How tall is Taylor Kitsch

Taylor Kitsch's Height

5ft 10 ¾ (179.7 cm)

Canadian actor best known for roles in movies like John Carter, Battleship and X-Men Origins:Wolverine. On television, he is known for his role on Friday Night Lights. He was once broke and sleeping in subway cars in his early 20's, resulting in his weight plummeting: "I got down to 140 pounds. I'm 5-foot-11".

How tall is Taylor Kitsch
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Average Guess (80 Votes)
5ft 10.69in (179.6cm)
Zac99 said on 3/Dec/22
No way he’s 178, as some claim here. He’s a solid 180cm, nothing more, nothing less. Look at photos of him next to Dylan o brien, a textbook 5’10. He’s got an inch solid on Dylan, and that’s it. He was also noticeably taller than the Lone Survivor ensemble of men. 3 inches shorter than Ryan Reynolds too.
Coldice said on 10/Oct/22
177 cm
Jake: 1.84 m - 1.85 m said on 11/Aug/22
This is probably spot on, very close to 5ft 11.
Realist said on 2/May/22
This guy is 5'11 he was in Savages with Aaron Johnson whose 5'10.5 they were both noticeably taller than 5'8 Blake Lively who people swear is 5'10. I have noticed that most people here downgrade men and add inches to every woman's height it is kind of weird. Also the fact that celebrity women wear heels often so they will usually be shorter than whatever your guess is.
Wehrmacht180 said on 28/Nov/21
178 cm
Sankalp said on 12/Nov/21
He looks 5’11” to me nothing shorter than that
Njp said on 4/Feb/21
I wonder what percentage of people downgrade 5’11” people to 5’10.5” because of a bias towards people who claim it? 5’10” seems like the bench mark average height either past or present. I’m sure some would be surprised how head length, shoulder height, body length and leg length can really throw out some odd estimates. For an extreme example if you look at Arnold Schwarzeneggers shoulder height, it’s a lot lower than people of the same height. I think people tend to compare their own Individual anthropometry to others prior to making an objective guess. I’m 5’11” flat in the morning and around 5’10 5/8” in the evening. I don’t claim 5’11” though most days I’m in a seated position so 4’ 2” seems more accurate 😂
ALEXIZ/180cm said on 25/Dec/20
5'10 or 178 cm no more.
Ema said on 2/Sep/20
He looks closer than 5ft 10 than 5ft 11 considering that he looked an inch shorter than Jimmy Fallon so this average guess is accurate
Jake: 1.84 m - 1.85 m said on 19/Aug/20
Hey Rob, he's got an inch on Dylan O'Brien easily...I reckon he's the full 5ft 11in - which is what he claimed!
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 25/Jun/20
Rob, could he not just be the full 5ft 11in? He definitely looks it.
Editor Rob
You can see at times he does look a full 5ft 11
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 20/Jun/20
Solid 5'10 1/2 weak 5'10 3/4.
TheBat said on 22/Nov/19
Solid listing
Nik Ashton said on 3/Nov/19
His claim is pretty honest!

I am delighted to give Taylor his 100th comment!
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 26/Feb/19
Click Here Look a full inch shorter than Jimmy Fallon.
joshjeffords said on 24/Sep/18
Not tall at all he looks 5 10 or a bit over not the full 5 11.
He is frequently seen booting and doesnt look very tall even then.
I will say hes a good actor especially action and drama.
Jake: 1.84 m- 1.85 m said on 19/Sep/18
Hey Rob,

I really think he appears a good 5ft 11in guy, like a stronger 5-11 than Hawke for example. If he listed himself as 181, he's likely that height for a solid portion of the day. Do you reckon 5ft 11in flat works for him? I think it's the best fit.
Editor Rob
He claimed 5ft 11, which isn't unreasonable.
He has never claimed 181cm.
FE said on 3/Aug/18
@Editor Rob,

He has 181cm on his Hockey Profile….
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He really doesn’t look that Tall!

