How tall is Bruce Willis

Bruce Willis Height

5ft 11in (180 cm)

Peak height was 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)
American Actor best known for roles in the Die Hard films, Armageddon, Pulp Fiction, The Sixth Sense, Unbreakable, The Last Boy Scout, The Fifth Element, 12 Monkeys, Looper and RED. On his official site he claimed to be 6ft 1 and also 6ft on The Dave Letterman Show.

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Average Guess (45 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 11.14in (180.7cm)
Current: 5ft 10.51in (179.1cm)
Johnny said on 24/Mar/17
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RisingForce said on 16/Mar/17
He could always give a 5'11" flat impression at times, even when young, but this listing is as good a guess as any since he made Don Johnson look about 5'8" on Miami Vice and here's an example of Bruce looking tall with 6' Tom Hanks: Click Here I do think he wasn't much above 5'11" by age 50 and certainly 5'11" max by age 55, though he seemed a bit taller than John Malkovich in the Red Films and premieres, but he can often look short when his 5'10" wife wears heels so 5'10.75" is probably the best guess currently.
César said on 15/Mar/17
If you search in Google: Bruce Willis, Paul Reiser, "The Birth: Part 2", you can see a picture of BW barefoot, standing in front of PR (5.9ft 75)with shoes. Reiser was slightly taller. You can see that episode of Mad about you also, where Willis is escaping of a hospital without shoes.
Jason said on 11/Mar/17
You have to remember that Stallone wears lifts alot. He looks a legit 5-11 to 6ft guy to me
berta said on 9/Mar/17
under 180 at peak is to low and over 182 is to high. i think 181 could be better listing. today i dont know. maybe 179 range?
josh jeffords said on 7/Mar/17
Said it before I'll say it again he is an average height man nothing more.
Great actor in the past no idea what happened to him but he has stunk lately.
Every 6 ft plus guy has towered him hes 5 10 .5 max peak.
I have a 5 11 .5-.75 buddy bad posture no tall person towers him even measures up well to very tall.
KH said on 2/Mar/17
Strong 5'11 in his prime. Travolta had about an inch on him in Pulp Fiction.
Shaan said on 2/Mar/17
Peak: 179-180
Now: 177-178
mister_lennon said on 20/Feb/17
For me:
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Feb/17
Peak: 182-183cm
Today: 180-181cm
abcd said on 11/Feb/17
strong 179 now minimum 178
S.J.H said on 10/Feb/17
Click Here Uncle Willis don't look over 5'10 in this image
berta said on 6/Feb/17
thew more time goues on the samller i think he is. a guy like nicolas cage would have 2 cm on him easy at peak. arnold at about 185-86 was 5 cm taller also
Sandy Cowell said on 5/Feb/17
Oh no! I've fallen for some more bulls*** once again! I was told Bruce was 'well over 6ft' and although I disputed this, I didn't have the last say! Personally, I thought Bruce's peak height was 'about 6ft', so I win! 😣😝
Normal. Tall guy said on 4/Feb/17
5'9 n thats all anything more is just ridiculous
Normal. Tall guy said on 4/Feb/17
5'9 n thats all anything more is just ridiculous
berta said on 31/Jan/17
what about peak 181 and current 179? and arnold peak 186 and current 181. stallone peak 176 current 173
S.J.H said on 20/Jan/17
Present bruce willis and david beckham is both 5'10.5 but a peak willis is strong 5'11
berta said on 10/Jan/17
yeah somethin is wrong when matthew perry is listed 1 cm shorter and looks 1- 1,5 cm taller i think it should be bruce willis peak 181 and matthew perry strong 182 guy. Bruce looked like a 183 guy in movies at his peak but in interview he dont really looks mutch over 181 even back then and in his latest interviews he looked more in the 179 range. but i still think he can be 180
Mary said on 9/Jan/17
Definitely not six feet. I stood next to him, I'm a 5'11" woman, he was only a smudge talker than me in men's dress shoes, I was in flats. He has shrunk in his older age.
mister_lennon said on 2/Jan/17
Balrog said on 1/Jan/17
Is good to remember that Willis was on 'Friends' when he was 45. And he was shorter than 181cm listed Matthew Perry. So unless Perry is taller (who he might be but not by much) I doubt Willis at peak were over 5'11".

5'11" peak and 5'10.5" now heading to 5'10" flat.
berta said on 31/Dec/16
woooooow people only gues him at 180 cm peak. i think that is too low for him. lowest i would argue is 181 and talles 182,5
berta said on 7/Dec/16
he is a guy that they make look bigger than he is in the movies i think he looked little taller than 6 footer william fichtner is armageddon. But in rally he was probably 182 and could fall litte below a guy like bill paxton was 1 cm taller in my eyes.these days he is 180-180,5 lost about 1,5 cm
The truth said on 3/Dec/16
john smith said on 25/May/14
I met Bruce Willis in NYC about ten years ago, I'm 5 foot 2 inches and was about 3 inches taller than him,he's a real nice guy!)

Perfect example of the rubbish people claim on this site 😂
MJKoP said on 17/Nov/16

He was most likely only barefoot in the shots where you could actually see his bare feet.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Nov/16
Rob, would you say it's fair that Die Hard isn't a great movie to gauge Willis's height since he was barefoot throughout most of it?

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Rickman (weak 6ft1) has 2in on him in this photo
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Oct/16
Peak: 182-183cm
Today: 180cm
Alexandra Stevens said on 20/Oct/16
I met him in 1989. I'm 5-7 and was a shade taller than Willis in heels. He's 5-9/5-10.

