How tall is Tom Hanks

Tom Hanks Height

5ft 11 ½ (181.6 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 0 (182.9 cm)
American actor best known for roles in films like The Da Vinci Code, Saving Private Ryan, Forrest Gump, Big, Catch Me if You Can, Toy Story (Woody), Sleepless in Seattle, Saving Mr. Banks, Philadelphia and the Green Mile. A 1986 article described him as "6 feet tall, weighs about 160."

How tall is Tom Hanks
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"I think Lincoln has to be played by a tall man. I'm nowhere near as tall ... I'm only 6 feet."
[So what about lifts?] "Naw. Verisimilitude is too important to both Steven and myself to go in that direction."
-- Daily News, 2009

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Average Guess (132 Votes)
Peak: 6ft 0.1in (183.1cm)
Current: 5ft 11.43in (181.4cm)
Tall Sam said on 25/Sep/20
He's honest about his height even if sometimes he was erroneously listed at 6'1" over the years. Funny his quote about being short to play Lincoln as Day Lewis (who was of course great in the role,) is at most an inch abd a half taller but can appear more lanky and slender than older Hanks.
Slim 6'1" said on 24/Sep/20
He may have even shrunk to 180.5 by now
Slim 6'1" said on 24/Sep/20
Not solid 6’ more 182.5cm prime
Now he’s 181
Slim 6'1" said on 22/Sep/20
182-5’11.75” prime
Slim 6'1" said on 22/Sep/20
180.5-181cm today
Nik Ashton said on 20/Sep/20
I wonder what he claims for his current height!
Mimi said on 19/Sep/20
Looked a solid 6ft during his younger years. Now seems a bit under 6ft.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Sep/20
Rob, who do you think was taller peak Hanks or Paxton?
Editor Rob
Would still give Hanks the edge over Bill
Sinclair said on 26/Aug/20
Hanks seemed an honest 6 feet in many of his films like Big (Hanks probably had more than one inch on Robert Loggia), Turner & Hooch, Philadelphia, Cast Away etc. I have not ruled out 6’0.25” for Hanks’ peak height but I think a flat 6’0” seems more suitable. In Road To Perdition, 6’0” Ciaran Hinds and Hanks looked very similar in height. Hanks was taller than Bruce Willis in The Bonfire of The Vanities.
Slim 6'1" said on 9/Aug/20
flat 5'11 today
Slim 6'1" said on 9/Aug/20
hes got something 182 about him

5'11.75 max
Slim 6'1" said on 1/Aug/20
5’11.75”-6’
Hulk23 said on 25/Jul/20
I think today he’s of course in the range of solid 5’11. How precisely is the debate. If you consider the pictures w/ Obama he looks a bit shorter than what seems an honest 182cm, John Biden, so I think if measured today then Hanks will drop a bit under 182cm. At peak sometimes he looked an honest 6’/183cm but others he looked more a 5’11.75/182cm guy. Personally I think he was very close to my height (184cm out of bed and 182cm as lowest), maybe with one-half cm taller, while today he’s a good 1-1,5cm shorter...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Jul/20
Hanks could look like a strong 6ft in the past at times but if that is the case then Travolta and Denzel were most likely the full 6ft0½ at least! Their claims are all over the place. Travoltas stuck to just over 6ft, Denzel has claimed 6ft1 and Hanks hasn’t claimed a height....but allegedly could not pursue his dream of being an astronaut because he was too tall as the cut-off height is 6ft!
Keith Bacchus said on 10/Jul/20
6 foot
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jul/20
🎁🎂💝🎉 Happy Birthday Tom! 🎉💝🎂🎁

Many Happy Returns to the diamond of an actor, Tom Hanks, who today celebrates his 64th Birthday. Have a great time, Tom! XXX 💎🍻🎈

6ft peak and half-an-inch lower today.😁


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R3NFTU said on 28/Jun/20
Was he ever listed at 6'1?
Editor Rob
Not on here though he's been given that online many years ago.
Jam Cherry said on 27/Jun/20
In cast away he was definitely 6 footer perhaps 0.25” more would be his peak at 183.5 cm and now he stands anywhere in the 181.5-182 cm range Brilliant actor btw
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Jun/20
I don't believe it! I turned my TV on this morning to see 'The Chase' just as a run down of Tom's Top 10 movies was coming to an end! 😝

He knocked me out last night (yet AGAIN!) with his performance in 'The Green Mile'. I couldn't quite see 4" between Tom and David Morse, so I'm giving Tom 6ft and a quarter of an inch for his peak and three-quarters of an inch less for today.

I hope to catch Tom's Top 10 Run Down later on. 🤞

One lovely guy....💕
Jeffrey Pedal? said on 16/Jun/20
Rob, Hanks in forrest gump is quite skinny, i think 160 lbs, maybe 165.
Jkiller said on 25/May/20
Peak was between 5'11.75 and 6'0 for sure. Nowadays around 5'11.25
Ronaldo 185.5cm said on 20/May/20
He really was a true 183cm guy, now 181.5cm
Willes190 said on 20/May/20
I still feel that Hanks never hit 6’0.25. He looks 5’11.75-6’0 a lot, especially next to very tall guys like in the green mile.
Daycringeothon said on 7/May/20
From watching him in the ‘Burbs he looked 5’11 1/2”-5’11 5/8” in socks. The other actors Bruce Dern listed 6’2” (6’1 1/4”-6’1 1/2” in his prime), Courtney Gaines listed at 5’10 3/4” who never looks above that. Standing near Gaines, Hanks looks a centimetre taller. Not sure if Gaines had footwear advantage. Hanks was barefoot in a lot of scenes. Hanks looked maybe a centimetre on Gaines.

Most likely Gaines was wearing shoes and Hanks in flats.
pov said on 6/May/20
Tom hanks was a legit 6 foot in his prime, no doubt about it. Probably strong 5”11 today
mike28 said on 27/Apr/20
definitely looks shorter than John Oliver now, and I wouldn’t guess that he’s the full 6 foot himself, my guess is that he’s only around 5 ft 11 and 1/4 being into his mid 60s.
Abraham Lincoln said on 14/Apr/20
Ya'll are crazy! Tom Hanks is a short guy. Watch him on Family Ties, Michael Gross towers over him.
berta said on 14/Apr/20
by the way the average gues for his peak is spot on always looked very strong 6 foot
berta said on 14/Apr/20
rampage i think that director you askt about is about 187 cm. he always looks over 185
Que lo Que said on 9/Apr/20
Looked a strong 6ft in his prime now hes a strong 5'11
Ethan Couch said on 29/Mar/20
This guy has always been taller! He looks closer to 6’1 in my opinion.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Mar/20
I think he could be a 6ft1-2 guy whose underlisted at 6ft. Either that or Hanks and Quaid are 5ft10 range and Costner is also under 6ft (taller than him aswelll)


Definitely not buying less than 6ft1.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Mar/20
Rob, how tall do you think director John Lee Hancock is?

