How tall is Craig Ferguson ?

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Craig Ferguson's height is 6ft 1in (185 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 1.5in (187 cm)
Scottish actor/director and talk show host. He has claimed to be both "6 feet 3" and "I'm 6ft 2".

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Comment on the Height of Craig Ferguson

Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Nov/15
He looked about 1in taller than Jonathan Ross when he made a rare appearance on the show (circa 1991).
188cm peak is possible especially if Ross was taller than 6ft1...
Fluffi Fluffsson said on 17/Oct/15
Why is he lying about his height when he is 6'1?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 10/Sep/15
Jeff Daniels can look 188-189cm a lot today
Matthew190 said on 4/Sep/15
Danimal says on 7/May/15
Jeff Daniels (who used to be 6'3) and Craig Ferguson are the exact same height here (2013) in the beginning of the video:

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I think Jeff looked taller there.
BorkLaser said on 30/Jun/15
I think his current 6'1" listing is accurate. He wears shoes with pretty thick soles that give about 2 inches. On his show with Gwendoline Christie (who is 6'3") she called him out on his 6'3" claim and said he wears thick shoes.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Jun/15
Rob, is it possible that he might be 186cm today?
Danimal said on 7/May/15
Jeff Daniels (who used to be 6'3) and Craig Ferguson are the exact same height here (2013) in the beginning of the video:

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Danimal said on 3/May/15
6'2" Craig Ferguson with Jimmy Kimmel in 2005:

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Rey said on 26/Apr/15
No, actually Morgan had Craig by an inch. Notice when Morgan straightens his posture.
bubblechaz said on 9/Apr/15
How tall is Morgan Freeman? Craig is as tall as him. Click Here
Wow said on 8/Apr/15
Go look at when he greets Larry David on his show, and the are both standing (varying footwear OFCOURSE) . No way 5cm difference, @Rob, u should downgrade this guy of upgrade Larry...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Mar/15
He looked 6ft1-6ft2 on The Drew Carey Show.
Andrea said on 8/Mar/15
His claims are a big joke! Just look at him with Chris Barrie, he struggles to look even 6'1 with him and he still was "at his peak", always if it ever existed a peak for him!
[Editor Rob: I think he did look over 6ft 1 in that red dwarf, near 187 is quite possible.]
Danimal said on 5/Mar/15
Craig, he's taller than a flat 6'1". He's close to 6'2" imo. Is it a Scottish thing Rob? Do you not like him because he left Scotland? A lot of people from your country call him a traitor.
[Editor Rob: I think he did clear 6ft 1 easily enough but today I'm not convinced he looks much more than 6ft 1.]
Danimal said on 5/Mar/15
At 3:29, Craig says he's 6'2" or 6'3" if he stands straight:
John said on 10/Feb/15
Shorter than Norm MacDonald who's listed as 6'1
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Feb/15
187-188cm peak
186cm today
Archimedes said on 10/Jan/15
6-1, maybe a little more but no less. it is weird not seeing him on at night - he is a great host and interviewer.
Ben Holster said on 6/Jan/15
nah, 6ft 1 is best for him as he wears thick heel shoes
Aleks said on 1/Jan/15
[Editor Rob: he looks a little shorter than Gillan there although she probably has a footwear advantage of a good 3 inches, those heels look to give in the true 4 inch range.]
vyselink said on 19/Dec/14
he stated on shark week a few years ago the he's 6'3". about 1:45 in
Danimal said on 16/Dec/14
Craig and 6'2" Hugh Laurie from this year:
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 26/Nov/14
In 1996

Craig Ferguson - 6ft1¾(187cm)
Diedrich Bader - 6ft2¼(189cm)

When Bader was on Ferguson's show a few years back he looked 1in taller
5433 said on 22/Nov/14
he is almost 6foot4 im 6foot1 and half and he looks taller then me
Danimal said on 19/Nov/14
Well well, Metallica is on Craig Ferguson this week and here we have James (who is 6'1') hugging Xraig. Who looks taller? You guessed it. CRAIG does.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 8/Nov/14
"Peak height was 6ft 1¾in (187cm)"
"Crag Ferguson's height is 6ft 1¼in (186cm)"

On The Drew Carey Show in the 90s he could pass for 6ft2...
Hypado said on 23/Oct/14
Craig Ferguson

Peak: 187cm
Now: 185cm
Nils said on 19/Oct/14
Maybe as talk show host for celebrities he has to claim abit over his mark.
Danimal said on 8/Oct/14
With Hugh Laurie from this year:

Craig's at least 6'2".
Bre said on 30/Sep/14
The sum of the heights, in inches, of Judy, Keith, and Sara is 192 inches. If Judy is one inch shorter than Keith and Sara is one inch taller than Keith, how tall are Judy Keith and Sara? Plz help me I'm stuck🙏
Andrea said on 30/Sep/14
To be fair, he can look a fraction over 6'1 if Jeff Goldblum is 6'4... But then again Jeff could be a bit under 6'4 nowadays. When he was younger he looked at least 6'4, though. Still Craig is only 52, half an inch is quite a big loss for him, i mean, he is not a wrestler or something! Always a chance he "was" a strong 185 and now a bit under it, though. And yeah, he has no idea of how tall a real 6'3 is! Put him next to a Tom Welling, who claims "almost 6'3" and i'd like to see if he'd still claim "6'3" with a straight face!
Danimal said on 29/Sep/14
Andrea says on 28/Sep/14
Yeah, it's ridicolous how he insists being 6'3, that's crazy! He's never been near that mark, not even with shoes on! 6'1 tops...

Nah, he was close enough to 6'2" imo. Many legit tall men are barely taller than him. 6'3" is out of the question.
Arch Stanton said on 29/Sep/14
I mean a guy like him who frequently interviews tall male celebs should realize that when he sees guys like Goldblum and Robbins for instance than he's not even close to 6'3". I suppose he thinks they're 6 ft 6.
Arch Stanton said on 29/Sep/14
@Andrea, yeah see the Goldblum interview!
Andrea said on 28/Sep/14
Yeah, it's ridicolous how he insists being 6'3, that's crazy! He's never been near that mark, not even with shoes on! 6'1 tops...
Arch Stanton said on 28/Sep/14
Remember Andrea that Gwendoline is a very solid 6'3" and is in 5 inch heels there by her own profession. Now they wouldn't give her a full 5 inches perhaps but I'd assume she's near 6 ft 7 in them. Ferguson in my opinion manages to look a weak 6'2" there but he also has generous footwear so around 6'1" seems about right. I don't think she seriously thinks he's 5'10, sometimes a lot of the gags on his shows seem rehearsed. It's just a clear "You're NOT 6 ft 3" thing.
Grace said on 27/Sep/14
Think 6'. The shoes look like they have at least a 2" heel if not higher. Notice when Gwendoline "outed" him as not being 6'3" he smiled and didn't deny it. No Way is he as tall as he claims.
Andrea said on 13/Sep/14
How much do his shoes give? They look well over 1 inch, so the difference (in shoes) could be less than 2.5! He looks 6' tops next to her and the fact he thinks she's 6'5 tells you lot! If he met a Tom Welling he probably would think he's 6'5 too... Even 6'1.5 "peak" is a stretch, he probably has never been over 6'1!
[Editor Rob: they don't really appear that large, I showed a photo of a 1.1-1.2 and a 1.5 heel today on sneakers page.]
Andrea said on 13/Sep/14
How much shorter does he look with Gwendoline? It looks at least 5 inches to me and she's gotta be no more than 2 inches advatange over him, making him barely 6'! And what about his shoes? They really look quite thick... And he does claim 6'3? How the hell he got that mark? In heels maybe...
[Editor Rob: with a long foot she has more chance of a bigger gain than your average women, I could believe there's a 2.5 inch advantage in footwear. I'd say he is roughly near her eyelevel. I wouldn't argue he looked over 6ft 1 there.]
Andrea said on 12/Sep/14
With the guy Rob met, Chris Barry, he doesn't look over 6'1 to me... His claim of 6'3 is funny. Rob, you really think he might be over 6'1?
[Editor Rob: 25 years ago maybe, now he could be nearer 6ft 1 flat.]
Jones said on 10/Sep/14
Says he's 6'3 and refers to Ben Affleck as a giant and Joel Mchale as "like 8 feet tall.
Archie said on 9/Sep/14
He looked exactly an inch shorter than Michael Irvin, who is 6-2, so 6-1-ish is right.
Doink said on 6/Sep/14
Gwendoline Christie & Craig Ferguson comparing heights (who both claim 6-3). Good closeup of Craig's shoes which had a big heel that night.
BKFLA said on 11/Jul/14
Whatever Craig Ferguson's height, Craig wearing shoes with at least 3"heels as shown in camera closeup of Craig with feet on desk,on 7-10-14,
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Joe Beth said on 2/May/14
Very close in heigth to fighter Rampage Jackson, who was on the show just now and is measured at 6-1. Have watched Craig his entire run and he seems right around six one. Couple inches taller than Leno, couple shorter than Conan.
Nigel said on 26/Feb/14
Looking at him right now on tv standing next to Ashton Kutcher, I'd say that Ferguson has to be an absolute bare minimum of 6'1", and a good chance of being over 6'1.5". The two look very similar in height; granted, Kutcher stoops a little, and Fergusson appeared to be wearing slightly higher heels
MD said on 19/Jan/14
I used to think he was a solid 6'2", and then I saw 6'0.5" Chris Pine on this show, Friday night, and they were closer in height than I expect. I wouldn't be surprised if he's now a flat 6'1". He's definitely not shorter than that, though.
Lily said on 17/Jan/14
Ben said on 16/Jan/14
Keith Olbermann looked about 2 inches taller than him. Keith is 192cm or about 6'3.5" so 187cm or 6'1.5" is about right for Craig Ferguson. This listing is correct in my opinion.
cole said on 13/Jan/14
Joel McHale makes him look closer to 185 cm.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 12/Nov/13
He does look 6ft1-2 range, generally. Similiar to Brosnan, Butler and Parsons.
Alex 6ft 0 1/8 said on 1/Nov/13
6'1-6'1.5 range he looks.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 16/Sep/13
Rob, out of Letterman, Ross and Craig who do you think is the tallest?
Powerhouse said on 7/Sep/13
He claimed 6'2.5 recently
Ronzo said on 15/Aug/13
I think with his shoe's on maybe 6'2" anyway Craig is way funnier than Jay Letterman, Jimmy Leno or David Kimmel.
Larc 74in said on 14/Jul/13
He's 6'1 flat, with David Duchovny he doesn't look even a mm taller than him, and Duchovny is at most 6'0.5.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Jul/13
6ft2 in the morning or in regular shoes.
6ft3 in dress shoes
Silent d said on 3/Jul/13
cole said on 1/Jul/13
Shea says on 25/Jun/13
Last night he had dylan moran on. I've met dylan who is just under 6ft. Craig appeared to be less than an inch taller.

