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Donald Sutherland's height is 6ft 2in (188 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 3.5in (192 cm)
Canadian Actor best known for roles in films such as Don't Look Now, MASH, Invasion of the Body Snatchers, Kelly's Heroes, Ordinary People, Klute, The Italian Job (2003), Space Cowboys and The Hunger Games Trilogy. In his early career he was described as 6ft 4 and weighing 185 pounds.

How tall is Donald Sutherland
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Comment on the Height of Donald Sutherland

S.J.H said on 22/Nov/15
Liam hemsworth look 6'4 next to donald sutherland
Arch Stanton said on 20/Sep/15
Rob can you add a photo?
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 19/Sep/15
His posture is pretty bad nowadays. He can look barely over 6ft
Judd ISR said on 18/Sep/15
6'3.5" at peak and 6'2.25" today...
Pedriscovery said on 13/Jul/15
Un the film"puppet masters"hace two partners un the cast ,listed un 6" 2 and he is cleary two inches almost more tal than hem,he was 60 yeards old un this time
James B said on 27/Jun/15
6'3.25 was probably his true peak height. Just look at him next to clint eastwood who wasn't even a full 6'4
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 22/Jun/15
Rob, could you add Ordinary People and A Time To Kill to the list?
Dmeyer said on 21/Jun/15
He steel looks 6'2 or 2.5 at Times he hasnt lost so much for near 80 at that height
Sam said on 15/May/15
I agree with the man who said Sutherland was pretty dead-even with Max Von Sydow, but there's a chance Von Sydow was more 6'3.5" than the full 6'4". In his 50s, Von Sydow seemed to be edged out by 6'4" Daniel Stern in Hannah and Her Sisters.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 18/Mar/15
He was also described 6ft5.
Joe said on 29/Nov/14
Sutherland was 6'4" during his prime years, he has lost a lot of height as he is now nearly 80 years old. He looked considerably shorter than Liam Hemsworth who is 6'3". I think his current height is more around 6 feet even and nothing more.
pedriscovery said on 19/Nov/14
Its a film with max vonn sidow "oviri" are the same heigth.con sidow was 6'4"
pedriscovery said on 1/Nov/14
if you look six degrees of separation,donald suderland is minimum five or six centimetres more tall than will smith,the diference of heigth is considerable like james avery in a "fresh prince"donal sutherland in this time was a strong 6,4"
pedriscovery said on 28/Oct/14
Donald sutherland ever was more tal than eastwood un kellys héroes he adopted bad postures if you look móviles with cristopher lee 6'5" the diferente of height is 0.5" with Roberto ryan he look the same height
Sam said on 23/Oct/14
This is more accurate than 6'4" I think, although at times he could seem a weak 6'4" guy along the lines of Jason Segel, Conan O'Brien, John Wayne or, uh, Clint Eastwood.

His advantage over Connery in The Great Train Robbery and advantage over Caine in The Eagle Has Landed seems to be more so around 1.5 than a solid 2 inches.
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Also, a similar 1.5 inch advantage over Jim Brown and Lee Marvin in The Dirty Dozen.
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James B said on 11/Oct/14
Well he could look closer to 6'3 flat compared to Goldblum and clint eastwood.
pedriscovery said on 29/Sep/14
Sorry the film is out break
pedriscovery said on 19/Sep/14
In "disclosure" film he is cleary two inches more tall than morgan freeman,look the final scene
thebad7 said on 14/May/14
filmfan says on 22/Mar/14
I don't understand the comments about Eastwood being taller. Sutherland is clearly taller in Space Cowboys and in Kelly Heroes they don't really stand close together often and when they do Sutherland looks slightly taller.

If you're talking late 1969/early 1970, then YES, Eastwood has the advantage. No, they don't stand close together often, but in a few instances where comparisons can be made, Eastwood has a slight but noticeable advantage. If you're talking 1999/2000 when SPACE COWBOYS hit theaters, then YES, Sutherland has the advantage since Clint has been losing height since about the early 90s. Compared to Eastwood, Sutherland has kept most of his height as he's advanced in age. In 2011's THE MECHANIC--good action film, but nowhere near the perfection of the 1972 Charles Bronson film--he looks bare minimum 6'2 1/2" and this around age 75.