Most actors are shorter and thinner than you think they are. They look taller on screen because of how they are filmed and because they are ALL relatively small people. Guys who are actually 6 feet and muscular look enormous on film.
j-c said on 13/Oct/16
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The man on the right is a french humorist and he is 1M76. I saw him and took a photo with him and this height is true.
j-c said on 13/Oct/16
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The man on the right is a french humorist and he is 1M76. I saw him and took a photo with him and this height is true.
Normal. Tall guy said on 11/Oct/16
5ft 9 at best n def wears lifts to squeeze in an inch or 2, he was same height as cybyl sheppard in moonlighting
davej said on 11/Oct/16
Solid 184 peak.
meezemaker said on 6/Oct/16
He looks more than 2 inches Shorter than dennis farina in Striking Distance.
Less than 5'11
S.J.H said on 2/Oct/16
I don't think willis was as tall as people think he is. 5'11 peak and 5'10.5 nowadays. He just doesn't look taller than my dad (5'10.5) which i have watch enough much of his film
Dani said on 21/Sep/16
Saw him working at the italian vodafone spot. I am 176 and he had not less than 5-6cm advantage on me
Tom said on 2/Sep/16
Looked about 5'11.5 on fifth element
popcorn blizzard said on 15/Aug/16
Yeah I'd say 182cm, 190lbs in his prime.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Aug/16
Rob, how likely is 6ft for an 80's-90's Willis?
Editor Rob: he could pass for it, although remember mamun met him in 90's and he didn't look a big six footer with him.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Jul/16
5ft11 flat peak is too low.
berta said on 1/Jul/16
this listing is good. I have thought 183 because of Armageddon but i Think they just tries to make him look Little taller than he is. in rell Life 182 is good listing. BUt wonder if he really is just 180 now in that case maybe he was not taller than 181 peak
sexy said on 21/Jun/16
My uncle has the same apperance height+ bodytype. He is 179-180cm not more
truth said on 10/Jun/16
Always looked to me as a 5'11 - 6'0 guy. Above average but not that tall. Now probably closer to 5'11 as he is of older age.
Ragnar said on 22/May/16
I only looked it up because I am watching the expendables 2. And Bruce was face to face with Stallone at exactly the same height in the picture. And I know the rock is shorter than my man Butch.
Dmeyer said on 7/May/16
To me Willis in movie like the last boyscout looked near 200 pounds in the die hard 1-2-3 looked in the 190-192 , as hé got older hé looked à bit thinner near 180-185 , could even look 170-175 pounds at times , like rob said his weight could vary 170-200
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/May/16
Looked a solid 190lbs in Die Hard at about 6ft.
grizz said on 30/Apr/16
How much did he weigh in his earlier roles, such as Die Hard 1? Now he's listed 203 lbs, but he was slimmer back then. Or is that his weight in younger days and now he's closer to 220 lbs?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 27/Apr/16
I disagree James. I think he looked it at least in the 80's and can still look near it at times. Probably is 6ft1 flat today though
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Apr/16
At peak

Bruce Willis - 5ft11¾(182cm)
Pierce Brosnan - 6ft1½(187cm)
James B said on 26/Apr/16
I can't imagine pierce being a proper 6'1.5. 6'1.25 seems perfect.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 25/Apr/16
Rob, If you watch any of his stuff before Bond he looks it...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 23/Apr/16
Rob, could you put Brosnan at 6ft1½ peak and 6ft1 flat today?

Doesn't look to have lost more than ½in at 62 and it could possibly be less than that (alternatively 6ft1¾ peak, 6ft1¼ today).
Editor Rob: I've never quite decided on whether the 1.5 peak is the right mark or not.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Apr/16
@Rob, Willis is younger than Brosnan yet you've got a peak height and downgrade. Do you not think Brosnan has lost anything too? Doesn't look 186 any longer to me.
Editor Rob: I think Pierce probably has lost a 1/4, but putting 1/4 inch losses peak/current I'm not sure on. If an actor says it though, I would do it.
James B said on 17/Apr/16
I can't picture bruce being a 6ft guy
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Apr/16
Rob, of these would you give Willis in his prime?

A) 185cm/183cm
B) 184.5cm/182.5cm
C) 184cm/182cm
D) 183.5cm/181.5cm
E) 183cm/181cm
j-c said on 12/Apr/16
Anyone here watch the tv series ''Moonlighting'' ???

In that great 80s tv show:

Bruce Willis height is 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)
Cybill Shepherd height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)

5ft 10in for Bruce Willis it's out of the question"

Really? I don't think so. Look at this pics ^^
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Willis is 1M80 no more, he standed next to a french humorist (laurent gerra) who is 1M76 and he was a few cm taller. I have a photo of me beside Gerra and his height is good. I am 1M79 and Willis seems the same height on pics.
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Terry said on 9/Apr/16
this seems on point and at the minimum he always seems a solid 5-11 or even a weak 6 foot (5-11.5 or 5-11.75)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Apr/16
Rob, I think 5ft11¾ in the Moonlighting/Die Hard years is a strong possibility. Could pass for a 6ft guy at least half the time. Barefoot he wasn't much shorter than Alan Rickman in shoes. Armageddon was a strange one. Watching that I'd have guessed 6ft1! I sincerely doubt he's ever been that mark without shoes though...
berta said on 6/Apr/16
Rob what are the chances that he was just a fraction under 6 feet when he was Young? When you look back at armagedon and die hard he can look 183
Editor Rob: a 1/4 inch off 6ft is never impossible
James B said on 3/Apr/16
Looked 5'10 1/2 compared to Jonathan Ross 10 years ago
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 21/Mar/16
Rob, do you have any guesses for Alexander Godunov?

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Best known as the big blonde terrorist in the 1st Die Hard. I can't find a decent picture for height but just to put a name to face. He's been described 6ft2 up to 6ft5. He did look a fair bit taller than Alan Rickman and towered over Wills, so I wouldn't guess he was under 6ft2.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Mar/16
Looked 5ft11¼ in RED
hijopotamus said on 10/Feb/16
Rob, how come Willis is only 180 when he was clearly taller than Brad Pitt??
Wait...ok, Brad is obviously shorter than 180.
Editor Rob: peak he's listed 11.5, but in 12 monkeys that scene has 12-15 degree camera tilts at times.
dmeyer said on 10/Feb/16
Hanks was aleast my height 10 years back and more likely 0.5in taller so 6ft and he was 48 so possibly lost 0.5cm by then since he looked 5'11.75-6ft
dmeyer said on 9/Feb/16
Willis is doing ok near 189 kutcher and 193cm hasselhoff , and does look a bit over 5ft 11 at peak near guys like wayans , jackson , arnold , peak 5'11.25-11.5 now 5'10.75-11
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 7/Feb/16
"Hanks was never over 5'11""

