was approx 5'11 1/2
i have another one where Steve is with elvis and barbara eden and the top of the head of elvis (without adding the puffy hair) is approx . at eye level steve was almost 4 inches taller
gerri said on 20/Oct/07
incredibly attractive. definitely at least 6'2 1/2 inches in can tell by looking at his hands he's a big man.
Marcelo C. said on 5/Oct/07
6ยด2/3" sounds O.k.. Reminds me of Moore, but 2" taller.
jazinegrrrl said on 7/Apr/07
Steve is (was) definitely 6'3. Lord, he was such a dreamboat: handsome, sexy, athletic and big. I enjoyed him in The Baron and his brief stint on Dallas, as someone else stated, he kept himself very well put together beyond his fifties.
larry said on 6/Mar/07
He was a good two inches taller than 6'0.5" Karl Malden in a movie made in 3-D.
It was based VERY loosely on Poe's "Murder in the Rue Morgue. Can't seem to access movie title from brain.
footballed28 said on 8/Feb/07
yeah but Elvis wore lifts remember? read an article a long time ago stating the king's height as 5'11, 245 lbs at the time of his death
Anonymous said on 5/Feb/07
I think he looked more like 2 inches taller than Elvis - 3 max. Certainly not 4.
Bob H. said on 4/Feb/07
Brother of actor Dana Andrews. Forrest did at least 3 episodes of Gunsmoke. Towered over everone except Arness, of course. Had a very deep voice. Handsome, broad shouldered man. Appeared to be 6'3" to 6'4" easily. Good actor. Was also in "Flaming Star" with Elvis. Easily 3 to 4 inches taller than the "King".
patrick said on 1/Feb/07
OH yeah! no doubt he at least "was" (because he's old now) 6'3;
i remember an episode of "the fugitive" he was in and how he towered not short David Janssen, a good 6' tall man.
Steve Forrest was in addition, a very strapping man even after 55;
A very good actor with a strong character and a nice personality; he deserved a better carrier than he got.

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