What do u think Rob?
Editor Rob
His 5ft 11 hockey listing matches his claim, which isn't that bad...he seems pretty close to 5ft 11.
Ruben Bosco said on 6/May/18
Taylor and Aaron seem to be the same height.
Dejavu said on 28/Apr/18
Weird though he could look shorter than Aaron Taylor Johnson
MM said on 11/Nov/17
Rob, what do you think of these photos with Dylan O'Brien?
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Editor Rob
in some photos with Dylan I see he has a boot that is a bit thicker, but overall he is clearly taller. I don't think Kitsch saying 5ft 11 is much of an inflation, reasonably honest, can't believe he'd be only 5ft 10-10.25
Junior said on 30/Oct/17
The upgrade doesn't look convincing. Kitsch a boots wearer most of time might just boost extra half inch height than most actors. 5'10.5" if anything not over it.
Andrea said on 13/Oct/17
With Dylan O'Brien he looks very near his claim, actually: Click Here
Andrea said on 13/Oct/17
Well, it is hard to say whether he is more 5'10.5 or 5'10.75 from a picture like that, isn't it? If Khalid is 5'7, Taylor looks somewhere around 5'10, with (probably) worst posture and unknown footwear...
Maybe 5'10.75 is not impossible (just like 5'10.25 isn't, IMO), but I thought the old 5'10.5 was probably the best shout, from all I've seen. Again, wasn't he shorter than Aaron Taylor Johnson in that movie they did together? And you now have Aaron at 5'10.5...
Editor Rob
well 10.5 is of course not impossible...I think a weak 5ft 11 might just have been as arguable.