Yeah ok...Chevy Chase was at least 6ft5 and Arnold struggles to hit 5ft10 now. You're the go to guy, Danimal. Rob should definitely groom you to be his successor as site editor.
Alex said on 7/Feb/16
Willis is a solid 180 cm guy
dmeyer said on 7/Feb/16
181-2cm peak 180cm
kurtz said on 5/Feb/16
strong 5 11 always 180 cm. great actor truly !
F.S. said on 4/Feb/16
Fifteen or twenty years ago, on the boardwalk in Atlantic City, I stopped by the rail to look at the Hard Rock Cafe. The guy next to me, I realized, was Bruce Willis. He stared at me, as if I might ask for an autograph, then walked to the cafe. With shoes on I was a little over 5'11". I think he had on cowboy boots. Anyhow, he was slightly shorter than me. I'd say 170 pounds. Not physically intimidating, but he can eyeball you into the ground.
Aza said on 15/Jan/16
Looks a solid 5'11 . Hasn't lost much since peak . Easily cleared 6 ft in shoes.
Shan said on 30/Dec/15
He looks around 5' 10"
Atsu said on 30/Dec/15
Wills may have lost few inches maybe he could be 183 cm tall and but I seen him some movies and appears be 182 cm. I guest now his height could be 5'11.75 guest.
nathaniel said on 15/Nov/15
seen him 1 year ago 6 foot 1
Dmeyer said on 10/Nov/15
Willis never wore lifts but he did wear thick boots at Times Like in armaggeddon , or on some events in the 1.6in style but he more oftenly wear 1in or under than 1in or over , Guys Like sly or arnie évén when without lifts allways wear 1.1-1.4ish style
Les said on 7/Nov/15
I'm 6'1" and stood next to him once (about 15 years ago). He looked to be about my height. I don't think he was wearing lifts or anything like that.
the shredder said on 3/Nov/15
He looked close to 6'0 honestly.
Danimal said on 1/Nov/15
177cmGuy said on 21/Sep/14
6'0 peak. 5'11 current. He won't be a flat 5'10 until he's close to 70

Men don't lose 2" by 70. They lose just over an inch.
Danimal said on 1/Nov/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Mar/15
Actually he was looking shorter than 6ft guys (Hanks, Travolta, Washington) even in the 90' order for him to have been that, he'd need to look over that mark.

Hanks was never over 5'11".
dmeyer said on 1/Oct/15
Today at night wath is more likely 5'10.5 10.75 or 11
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Sep/15
During the Moonlighting/Die Hard years he might have brushed 6ft.
dmeyer said on 16/Sep/15
Peak 181-2cm today 180cm 10 yrs back 180-1cm
Judd ISR said on 11/Sep/15
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Sep/15
Rob, in their prime who do you think was taller Bruce Willis or Alec Baldwin?
[Editor Rob: hard to call that.]

I think they were same height! However if I have to bet if was "more 5'11.5" Willis or Baldwin I would say Willis!
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Sep/15
Rob, in their prime who do you think was taller Bruce Willis or Alec Baldwin?
[Editor Rob: hard to call that.]
dmeyer said on 21/Aug/15
Peak 5'11.5 by 2000 11.25 now 10.75-11
Dmeyer said on 6/Aug/15
A few people who met him at peak estimate him 5'9-10 to he was nothing under 5'11-11.5 now 5'10.5-11 aleast
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Jul/15
I'd love to find those Letterman interviews...
Swparker19 said on 28/Jun/15
my wife met Bruce Willis back in the day at Donzi's, a bar in Pittsburgh at the time he was filming striking distance. My wife is 5'7" and in those days most certainly wore 3-4 inch heals. She estimated his height at 5'7" at the most as she was looking down on him.
Swparker19 said on 28/Jun/15
my wife met Bruce Willis back in the day at Donzi's, a bar in Pittsburgh at the time he was filming striking distance. My wife is 5'7" and in those days most certainly wore 3-4 inch heals. She estimated his height at 5'7" at the most as she was looking down on him.
honest small guy 5'6" said on 21/Jun/15
Hey those pics with ED Norton, Bill Murray clearly show them in various pics sa next to each other for actual pictures for the show. Murray looks 3 inches taller and Norton is also taller than willis. They all have similar dress shoes almost exact. I think willis was never over 5'11". With shoes everyone is 6 foot. I think he needs a downgrade.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Jun/15
182-183cm peak
j said on 27/May/15
he had to be 6 feet at his peak but said he was 6'1.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/May/15
"He looked really muscular in his prime"

One of the reasons he stood out as the 3rd big action star was because he didn't have conventional physique that counterparts Arnold and Sly had. He's even admitted that he hates working out.
Dmeyer said on 3/May/15
I could see willis 181.5cm 179.5-80cm now he looks about 5'11 dosnt look a small as 5' 10.5 very fit Guy
youssef 5'8 said on 11/Mar/15
he doesn't look like a tall guy seems average i never thought he is over 5'10
James B said on 10/Mar/15
He looked really muscular in his prime.

