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Colin Farrell height: 5ft 10in (178 cm)

Irish actor best known for roles in Phone Booth, Total Recall and In Bruges. On the Jay Leno show Colin gave his vital statistics, saying he was "Five Ten, 165"


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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 18/Dec/14
Rob who do you think is taller Farrell or Matt Damon?
Sam says on 8/Dec/14
I thought he looked more 1-1.5 than a full 2 inches over Sam Rockwell. Despite their height loss, it looked like Tom Waits and definitely Christopher Walken were still taller than him as well. In general, though, I think he looks pretty close to the 5'10" mark. He should stick to Martin McDonaugh movies or comedies like Horrible Bosses, I find him kind of annoying in other films at times.
Mike Brazil 1.82 says on 2/Dec/14
1.78m with shoes 4cm of course. I think 1,74m barefoot. in horrible Bosses looks very small
Tessa says on 20/Nov/14
OK guys, he's Irish and they wear boots like we wear sneakers here. He's Hes clearly 5'10" or better, and like most males, most of his length is in his legs. When someone says he's 5 11" he corrects them and says 5'10". He's an honest guy. But what does exact height matter...he's freakin GORGEOUS!
dewno says on 16/Nov/14
classic example of a 5'10 guy, just looks shorter a lot
TJE says on 19/Oct/14
Nearer 5'10 than 5'9
krud says on 3/Oct/14
177 max
saccy says on 2/Oct/14
I Saw Him Once Very Closely At Airpot And BELIEVE ME He Is A Solid 5'10.
Mani says on 1/Jul/14
He is 5'9.5" (177 cm)
Mani says on 30/Jun/14
He's 5'9.5" or 177 cm
Sean says on 22/Jun/14
Looks consistently an inch taller next to 5'9" Jamie Foxx. Probably closer to 5'10" than 5'9".
cole says on 27/May/14
5'10 is a decent enough claim, but he looks like a 5'9.5 guy a lot - rounding up to his morning height of around 5'10 isn't bad compared to a lot of other hollywood claims - but never the less he should be listed 5'9.5. 6'0.5 Chris Pine has a good 3 inches on him: Click Here
Heylo says on 16/May/14
What does it take to get you downgrade someone? Colin Farrell is absolutely not 178cm. If he was he would look much taller on the big events which he never does. The photos with Jamie Foxx (listed as 5'9, he is probably 174 since Foxx himself said "i'm like 5'9" which means that he rounded up. I'm not sure of Farrells height but he is definitely under 178cm.
RisingForce says on 14/Apr/14
He really does look around his claim, or at worst, he's a half inch under and rounding up. Looks completely average and despite the big heeled boots he's sometimes worn and the tip-toeing photos, I don't think he's a lift guy.
Balrog says on 26/Mar/14
5'9.5" . A typical average guy who wears boots a lot
Kurtz Pull says on 21/Mar/14
Watching Total Recall right now on HBO. His upper body looks very short compare to his legs. In the anti-gravity scene where he escapes the bot-cops, there is a clear view of his footwear. Memory lapsed Hauser was standing tall on 2.5 inches hills. Who knows what he was wearing on the inside. And despite of that, listed 5'10.5" Bryan Cranston appeared a good 2 inches taller than him.
Collin has quick shutter fiery, intense eyes and a small feminine nose topped by oft-tormented brows but he doesn't even reach average height in reality. My guess is 5'8.25 for the dude. He also looked visibly shorter than 5'9" listed Jamie Fox in Miami Vice.
Heylo says on 17/Mar/14
I Also think he looks more 5'9 than 5'10. He can keep up with the 5'11 actors because he often uses these massive boots which will give him twice as much height. That's why he looks 5'11 with boots next to a legit 5'11 guy with dressing shoes (6ft).
James B says on 16/Mar/14
5'9.5
PJ says on 17/Feb/14
A hair over 5'9 for Colin, Rockwell a hair under 5'8 when I saw them in person.
divincodino92 says on 11/Feb/14
could be 173 Rob?
[Editor Rob: I wouldn't bet on it]
Shawn says on 9/Feb/14
Think 5'9" range, not quite a full 5'10".