I don't think Taylor is giving a bad claim, any guy about 5ft 10.5 range might just round up.
Andrea said on 26/Sep/17
Back to 5'10.75, Rob?
Editor Rob
with our old friend Khalid, I think the 10.75 mark made sense for a mid-day measurement.
Rising - 174 cm said on 20/Aug/17
This seems about right from the little I've seen. Then again I often rely on the Reynolds Rule (i.e., NO actor is five eleven). But Glenn at 5'6.25"? Maybe Frank2 will wind up right in another 5 years. I'm sure that will get under his skin a bit to see him shrink more than his already infamous 1.5" height loss by his mid 30s and not even have his 5'6.5" anymore, but in all seriousness, real height loss is a toss up at his age. I know there was a 1/8 stadiometer error, but doesn't that mean he measured from 5'6.5" to 5'7"? Seems most likely he was caught around his low and 5'7.25" would be his likely high as its much more difficult to measure your high outside of your home (despite Glenn's best efforts). Though Glenn should have done what that cop did in the anecdote from the 60s or 70s and been carried in on a mattress! On the other hand, 1/4" height loss for Glenn does explain Sly growing from 5'10.75" to the full 5'11" at age 70. Sly stole some of Glenn's height!
S.J.H said on 7/Aug/17
I view him a good 5'10 with 5'11 jimmy fallon
S.J.H said on 12/Jul/17
Sometimes he wear thick boots 1.75-2" range. He might have wear it with 5'7 Khalid.
Andrea said on 18/May/17
Yeah, Balrog. I completely agree with you, again. 😉
On FNL, I think he can pull off near enough his claim but he does wear cowboy style boots in many scenes which probably make him look taller than he is. Somewhere between 5'10 and 5'11 is believable more than the full 5'11 or just 5'10 flat, IMO! He probably measured 5'10 and something and just rounds up to 5'11. 5'10.75 I think is a little too much, though!
Wasn't he shorter than Aaron Taylor-Johnson in that movie with Blake Lively, Rob? I've seen you recently put Aaron down to 5'10.5, which for sure makes 5'10.75... IMPOSSIBLE for Taylor!
Balrog said on 8/Apr/17
5'10.5". Next to Skarsgaard he looks near 6in shorter. Reynolds had 3in+ next to him. He looks closer to 5'10" rather 5'11" but I could buy 179cm for him. He was also slightly taller than Chace Crawford, who I think is really 5'10" flat.
S.J.H said on 3/Apr/17
177cm on the bet. Jimmy fallon is 180cm
Guest66 said on 26/Mar/17
5'10.25 Rob ? Or he really does look that close to 5'11 to you ?
Editor Rob
anywhere between 5ft 10 and 11 could be argued.
sabot said on 19/Feb/17
5'11 right out of the bed.
S.J.H said on 17/Jan/17
He can be 179cm if jimmy fallon is 182cm but also he look 5'10.25 on the spot not under
Roger said on 30/Oct/16
Never looks 5'11. A strong 5'10. Maybe 180 first thing in the morning.
Dan23 said on 31/Aug/16
Must be one of your worst estimates, Rob, although I do apprecaite all the work you put in the page,
The guy can't possibly be anything close to 5'11''. The highest estimate would be 5'10'' flat. Alexander literally dwards him by almost 25 cm:
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Jon Jones said on 11/Jul/16
5'10 solid
RKV said on 1/Apr/16
5'10.25 is fair.
Nobody said on 21/Mar/16
I really don't understand, bcs if he is 5.10 or even 6 so how can you explain the pics where he is staying with Rihanna and Brookline Deker.Someone is laying.but who.Rihanna looks like 165 cm,broklin like little more..
lol said on 27/Oct/15
Rob he is a lot shorter than Jimmy Fallon who is 182 cm I guess he is around 177-178 maybe?
Andrea said on 9/Aug/15
Noticeably? He can look maybe 3 cms shorter, in some shots more 4... If you look at him with Alexander Skarsgard, he looks near 6 inches shorter than him, so this guy probably is 179 at best! Good to know he doesn't boost his height that much and he just claims 5'11! 5'10.25-5'10.5 is certainly a better shout for Taylor!
yeah right said on 8/Aug/15
He appeared on Jimmy Fallon show recently and looked noticeably shorter
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Tarinator said on 30/Jun/15
Reynolds at least has 7 cm on him. 181 cm can do.
Ohana75 said on 24/Jun/15
Look at the comparison between him and fellow fnl actor Zach Gilford. Gilford claims to be 5 9" on some days, and lists as 5 9 others. Don't use the FNL set shots to compare angles on that show were everything because they had to make it them seems plausible as big time h s. football players. HE was quoted on that 140 as saying he regretted losing that much weight for the role.... dropping 40lbs to get to it so that makes sense to me. 5 `11 and 175 to 185 with his build seems logical. 6 foot comes from when he was squeezing in some extra height as a junior hockey prospect in Canada.. almost all pro hopefuls slip an extra inch on their bio sheets.
Rhonda said on 21/Jun/15
5ft10 flat tops, if he is 140lbs that would look like a rake thin. 10stone is very thin for such a height.
mateo said on 20/Jun/15
I would say 5'10" tops aswell. There's a picture of him standing right next to Colin Farrell filming true detective and they are identical. Colin even seems to have the edge but he is wearing Cowboy Boots.
maximus said on 20/Mar/15
Hard to say....but some where between 5'10" and 5'11"....the picture with him and peter Berg its hard to tell how tall he is because he is standing behind Peter.....shoulder height seems about the same. If I had to take a guess...5'10"....not short but not very tall...good height for Hollywood without being considered short.
Silent_D said on 4/Mar/15
Solid 5 foot 10.
Joel Gardner 5'11.5 said on 19/Feb/15
I think 5'10 flat is about right
S.J.H said on 27/Jan/15
If Matt Bomer 5'11.25 then Kitsch was never a chance over 5'10
MD said on 28/Nov/14
With 5'11.25" Matt Bomer (6'1.25" Jim Parsons far left):

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With 5'11.5" Peter Berg:

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gianb92 said on 17/Aug/14
He is max 177 cm next to aaron johnson
PLB said on 30/Jul/14
Currently I understand the Dutch are the tallest men in the world. They are supposed to be about six feet. If this is true it would mean that Kitsch is taller than average in America and shorter than average in Holland. I think of him as an average size guy and he certainly is - somewhere or other.

BTW I like Kitsch or maybe I just like the three movies in which I've seen him. The critics unanimously hated 'John Carter', 'Battleship' and 'X-Men Origins'. Which can only mean that I have bad taste.