Click Here w/h Hanks
Click Here w/h Costner
Click Here w/h Dennis Quaid

He’s listed 6ft on the web but honestly looks more like 6ft2!
Editor Rob
Looks not less than 6ft 1, just from a glance!
Canson said on 13/Mar/20
@Arch Stanton: LOL
Arch Stanton said on 12/Mar/20
Hope he doesn't lose height with Corona virus!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Mar/20
Hanks looked like a typical 6ft guy in the 80’s-90’s, like someone who could measure taller or shorter guys against
Nearly 180cm guy said on 28/Feb/20
I agree that Hanks was six feet tall! In 1996 he looked taller than Bill Paxton: Click Here Click Here
Even in 2007, Hanks still seemed taller than Paxton: Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here Click Here
Although I do not rule out that Paxton may have been 5'11.75", Hanks was definitely taller than him! Although in 1995 Hanks seemed shorter than Travolta, I had previously sent some photos with their together in a comment about Travolta. Regardless of whether Paxton was 5'11.5" or 5'11.75" and whether Travolta was 6'0.25" or 6'0.5" then Hanks was a typical six foot guy! No more and no less!
RichardSpain said on 28/Dec/19
I don't know if this guy was a strong 6 foot.

In my opinion he was 182 cm and now 180 181 cm
Tall Sam said on 13/Dec/19
I don't think he's quite that low but I'd have to admit recently with Matthew Rhys he does look only 5'11" range.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 7/Dec/19
@ Vitto - Oh, goodness Vitto! I LOVE those films! Young Bobby got me interested! I'm on the verge of watching them again. They are only next door and I nearly picked them up the other day to watch. This will probably be my final trigger!

Tom Hanks is a really beautiful person. He has been voted the NICEST person in film to work with.

⭐ 'The Green Mile' is another fantastic film of Tom's.

All the best,

Sandy XXX 😁👍🎄🎅
Vitto said on 5/Dec/19
@Sandy Have you seen the trilogy starring him titled 'The Da Vinci Code', 'Angels and Demons' and 'Inferno'. They are set in Paris, Rome and Florence respectively. Some scenes from the the first movie were filmed in London, too if I remember well.
Anyway, I guess 6'0 peak. 5'11.5 now.
Compliments Sandy, it seems like you gave him his 1000th comment!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 4/Dec/19
Oh nice! Tom is on the Ellen DeGeneres show and he's playing a game of charades with the audience, which means he's standing up, firstly with Ellen, who looks quite small next to him.

He's wearing a red, Christmas jumper with huge snowflakes and two prominent animals sticking out - the sort of animals I'd have tried to pull off when I was 5 or 6 - and keep as souvenirs!

Lovely Tom still looks tall. I'd like to give him 6ft0.25 for his peak and 5ft11.75 for today's height. 😁👍

He has a good posture and is very fit. 💪
Aswin Kini MK said on 12/Nov/19
Hi Rob,

Looking at an SNL sketch that involved Tom Hanks in Halloween 2016. He definitely has lost height as he appears to be shorter than 6-footer Leslie Jones by an inch minimum. He is most probably hunching or has lost around an inch and half from his peak height.
Editor Rob
He's under 6ft last few years, but how much is the question, I still feel 5ft 11.25 to 11.5 is very possible for him now.
Dream said on 2/Nov/19
@Rob

I think Tom Hanks is more 5’11 7/8”.

I saw a picture of him and the 186 cm guy, and the latter towered the former, while my dad was only one inch shorter than 186 cm guy, both in person and in pictures.
Editor Rob
A peak Hanks always seemed to me around 6ft, I think today he has dropped a cm or so...
Dream said on 29/Oct/19
I don’t think he’s over 6’0”, peak. He looked shorter than my late 60’s dad, in comparison with an 186 cm guy.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 9/Sep/19
Heeeeey! Tom is on the Ellen show! He's very funny and I really rather love him!

6ft peak;
5ft11.5 now.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 11/Aug/19
I estimate Tom at peak was 5'11 7/8 (182.6) and probably max 5'11 1/8 now (180.6) comparison with Obama several years ago. Obama could be someone holding 6'1 1/8 (185.7) afterall its because Kobe Bryant was a full 6'5 guy so making Obama look to be 4" shorter and link back to Tom a fraction over 180cm.
Mickie said on 5/Aug/19
Next to Luck I'd guess Hanks could still almost hit 5'11" busting a gut. Strong 5'11" range guy peak, maybe pushing 6'0" if he measured a bit earlier.
Chris Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 11/Jul/19
He could have lost an inch or 3/4 or he was never proper 6'0. There is some possibility. Hanks atually look 2" shorter than Obama. Obama had a full 4" shorter than 6'4.75" Kobe Bryant but strange that Obama look closer to 6'1 1/4 with 6'0 1/2 Donald Trump, 6'2 1/2 The Rock and many others celebrities. Click Here 2" difference of Tom Hanks with Obama through out the entire video start from 0:17.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jul/19
Today is the Birthday of the dear Tom Hanks!

😁🎂🎁🎈 Happy Birthday Tom! 🎈🎁🎂😁

May you have a truly great one, Tom! XX

6ft peak and 5ft11.5 now.

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Miss Sandy Cowell said on 20/Jun/19
This evening at the bus stop, I met a Tom Hanks fan. He was raving about the film 'Forest Gump' and suggested that I should watch it. I will. I've never seen it before.

His name was Mark and he had a beard. He seemed pleased to meet me. We also talked about 'The Green Mile' and we both agreed that it was a very addictive film.

I had to go to hospital today to get my painkillers. On the way back I picked up a plant to plant on Manelia the Second's grave.
Canson said on 27/May/19
@Viper: luck would be weak 6’4”
viper said on 23/May/19
There is video of him on YouTube with
6-4 Andrew Luck.