Richkid, as far as him "losing his looks", he's going to be 38 this year. While 38 isn't old, you can't expect him to still look like he's 25 anymore. Looks good for his age.
176,2Tunman says on 7/Feb/14
A hair taller than Ewan McGregor who is probably somewhere between 5'9 and 5'9.5 I would give Farrell 5'9.5-10.
lelman says on 22/Jan/14
@Rich with Sam Rockwell he looks 5'10" to me, there are a few you could cherry pick to make him look 5'8" or 5'9", but that's just normal. People fluctuate heights in photographs.

I can't see a picture of him with Justin Long on that link. He still looks 5'10" in most of those pics.

They probably wanted to make TC look taller in Minority Report, for all you know he was stood on a box in that photo. Not really good evidence.

As for the tip toe picture, again doesn't prove anything except he's insecure, which many 5'10" guys are.

He's 5'9.5"-5'10".
richkid123 says on 9/Jan/14
I just saw Farrell at A Starbucks in Hollywood. He looked pretty average height. 5'10"ish. He is losing his looks btw.
Rich Hall says on 8/Jan/14
Ok, there's too many pics floating on the web showing he's 5'9" max:
Here next to Sam Rockwell: Click Here
compare with Justin Long Click Here
opposite Tom Cruise: Click Here
practicing Ballet: Click Here

Unlike a buffed up Brad Pitt in Troy, he looked pint size pit bull short in Alexander. 5'9" max but most likely 5'8.5 imo
MD says on 30/Dec/13
Definitely more in the 5'9" range than the 5'10" range.
MetalKid says on 28/Dec/13
Always looked in the 5'9" range to me. I hated the Total Recall remake, by the way.
elblanco says on 24/Dec/13
On Imaginarium of doctor Parnassus he stands next to Lily Cole - supposedly, a 180cm/6 feet girl - and looks much smaller. Maybe she's wearing high heels, but it definitely looks at least 3 inches/5 cm smaller
johnmcc says on 17/Dec/13
Looked slightly taller than Norton...like an inch or so maybe. Looked really small next to the other guests. I guessed 5'9 flat.
lol93 says on 4/Dec/13
Rob I am very curious to what do you think about this footwear Colin Farrell frequently wears
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How much height they add in your opinion?They look a little thicker than normal dress shoes
Also how those shoes are called?Any brand name?Thanks!
[Editor Rob: not sure on brand or anything, but they should give near to 1.6 inch]
Greg says on 1/Dec/13
Just watching him on Graham Norton now. He appears slightly taller than Norton. Would have thought 5'9" based on that.
Ted says on 26/Nov/13
Looks 5-9 in every film of him I've seen, and 5-8 would not be a shock.
luca says on 26/Oct/13
colin and me go to the same yoga class so I see him very often and barefeet, I m 5f10 1/2 and next to me he is at least 2 inch shorter. I would say he is no more than 1M75
Rhonda says on 20/Oct/13
Looks 5ft8-9 next to 6ft Tom Hanks.
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cole says on 8/Oct/13
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This is why I wouldn't use movie footage blindly to judge someones height.
cole says on 1/Oct/13
@RisingForce: McGregor's dropping posture in that pic with Farrell, and Farrell stands sideways. It's difficult to tell because of the hair, but still at the most I'd say they are about the same height, 176-177 cm range.

He looks a strong 5'9 or so with Chris Pine and Edward Norton for example, and the same with most other celebs that I have seen him with, when not wearing his boots.