Any guesses on his weight at his peak rob?
[Editor Rob: he has probably varied from 170-200 range over time.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Mar/15
Actually he was looking shorter than 6ft guys (Hanks, Travolta, Washington) even in the 90' order for him to have been that, he'd need to look over that mark.
CDS said on 2/Mar/15
Will have to disagree with the comments about Willis looking taller than Brad Pitt in "12 Monkeys" and shorter than Matthew Perry on "Friends" or in the movie "Whole Nine Yards". I thought he looked spot-on even with both actors. I mean there were shots of Willis/Pitt in the mental ward in 12M where Willis was closer to the camera giving the appearance he was taller, however, later in the movie when the two are right next to each other- exactly the same height. As far as Perry, looked about exactly the same too. Maybe Willis, barefoot end of day height, is actually only 5'10.5"-??
[Editor Rob: the camera angles in Monkeys weren't really conventional horizontal styles.]
gez said on 24/Feb/15
Never been anything over 5' 11" in his life. A 5'10.4 today, a weak 5' 11" standing completely straight at his peak.
CDS said on 23/Feb/15
To me, this guy looks about 5'11", but can certainly pull off 6'1" in his movies, due to good posture, and having a well-proportioned build. While living in Cali, my cousin saw him in person, along with James Garner filming the movie "Sunset", back in 1987. He described Willis as "tall and thin". Interesting since my cousin himself is 6'2". I'm going to go with a good solid 5'11" barefoot (6' in shoes). He looked taller than John Malkovich in the movie "RED" (who claims 6'1", but most on here who've seen him in person say he's actually barely 5'11"). He looked a hair shorter than 6' John Travolta in "Pulp Fiction". And going back to his early career (probably before any major lift-wearing- IF he's a lift-wearer), he looked only about an inch taller than 5'10" Phil Hartman in the movie "Blind Date".
Hypado said on 19/Feb/15
Anyone here watch the tv series ''Moonlighting'' ???

In that great 80s tv show:

Bruce Willis height is 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)
Cybill Shepherd height: 5ft 8in (173 cm)

Definitely this.

5ft 10in for Bruce Willis it's out of the question.
annon said on 18/Feb/15
Willis did have about an inch on pitt in twelve monkeys. Pitt had some special shoes. I think willis was a strong 5'11" peak and pitt at most 5'10.
Johnny said on 18/Feb/15
Mickey rourke appears to be taller than willis in pics who is also listed 1.80???
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Feb/15
Could have been 6ft in the 80's. Looked every bit of it in Die Hard and Moonlighting.
Hypado said on 10/Feb/15
People of celebheights, i watch today, The Fifth Element, a great movie by the way.

Bruce Willis - 182/183 cm
Milla Jokovich - 173/174 cm

Dmeyer said on 9/Feb/15
Peak solid 5'11.5 now 5'10.75-11
184.3cm said on 27/Jan/15
Had an inch on Brad Pitt in Twelve Monkeys, Pitt in shoes, Willis had slippers. Pitt is a weak 5'11 in my opinion so Willis being a weak 6' at peak seems reasonable to me.
Joe said on 26/Jan/15
I think he was around 5'11" in his prime, possibly a bit over 5'10 but him claiming to be 6 feet is just silly. I think a little bit over 5'10" would be just right for him, Samuel L Jackson just towered over him in Unbreakable and there was a scene where the two were facing each other face to face, and Jackson had at least 5 inches on him, so I am guessing he is 5'10" and nothing more without shoes.
Steve said on 20/Jan/15
Just because he was barefoot through most of one movie, doesn't dismiss the fact he wears lifts in many features. He had huge ones in both Armageddon and The Fifth Element.
184.3cm said on 19/Jan/15
Yes Steve that is right he was..So much for being a lift wearer eh? Close to 6' at peak, guy had no problem at all running around barefoot next to tall guys.
teej said on 18/Jan/15
I could buy 6ft. On die hard he does look a strong 182cm if not 183cm. I think he's lost more than a cm of height, he's probably 180cm now so a strong 5'10 or weak 5'11. But in his prime i do believe he was 6ft
Steve said on 15/Jan/15
Willis was barefoot through much of the film.
184.3cm said on 15/Jan/15
Was he wearing lifts in Die Hard? Didnt seem that much shorter than Alan Rickman who had shoe advantage..
Steve said on 13/Jan/15
I doubt he's ever been taller than 5'10". Another notorious lft wearer.
Dmeyer said on 13/Jan/15
Anything under 5'10.5 peak or 5'10 now hasnt met bruce , both peak and now about 5'11
tristan said on 12/Jan/15
In willis's friends episodes he always seems shorter than 5 11.25 Perry at that point of time he would mid 40's so I don't think he could have lost height
jason said on 11/Jan/15
I saw him play with his band at house of blues in Anaheim I'm six foot he ain't a higher than 5'8 if that and he had high dress shoes on. I couldn't believe how short he is, he looks so tall on the move
Birdman said on 3/Jan/15
He looks 5'9" to me in relation to his surroundings and the rest of his body. I saw a site that claimed he had 20 inch biceps. I worked out 6 days a week 3 1/2 hours a day with extremely heavy weights, 30 sets of 10 reps and the largest I got my arms were 18 1/2 inches of course I didn't take steroids I benched 450lbs finished my bicep workout ended with 55# in 5# increments going to 80 # all they had. Try again Bruce.
Birdman said on 3/Jan/15
I saw a site that claimed he had 20 inch biceps. I worked out 6 days a week 3 1/2 hours a day with extremely heavy weights, 30 sets of 10 reps and the largest I got my arms were 18 1/2 inches of course I didn't take steroids I benched 450lbs finished my bicep workout ended with 55# in 5# increments going to 80 # all they had. Try again Bruce.
jamie179cm said on 6/Dec/14
@Judd i think pitt is no taller than 177cm because hes a lift wear and barely taller than Paltrow in barefeet and imo wills did look 5ft9 in red in barefeet also in movies they can make people look taller
Judd said on 6/Dec/14
5'9" is ridiculous...i watched recently 12 monkeys and he edged out Brad Pitt, who's nothing less than 5'10.5" for sure...Willis probably had a shoes disadvantage, because he wore sandals while pitt wore dress shoes...
5'11.5" for Willis as peak height seems fair to me...
nomadsan said on 2/Dec/14
Danced with him in Vancouver he is 5'9 or was maybe shorter now..
James Sinclair said on 26/Nov/14
Many posts pretend that a man in his fifties may easily have lost around one inch. This isn´t so frequent today (nutrition, gim, etc help people stand at peak height even in the mid sixties,....unless talking ´bout a person who´s been working in the construction jobs for decades,....or picking up heavy bags at port....
Judd said on 26/Nov/14
In Armageddon he looked very tall, close in height to Ben Affleck, about 2" on Will Patton and Billy Bob Thornton (both 5'9.7510") and a bit taller than William Fitchner (5'11.5-6'), however there's always a chance he wore lifts.
In my opinion he was 5'11.25-11.5" peak and today 5'10.75-11"...he lost a quite big amount for his age!
jamie179cm said on 25/Nov/14
@Alucard i agree in the film red he did look 5ft9 in barefoot he looks like he has a body frame of a 179cm guy though i agree he probably is in the 5ft9 range
184.3cm said on 22/Nov/14
Maybe 5'10.5 nowadays (179cm). But i defo think Rob is right with his peak height, Strong 5'11 guy at peak.
Joe said on 19/Nov/14
To me Willis seems like 5-10, I think like many Hollywood actors he wears lifts to make him appear taller. He is also fairly skinny, which makes him appear taller to people.
Alucard said on 16/Nov/14
Always been around 5'9 max, cm less cm more, maybe 5'8... Unbelievable how lifts, camera angles, pictures and such can fool a lot of people...
Dmeyer said on 5/Nov/14
With uraban 184-5cm he looks Max 179-80cm
Dmeyer said on 18/Oct/14
Anything under 180cm peak is a joke
nivison said on 8/Oct/14
most on here are seriously deluded...I am 1.90m I was in the same post production offices as him in London when working on The Fifth Element in 1997 (he would have been 41/42). I was shocked at how short he was...walked past him repeatedly smoking with his bleached hair before I realised who it was..he is 1.75 (5'9") absolute tops and probably closer to 1.70 barefoot. After living in LA for a few years I came to realise pretty much every guy in that town has some height "assistance"...
Len said on 6/Oct/14
5'10.5" or 5'11" peak. Might be 5'10" nowadays.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 5/Oct/14
Well in fairness to G, watching Pulp Fiction years ago I always believed this guy as being 6ft1, Travolta 6ft2, Samuel L. Jackson 6ft3-6ft4, Uma Thurman 6ft and Quentin Tarantino 6ft3...oh and Ving Rhames at 6ft1 too.
Sam said on 1/Oct/14
Uh, Willis is not in the Bruckenheimer photos, are you confusing him with Ben Kingsley due to the full bald look?
Judd said on 22/Sep/14
Peak 5'11.25" and 5'10.5" today. He was 0.75" shorter than Tom Hanks (6'00")
Clay said on 21/Sep/14
I think New York G had Bruce Willis at 6'2'' if memory serves.
177cmGuy said on 21/Sep/14
6'0 peak. 5'11 current. He won't be a flat 5'10 until he's close to 70
jamie179cm said on 17/Sep/14
rob i doubt that he has ever be over 5ft11 in his life
jamie179cm said on 17/Sep/14
devil 180cm is not tall
Paleman said on 16/Sep/14
He did look 5'11,5 in the first Die Hard, and didn't seem to have lost much height 15 years later in Sin City. I was actually surprised that he looked almost as tall as 6'1 Michael Madsen. Of course, the latter seemed to slouch quite a bit like he usually does, he could've very well looked two inches taller than Willis with a straight posture.