He looks 5-11 at most
Sotiris Gravas said on 9/May/19
Definitely looked under 5'11.5" w/ 6'0.75" Obama... Click Here He's looks max 5'10.75" here.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 30/Apr/19
Judge from Obama 185.5cm i don't give a mm over 181cm for Tom Hanks unless Obama atually had fraction more footwear but hard to say. Meanwhile i still had strong impression he is only 181cm nowadays but close to 6'0 peak.
Mister lennon said on 4/Apr/19
I think he was a strong 5'11 or a flat 6 at peak max.
berta said on 2/Apr/19
I actually Believe that hanks could have been 1/8 over 6 foot at peak. He looked same height as harrison ford in photos in the 90s. & foot is the best listing at peak but if i had to guess that he was over or under it then i thgin 1/8 over.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Mar/19
@ Rob - I think it might be worth adding 'Angels and Demons' and 'Inferno' to Tom's list of credits because they are well and truly on par with 'The Da Vinci Code' - cross my heart! 😊💖
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 26/Mar/19
@ Bobby - I am now on 'Inferno', and the nightmares, followed by hallucinations, are of Dante's Inferno. The nurse, played by Felicity Jones, a child prodigy, who made university at 12, has a poster up in her home of the Sandro Botticelli (from what I have gathered) painting of Dante's inferno and as Tom looks at the painting, he recognises the hallucinations he's been having. Botticelli lived from 1445-1510 for those of you who are interested and Dante from 1265-1321. I checked them out last night!

This is seriously the most absorbing trilogy I have ever seen, and something I know that I will be seeing again and again and again, picking up new things with every watch. Dante himself aroused my interest when Tom said of Dante "This is 700 years old" and then we go on to see a mask made of Dante at the time of his death. He looked anything but happy, having been banned from Florence for his writings, which included 'The Divine Comedy'.

I first set my eyes on similarly revolting depictions when I visited Hampton Court Palace when I was 14 or 15. There are many pictures up in there showing people being tortured in purgatory and Hell, and scared me to pieces. However, they were/are extremely beautifully painted. I am on the verge of buying a print of the Botticelli picture Felicity Jones, who plays Sienna, has in her home. They are available to buy.

Thanks for getting me into this fascinating part of history. The university course you are studying must be amazing. So far in my life, I have missed out on a huge chunk of the Italian Renaissance and the meaningful paintings and predictions dating back to those times.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 25/Mar/19
Eek! What a terrifying opening to 'Inferno' I have just witnessed! Tom is in hospital suffering from a head trauma, and having the most unbelievable nightmares. There are people walking about with revolting masks on, and some have their heads on back to front, Exorcist-style. No wonder the certificate for this has gone up a notch - it's freaked me right out!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 24/Mar/19
* Robert Langdon is the part played by Tom in 'The Da Vinci Code', 'Angels and Demons' and 'Inferno'.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 24/Mar/19
I saw 'The Da Vinci Code' last week and am now watching Robert Langdon*'s second exploratory adventure 'Angels and Demons'. It is a good deal scarier that 'The Da Vinci Code', and both films, I feel, are given 12 certification because of the lack of swearing therein. The rare horror scenes in this are quite shocking.

There are some fantastic support actors including Stellan Skarsgard and Ewan McGregor. There are many, many others, who tend to be so tall that Tom looks decidedly average, and that's most unusual - except, perhaps, in 'The Green Mile', which also has an exceptionally tall cast.

I saw very recently in a rundown of the 10 nicest actors to work with that Tom is THE TOP in this rather privileged listing! There is a least pleasing actors to work with chart too if you fancy a laugh, but I won't go into that....