In Battleship he did look a bit like a runt. Maybe it was OK to have Neeson tower over him - he was the admiral after all. But his brother was played by the even taller Skarsgard. I don't know, maybe the milkman was very tall - but they didn't really look like brothers.
Elias said on 7/Jun/14
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ItsCALE said on 27/May/14
Yeah, those are the shots. I really see below 5'10" I mean if fallon is over 6 feet than id by 5'10" range but i doubt fallon is over 6. Kitsch looks pretty tiny. Still sticking to 5'9.5" max.
ItsCALE said on 24/May/14
He just appeared on Jimmy Fallon so lets say Jimmy is a full 6 which we all sorta doubt. Kitch, looks 5'9" MAYBE 5'9.5" max on the show when they are standing side by side. Either Kitch is under 5'10" or Fallon is wearing some hefty lifts.
Andrea said on 9/Apr/14
More than "a weak 5'11 can't be ruled out", i'd say "5'11 must be ruled out"! Come on, look at him with Alexander Skarsgard! I really can't see him over 5'10.5 and there's a big chance he's under it! 5'10-5'10.5 is probably his range!
Khalid said on 7/Apr/14
To be honest he doesn't look as tall as 5'11, he looks more like 5'10.5
Editor Rob
I suppose it can't be ruled out he could be weak 5ft 11
Take A Moment To Think said on 4/Apr/14
When I first saw him on FNL, I figured he was close to 6'1. Maybe it was the hair
Bundy said on 28/Feb/14
Kitsch is 5'10", probably 160lbs. Aaron Johnson is 5'10" as well. Neither of them is anywhere near 6'0" or 5'11".
MD said on 3/Dec/13
I mean, I can get why the guy could pull off looking 5'11" in a solo shot, or even in a shot with other people with the right footwear, but there is no way he's a full 5'11", barefoot.
Mr. R said on 2/Dec/13
Thanks for the confidence MD. Thanks for the pic. Actually that pic was from another event the same day. Same clothes.
Balrog said on 1/Dec/13
If this guy is 5'10'' that would destroy Chace Crawford listing too since he was shorter than Kitsch in the Convenant. Also would put Reynolds under 6'2''.
MD said on 1/Dec/13

Mr. R is on to something, here. Here's the event Mr. R was speaking of in the post below with Mark Walberg and Emile Hersch:

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I've been saying forever that this guy is 5'10" flat. He's pretty thin and long, but it's an illusion, obviously.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Nov/13
Rob, is 5ft10.5/179cm a closet estimate?
Editor Rob
5ft 10.5-11 is a likely range
Mr. R said on 28/Nov/13
Saw Taylor last night. He is 5-10 at the tallest part of the day. 5-11 is a lie.
Jim said on 13/Nov/13
Battleship: Liam Neeson - 6ft 4in. Look at the difference when the two of them are walking side by side in the final scene. Taylor Kitsch is 5' 10" at best.
Lo sgozzatore said on 24/Oct/13
Rob, you yourself said that Kitsch is a weak 5'11. You should list him at 5'10.75... Not over it for sure!
Now that you finally upgraded Alexander Skarsgard to 6'4.25, this guy at 5'10.75 would be ok... I see at least 5.5-6 inches between them ;)
Gheist said on 5/Oct/13
Probably 178-179 range
NJP said on 3/Oct/13
Click Here next to 5ft11 Aaron Johnson. Johnson in mid stride is still taller than Kitsch.
Voiceless Dental Fricative said on 28/Sep/13
Overbilled no question. He's 5'10 flat max.
cole said on 19/Aug/13
@MD: De Niro is 5'8 at most these days, I could even believe 5'7.5 for him. Ryan Phillippe is a 5'8 range guy wearing big boots in that shot. Taylor is wearing regular dress shoes. That being said, I don't think Kitsch looks like much of a strong 5'11 guy, he can look that range or more in boots, so maybe 5'10.5 is better, Rob. He does seem at least .5" shorter than Aaron Johnson whom I doubt is over 5'11 himself.
da_truth said on 27/Jul/13
I would guess 5'10" tops without footwear.
steadyparlayin said on 20/May/13
Short and too light to fight and too thin to win.
Len said on 22/Apr/13
He's 5'10" at most, and 5'9" is not out of bounds.