Rob I think you should at least lower him to 5'9.75.
john b says on 24/Sep/13
Just watching Hearts War to night which stars Bruce Willis and Mr Farrell, Collin is a good 2 inches shorter then Bruce or a little bit more, if I remember Bruce is listed as 5'11'' so Collin really most be 5, 9 tops...
RisingForce says on 21/Sep/13
The difference between Colin and Ewan McGregor(listed 5'9.5" here) is about the same as the difference between Jamie Foxx who claims 5'9". Click Here

Colin definitely looks his claim if Ewan's listing is accurate. Though it does make me wonder again if Jamie Foxx is actually a fraction over 5'9". In fact, Jamie might have measured up slightly better next to Colin than Ewan does when Colin wasn't wearing boots.
Emily says on 15/Sep/13
From pics with Jessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale in Berlin, he is about 1" taller than both of them while these ladies wear 3" or more heels. If he is less than 5'8", Jessica Biel and Kate Beckinsale are less than 5'5". So, 5'9" seems reasonable.
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Chris says on 15/Sep/13
What is it about this guy that makes him look taller than 5'10? I see other actors in this height vicinity like Rockmond Dunbar who look significantly shorter on pictures.
Mikels says on 5/Sep/13
176cm-177cm
Shawn says on 4/Sep/13
I'd give him 5'9". A good example of a legitimate 5'10" actor is Peter Facinelli, who you can find on the site pictured with Rob. Farrell never looks quite as tall as Facinelli does to me.
Goose says on 20/Aug/13
Why do so many posters ascertain a height by comparing it to another actors heigh which is an extremely poor way of estimating height. How do you know the actor your comparing him to is the correct height either as most listed celeb heights are way off? The most accurate celeb estimates on this board are based on first-hand posters who have been near to and or next to the celebrity in question as I've seen those celebrities myself and can testify to their accuracy.
romanspqr says on 18/Aug/13
I really think he's no more than 5'9. I can see 5'8-ish too. He's very lean and can look taller but even when he wears his boots with massive heels he never looks more than 5'11. Can someone explain, real quick, how to post pics? Thanks.
avi says on 22/Jul/13
yeah looks his claim maybe .25 less but this is accurate.
cole says on 13/Jul/13
Rob, didn't you use to have him at 5'9.75? I think he looks more 5'9.5 range.
[Editor Rob: close or 5ft 10 I think is fair for him]
mistwalker says on 10/Jul/13
Cruise wear massive lifts
John says on 4/Jul/13
Tom Cruise and Colin Farrell does seem the same height in Minority Report
david says on 24/Jun/13
I would say a solid 5ft9.75 guy just a shade below 5ft 10
Lady gogo says on 23/Jun/13
I saw him last year, i was standing near him. I'm 1.75,he was just 1 inch taller than me. I think 176cm max.
cole says on 17/Jun/13
He's 5'9.5 at best, doesn't have a 5'10+ stature.
mistwalker says on 15/Jun/13
I think he's legit 5'9.5 without shoes and with regular shoes he may be 5'10.
dmeyer. says on 13/Jun/13
all of those who claim they've seen him 5'6" with shoes on are liars mayube without shoes in the pool he is 5'7 but he likes to wear boots like J.Depp and his hair touches the cloud so fully clothes he is 5'9 no questions asked
Frankie says on 8/Jun/13
Yes. Colin is 5'9. No more ...
MaskDeMasque says on 5/Jun/13
@ang

lol 5'7. He's 5'9 minimum.
Kyle says on 1/Jun/13
same height as Kiefer whos around 5'8 Click Here
Forest Whitaker towers over him Click Here
Colin is 5'9 max
penguinboy25 says on 31/May/13
This looks pretty accurate if Gabriel Macht is 6'0. This guy looked around 2 inches shorter than Macht in the Recruit, so 5'10 is probably his maximum of course we don't always know film angles and footwear..
fabien says on 23/May/13
177/178 range barefoot for sure. He looks it everytime. Definately not short
Arch Stanton says on 21/May/13
I swear he always looked 5 ft 6 tops next to Sally in Coronation Street!
MaskDeMasque says on 20/May/13
@Linebacker28