Tom gets 6ft peak and half-an-inch less for today's height. 😊
billionaireslayer said on 19/Mar/19
Peak 5'11 n quarter.
Matt Bruns said on 14/Mar/19
There is no way he can be 6 ft and only 160 lbs. Sometimes when looking at him in movies and in pictures he looks over 6 ft.
Canson said on 26/Jan/19
He’s somewherr around where Rob lists him today. Strong 5’11” to weak 6’
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 11/Jan/19
If Obama was still 6'1 when present medal to Hanks then i would have say Hanks maybe never a full 6'0 more like 5'11 3/4-5'11 7/8 peak and 5'11 1/4 with Obama.
CDS said on 17/Dec/18
I highly doubt hanks was EVER over 6', as someone mentioned below, 6' geena Davis edged him out in, a league of their own, and I even posted a pic awhile back from the 90s when Harrison Ford edged him out, who most on here agree, by then Ford was down to no more than a flat 6'. And of course, 6' denzel edged him out by a tad in, Philadelphia.
Film Fan said on 14/Dec/18
It’s interesting to see that most people on here believe Hanks to have been over 6’ 0” at his peak. Perhaps he was 6’ 0.5” at his peak making him very clos to either Harrison Ford or Chris Pine.
CDS said on 13/Dec/18
I just saw the film, the post, too, Rob? I honestly didn't think Jesse plemons was a full 5'10", but maybe that's an argument that hanks, at age 60 or 61, whatever he is now, has lost just a tad? Maybe 5'11.25"-5'11.5" peak, down to a flat 5'11" now?
Editor Rob
I still feel Hanks can measure over 5ft 11 flat.
CDS said on 11/Dec/18
Yeah, under 5'10" now or ever is ridiculous. I would say though the voters on this site having his peak height at over 6' is wrong. I really would put him in the 5'11" to 5'11.5" range. Not sure in any height loss. Tom seems to have held up well.
Editor Rob
The last film I remember watching with Hanks was The Post, he had one scene with Jesse Plemons and looke still comfortably 5ft 11 range.
Rising - 174 cm said on 7/Dec/18
Under 5'10"?! Come on. He can still look 181 cm with Obama in the video Junior posted or at least around 5'11". It's possible he was always 5'11" range, but he did look taller than 5'11" guys like Joe Mantegna and Leonardo Dicaprio and I think he was taller than solid 5'11"-5'11.5" Bruce Willis as well. He could also look about 4" taller than Antonio Banderas in Philadelphia and Banderas is probably 5'8", though listed 5'8.5" here.
Michael, 5'10" 178 cm said on 26/Nov/18
He definitely looked 6’0” back in the 80s and 90s. He was around the same height as 6’0” Geena Davis in A League of Their Own. I know that he is a little bit shorter today though, maybe 5’10”-5’11” range now.
Jamie said on 15/Nov/18
@Danimal 5’9 3/4” Gina was very likely wearing likely wearing heels or boots. As for Obama by the looks of it he’s standing on a podium.
Mickie said on 24/Oct/18
I don't think he's shrunk much. Strong 5'11" range back in the old days and still at worst weak 5'11" range now. I know he only looks 5'10" with Obama there, but the posture is all varied and we know nothing about the footwear. I don't think he was ever quite a 6 footer though. I go 181-182 peak, 180-181 today for Hanks.
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 23/Oct/18
@Danimal 5'9 3/4" The camera angle benefits on Obama side tilting up from the clip Click Here They're at most 1.75" in difference not 3".
Danimal 5'9 3/4" said on 8/Oct/18
Tom Hanks WAS MAX 5'11" in his younger days. He was shorter than 6'0" Geena Davis in the early 90's:
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Today he's slightly UNDER 5'10". Here he is with 6'1" Barack Obama:
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Mark Grant said on 5/Oct/18
I always thought 5'11. Seen his wax figure in Madame Tussauds and stood next to it. I'm 5'10 and I was pretty much eye to eye with it. (I presume Madame Tussauds gets all measurements correct!)
Animus said on 24/Sep/18
Hanks was perceptibly taller (~2cm) than DiCaprio in the early 2000s. Easily six feet tall - I wouldn't go above or below it.
Spencer said on 27/Aug/18
6'0" peak.
5'11.5" today.
Incredible actor.
Lenad 5ft9.75in said on 27/Aug/18
Possibly a weak 184cm when younger, but I think 183cm strong, 6foot on the dot suits a younger hanks more.
CDS said on 30/Jul/18
I think sonnys comment below says it all... Hanks, shorter slightly than denzel Washington in the film "Philadelphia", denzel slightly shorter than Keanu Reeves in a film released that very same year, "much ado about nothing"... Do the math...
Sonny Black said on 24/Jul/18
Wow I never realized he was so tall, I always thought 5’10-5’11 range.
James B 171.5cm said on 8/Jul/18
182cm seems belivable for his peak as well
Johnathon said on 6/Jul/18
Nah he was 6 foot and one eighth and one quarter and one half and one sixteenth and one eight and one thousandths and one trillionths and one billionths. So just over 6 foot.
Leno179 said on 14/Jun/18
Might have lost a fraction due to bad posture.
Undertaker Frank said on 23/May/18
I believe Tom Hanks is about 5ft 11 and also he sometimes wears lifts to appear over 6ft
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/May/18
A young Hanks had a better chance measuring 6ft0-0¼ than 5ft11¾. Today still looks a rock solid 5ft11½ and could probably could still hit the 6ft mark a little bit earlier in the day. I wouldn't bet on 5ft11 flat
LT said on 29/Mar/18
Rob how come unlike a guy like Bruce Willis, all Toms comments seem to be asking for a downgrade yet the average guess is as high as it is?
Editor Rob
Maybe some people have just been a bit more vocal, who think he's shorter, but overall those other folk who left a rating, think Tom at peak was pretty much a 6ft guy.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Feb/18
I don't think he's lost as much height as other guys his age...
CDS said on 2/Feb/18
Ford is closer to the camera, but it's still pretty obvious he looks taller. Plus, per his usual posture, he's slouching, and Hanks, as usual, has pretty good posture. Below, another more recent photo, where actually I was wrong before, they look pretty close in height, but Ford has obviously lost height, so that would put the 2 of them in the 5'11" range. I actually don't think Hanks looks any shorter now than what he looked in the past. I might even go as far as to say he looks taller? Maybe lifts have been brought into the equation since he's become -per his own words while hosting SNL LOL - "National Treasure"?? LMAO

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Tall Sam said on 1/Feb/18
@CDS, that picture has Ford closer to the camera, which gives him an advantage of course.
CDS said on 30/Jan/18
Still convinced Hanks was ever a solid 6'0"? That pic I'm guessing was taken in the '90s when most on here agree Harrison Ford was down to no more than 6'0" himself. I found another more recent pic of the 2 stars which still had Ford edging out Hanks, although by a slimmer margin. I don't think Hanks was ever more than 5'11"-5'11.25". About the same today...

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Dmeyer said on 9/Jan/18
Hey dan i worked with Hanks for 10 days and he didnt look over 6'0 that was 13years ago he was Peak height
Dan said on 23/Dec/17
If Peter Scolari was 5' 6" then Hanks had to have been like 6' 1" or 6' 2" in his prime. A person 5' 6" stands just under the nose of a person who is 6' 1", and Scolari barely came up to Hanks' chin. Just curious if anyone has actually stood next to him?
Slim 185 said on 19/Nov/17
Biff said on 17/Nov/17
I've actually stood next to Tom Hanks. He is 5' 10" tops.
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In your dreams.
Biff said on 17/Nov/17
I've actually stood next to Tom Hanks. He is 5' 10" tops.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Nov/17
Hanks in the early 80's (Bosom Buddies, Splash) could look a strong 6ft...
HonestSlovene said on 5/Nov/17
@Slim 6' I disagree I'd say he was 5'11.75"-6'0" prime and about 5'11.5" now, hasn't shrunk much. Rob is ussually correct with his listings or has the actors about 1-2 cm too high, Hanks listing is spot on, at worst he was 0.25 under 6'0" prime years.
Slim 6' said on 20/Oct/17
I disagree Matthew, he looks really similar to denzel Washington heightwise. if anything 6'0.25" is likelier than 5'11.75".