Arch Stanton said on 1/Apr/14
Yeah they didn't share many scenes standing together, only a couple and briefly but Eastwood definitely had the edge on Sutherland in the close up scene although we don't know what the ground level was like.
pedriscovery said on 18/Feb/14
in comander in chief geena davis have tall shoes,and sutherlan is more tall,6,4"is posible today
176,2Tunman said on 8/Feb/14
I think this listing is accurate.He looked very similar to Eastwood in Kelly's Heroes though Eastwood may be 1cm taller.He still looked about 6'3 comparing to 6' Geena Davis in Commander-in-Chief.
thebad7 said on 30/Jan/14
Gifted actor. To this day, my favorite role of his is Ronald the Firebug from 1991's BACKDRAFT--the guy's only in one scene, and he steals the entire film. As for his height, Rob's spot on. He wasn't quite 6'4", but close. Of course, 1970's KELLY'S HEROES is the favorite example. As several other posters noted, Don and Clint were very close--with Clint having a hair (1/2") on Sutherland and both men were wearing WWII era combat boots.

Peak: 6'3 1/2".
2014: strong 6'2"/weak 6'3". For a man his age, he's kept most of his height.

Gomecito said on 13/Dec/13
Sutherland and Goldblum. At first they look the same height. Afetrwards Goldblum looks taller but Sutherland is slouching
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Sam said on 19/Nov/13
There are several scenes and shots of Eastwood and Sutherland together during Kelley's Heroes and they look similar, though at times Eastwood actually looks a smidge taller, not the other way around.
pedriscovery said on 17/Nov/13
ina photograps of premier of hangred games shuterlan is a bit taller than liam hemsworth today with 77 yeards old
pedriscovery said on 17/Nov/13
have a video edition of kellys heroes,in the portait photograph have a image of telly savallas,sutherland and clint eastwood and donal with relax posture an legs open is more tall than eastwood,so eastwood never was a 6,4" or sutherland was 6"5
Arch Stanton said on 12/Nov/13
He's lost height, yes, but his profile still resembles that of a guy near 6'4", long face and long willowy frame
Arch Stanton said on 22/Sep/13
No it wasn't 2-3 inches though Pedri, more 1.5-2 inches. Gould at 6'2" and Sutherland at 6'3.5" looks about right.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Sep/13
Strangely though Skerritt looks taller than 5'11" next to Sutherland in MASH.
Arch Stanton said on 22/Sep/13
Agreed Pedri. Sutherland really looks a big guy in MASH and looks 6'4' ish. The fact that Clint Eastwood was a bit taller at the same sort of period as Kelly's Heroes, I have no doubts that Eastwood was a legit 6'4" peak. Sutherland at 192 peak is spot on IMO and he could have been 6'4" morning anyway.
pedriscovery said on 16/Sep/13
in a film M.A.S.H with elliott gould 6ft2" donald was 2 o 3 inches more tall,in pride an prejuice he was more tall than hes partner,i not remember the name,but he was 191cm an donald he a bit more tall,with 74 yeards in this movie
jtm said on 26/Aug/13
peak height is accurate but he could be shorter than 6'2 nowadays.
jtm said on 26/Aug/13
peak height is accurate but he could be shorter than 6'2 nowadays.
pedriscovery said on 23/Aug/13
in six degrees of separation he is two inches more tall than will smith 6"2,donald is 6"4 today,he declared "in a lot of movies and photograps encorved himself to look to ayes front to front
pedriscovery said on 23/Aug/13
in the tv series mis president donald sutherland have two partners in 6"4 in some photografs he have the similar heigth
Ian C. said on 3/Aug/13
He's in The Dirty Dozen, and the Dozen are ordered to line up according to height. Sutherland is second from the tall end of the line, standing next to six foot six Clint Walker. Probably the only time in his life that Sutherland has felt short. Show me an interview with Sutherland where he does not mention his height.
bookman said on 11/Jun/13
I just saw Body Snatchers again and I would say slightly less than GoldBlum. My guess 6'3 in his younger days.
pedriscovery said on 3/Apr/13
in a imagen with morgan freeman face to face donald was a trhee inches more tall,moran freeman is 6,2".
Arch Stanton said on 17/Feb/13
Disagree, that would put Connery at 6 ft 1 flat peak. 6'3.5" peak is about right.
James said on 19/Nov/12
Eastwood possibly 192cm and Sutherland 191cm in my opinion
James said on 12/Nov/12
Still a legit tall man at 6'2
kevin said on 11/Nov/12
peak height at 192cm seems correct when you have eastwood at 193cm peak.
James said on 10/Nov/12
Rob is 6'3.25 (191cm) possible for his peak height? There's always a chance Clint Eastwood was 6'3.75 peak and he edged him out in kellys hearoes.
[Editor Rob: he's been called 6ft 3 and 4 in his heydey, I'm not as sure he was a big 6ft 4, but one of those guys somewhere in 6ft 3-4 range]
Halb said on 18/Sep/12
Still looked tall in Space Cowboys
Shaun said on 24/Aug/12
6'3.5" peak 6'2" today for Sutherland is spot on in my opinion. Good call Rob, Eastwood definitely edged him out in Kelly's Heroes.
mike said on 24/Jul/12
Didn't look that tall in without limits looked in the 185 Cm range next to billy crudup
Anonymous said on 9/Jun/07
I think this guy could have been 6'3 circa 2002-2003 but may have shrunk even more. I mean, Brad Garrett is 6'8 even, yeah I wouldn't give him a cm more either cause he looks 30 cms exactly taller than Glenn, now look at him next to Sutherland:

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He easily has 14-15 cms on Sutherland. I think Sutherland has shrunk to 6'2-6'2.5. Yeah I'd give him 6'2.5.
glenn said on 9/Jun/07
i met this asshole several months ago.still 6-3.really friendly in the early 90s to me.not friendsas tell me he was a problem for a few years now.
kenneth said on 9/Jun/07
this folks looks just 6ft .. no idea his 6ft3 nowadays.. if his 6ft3 jeff goldblum would be 6ft7..
Steve said on 7/May/07
I met Donald Sutherland and shook his hand in San Antonio Florida at Saint Leo University when he was filming the movie "Instinct" with Cuba Gooding Jr..I met both of them and got their autographs which are now currently in my dresser. I am now 18 years old and 6'1, I met Donald and Cuba when I was around 12 or so, I was around 5'5 when I was 12 and I was only up to Mr.Sutherlands chest roughly. I'd say he was atleast 6'4 when I met him 5-6 years ago, he was a very friendly guy and i shook his hand as well as me and my brother ate dinner with him because they grilled burgers at the University. Was a good experience, and he is the only famous actor I have met so far being that I live in a small town in Florida. Any idea where Sutherland is now?
Josh said on 30/Apr/07
oscar said on 30/Apr/07
Pat, broken hearted? Is height really that important? Leg bone surgery is painful and risky, and what, would you be a whole other person if you became one inch taller? A visit to a therapist would be a better use for the money if theres self esteem your out for.
MHouillon said on 25/Feb/07
Yeah, I thought the same. I'd say he WAS 192cm and is 189 these days.
Pat said on 25/Feb/07
Why don't stubby actors like Kiefer Sutherland have leg bone surgery? Dad Donald must have been broken hearted to see that his kid was so stunted.

Virtually every actress at least considers breast enhancement. Why don't mor actors get heigh enhancement? How long would you be off your feet if you had an inch or two added to your shins? Three months?
Height Tracker said on 11/Feb/07
I just watched Kelly's Heroes and I actually thought Eastwood looked a little taller than him.
Bill said on 4/Jan/07
Sutherland in N.E Scotland where Donalds' ancestors come from has the tallest male average height in the UK, they are about the same as the Fins and Dutch about 5-11 1/2 average and there are quite a lot of men that look like him up there and they are all around the 6-2 to 6-5 mark so he has the genes and I have no problem in the 6-3 to 6-4 range.
denz said on 31/Dec/06
not away Sutherlands 6ft3 6ft4.. he could be only 6ft at most.. due to aging i can say.. while he looks only 6ft(183cm)nowadays...
Anonymous said on 5/Nov/06
even if whalberg is 5'7, thats 1.70m, that 20cm would make him 1.90m
Jon said on 3/Nov/06
Looked a little taller than Elliot Gould (6'3") in Mash, and certainly within 1-2cm of Goldblum (who was debatably taller than 6'4" back then) in Invasion of the Body Snatchers. Also those who comment on his height being similar to that of Geena Davis on Commander in Chief must bare in mind that she most likely has a 1-2" heel advantage on Sutherland. My guess would be around 190cm today.
j-c said on 3/Nov/06
I saw him several times when I was living in Quebec since 2004. He possesses a big house near a town called Magog. I am 1m79 and he has aproximatively 10cm more than me.
dmeyer said on 2/Nov/06
looked it compare to whalberg like almost 20 cm taller but whalberg could be 5'7
Brad said on 2/Nov/06
6' 3". Held his own with Clint Eastwood who was 6' 4".
kenochize said on 4/Oct/06
he looks 6ft1 about in space cowboys.. but i personally still don't think he ever reach 6ft3mark.. maybe a 6ft2even at his youth.. nowadays i agree he apear to be only 6ft tall..
kobby said on 19/Sep/06
in body snatcher he looks near190tall with shoe wore.. no idea if he barefoot might be 186or187.. nowadays does look 183.. even lower sometimes..
jane-Jz said on 18/Sep/06
I have watch 1978 body snatcher twice that although sutherland looks about 3cm lower than 193cm jeff goldblum a few scene..but i notice that was no much scene they both standing near and full image screenplay shot of jeff and sutherland stand near.. we can't see the shoe-lift of them.. a must of look out was sutherland hair style was blow up like an inches half to look more close to jeff.. in a few scene that sutherland himself full image with shoe does not looks over 6ft3.. i think that he was push abit height by his hair looks 6ft4 with his shoe on and hair..