5'11 seems plausible for today, 5'10,5 (179cm) may be nearing a fraction too low. 5'11,5 for peak is entirely possible.
devil said on 31/Aug/14
in die hard 1 bruce looks like a midget against those terrorrists. bruce is tall man 180 is correct but he isn't like james bond type. a 5'9 guy like mel gibson that is also tall but not like brucie.
jamie179cm said on 30/Aug/14
i think bruce looks the same height as me or maybe 178cm but why do people who have met him say hes 5ft8 or 5ft9?
winston said on 19/Aug/14
watched him on david letterman, hard to tell.
Dmeyer said on 11/Aug/14
When he stands tall he can look 180-181cm so no léss than 180cm
186 cm said on 4/Aug/14
Alex 6'0 said on 1/Jul/14
I def agree Willis 5'11 today. His peak looked 5'11.5-6'0 range
Dmeyer said on 22/Jun/14
Rob relooking at willis early pics he can realy look about 6ft with Guys Like travolta and Tarantino and others , 181.5-2cm peak 181cm 5 yrs back 180cm today
[Editor Rob: half inch loss with all his roles isn't too bad at his age.]
Dmeyer said on 14/Jun/14
I think solid 181cm peak 180cm now heading to 179cm
Sean73 said on 12/Jun/14
Who do you think was taller at 25yrs old-Willis or Peter Weller?They both have claimed 6 foot plus in their prime.
[Editor Rob: I think Weller has suffered more height loss, it's strange to think he was 6ft when at times he looks nearer 5ft 10.5 today]
James B said on 11/Jun/14
Most of the time in his early movies looked like a typical 180-181cm 5'11 guy. I guess though his stocky mesomorphic build could make him look shorter. He must have weighed like 180 pounds in his prime.
RisingForce said on 6/Jun/14
Yeah, 6'1" seemed like more of a listing than a direct claim, since I doubt Bruce manages his website. 6 feet seems like what he'd claim since he never seemed height conscious and he could look it, or very close in the 90's in movies and at some events.
jamieorr4 said on 6/Jun/14
lol if Bruce Willis is 411 then tom cruise much be 46 or 47 lol i would say 510 or 510.5
Dmeyer said on 5/Jun/14
Maybe John Smith meant 6'2 wish mâkes Bruce 5'11
the shredder said on 5/Jun/14
His 6 ft 0 claim was out of his own mouth , 6'1 is a joke , but so is 5'10
five seven guy said on 4/Jun/14
Just watched the fifth element. He looked bigger than Chris tucker who is claimed as 6'0.5" on here. I feel like Chris tucker has to be 5'11" ish. Willis might be peak 6'0"
Concerned 181 cm said on 31/May/14
Another case where I wonder why he didn't just claim 6'0. Timberlake and Vin Diesel (if Rob's estimates are accurate) are other examples of this. If you're so close to 6 feet, close enough that you could probably fool everybody for that last half inch with just good posture and MAYBE slightly bigger shoes, why would you instead completely out yourself as a liar by claiming 6'1-6'2?
jordydecke said on 26/May/14
@John Smith - that's interesting, so Bruce Willis is only 4'11? His marketing team must be amazing to make him look taller. I wonder if he has a special invisible platform that he stands on for photographs etc...
john smith said on 25/May/14
I met Bruce Willis in NYC about ten years ago, I'm 5 foot 2 inches and was about 3 inches taller than him,he's a real nice guy!
john smith said on 25/May/14
I met Bruce Willis in NYC about ten years ago, I'm 5 foot 2 inches and was about 3 inches taller than him,he's a real nice guy!
the shredder said on 20/May/14
at least 5 '11 peak and like 190 lb
RisingForce said on 15/May/14
I agree, he looked more than just 5'11" flat in the 80's and 90's. I don't remember there being a big difference between Bruce and Damon Wayans who is listed at 6'1.5" here in one of my favorite Bruce Willis movies, The Last Boy Scout, not more than 2", iirc. Denzel Washington is listed at 6'0.25" peak here, and he was only a little taller than Bruce in The Siege, iirc and very similar to Bruce in a series of pics from an event, maybe just a fraction taller max, plus, Bruce was wearing boots in Die Hard 2, but I remember him having a pretty clear height advantage over 5'9"-5'9.5" Dennis Franz. Bruce does look like he's lost a little height, not sure when that started, perhaps sometime around 2005-2007, but I think he has to still be 5'11" minimum today, I can't buy 5'10" range.
dmeyer said on 15/May/14
i agree Willis is steel 180cm when in same footwear he dosnt look more than 4-5cm shorter then 185cm jay Courtney ,
Alex 6'0 said on 14/May/14
I wouldn't give him anything below 5'10.5-5'10.75 today
Alex 6'0 said on 14/May/14
5'11.5 peak. He looked about 6'0 in his younger days. Today no more than 5'11
Lmeister said on 25/Apr/14
Bruce does look 5ft11-6ft0 in most of his moviese except next to Tom Hanks in The Bonfire of the Vanities. In that movie he looks 5ft9.5-5ft10.5. I really doubt Tom Hanks wearing lifts. Did Bruce start wearing lifts in the 90s or could it be that he never was a full 5ft11?
James B said on 1/Apr/14
Most of the time struck me as looking 5'11 in his films. In the jackal though I thought that was one of the few movies where he did look 182cm.
Kendall said on 1/Apr/14
If he's 5'11 Ashton Kutcher is 6'5
jamieorr4 said on 25/Mar/14
i always thought he look 5ft10.5 like me but i herad people who have met him say hes 5ft8
Rinaldi said on 23/Mar/14
I assume that his height is no more than 6 feet.
rockfellas said on 24/Feb/14
here with stallone, willis struggles with 5'9", please!!!: Click Here