He was 6'0 and one eighth at prime.
Matthew Robinson said on 20/Oct/17
A little shorter than Gina Davis. Never a full 6 footer but pretty close.
Slim 6' said on 5/Oct/17
6' tall. Between 182.5-183.1 during youth. Most of his height is in his long face which can make him look shorter if you look at just his body proportions which I can understand his erroneous 5'11.5" guesses. He edged vin Diesel who at best may be 181,9 so rob is ok.
Matthew Robinson said on 4/Oct/17
Yeah he was never quite a 6 footer. Comfortably in the 5'11" range though. 181 - 182 cm range, and that can look 6ft to a lot of people.
Slim said on 30/Sep/17
Rob, I recommend you meet tom Hanks.
Willes188 said on 29/Sep/17
He never stood a chance against someone like Cage who was 6ft range
Willes188 said on 29/Sep/17
Sorry Slim but Hanks never stood 6ft IMO




Good example of a 5'11.5-5'11.75
Slim said on 26/Sep/17
Willes188, do you still think Hanks was sub 6'?
Jjak said on 24/Sep/17
Peak was a tall 6 maybe half again.
Now looks a weak 6ft natural at his age.
not sure why but 160 seems an absurd claim he was never skinny.
Now he looks 180 min at 5 11.75.
One of the best actors all time.
postmanjones said on 1/Sep/17
183cm prime. Looked tall but not quite like big guys such as selleck, chase etc.
Timothy Jones said on 31/Aug/17
Tom is a tall guy for an actor. 183cm back in the day. Around 181cm, looks tall in movies like Big, Saving Private Ryan etc.
Don said on 27/Aug/17
Was watching Bosom Buddies earlier. Tom is definitely not under 6 foot. At least a solid 6ft0.25in. Probably a bit below that now
John said on 25/Aug/17
182.5cm peak
Slim183 said on 19/Aug/17
Willes. Okay, but he was in his mid 50's by that video, he may have a lost a quarter inch by then.
Willes188 said on 16/Aug/17
Slim

With 6'1 Craige Ferguson 0:00-0:40 Click Here
Rising - 174 cm said on 16/Aug/17
@Rob: I tried posting this video on the Joe Mantegna page, but it won't go through for some reason: Click Here Is the video blocked?

Anyway, it's relevant here as well since it helped convince me Hanks could have been a full 6 feet and that Mantegna is more 5'11" flat. But nowadays, Hanks looks more a flat 5'11" himself with Obama: Click Here Eastwood is also still taller when standing decently as well.
Slim183 said on 14/Aug/17
willes, are there any Film clips on youtube with good ground or events/appearances where hanks looked a weak 6'?


nick cage is known to be a boot wearer, half of his voters think he missed out on the mighty 6' mark and he wears boots to compensate, I find that not true as he matched Travolta on "face off"(sad, but good film), so I do think cage is 6'0-6'0.25, not sure about the footwear worn in that film though.
Willes188 said on 13/Aug/17
Cage would measure taller at any day of the week, he was a strong 6ft peak 6'0.25, while Hanks measured 5'11.75 tops
Slim 182 cm said on 10/Aug/17
I'd say there's a bigger chance of hanks being a flat 6 footer peak, than 184, than 181.5.
Jamie said on 9/Aug/17
Rob, who do you think would be taller in a stand off, peak Tom Hanks or peak Nicholas Cage?
Editor Rob: both I feel roughly similar really.
Slim 182 cm said on 9/Aug/17
Also, a quarter of an inch(6.35 mms) is more than just difficult to recognise.
Jamie said on 9/Aug/17
At least a strong 6' 0" peak.
Willes188 said on 8/Aug/17
Walken would measure 6ft easily in his youth while Hanks would struggle to do so
Willes said on 8/Aug/17
Rob, is this a new measurement system you're going to start with? I mean the decimals ?
Editor Rob: it's just displaying the metric equivalent to 1 decimal point, much like how the average vote has been like that...but data itself is stored in feet/inches.
Slim 182 cm said on 7/Aug/17
I've got a better question. Would Tom Hanks and Christopher Walken measure:
A: 1/8 of an inch apart
B: 1/4 of an inch apart
C: 1/2 of an inch apart
Editor Rob: peak I think maybe Walken had a better chance of edging Hanks.
Slim 182 cm said on 1/Aug/17
Willes, I have no doubt Leo measures 181.5. But comparing all the actors I listed + Christopher Walkens to Tom Hanks is how I was convinced he was 6ft. Watch "catch me if you can" if you haven't already, if you want of course!
Slim 182 cm said on 31/Jul/17
5'11 and 3/4 is a reasonable argument.

182 or 183 he was

Still stick with my 183 guess,

My reason Willis:
Edged out 180 listed Aaron eckhart in "sully"
Edged out 181 listed Leo in "catch me if you can"
And he edged out 182 listed vin in "SPR"

Notes, yes I know rob may have been generous and vin Is 181, if that, but we still have to refer to a separate celeb as robs listing.

Option a: 183/6' prime 181/182 5'11.5 today
Option b: 182/5'11.75 prime 5'11.25/181 today
Willes188 said on 29/Jul/17
Leonardo DiCaprio 5'11.25-5'11.5

Tom Hanks (peak) 5'11.5-5'11.75
Slim 182 cm said on 26/Jul/17
Peak listing is fine, dunno how much height he's lost though.
Del Mar said on 25/Jul/17
11 year old pic of M Tussaud Amsterdam doll with 5'11.38" myself. Strangely look shorter than I think he is in real life Click Here
Slim 182 cm said on 24/Jul/17
Even if another celebs listing is far off robs estimate, you still have to refer to it as it. In "saving private Ryan", tom edged out vin, so tom peak wasn't 182, at worst he was 5'11 and seven eighths.
Editor Rob: I wouldn't have thought the ground in SPR was that great.
Mike said on 22/Jul/17
That's probably because Vince is more 5ft 11...
Slim 182 cm said on 22/Jul/17
5'11.5 is too low for him, he edged out Vin Diesel.
Matthew Robinson said on 16/Jul/17
Slim 182 cm said on 7/Jul/17
@Willes188, 😂 Than explain why he towered over 5"11.5 range listed guys like vin diesel and Leonardo in saving private Ryan and catch me if you can.

