How tall is Wood Harris

Wood Harris Height

6ft 2 (188 cm)

American actor best known for playing Avon Barksdale on TV series The Wire. In film he has appeared in Remember the Titans, Dredd, Paid in Full and Ant-Man. On his twitter he claimed "I'm 6'3".

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Average Guess (11 Votes)
6ft 2.14in (188.3cm)
BT said on 29/Aug/22
I can't really see Harris being the shorter one out of him, Elba and Reddick. His posture is terrible and still he didn't look much shorter than Elba in most scenes on The Wire, standing tall I'd say those two are very close and I wouldn't be shocked if Harris edged it on the stadiometre. Reddick has excellent posture, and is likely the shorter one. Harris with Blair Underwood Click Here.
Tall Sam said on 2/Jul/22
With a young Ryan Hurst, Wood can look a convincing strong 6’2”, maybe 6’2” and change is believable, Click Here
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jun/22
Actually, very hard to tell apart Harris, Elba and Reddick...all looked 6ft2+
Bodmon said on 13/Jul/21
Junior Hernandez 1990 said on 11/Jun/19
Solid 6'2 is nailed, great listing.
2toes said on 4/Oct/17
Perfect listing, here's my vote
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 30/Jun/17
He's got terrible posture
anon said on 21/Oct/16
Idris Elba looks a bit taller than him in the wire, The listings are good, 6'2 legit I think Idris is probably 6'2.5- 6'2.75
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Jul/16
Elba - 190cm
Reddick - 189cm
Doman - 189cm
Harris - 188cm
Sam said on 4/May/16
He could look close to Idris Elba but there's enough shots where Elba looks to edge him out, if not by a full inch so it lines up to the listing. Also, I thought he looked a fraction under Bobby Cannavale in Ant-Man but it was hard to tell in those brief shots.
Andrea said on 3/May/16
Idris did look taller than this guy in The Wire... And Idris himself claimed to be 6'2.5!
Around 6'2 is a good listing for Wood!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/May/16
Rob, is a fraction over or under 6ft2 more likely?

He looked similar to Elba
Editor Rob
would have to watch a bit more, one day I'll get through the wire, it's on a big pile to get round to one day.
lelman said on 10/Apr/16
@anon Elba edged him out consistently on the show
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/Jul/15
Weaker 6ft2 guy than Reddick
anon said on 21/May/15
Isnt he the exact same height as elba surely? 6 ft 2.75 - 6ft 3.
Andrea said on 24/Apr/15
Lol, there is a chance? I guess you never watched The Wire but Lance looks more than just 2 inches taller!!! When Lance was still listed at 6'2.5, i commented that Dominic looked max 6' wih him and could have been even 5'11.5... Now that he is back at 6'2, it seems impossible he's even near 6'!
Andrea said on 23/Apr/15
So, Rob? What do you think about that scene? I think Lance would edge him out and also (since you didn't answer on Dominic's page) you can see that Dominic is likely not over 5'11.5 with these tall guys!
Editor Rob
there is a chance west is a 5ft 11.5 guy, but I don't think Wood is less than Lance.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 11/Apr/15
Reddick and Elba are both slightly taller.
MrTBlack said on 10/Apr/15

His original resume lists him as 6'2". When he got big in Hollywood he probably thought he deserved an extra inch.
Andrea said on 10/Apr/15
I always thought he was more a weak 6'2 in The Wire, even if he certainly can look 6'2 in some scenes! Rob, i know it's a tough scene to say who's taller, but would you say he looks similar to Lance here? Click Here
Btw, this is the only scene with Idris and Lance "in the same room" but of course it's impossibile to say the real difference between them from that clip! And you also can see that Dominic West looks more 5'11 range with these guys!
Sam said on 9/Apr/15
Yeah, I'd say he looks this range. Rob, could you add the under-appreciated Paid in Full to his credits?

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