Never been over 5'10.5" at his peak. For sure.
truthseeker said on 15/Feb/14
In movies Willis never comes across as a big guy, particularly in street scenes. 5'11 is still quite big and he never appears this height to me, I would say he is no more than 5'9... 6'1 ego much?

Comparing actors heights with each other is pointless because they all exaggerate.
Rob Van said on 12/Feb/14
I heard Arnold Schwarzeinger is 5 ft 11. Why is people saying he is 6 ft 1...
dmeyer said on 30/Jan/14
Rob , 3 friend of mine who met him all said barely 5'11 peak like 5'10.5
dmeyer said on 30/Jan/14
Sorry mike You Never met Bruce , anything under 5'10-11 is a joke
Mike knows said on 26/Jan/14
Bruce is no where near 5'11.5 inches. I met him at Teterboro airport standing shoulder to shoulder I had to look down at him while he was yelling at someone for revealing who he was. My best guess is he is 5'6" to 5'7". I'm 5'11" tall so if I had to look down at his face and eyes he must have left he elevator shoes home lol
D-Rellik said on 26/Jan/14
He's 5 foot 9 looked spot on that with Tom Hanks and now hes suddenly gained a few inches hes definitely a lift wearer.
averagegiant said on 18/Jan/14
5'11.2? your eyes are special. I could easily picture running into a lot of celeberties to find my self shocked (or not) at how they are not at their presented heights. Someone in Hollywood is lying and it's likely that it's nearly everyone. Mel Gibson is 6 feet, take it as concrete evidence because I said so.
DMEYER said on 2/Jan/14
he can pull off 181cm today only when he forces posture and others dont 5 ft 11 is right 180cm and a lidl taller peak
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Dec/13
182.25cm peak, 181cm now.
Jay said on 29/Dec/13
He's never been 6 foot or 5ft 11, i'm 6ft and he's 3 inches shorter
bomb said on 23/Dec/13
I think Bruce Willis may be more like 5'9.5 or 5'10
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Dec/13
Rob, is a fraction under 6ft, like 5ft11.75/182cm possible for his peak?
the shredder said on 11/Dec/13
Sly looks 5'11 there ha ha
Vibram said on 9/Dec/13
Looks about 2 inches shorter than the then 6ft1 (185cm) Arnold S'wznegger (and I'm being generous to Arnold as he could of been 6ft0.75 (184cm) at his peak). This was taken in 1992 or so, so both men would of been at peak height. Click Here

- 5ft11.2 (181cm) for Willis peak
- 5ft10.4 (178.5cm) today.
DMEYER said on 9/Dec/13
can pull off 181cm today with perfect posture 5 ft 11 is near 180.5cm anyway , he might be more 5 ft 11 than 5 ft 10.75
truth said on 6/Dec/13
180cm, posssibly solid 181cm peak, now a very strong 179cm.
Ted said on 30/Nov/13
LOL @the "he's 5'8" now" comment. 'And then you woke up'.

He looks 5'11" in most anything nowadays, maybe 5'10.5". He should stop trying to claim 6' or 6'1" elsewhere, he clearly isn't.
wobbs said on 26/Nov/13
I met bruce while he was shooting in budapest, he is no more than 5'8" nowdays
hes a nice guy though and took the time to talk
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Nov/13
He might still make 5ft11.25in/181cm. Personally, I think he's a fraction taller than someone like Uma Thurman and then slightly shorter than guys like Schwarzenegger and Travolta.