I agree. I also saw total recall and thought he looked 177cm.
ang says on 2/May/13
I was at a sushi bar that ferrell. Was dining at. He sat about five feet away from. He is only about 5'7" at most. Also he has a very small frame and build. I was surprised. I'm only 5'2".
Linebacker28 says on 20/Apr/13
Saw Total Recall the other night. He looked 5'9.5" solid throughout the film, so the 5'10" claim seems pretty genuine. Not a bloated estimate most celebs give anyway.
Balrog says on 18/Feb/13
I remember him looking solid 3 cm taller than Renner in SWAT. That would put him at 5'9.5''. Still around 5'10''.
Joey says on 4/Feb/13
he is 176cm maybe 177cm on a good day..average height in the us, but here in germany he'd be below average :D
John says on 19/Jan/13
Rob have you seen "Cassandra's Dream"? There seems to be more than a 1 cm difference between Farrell and Ewan Mcgregor in that film
refresh says on 15/Jan/13
i am 176-175cm barefoot,in regular shoes i am 178 + my hair up and there you go just like 180cm! imagine with lifts and good body? see my point? 175-176cm:)
GC says on 11/Jan/13
I went to the database 3 years ago and the page said he is 5'8 then I went to the page in 2010 and I was surprised!!! They changed it to 5'10.. Make your own conclusions. Why his own agency would say 5'8 and then change to 5'10. It seems obvious for me.
Balrog says on 9/Jan/13
He's clearly slouching with Al Pacino. Farrell does looks around 5'10'' maybe a little bit under 176-178 range.
Steven says on 9/Jan/13
spot on with Ewan McGregor: Click Here
177-178
leonari says on 8/Jan/13
Wow. Many posters here are either delusional or plain blind. Oh yeah and very jealous of this guy. He looks 5'10 everywhere. It's really sad and pathetic that so many who have no clue about height come here and post their BS. And how on earth is 5'10 on the short side? Please...
Trey says on 6/Jan/13
He's always to be seen incowboyboots, making me doubt 5'10. 5'9.5?
dacascos says on 22/Dec/12
he's 5ft10
Sonny says on 20/Dec/12
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maximum 173-175
Sonny says on 20/Dec/12
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173-175 maximum for Colin
Sonny says on 20/Dec/12
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173-175 max
lol93 says on 9/Dec/12
Not 177cm but 178 out of bed I think he could be his height
Joey says on 1/Dec/12
i'd buy 177cm in the morning ...so a strong 5'9 at daytime
MaskDeMasque says on 19/Nov/12
@accurate
5'7??! Come on, he's at least 5'9
B says on 3/Nov/12
5'9 or so in Seven Psychopaths. Sam Rockwell is around 5'8 and Farrell usually had two inches on him, but Farrell wore cowboy boots throughout the film which gave him a noticeable advantage most likely, so 5'9 or even slightly under is probably right.
accurate says on 3/Nov/12
I was right behind him at LAX in the security line. No shoes for either of us.
Colin is no more than 5'7" in bare feet.
refresh says on 24/Oct/12
ahahaha:) 178cm?! MAYBE with his lifts and his hair up:) if you think this guy taller then 173cm barefoot then look at the sky for pink elephants:)
RisingForce says on 6/Oct/12
I'm convinced Colin and Jamie Foxx are virtually the same height. I don't think Jamie is 5'10", but he can look it, so lifts are possible. I'd go with 5'9.5" midday/evening for Colin, and perhaps 5'9.5" for Jamie, though I'll give him 176 cm like Rob mentioned. But legit 5'10" is certainly possible for Colin. He can look pretty tall, then again, he wears boots a lot and a few times wore giant heels.
RisingForce says on 24/Sep/12
I don't have any problem with you at all, Shredder. Sorry if you interpreted it that way. For what it's worth, you're one of the best posters here, imo.
RisingForce says on 22/Sep/12
Shredder, don't forget that Glenn went by morning height. Rob has said he lists celebrities at their height around lunchtime, so a 5'10" listing would make Colin about 5'10.5". And while Glenn's estimate was 5'11", he did say 5'10" was possible, he just guessed taller. So as usual, the stuff with Glenn is exaggerated, but that's all I'll say on that subject since I don't want things to get sidetracked.
RisingForce says on 22/Sep/12
Rob, in this premiere video and full body shot pics when Colin and Jamie Foxx were both in dress shoes, they really look the same height. So if you were to make a change, would it be upgrading Foxx to 5'9.5", downgrading Colin to 5'9.5" or putting them both at that height?