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No he didn't tower over Leo, who isn't 182 cm in the first place. He edged out Leo. And Leo is 5'11", give or take a quarter inch. Hanks was 5'11.5", give or take a quarter inch. He may have lost a fraction by '17 too.
Animus said on 9/Jul/17
@Carl

From a mathematical point of view, given how density is defined, you're obviously right. Empirically, though, I'm not so sure. I would venture to guess that thickly built people maintaining a healthy weight throughout their lives have a greater likelihood of minimizing height loss.
Slim 181 cm said on 9/Jul/17
I should of mentioned I agree with both of robs estimates of hanks height.
Slim 182 cm said on 7/Jul/17
@Willes188, 😂 Than explain why he towered over 5"11.5 range listed guys like vin diesel and Leonardo in saving private Ryan and catch me if you can.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Jul/17
5ft11 is too low for him even today
Willes188 said on 3/Jul/17
5'11.75 is a closer estimate for his peak
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Jun/17
I've just seen Tom mucking around and joking about himself on the Ellen de Generes show, also being charming to members of the audience who had been selected to meet him!
I did get the chance to measure him up against Ellen and there was a difference of 5 plus inches, I would say!
His posture is still fine, so I reckon he won't have lost too much from his original height. He can have 5ft11.5.
Carl said on 17/Jun/17
Animus I'm pretty sure you're wrong. Thin bones doesn't mean weak bone density. Anyway peak Hanks had the best build for a man. 183cm 170lbs lean.
Animus said on 11/Jun/17
My guess would be that he is slightly closer to 5'11" than 6' these days. I think if you have a thin bone structure, like Hanks, you have a greater chance of bone deterioration and therefore a greather chance of noticeable height loss. Thickly built men, if they are not excessively overweight, can probably hold on to their peak height longer than average.
Original said on 31/May/17
6' foot 15 years ago, 5'11.25 now.
Daniel said on 27/May/17
James B there's no chance Tom Hanks looked 5ft 11 in Saving private ryan. Solid 6ft
6'Ben said on 22/May/17
Dwayne Johnson looking a square 3 inches taller based on shoulders and the fact Tom has hair unlike Dwayne. Does this mean the Rock is only 6'2.5"?

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Clint continuing his incredible shrinking act here with Tom

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James B said on 18/May/17
Saw saving private Ryan earlier and I think he looked more like a 5'11 guy in that film
HonestSlovene said on 14/May/17
183 cm peak now still manages to pull off looking a decent 182 cm at least.
Daniel said on 12/May/17
Tom hanks was a perfect example of a legit 6 Ft in Saving Private Ryan.
Spencer said on 7/May/17
Weak 6 footer at peak .
sumdude said on 27/Apr/17
There was not 4.5cm difference between him and Obama. More like 2-2.5, maybe 3, tops. In recent pictures with his son Colin Hanks there seems to be around 2-2.5cm difference between the two. Colin Hanks is a solid 185cm. I'd say Tom is still pretty close to 183cm. No way he's below 182, can't be.
berta said on 27/Apr/17
i still dont understand how obama was able to look 4,5 cm taller than him. that would make tom only 181.
Gwynbleidd said on 24/Apr/17
Tom Hanks. A nice guy with a nice height for his castings. A pretty peak 6' 0.5" (184 cm), and now 5' 11.75" (182 cm). Legit 6 footer!
Richardspain said on 24/Apr/17
He is shorter than Jean Reno. You can see this in "the da vinci code".

Jean Reno 187cm said for himself.
Tom 182 cm now and 183cm young.Not more not less
Spielberg 172cm
Harrison 181cm today 183cm young
Scott said on 19/Apr/17
Classic 5ft 11.75. Obviously claiming 6ft is fair enough then
Canson said on 16/Apr/17
5'11-6' prime more legit than the average guy claiming 6' and nowhere near it
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Apr/17
Peak: 183-184cm
Today: 181-182cm

Looked a solid 6ft in the 80's-90's...
James B said on 22/Mar/17
I can believe 5'11.75 peak
Sam said on 11/Mar/17
I don't really buy less than six foot peak for Hanks, I'd find it hard to believe he was any shorter than someone like Ryan Gosling now.
mister_lennon said on 7/Mar/17
181-182 peak
180-181 now
Acorn said on 5/Mar/17
5feet 10inches (+-0.25inch)
Mike said on 22/Feb/17
Look at legit 6ft guy at peak
berta said on 22/Feb/17
dont get how he could look that mutch shorter than obama :O to me it looked like this: obama 186 Tom Hanks: barely 182, it could even been 5 cm difference
James B said on 14/Feb/17
He looked tallish in turner and hooch but perhaps they just had a tall cast for that film.

Even Steven seagal at a legit 6'4 actually could not look that remarkably tall in some of his past movies because of some of the tall cast members.
James B said on 5/Feb/17
Rob in turner and hooch some of the actors tower him in that film.
Editor Rob: only seen that film a long time ago, but can't remember how tall he seemed.
todd said on 4/Feb/17
5'10" tops
Joe said on 1/Feb/17
He seems shorter to me
S.J.H said on 20/Jan/17
@Rampage

No he don't. Deads on a 4cm shorter than 185cm obama can look 5cm but more specific is 4cm 1.5". But he could be 181cm plus since obama is 185cm plus so 5'11.5 was still accurate
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Jan/17
Still looks close to 6ft
Bard said on 10/Jan/17
Can see him being 6' out of bed nowadays. Looked it when he was younger for sure.
berta said on 10/Jan/17
a couple mm over 183 at peak like 183,4 and now 182,7
Dmeyer said on 2/Jan/17
I would have expected Hanks to look taller near Obama , so maybe 181cm today defenetly not the 183 hé use to look
MaskDeMasque said on 20/Dec/16
@Danimal. Nah, He looks about 2 inches shorter. So 5'11 ish
Judd said on 19/Dec/16
Today he might be 4cms/1,75" far from Barack Obama (solid 6'1").
This means he might be a very strong 5'11" (so 5'11.25") and this news makes believable a 5'11.75"/182cm peak for him...
Do you agree with me Rob?
MaskDeMasque said on 18/Dec/16
Doesnt look 6' on screen. Looks 5'11 ish.
Eric said on 16/Dec/16
I don't think he was ever a solid Six footer. I'd say he was 5'11.75 in his prime.
Danimal said on 24/Nov/16
No WAY is he 5'11.5" today. BRAND NEW PICS of him with Obama (taken yesterday). He looks MAX 5'10"-5'10.5" today (same height as Arnold). I watched the actual video btw:

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Vibram said on 21/Nov/16
Hanks was 5ft11.75 peak (1988 BIG) and still looks close to it. He pipped 86-year-old Clint Eastwood recently.
Rent said on 10/Nov/16
On the photos for Inferno's promo, he doesn't look that much shorter than 6'2.75 Omar Sy. Seriously, he could pass easily for 6'1, I was surprised. And BTW, on the same photos, Ron Howard looks 4-5' shorter than Hanks, very strange. Hanks could be a lift wearer on events, but I don't understand why a man would to wore lifts when he's a natural 6' footer. Big Ego? Or maybe I'm just a little blind!
Dmeyer said on 7/Nov/16
Today hé is most likely no taller than me
170cm Air force one guy said on 28/Oct/16
Could this guy be 5'11 now or is he a little bit bigger now?
Editor Rob: I still think Hanks clears 5ft 11, it's a question of how much exactly.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Oct/16
Rob, would do you think measured taller at peak out of Tom Hanks, Alec Baldwin and Steve Martin?
Editor Rob: in the past I'd have said Hanks, who at times looked a solid 183cm.
James said on 8/Oct/16
Always looked closer to 5'11" to me
S.J.H said on 2/Oct/16
Hanks look more like 5'11 now and a peak 5'11.5
Dejavu said on 30/Sep/16
He had the edge with Brad Pitt today. Probably taller than 5'11
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 29/Sep/16
Truth said on 5/Sep/16
Clooney is not near 5'11". He's barely 5'10

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Yeah I think 10 is closer to the truth than 11 for Clooney, for sure.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Sep/16
6ft peak is reasonable. Could look both slightly under and over that mark…today slighty under for sure though.
Sam said on 16/Sep/16
5'11.75-6'0 peak, now a fraction less.
Dmeyer said on 15/Sep/16
Solid 5 ft 11,5 now but i wouldnt be shoked if he was just 5 ft 11,75 ,
Dmeyer said on 12/Sep/16
12 years back hé did look about 6 ft , And could have lost 3-4mm by 48 back then so 6 ft peak
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Sep/16
I'd take out The Da Vinci Code and replace it with Castaway...
Rob said on 9/Sep/16
I saw a photo op of Tim and Sully Dullenberger and Sully had a few inches on him. Sully must be well over 6 ft tall
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 6/Sep/16
I think he was one of the more genuine 6fters in his prime, at times looking slightly over it. In the 80's-90's when he was slim and had very good posture, could look near 6ft1. 182cm range today is definitely closer though. At 60 he's lost a centimetre.
Truth said on 5/Sep/16
Clooney is not near 5'11". He's barely 5'10
Dmeyer said on 4/Sep/16
With 185-6cm Aykroyd he looks no more than 182cm
Dmeyer said on 4/Sep/16
At peak Hanks/Spielberg look near 4in apart so 5 ft 11,5 and 5 ft 7,5 , but now Hanks looks 5in easy taller so Spielberg must have shrunk to near 5 ft 6,75
jervis said on 4/Sep/16
In those pics with Clooney there is no way there only 2 or 3 cm between them ,if Clooney was standing well.Hanks looks 2inches taller min.Hanks 6ft Clooney 5ft10 max.
Dmeyer said on 3/Sep/16
Closer to 5 ft 11 than 6 ft in that pic as he looks max 9cm on 172cm cruise so 181cm
Dmeyer said on 3/Sep/16
Could look just 5 ft 11,5 peak at times
Dmeyer said on 2/Sep/16
If Clooney was standing well they will be max 2-3cm apart , peak Clooney 5 ft 10,75 Hanks 5 ft 11,75
Dmeyer said on 1/Sep/16
If Burns is 184cm Jude Law 178cm Spielberg 171,5cm And will Smith 186cm then 182cm peak is likely for Hanks , its funny how Brad Pitt wasnt able to beat , Hanks did manage to look à haïr taller Pitt even in near 60s
Dmeyer said on 1/Sep/16
Rob somthing bothers me , Hanks in All pics looks 3-4in over 5 ft 7,5 Spielberg hé never looks 11,5 cm over 171,5cm Spielberg but 8-9cm ad. At Times 10cm so 5 ft 11-11,5 peak , in person wasnt shorter than me , but i aint sure 183cm nightime anymore , but can look 2cm on leo
Dmeyer said on 1/Sep/16
Rob somthing bothers me , Hanks in All pics looks 3-4in over 5 ft 7,5 Spielberg h§ never looks 11,5 cm over 171,5cm Spielberg but 8-9cm ans at
Editor Rob: I think Tom does have a near 5 inch eyelevel if he is looking straight ahead, but I do see sometimes how he can look 5ft 11.75 at most with Steven, sometimes 11.5 even.
Celebheights 6'1.5 said on 17/Aug/16
Rob, how long would you guess his face and his eye level are? He seems to have a big head, so I'd guess 10" inches with a 5 1/2" inch eye level.
Editor Rob: 5.5 is in the territory of the 7ft+ giants. Hanks does look to have a pretty equal eye-skull and eye-chin, so it might be close to 5 inches.
jervis said on 12/Aug/16
If he is shorter than 5ft11 today,that makes Clooney 5ft8.
jervis said on 12/Aug/16
2 inches taller than Jude Law, 2.5 to 3 taller than Clooney.Looks a strong 6ft still to me,peak 6ft.05,if not then Clooney needs a downgrade to 5ft9 flat.
Dmeyer said on 11/Aug/16
it wouldnt shock me if he was 5 ft 11.75/182.3cm peak at night
Danimal said on 10/Aug/16
5'11" peak (saw this listing for him around the time he made A League of their own). He's shorter today.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Aug/16
A decent 6ft peak is fair.
berta said on 8/Aug/16
i thinkhe was 6 foot peak and could have been a tad taller and now he is 6 foot. In photos with Eastwood he looks taller than easst
Lucas said on 7/Aug/16
1 cm taller than Denzel.
Dmeyer said on 4/Aug/16
Rob 182-182,5cm night peak is possible
Dmeyer said on 11/Jul/16
Hanks has been listed hère in 2004 5 ft 11,75 And also 6 ft 0,25
Dmeyer said on 11/Jul/16
Looking at pics of him with Spielberg , ir 184cm ed Burns 178,5 sizemore , 5 ft 11,75 peak is à strong possibity , also can look 1cm under 183,5cm Denzel , who himself looked under 6 ft with Keanu , even at 11,75 could easily pass 183-4cm since hé has good posture
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Jun/16
In Splash and Big he looks strikingly tall in some scenes, like near 6ft2! Reminded me a lot of Colin Hanks
berta said on 23/Jun/16
Think he is still 183 doenst look to have lost anyting. Was 183,5 and still are i stink maybe 183 now
James B said on 14/Jun/16
Rob I do remember though back in 2007 my dad was saying to me (according to the newspapers) that hanks was barely 6ft.
James B said on 10/Jun/16
Rob I reas fan described him "unreal how tall he was in reality"
Editor Rob: maybe the fan was expecting a guy 5ft 7? I've never thought of Hanks as below average, he always looked above average through his career.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/May/16
Looks near 6ft1 in Sleepless In Seattle.
an anonymous peach said on 19/May/16
182cm range now. In his younger days, he always looked a solid 6 foot. He even looked as high as 184cm next to DiCaprio in Catch Me if You Can
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 17/May/16
There's a funny scene in Sleepless In Seattle where Hank's character is complaining about how he looks before going on a date and he says "The heels on these shoes look grotesque like I'm trying to be tall, why am I trying to be tall when I'm already tall?"
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/May/16
Hanks looks near 6ft1 w/h Clooney!
meezemaker said on 30/Apr/16
While seeing thèse photo, 18 2cm for Hank...and 5 cm less for clooney at least