It's hilarious that in some place he tries to claim 6'0".
Balrog said on 13/Feb/13
I think Kitsch is okay at 180 cm. Yes could be 179 but I think Skarsgard deserves an upgrade rather Kitsch a downgrade.
Lo sgozzatore said on 10/Feb/13
Alex i agree with you that Skarsgard is 6'4-6'4.5 but i think that Kitsch could very well be 5'10.5!
Alex said on 7/Feb/13
Lo sgozzatore, Skaarsgard IS a 6'4''-6'4.5'' guy. If you go to his page you'll see that most people agree on that. So I'd say this listing is pretty accurate.
Lo sgozzatore said on 5/Feb/13
ahah rob i bet you would have given this exact reply... He looks less than a weak 5'11 next to Skarsgard... Aaron Johnson could be a weak 5'11, not this guy! If Skaarsgard is a big 6'4.5 guy (not impossible), then yeah, he could be a weak 5'11
Lo sgozzatore said on 5/Feb/13
Rob, since you're pretty lazy i'm gonna post the photos:
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I'm seeing at least 14-15 cms... Just upgrade Skarsgard or downgrade this guy... I'd say this guy is not over 5'10.5, possibly 5'10... Otherwise, Skarsgard could easily be 6'4-6'4.5...
Editor Rob
as has been mentioned in the past when people talked about him looking a little shorter than aaron johnson, there is a chance he's a weak 5ft 11
Lo sgozzatore said on 4/Feb/13
Rob, have you seen the pics with Alexander Skarsgaard? In a lot of them he really looks around 15 cms shorter... Now, for sure Skarsgaard is no less than 193-194 but 5'11 is still to high... He looks 5'10 max in a lots of pics... Maybe 5'10.5 but 5'11 is definitely too much for this guy, considering that he looked shorter than Aaron Douglas, who might be a weak 5'11 himself...
Trey said on 25/Dec/12
MD says on 2/Aug/12
He just doesn't look like a 5'11" guy, to me, especially given these low weights he keeps revealing. A true 5'11" guy weighing around 160-170lbs would look much thinner than he looks. I'm guessing he's 5'10", tops.

Wow, do you really think an average 5'11-guy would be a lot heavier than an average 5'10-guy? It's a 2 cm difference, man. As for Kitsch he's not 5'11. 5'10 or lower.
Lo sgozzatore said on 10/Dec/12
He looks way shorter than Alexander Skarsgard, shorter than Aaron Johnson... So 5'10-5'10.5 range could be closer!
Silent d said on 4/Oct/12
5 foot 10.
Jermaine said on 25/Sep/12
Check out the photo in Los Angles confidential of him and Oliver Stone... Stone is slouching but would easily have 2+ inches on him if he stood up straight. 5' 11" is a stretch if Stone is 6' or 6' 1" as he claims.

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horacle said on 18/Sep/12
looked 5'10 max on battleship
5ft10guy(Not Growing) said on 17/Sep/12
looked 5'9 in battleship does'nt look tall
Boeing17 said on 22/Aug/12
didn't look 6' at all next to alexander skarsgard in battle ship , as a matter of fact he looked more like 5'9 max 5'10 in battle ship , unless alexander is taller than 6'4
MD said on 2/Aug/12
He just doesn't look like a 5'11" guy, to me, especially given these low weights he keeps revealing. A true 5'11" guy weighing around 160-170lbs would look much thinner than he looks. I'm guessing he's 5'10", tops.
Jake said on 1/Aug/12
He weighed like 160 ripped out of his mind for John Carter. In savages he lost a lil lean muscle and added some more fat from his normal lifestyle. Probably weighs anywhere from 160-170 and stands 5'10.5"
Jack said on 9/Jan/12
doesn't looks quite 5'11" to me. more like 5'10 guy...
Silent d said on 7/Jan/12
No way he is similar height to ryan phillipe. Lifts. In the lincoln lawyer he didn't get owned by a solid 6 foot matthew macconohay. He is a lift wear. Taylor is not 140pounds. He looks ripped. I thought 150 pounds. 5 foot 10. He might wear lifts in movies.
bausse said on 26/May/11
oh, and i doubt phillipe is wearing lifts voiceless, hes not that type of guy where his height fluctuates with every picture; but he does wear thick boots/shoes that give him .5 to 1 inch lift most of the time.
bausse said on 26/May/11
looks like a well proportioned 5'10 guy, probably 5'10.5
voicelessdentalfricative said on 24/Apr/11
Unless both Phillippe and Di Nero are donning some elevators here, then Kitsch is certainly under 180.