nowadays he really looks 6ft(183cm) especially beside his son 175cm kiefer_

his youngerdays looks more like 6ft2 or 6ft1max(187cm)that was firmly true..and slowly push down to 186..185..then 6ft(183) now..

plp who think his a 6ft3 nowadays was kind of weird i think..i agree with ken..

lastly why jeff goldblum in his late 20s in 1978 body snatcher is 6ft4(193) and now still looks a firmly 6ft4(193)nowadays in his 50s.. logically to say that he should be lost 1~3cm.. i remember in jurassic park and THE FLY he always apear like 195(6ft5) or 6ft4max.. 6ft4(193)nowadays was then his real height..
gorgie.k7m said on 18/Sep/06
in the tv drama commander..he looks same tall as 6ft geena davis.. why anonymous thinks that his 6ft3?? so weir.. maybe 185cm(6ft1)could consider it..
Anonymous said on 16/Sep/06
hes towered over too many people in too many films, still at least 6ft3
Anonymous said on 10/Sep/06
ken, you can't seriously suggest Sutherland is only 5'11''. He might have lost an inch but still must be about 6'3''.
ken said on 8/Sep/06
if his really 191cm tall in youth.. and nowadays why he only looks 5ft11~6ft(183cm) no more.. could any1 explain this?? 8cm is a..dam big diffrents.. 4cm still could consider..
Mikex said on 29/May/06
Just watched Bodysnatchers, appeared to be slightly shorter thanm Goldblum but not much difference.
Anonymous said on 1/May/06
Kenneth, the modern generation of actors might be a bit bigger than those in the 60s. Sutherland might not be as comparitively tall as back then. I have no doubts he was 6'4'' and perhaps has lost an inch with age.
Gonzalo said on 30/Apr/06
Yes, Kenneth, nowadays he doesn`t look taller than 6`1. But watch Body snatchers; he is as tall as Jeff Goldblum. He was at least 6`3 and a half
Anonymous said on 28/Apr/06
watch his older films, i didnt realise how tall he was until i watched lock up
kenneth pz said on 20/Apr/06
is there any evidents photo that he is 1.92m tall?? Coz I can't believe he is that tall.. He appear in new tv movies salems lot in 2004 he does look no more than 1.85m(6ft1) tall that obviously..
Mikex said on 16/Apr/06
He looked slightly taller than Clint in Kelly's Heroes I seeem to remember.
Anonymous said on 14/Mar/06
had 2 inches on micheal caine in the eagle has landed and towered over sylvester stallone in lock up. definetely about 6'4" in prime
Gonzalo said on 14/Mar/06
He was almost as tall as Jeff Goldblum in "Body snatchers" so he is at least 6`3, and I think a little bit over that. Now he doesn´t look that tall. I also remember him in the Oscars years ago next to his son Kiefer. Donald dwarfed Kiefer
dmeyer said on 13/Mar/06
but 6'4 at his prime
phil said on 14/Feb/06
It was in 1996's Hollow Point. It was a movie he did with Tia Carrere (who is 5'8" because I was right beside her) and that 6'5" Thomas Ian Griffith who started on the soap opera Another World.

[Editor Rob: ah, cool. I agree with Tia...she didn't have same posture as me in that pic on her page, but is indeed 5ft 8...]
phil said on 12/Feb/06
I work part-time as an actor and I did a scene with Donald Sutherland. His stand-in was 6'2" but had to wear cowboy boots to be Donald's 6'3". He is 6'3" without a doubt.

[Editor Rob: is this in last few years or a while ago? Recently I'm not sure if he's looking just as tall as he was]
snrub said on 7/Feb/06
In casanova he towers ovr every other actor but it could be camera tricks
D said on 19/Dec/05
yeah, his posture is really bad sometimes. there are some scenes in MASH where he looks smaller than Elliot Gould and in others he looks taller
Anonymous said on 29/Nov/05
in doctor terrors house of horrors theres a brief scene when he is standing next to 6'5" Christopher Lee, and looks only slightly smaller, which makes him about 6'4"
talker said on 28/Aug/05
He looks the same height with Eastwood in "Kelly's heroes" and taller than Sean Connery in "the great train robbery",he looked 6'4" then for sure.
sam said on 19/Aug/05
I think he may have been 6'4" as a young man, but he's always had very, very bad posture, so he sometimes looks like 6'2" max. next to other actors.
Mr Klaus said on 9/Jul/05
I meeted him a couple of years ago. I Think that he then 6 ft 4.
mask said on 27/May/05
Yesterday i saw the film called "The dirty dozen" and there is a scene in which
he is standing next to Clint 6'6" Walker. Sutherland was very young in 1967 and
there is no way he is 6'4", maybe 6'2.5"

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