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Apr/16
He looked tallish in his older films. I wouldn't go lower than 6ft for his peak.
Shabba said on 21/Apr/16
Odd listing...either he is taller or George clooney is a lot shorter based on recent pics. He looks a solid inch and a half taller than George.
charlie said on 5/Apr/16
Tom hanks always looked very tall even in the movie the burbs but I would have to say he is 5 foot 9 in the Burbs. He didn't strike me as a 5 foot 11 man. I am going to say 5 foot 9 perhaps 5 foot 8'5
Around 5'9 said on 3/Apr/16
Legit 6'0 at peak height. Although today I'd say around 6'0
180,20 said on 24/Mar/16
He is no less than 182cm, 180 ridiculious, he is almost 60 and hasn't lost any height.
Judd said on 1/Mar/16
Rob there's a chance he has lost just 0,25" from his peak? And under this hp, you would prefer?

A) 6' peak - 5'11.75" today
B) 5'11.75" peak - 5'11.5" today
Editor Rob: there's a lot of guys in 50's or just turning 60 who may have only dipped a 1/4 inch or near half inch. I think for Hanks, he is a case. I still think 6ft then and 11.5 now might be ok, although I can see an argument at times for an 'almost 6ft'.
Sam said on 29/Feb/16
Hanks still looks pretty tall in a lot of Bridge of Spies but not a particularly tall cast in that. An older and slouchy Alan Alda looked no taller but Sebastian Koch wasn't much different height than Hanks and is under six feet I believe.
Judd said on 28/Feb/16
Peák 5'11.75"-6'
Today 5'11.5"-5'11.75"

He has recorded 0,25" loss at 60
Dmeyer said on 21/Feb/16
182,5-183cm peak 181,5cm can look 180-1cm bad posture
Dmeyer said on 20/Feb/16
I use to think i was 5'11 in 06-07 180,34cm basicaly à solid 1cm under wath i am about 181,5cm , Hanks didnt seem 181 or 184 but 182-3cm
Colberto said on 10/Feb/16
he looked 6'0" range in forest gump. I would guess back then he was around 5'11.5-6'0". Nowadays I could buy the 5'11" range
Dame said on 2/Feb/16
184cm when he was younger
181 cm now.
Mathew Robinson (190 cm) said on 1/Feb/16
dmeyer said on 20/Sep/15
Click Here , same footwear and floor not same posture with me 5'11.5

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He doesn't seem like he'd be any taller than you if he stood up straight. Unless his knees are bent a bit, I would think you were slightly taller than him.
dmeyer said on 27/Jan/16
11 years back je was probably 1cm taller than me at 182.5cm today i light look 1cm as he stands like 5'11 at times but would stretch to 5'11.5
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Jan/16
Measures this at worst today. Can still pull off 6ft
dmeyer said on 21/Dec/15
12 yrs back possibly 0.5in taller than me when i met but barry shabaka heinley who is 6"1 no more than 185-6cm looked easy 3cm over him
Editor Rob: hanks is at an age that some loss I think has occurred. Whether it is a 1/4 or 1/2 is debatable.
dmeyer said on 16/Dec/15
Lost a good 1cm in last 10 yrs use to look 1-2cm over leo , today look barely as tall also look barely 1,5cm over 179-80 m mcconaughey
dmeyer said on 16/Dec/15
10 yrs back could look 6'0-0.25 today looks 5'11,5
Len said on 5/Oct/15
Has always looked 6'0", this seems spot-on.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Sep/15
Rob, who do you think at peak was taller Tom Hanks or Denzel Washington?
[Editor Rob: I do think Denzel might by a whisker beat Tom (20 years ago) if measured.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Sep/15
183-184cm peak
182cm now
Mike said on 20/Sep/15
Can look anywhere between 5ft 11.5 and 6ft 0.5 in his prime, and can look between 5ft 11 and 6ft nowadays, so 5ft 11.5 now and 6ft peak.
dmeyer said on 1/Sep/15
Today 5'11.5 is a good call
Matthew190 said on 8/Aug/15
James B says on 3/Aug/15
Rob I have hard time ever picturing tom hanks as being a genuine 6ft guy even back in the 80s. When he was rake thin back then he looked somewhere in the 5'11 range. A skinny 6ft guy should give the illusion of 6'1 or 6'2 om screen.

In the film hoochie as well a lot of guys in that film were taller than him

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I don't think he was a legit 6 footer ever either. Certainly I can believe that he cleared 5'11", but like you say he never really looked as tall as 6'0".
James B said on 6/Aug/15
rob I'd say in turner and hooch he looked a weak 6ft for sure

Agreed 5'11 flat is too low for his peak but 182cm isn't impossible
Arch Stanton said on 6/Aug/15
Hanks always gave a 6 ft 1 impression on screen to me.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Aug/15
A fraction under 6ft today is arguable.
5ft11, not a chance then or now
James B said on 3/Aug/15
Rob I have hard time ever picturing tom hanks as being a genuine 6ft guy even back in the 80s. When he was rake thin back then he looked somewhere in the 5'11 range. A skinny 6ft guy should give the illusion of 6'1 or 6'2 om screen.

In the film hoochie as well a lot of guys in that film were taller than him
[Editor Rob: James, I wouldn't want to argue 5ft 11 for Hanks...I think that seems to me hard to believe...you could argue a fraction under 6ft sure. ]
Mees said on 29/Jul/15
5'11.5-5'11.75 in my opinion, never looked 6'0 in Forrest Gump
Spencer said on 28/Jul/15
Weak 6 feet.

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