I think Dylan Moran is 5'11, at least that is what he is most commonly listed, and Craig looked roughly 5-6 cm taller. If you met him and thought he looked a good 5'11.5 or thereabouts, he can be 5'11-5'11.5 range, as you can't say for sure whether he's spot on 5'11 or spot on 5'11.5 by just standing next to someone. You can get a certain range, whiting 2 cm or so, but unless you took a picture with him, you can't be entirely sure.

For example when I met Kristofer Hivju twice in the last year (Norwegian actor who's on Game Of Thrones), we didn't see eye to eye. I had to look up a bit, and I noticed the top of his head was a bit higher than mine, so I know he was a good couple cms taller than myself (I'm 5'11). It could have been around half an inch, or the full inch and some fractions from what I could tell. I didn't get a picutre, so I can't be sure, that's why I can only assume he's 182-184 cm range, and for sure no shorter than 182.

Craig can look anywhere between 185 and 187 cm, he's most likely 186 cm.
cole said on 26/Jun/13
186 cm is what he looks.
Shea said on 25/Jun/13
Last night he had dylan moran on. I've met dylan who is just under 6ft. Craig appeared to be less than an inch taller.
Silent d said on 23/Jun/13
Letterman is definitely taller than ferguson. Topher grace looks pretty tall next to craig. 186cm.
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Nils said on 6/May/13
185-187 for him is okay he's for sure not 6'0 or 6'2
Jamal said on 18/Apr/13
Taller than 185cm Matt Gray Gubler. Around 187cm as listed here
lenad is sexy said on 6/Apr/13
Looks more in the 6ft1 range to me.
Silent D said on 13/Dec/12
alex said on 7/Dec/12
184-185 cm
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Arch Stanton said on 30/Nov/12
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6'1.5" I've always thought is spot on based on most interviews I've seen. But With Robbie Coltrane, he looks at least 6;2" if Coltrane is a full '6.
James said on 29/Oct/12
Silent d said on 7/Oct/12
Silent d said on 13/Sep/12
He is hard to judge. When he was next to the late michael clarke duncan who is listed as 6 foot 5. I could see about 3 inch difference. Craig is a solid 186cm and michael clark duncan is a solid 193cm.
Shaun said on 24/Aug/12
steven says on 19/Jan/12
6'2 LOL. he was 4" shorter than recent david hasselhoff who dipping into 6'3.5 ferguson is 6'0 at best or 182cm tops.

