How tall is Dick Van Dyke ?

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Dick Van Dyke's height is 5ft 10in (178 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 0.5in (184 cm)
American actor known for roles in Mary Poppins, Chitty Chitty Bang Bang and the tv series Diagnosis Murder.
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jordi says on 11/Jun/14
if Van Dyke is five ten, then Tom Hanks should be around six one or more

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if Hanks is six i think dick is barely five nine
Fred says on 21/Mar/14
Dick Van Dyke was six foot. His son Barry wore lifts in "Diagnosis Murder", which was a poor rip-off of "Murder She Wrote".
greg says on 22/Jan/14
So much for armchair prognostication. In other shots of Carl Reiner and Van Dyke in the Dick Van Dyke rerun, there's barely an inch between them. Peak height specified here (6ft 0.5in) does look accurate.
greg says on 20/Jan/14
Just watching an old Dick Van Dyke show rerun from 1965. Carl Reiner (listed at 6'1") looked like he had a couple of inches on Van Dyke. Van Dyke looked around to 5'11" (but what do I know).
Arch Stanton says on 20/Jan/14
No he didn't Maio. He looked 4 inches taller than a heeled Julie Andrews. In Chitty though he could look more 6 ft.
Arch Stanton says on 30/Dec/13
@ Noapoj. You need glasses mate. In Mary Poppins he looks a good 4 inches taller than a heeled Julie Andrews. He looks easily 6'1" in that film, a lot taller than how Plummer looks in comparison in Sound of Music. Worst film accent ever though WTF was that accent LOL, sounded more like NYC mafia boss who spent his childhood in Bristol than Cockney!!
Arch Stanton says on 28/Dec/13
Not many people know this but did anybody here know that the slide which was used in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang towards the end with Gert Frobe was actually the same Pinewood slide which appeared a year earlier in You Only Live Twice which Sean Connery falls down into a chair in Japan? It was such a cool slide, I don't blame them for reusing it!
Arch Stanton says on 27/Dec/13
Thanks for adding it. I saw it earlier and was trying to compare him to Gert Frobe who briefly stood next to him inside the palace who I know was listed at 6'1" but Dyke was dressed as a clown wasn't he and I think he had footwear advantage. Not really easy to compare.
Arch Stanton says on 27/Dec/13
Rob can you add Chitty Chitty Bang Bang....
Arch Stanton says on 27/Dec/13
Mmm, doesn't really look over 6 ft in Chitty Chitty Bang Bang does he...
bfan64 says on 11/Dec/13
I saw him in NYC in 1993. I stood right next to him watching street musicians.
I am 5'6.5". He stood about 5'8"-5'9". No more.
Noapoj says on 3/Dec/13
In Mary Poppins he is about the same height as Julie Andrews who is 5' 7"
luvdomus says on 28/Oct/13
When Dick Van Dyke appeared on jay Leno, Jay, at 5'10" was at least two inches taller than Dick, who must have shrunk a few inches through the years. he still stands straight, though, and can still dance a little chimney sweep jig with surprising agility.
luvdomus says on 28/Oct/13
When Dick Van Dyke appeared on jay Leno, Jay, at 5'10" was at least two inches taller than Dick, who must have shrunk a few inches through the years. he still stands straight, though, and can still dance a little chimney sweep jig with surprising agility.
Dipity48 says on 8/Sep/13
I met him about 12 years ago. I'm 5 8.5, was wearing 2" heels and I felt like I towered over him. I was so surprised. I always thought he looked taller but he couldn't have been more than 5' 7". But still a larger than life smile!!!
Arch Stanton says on 12/Aug/13
No way is Barry Van Dyke under 6 ft! In that hospital series they were in he looked nothing less than a tall guy and honestly looked around 6'2" to me, Dick at the time I think had lost about an inch and was 5'11" range..
greg says on 29/Jul/13
> Barry Van Dyke looks minimum of 6ft2 maybe even 6ft3

I don't think so; Barry Van Dyke looks around 5'11", clearly taller than his father but not over 6'; see this article which has Barry standing next to his father and Pierce Brosnan. Brosnan is wearing chunky Nike's but even so, I don't think Brosnan is much over 6'1" nowadays.
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Still a handsome devil at the age of 257.... Surprised to see Barry van Dyke shorter than Pierce Brosnan, he looks no more than 6' flat here. I always thought he looked nearer 6'2".
Arch Stanton says on 28/Jan/13
Do you still think he looks 5'11 next to Damian Rob?
[Editor Rob: yeah today he's probably not over 5ft 10 ]
Arch Stanton says on 28/Jan/13
He might pull off 5'10 stood at his best today. He's getting on for 90 so on average would have lost 3 inches by now. I think his height loss down to 5'9.5"-5'10" nowadays is average.
Arch Stanton says on 28/Jan/13
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Rob check this out. He's nowhere near 5'11" at the age of 87. More like 5'9.5" now compared to 6'0.5" Damian Lewis.
linc says on 7/Dec/12
When standing next to Jay Leno, who is 5'10', Mr. Van Dyke appeared to be appx. 5'8" in 2012.
norred says on 30/Nov/12
Appeared to be about 5-9 next to Conan tonight. Looks great for 86 and is still very sharp and vivacious.
Sorry says on 25/Nov/12
He is nowhere near 5'11. If you see the picture of him with 6'1 Barack Obama...there's just no way.
Lockman says on 2/Nov/12
I met Mr. Van Dyke in the mid-70's. I'm 6'3" and he was substantially shorter than me. 5'8" or less.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover says on 7/Oct/12
Barry Van Dyke looks minimum 6ft2 maybe even 6ft3
Shaun says on 3/Oct/12
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Actually he does look more 6 ft 1 in this pic. What a super handsome family though, those are Dick's grandsons.
Shaun says on 3/Oct/12
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Not even 5 ft 11 for his son Mr R. says. Sure. And Dick van Dyke is big Gs height.... Barry is more 6 ft 2 than his 6 ft 1 listing in my opinion.
Shaun says on 3/Oct/12
He looked the same height as Leslie Nielsen. And like Nielsen, much more handsome in his old age with white hair than in his youth.

Mr. R says on 7/Jun/12
I saw Barry Van Dyke at the premiere of "The Chernobyl Diaries" a few weeks ago. His sons helped to write it. (Badly I might add.) This was a huge shocker. Barry is not even 5-11! I was taller than him, and it was shocking. Dick is a little shorter.

Rubbish. His son Barry is supposed to be 6 ft 1 but I remember watching the series they were in the late 1990s and I think Barry van Dyke looked more 6 ft 2. Not even 5 ft 11 for Barry is a joke, he easily looks 6 ft 1.
avi says on 4/Aug/12
yes probably never the full 6'1
Mr. R says on 7/Jun/12
I saw Barry Van Dyke at the premiere of "The Chernobyl Diaries" a few weeks ago. His sons helped to write it. (Badly I might add.) This was a huge shocker. Barry is not even 5-11! I was taller than him, and it was shocking. Dick is a little shorter.

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