He's not average.
jbreeze69 said on 21/Nov/13
I met Bruce back in December 1986 (Moonlighting days) at a Colorado ski resort. The guy is 5'9... maybe 5'10 MAX with shoes. A lot of actors under 5'10 wear 2" hidden lifts / insoles in their shoes. That's the only way he would be 5'11 or 6'.
Hypado said on 12/Nov/13
181 cm
Balrog said on 7/Nov/13
I can buy 181cm at peak and a shy under 5'11" now. But he can look 179 at times too.
biko said on 29/Oct/13
bruce is maybe 179,5cm now and 180cm when he was middle aged
dmeyer said on 27/Oct/13
I have watched a vidéo of 3 years ago and willis Is realy not more than 0.5 in shorter than arnie if Bruce Is 5'11 now he was max 5'11 1\8 3 years back arnie Is about 5'11.5-11.75 willis Can look 181 cm alot even lately i think might a 180.5cm Guy as He look 180cm as often as 181cm rob do you think Bruce today is a 180cm flat Guy like barely 5'11 or nearer 180.5cm like solid 5'11
glynny 182 said on 26/Oct/13
is 5.11.75" /6ft possible for him at peak in 80s rob?
Arch Stanton said on 23/Oct/13
5'11" max today. The Rock is 4-5 inches taller and Jonathan Pryce 1.5-2 inches taller in GI joe.
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 22/Oct/13
5'11.5 peak for Willis seems right. He's almost 60 years old. No way is he as tall as he was in his younger days. No more than 5'11 for him today. Maybe even just shy of 5'11
Rob G said on 22/Sep/13
He is/was 5'11"
caaq said on 10/Sep/13
I think wearing normal shoes or keds, he was about 6 feet without hair in fire with fire. He stood about 3 inches shorter than the villain who had a mug shot showing him as 6-3, which I guess was with shoes. That means bruce was 5-11 aprox without shoes. Some could try squeezing him down to 5-10.5 by dipping the angle of the scale on his head towards the wall, in their over enthusiasm to not over measure. And besides, this is the late afternoon height. Maybe in the morning he still could be 5-11.5. I guess calling him 5-11 is a safe bet. And he somehow doesn't look like he shrank one bit since die hard. Maybe he looked a bit taller then because of his bristling hair.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Sep/13
"Peak height was 5ft 11.75in (182cm)"
Looked roughly 6ft in the 80s and 90s.
Today might be closer to 5ft11.
Lorne said on 30/Aug/13
Less than 181cm peak is a joke, he was classic "weak tall" when younger, could look close to 6ft with good posture. I think the listing is perfect, he barely looks shorter than guys like Travolta, and was taller tha BP.
cole said on 21/Aug/13
The one thing about Bruce at 5'11 that throws me off is that he can look only an inch taller than 5'9 Justin Long when in equal footwear, (there's a couple of shots of Long in converse and Bruce in dress shoes, and Bruce obviously looks a good 2 inches or so taller) but more or less the same height as 5'11 Mickey Rourke in a few shots. You could argue he's maybe more 5'10/10.5 range these days, although I'm barely hanging on to the possibility that he's still close to 5'11.
JAM said on 19/Aug/13
I find it hard to believe he ever hit 6 feet. He looks 5'11 MAX. 5'10 on a normal day.
lelman said on 18/Aug/13
Always looks about 5'11" - 6' in everything. Occasionally will look 5'10"ish, but generally I'd say 5'11" minimum. Peak was definitely close to 6'.
Arch Stanton said on 13/Aug/13
Yeah, he looked 6 ft in the Die Hard films and in his younger years, 5'11" today. He comes across though as being a Grade A asshole in interviews though, massive ego and demanding $4 million for 4 days shooting!! I'd hate to interview him because you can imagine him putting on that pained face and him picking holes in everything you ask him.
Silent d said on 12/Aug/13
Wasn't there an argument between sly and willis? That is why he's not in E3. 180cm.
Brad said on 8/Aug/13
Wanted to wear big boots in E3, Sly showed him the door.
Knowitall said on 31/Jul/13
Shelby, in this photo Hanks still appears to be taller:

Click Here

Why put Hanks on a box? Why would his character tower over Willis's?
Shelb said on 30/Jul/13
Knowitall: Hanks was on an apple box to appear taller. Look at his pants, unless he was a 60/40 upper leg to lower leg ratio, he's standing on something to look taller.
Dmeyer said on 30/Jul/13
Agrée With rampage 5'11 With à chance of 5'11.25 péak à round 182cm
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 20/Jul/13
Willis cannot be less than 5"11"/180cm.
Personally, I think he's still 181cm.

He looked 6" in Die Hard
Knowitall said on 19/Jul/13
Somebody needs to explain this photo as well as others taken for Bonfire of the Vanities:

Click Here

If Tom Hanks is six feet tall, Willis is about five nine, maybe five nine and a half.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Jul/13
Hey, Dmeyer check out these beauties
With 185-186cm Colin Firth
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With 188-189cm Affleck
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With 180-181cm Brooke Shield
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Dmeyer said on 16/Jul/13
In some shots Bruce CAN look 179cm near 185cm courtney but Bruce has 1-1.5 cm less shoes , when in same shoes Bruce CAN look 180-181cm Bruce is defenetly 180cm With good posture today , defenetly lost 1-1.5cm at near 60 so was 181-182cm
greg said on 16/Jul/13
Gotta say, looking at images from media events Willis in his younger days (as denoted by the presence of hair), he really did look at least 5'11", possibly more.
Dmeyer said on 14/Jul/13
Willis defenetly looked 4cm taller than 177-178cm Colin farell so was 181.5cm nô less i have met farell he wasnt under 5'9.5 willis looked 181cm easily near him aldo Bruce CAN look just 8-8.5cm on cruise so just 180 maybe 181cm so hiS péak height is defenetly as listed wether hé was 5'11.5 Night or late morning , today he looks near the 180cm mark by near 60
cole said on 30/Jun/13
He's more 178-179.
bodwaya said on 17/Jun/13
he is always towerd by 6 footers like travolta and jackosn. Nothing more 5 foot 10 barefoot
bodwaya said on 17/Jun/13
he is always towerd by 6 footers like travolta and jackosn. Nothing more 5 foot 10 barefoot
Jax said on 4/Jun/13
I'd say 180cm without shoes was his peak and nowadays like die hard 1 he was in his early 30s and always looked like a classic 5'11 man
Balrog said on 22/May/13
180 at peak and 179 now.
Elijah said on 17/May/13
Bruce Willis, I never thought I'd see the day that Rob downgraded him due to older age. I feel sort of sad inside. :(
[Editor Rob: there will come a day I may even have to downgrade myself...]
Johnny said on 11/Apr/13
The Rock isn't 6'3, he never have been. I think he have been 6'2.5 - 6'2.75, but is now 6'1.75 - 6'2. He was taller 15 - 20 years ago.
dmeyer181.2-183.8 said on 9/Apr/13
in most shots he looks 4cm and likely 5 cm shorter than 184.5-185cm courtney , in some he can look 1 in shorter , and in some he can look as mush as 6cm shorter but he has mocassin type that give 1.3-1.6cm 0.5-0.6in compare to 1-1.2 in
Dmeyer said on 7/Apr/13
Bruce looks a solid 10cm under the rock at the premiere
El Mariachi said on 4/Apr/13
5'11" is bull****. He looked only almost 3 inches shorter than The Rock who is listed at 6'3" on CelebHeights, in G.I. Joe. I would give Willis a legit 6'0".
Dmeyer said on 4/Apr/13
Rob is it pissible Bruce was never more than legit 181cm like 5'11.25/181cm dinner time , waking at 6 ft/183cm answer if you can
[Editor Rob: it's not impossible, but near 5ft 11.5 peak I think he could look in the 80's to 90's]
Dmeyer said on 3/Apr/13
Absolute shortest peak height 5'11 180cm and probably more 5'11.25-11.5 181-182cm now he CAN Look 179-81cm 5'10.5-11.25
Dmeyer said on 2/Apr/13
Willis looks easily 10cm under 190-91cm the rock on red carpet
Arch Stanton said on 2/Apr/13
Jimbo says on 25/Mar/13
I was in a bathroom at Dave and Buster's in Honolulu and he walked in and peed next to me. He is about 5'8. If he is 6ft. and I'm 5'10, then why was I at LEAST 2 inches taller?

Um... Maybe he was giving you a shake and vac in the toilet and you misjudged his height leaning over to do it? He could look an easy 6 ft a lot, see the picture on the Cruise page.
Dmeyer said on 29/Mar/13
Rob all my friend who met Bruce claim he is 5'10.5 range some say 5'11 , they all met him at peak , to me he does Look 5'11+ peak , also all my friends who met Clooney say he is legit 180cm , i have a pics of Clooney looking 3 in above 5'7 friend who has 0.5 in more shoes
[Editor Rob: maybe with bruce, he has I think a longer head and that can always fool people a bit.]
Dmeyer said on 27/Mar/13
Anything under 180cm peak and 179cm now is a joke , a friend of mine did pegg him 5'10-10.5 , 181-182 peak 180 now
Jimbo said on 25/Mar/13
I was in a bathroom at Dave and Buster's in Honolulu and he walked in and peed next to me. He is about 5'8. If he is 6ft. and I'm 5'10, then why was I at LEAST 2 inches taller?
Dmeyer said on 22/Mar/13
I think bruce is 180.5cm wish explain 180-181 cm Look , Rob since you list him 5'11-180cm do you think 180cm flat is liklyer than 180.5cm , if you thaught Bruce was 180.5cm you would have list him 181cm
Dmeyer said on 22/Mar/13
He claims 6 ft , and looks over 5'11 peak so either got measured 5'11.75-6 ft not long after bed , or just rounded from 5'11.5 to 6 ft , considering he defenetly was nô less than 6'0.25 out of bed and 0.5 in over 5'11 at night it is fair to claim 6 ft , hé might not know That he lost a bit of height as he is 1 in away from 6' now
Dmeyer said on 21/Mar/13
CAN Look 5'11.25-11.5 lately but hé mostly looks 5'11
berta said on 20/Mar/13
180 is to short. the lowest i can se him is 181. but probably in 182 cm range still. doesnt look like a guy that have shrunk 2 cm maybe a couple of mm max.
Anonymous said on 18/Mar/13
Looked same as arnie in EX 2,even a tiny bit over him,,footwear though is not seen.
dwayne said on 18/Mar/13
6 feet at least... you can check him next to Jai Courtney in newest Die Hard movie and you´ll see that he´s got to be still at least 6ft.
Dmeyer said on 17/Mar/13
Bruce CAN Look just 3cm shorter than 185cm courtnay in some CAN Look 5cm shorter with poorer posture or when Bruce has a mocassin That give Max 0,7 in , bruce CAN Still Look 181-181.5cm hé also looks a solid 5cm over 176cm Levitt Rob are you sûre hé is 180cm flat
Dmeyer said on 17/Mar/13
If Willis was 181cm now 0.5cm under 5'11.5 Rob would have never put him 5'11 if Rob list him 5'11 it méans Bruce is Max 5'11 possibly 5'10.75
jimbo said on 12/Mar/13
LOL at below comment..
Oskar Skrinjar Lepi said on 11/Mar/13
174cm, not more. I saw him few years ago in Atlanta and he is a small guy.
Silent d said on 7/Mar/13
180cm seems right. About the same height as malkovich.
Zack Hull said on 5/Mar/13
I don't believe Bruce Willis was taller than John Cusack. In general, John Cusack is over 6 feet tall and looks taller.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Mar/13
Still at least 5ft11(180cm), possibly 181cm.

"Peak height was 5ft 11.75in (182cm)"
Zach said on 26/Feb/13
I remember at first in 2007 on the internet, I thought Bruce Willis was only 5'11.75" tall.
Mr-KILLER-SHRIMP said on 25/Feb/13
5'10.5", 179cm. I think this listing is 1cm too high.
Zach said on 25/Feb/13
By the way, Chief, Bruce Willis is cool no matter how tall he is.
Zach said on 25/Feb/13
Hey, Chief. What's up? When I read below that Bruce Willis is around your height about 5'8"? Does that mean he's taller or shorter than you?

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