Ferguson is 6'1"-6'1.5" based on comparisons I've seen with people like Goldblum. Hoff can often look 6'5", he looked 3-4 inches taller than Gordon Ramsey too.
Dave618 said on 3/Aug/12
Just watched the Youtube segment where Craig welcomes Jim Parsons on the show. Both are standing face to face, and they both look the same height. Parsons claims 6'2", so I'd say Craig is roughly (give or take a half-inch) the same. If Parsons is not lying, the absolute lowest Craig could be is Rob's stated height of six one and 1/2. Supposing footwear on the Youtube segment was fairly similar, that is!
Derek D said on 24/Jul/12
Out of all the late night hosts his height has always seemed the most consist. Always looks 6'1 to me.
Silent d said on 30/Jan/12
I was kidding about the lifts for hasselholf. 186cm.
Silent d said on 24/Jan/12
186cm. How do you know hasslehoff doesnn't wear lifts steven?
giantmidget said on 28/Jul/07
The man's a max 2 inches taller than Drew Carey, I tell you (even factoring in the slouch)! So that would make him, what? 6'0" maybe.
Hillery said on 15/May/07
this may be the best talk show on which to currently base height, since the (suits i imagine at CBS) changed the opening so he has to walk out and greet each guest, so you get a much better guage than on letterman (who is usually up on the platform and its hard to tell often-times lol) . everything lately seems to add up to about 6-1 and change, based on the heighth comparisens.
Karin said on 29/Apr/07
In an old monolouge Craig tells his weight AND height. Maybe not precise but he said he was 6'2 and 205 pounds.
Anonymous said on 22/Mar/07
if Gerard Butler is 6'1.75 as listed on this site, then Craig Ferguson is a full 6'2 at the least
Snapper G said on 20/Feb/07
Yes, I would put him right on par with Letterman. I believe they both claim to be 6-2 but seem to be a bit under (though Letterman may have been 6-2 peak). Ferguson looks shorter than most truely tall guests (6-3+), but he's definitely over 6-1.
Trustiva said on 7/Feb/07
In a recent show with Allison Janney (she is 6 feet and was wearing high heels of about 6 cm) he was still a bit taller than her. So I think 187/188 is quite right.
Del Mar said on 27/Oct/06
Ryan reynolds was actually obviously taller than Craig when they shaked their hands, which was quite surprising! Then only proves Ryan is above 6-2.
J. said on 1/May/05
Okay, this is a detour to what the posts on this site are about, but Mr. R., I'm an aspiring screenwriter. Is it like feeding a Tic Tak to a whale in terms of getting a break in Hollywood as a screenwriter? And just out of curiousity, what's like living in glitzy Hollywood? I'm a native of Connecticut so I'm sure it would be pretty foreign to me! :-)
Mr. R said on 1/May/05
Tell you what Smoke, every now and then I have meetings at CBS in Hollywood. One day, I will get over to Fergie's studio, and try to size him up for you. Or, you can come and visit me, and we can go together. If you can get to Mexico, you can get to LA!
Smoke said on 30/Apr/05
May I add that, with all due respect to the hilarious Craig Kilborn, I do enjoy the Late Late Show a little bit more now than Fergie has taken over. However, as much as I enjoy his humour and the class that comes along with it, I also seem to be his biggest critic as far as height goes. Virtually every guest I've seen him with, he just looks like more of a 6'1" guy every time I see him. Sorry Rob, he just doesn't strikingly TALL! Now granted he is still tallish, like me, but I think that I guy can truely call himself tall when he's at the 6'2" mark (this is minimum height for many a Tall People's Club for men) and Fergie just doesn't look it. Again I think he's a great funnyman who also carries himself with a lot of class, but one thing Kilborn had on him was the height. He just doesn't quite look 6'2", maybe somebody else enjoys the show as much as I do out there!
Smoke said on 23/Apr/05
Caught another episode of his show with legendary boxing promoter Don King as a guest and King is billed as being 6'2" (the nature and validity of his billings are infamous) and Fergie still looked about an inch shorter. Now it might be the angle of the camera that shows him whenever he his greeting a guest, but to me it has been several celebs now that appear to show Fergie standing quite a bit under 6'2". Just how concrete could he have made this listing for himself while he was still standing at his peak?
Smoke said on 12/Apr/05
I wouldn't be surprised if Tony was indeed marginally taller than the 6'2" he's given in many places. However, Ferguson to me has never looked 6'2" compared to many other celebrities on his show as well. Even if Hawk was 6'3" in reality, Ferguson looked a good two inches shorter.

[Editor Rob: I'll say that in an 80's episode of red dwarf beside the other 2 main guys he looked close to 6ft 2, maybe a wee bit under. Nowadays I think yeah he doesn't quite look a full 6ft 2...maybe the rigours of life have hammered him down a bit over 20 years!]
Mr. R said on 11/Apr/05
I've actually seen Tony Hawk listed as 6-3 in a few places. Is that a little high Smoke?
Smoke said on 10/Apr/05
I caught a recent episode of his show on which Tony Hawk was a guest. I truely think Tony is a solid 188 cm, and he looked atleast an inch taller than Ferguson while wearing very flat healed sneakers, Ferguson was in dress shoes with about a 1 inch heal. Those in the U.K may have a good idea as to his height, but I really doubt him truely being 6'2". Compared to Tony Hawk he really did look about 6'0", again Tony has always looked a solid 6'2", and Ferguson to me looked about 2 inches shorter, even with Hawk wearing flatter shoes.

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