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[Editor Rob: foxx as has been talked about in the past, could be a guy who is a fraction over 5ft 9 but just said 5ft 9, like 176 range. Farrell I think is pretty near 5ft 10]
RisingForce says on 8/Sep/12
Rob, Colin's 5'10" claim is at the start of this video after the advertisement.

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I thought I had posted this, but I guess I forgot.
[Editor Rob: ah right, I can add it now at the top thanks...and he gave his weight which is good!]
Shorty says on 3/Sep/12
I have been face to face with him, I'm 5'2" and he was only a very few inches taller. The only way he's 5' 10 is with 6" lifts. Or maybe small stilts.
frenchie says on 1/Sep/12
he looks shorter
Dmeyer says on 22/Aug/12
In person he looked 177cm but 178cm is possible
lol93 says on 18/Aug/12
Rob you have to add that he said he is 5'10 in jay leno.He was a little shorter from jay leno by 1 cm and he had bigger shoes so 177cm weak 5'10 guy
Woland says on 16/Aug/12
SAK says on 12/Feb/12
This guy feels short, see his shoes here Click Here

His body proportions reminds me of Stallones, I think Farrels height is between 5'8.5" and 5'9.5"
dd says on 5/Aug/12
i stood right next to him outside the Marquee club in NYC years ago and he was NOT taller than me and I'm 5'8". Honestly he is about 5'6". And there is nothing to be ashamed about being that height. I mean the guy has a gorgeous face.
CL says on 3/Aug/12
worked on a film with colin. spent a week standing next to him with shoes, without shoes, barefoot, etc...he's 5'10". nice guy, too.
Del says on 2/Aug/12
He was on Leno like a week ago. He said he was 5'10" & 165 lbs.
BigT says on 30/Jul/12
510" in shoes. 176 cm is closer.
MaskDeMasque says on 29/Jul/12
he doesn't have the proportions of a 5'10 guy. 176-177 i think.
John says on 28/Jul/12
He was on Leno last night...when he walked out, he was about a half inch shorter than 5'11 Leno, but he was also wearing cowboy boots with lifts. Halfway through the interview he referred to himself as "5 foot 10 and 165 pounds." The guy below me pointed out the same interview, but I'd say the boots were making him about 5'10.5 against Leno, so he's probably if not 5'10 then very strong 5'9...
indian fact machine says on 27/Jul/12
replied to jay leno in tonight show last night that he was 5 ft 10 but was wearing some massive boots and looked more of a 5ft9er rather than 5 ft10er..
Marcus says on 15/Jun/12
Did you upgrade him recently Rob? Wasn't he listed at 177
[Editor Rob: he's been this mark for a good while ]
Batri says on 14/Jun/12
I stood next to this little guy in a coffee house in Atwater village. I'm 6' and he is way shorter than me even in his cowboy boots and jewelry. He's no more than 5'6". I might add that he couldn't stop checking himself out in the mirror as he waited for his coffee.
SAK says on 12/Feb/12
This guy feels short, see his shoes here Click Here

I am thinking, he is 5ft9/176cm
tracy says on 6/Feb/12
in miami vice jamie foxx 5-9 looked 1/2 inches taller than him imo

i say high 5-8 low 5-9 and looks taller due to low weight & good structure
avi says on 29/Jan/12
weak 5'10 more likely 5'9.5ish

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