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qwerty said on 22/Apr/11
Wth...he looks almost the same height as Ryan Phillippe who's like the shortest guy in Hollywood

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amy said on 17/Dec/10
only 140 pounds? wtf? he's 1,80 and he's about 5 kilos more than me! which is NOTHING! and I'm not even fat, so how could it be he is THAT skinny? I can't believe it!
Stefano Diabiate said on 3/Dec/10
Puge Henis, there still shooting BATTLESHIP. I worked with Kitsch on FNL and he is definitely 5'10, no more then that.
Mr. R said on 30/Nov/10
If he says 5-11, then he is closer to 5-10. As Burt Reynolds once said, no actor in Hwood is 5-11. If he were really 5-11, he would claim 6 feet. Standard Hwood rule. Plus if you look at the confetti pic maybe 10 pics down, you can barely see that he is wearing suspicious footwear, maybe big biker boots. Surely, he knew that the other guys in the movie were really tall, so he made sure that he put on his footwear that didn't make him look like a shrimp. (And stop calling me Shirley! Couldn't resist. That one was for Les Nielsen.)
Shawn said on 29/Nov/10
more like 5'11.5 if Chace crawford is 5'10.5

He was def an inch+ taller than him in The Convenant
joe said on 27/Oct/10
My friend is a Navy officer in Pearl Harbor. He sent me a pic that he took with Taylor. My friend is 5'9" and Taylor was maybe an inch taller. My friend is a marathon runner and weighs around 145 lbs. He said Taylor couldn't be much bigger than 160 lbs. He was bigger, but not much. He did say Taylor is in very good shape.
Jim_16 said on 21/May/09
i agree with anonymous. In the picture were they are all together, william is exactly the same height as kitsch (that is, their eyelevel is the same). And they are both wearing boots. Well, kitsch does. i don't know about william (can't tell).
Nicola said on 21/May/09
Agree with rose. Look at rose ' pics, I think he ' s about 5'11.25''(1m81) or 5'11.5''(1m82) , 5'11(1m80) seems too short but 6'(1m83) seems too tall.
Anonymous said on 12/May/09
Doesn't look that much taller in the photos. In the pictures further down they actually look to be pretty similar in height.
rose said on 28/Apr/09
he looks pretty tall compared to 5.95 at the Wolverine premiere, see:

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I would give him atleast 6 ft. 5'11 seems too small.
sarah said on 26/Apr/09
He is skinny because he lost weight to play Kevin Carter in The Bang Bang Club.

You are so lucky to have met him, I have heard he is a total sweetheart!!!!
Matthew Bartlett said on 23/Apr/09
I met him today in South Africa while he is shooting Bang Bang Club. He is definitely 5'10 to 5'11 - I am 5'10. I am a slim 170lbs and I would say he cannot weigh more than 150lbs...he is very very skinny
snook said on 27/Jan/08
But he can't weigh only 140 pounds??:S
H said on 7/Dec/07
Where is his photo?
AshnarLynx said on 29/Nov/07
He looks tall in FNL, but thats because most of other actors there are not that tall. But he could be 6 feet.
Anonymous said on 13/Nov/07
man i always thought he was taller than this until I saw somewhere on the 'net that listed him as 6'0; then I thought he must be around 5'11.
xaoxio said on 13/Nov/07
does look it

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