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Ving Rhames Height is 5ft 11in (180 cm)

American actor best known for roles in films Pulp Fiction, Dawn of the Dead and Mission Impossible, Con Air, Undisputed, Out of Sight and Dark Blue. In Tampa Tribune (21/2/97) he said "I'm only 6 feet"

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Comment on the Height of Ving Rhames

Rick said on 17/Sep/15
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jan/14
Seemed near 6 ft to me in MI3.

And so did Tom Cruise... just saying.
Chief said on 26/Aug/15
I'd say he's 5'9" at the most...I was walking behind him once and looking way over his head and I'm only 6'2"...No lie why would I want to?
Arch Stanton said on 26/Jul/15
Rob can you add a photo and Con Air? In Con Air there's a mug shot and he's about 6 ft, would have been in shoes so about right.
james said on 3/Apr/15
5'11 with footwear is more accurate
D said on 20/Feb/14
I'm 5'10" (5'10.4 morning, 5'9.9 at night), I met Rhames. He is NOT taller than me. He's not a midget, very slightly shortish, and well built. Rhames is 5'10".
Arch Stanton said on 4/Jan/14
Seemed near 6 ft to me in MI3.
Anonymous said on 11/Mar/13
2-3 inches shorter than Nick Cage in kiss of death...More like 5'10 barefoot....and 5'11 with shoes if he's lucky
Elijah said on 28/Jan/13
I love it when people say "I'm only xx" for a height that they really aren't.

And on what planet is 6' "only"?
MHouillon said on 4/Sep/12
Travolta = 6ft, Rhames = 5'11
matt678 said on 6/Aug/12
honestly 5 foot 11 and 6 foot r the same thing
Big Mike said on 1/Feb/12
Yea I thought he was like 5ft11 or 6ft in like Dawn of the Dead and Pulp Fiction he looked like an inch or two shorter than 6ft1 Travolta
Adam Brennon said on 1/Oct/07
Chris, perhaps you should consider his 200 lbs of muscle; it could well account his looking 'huge' at 5' 11".
Viper said on 26/Sep/07
You think he would be 6-4.
Chris said on 24/Sep/07
I'm surprised this guy is only 5'11". Most times he looks huge.
dmeyer said on 20/Sep/07
he can look only 2 in on cruise when cruise has lifts cruise looked 0.75 in taller than 5'9 statham in collateral and 2.5 in over rufalo who is a 5'8 flat i met him ving could be 5'10.5
Mr. R said on 20/Sep/07
Thanks for your support Daniel!
Daniel said on 18/Sep/07
I agree with Mr. R. Rhames is 5'11'' or even less than that.
colton said on 13/Jul/07
he was 210 in undisputed cuz he had to get in boxing shape in dawn of the dead he was atleast 260.
vandal said on 10/Jun/07
Sharon, Danny Devito is 5'1 in his dreams.
Sharon said on 10/Mar/07
Well this is different. Ok he is 5'11 1/2, what the big deal? Where is the website that discusses this brother extradionary acting ability, I think that matters a hell of a lot more than how tall he is. Danny DeVito is 5'1 so what. I guess there are no lovers of the arts here, just those interested in outside appearances oh how boring... bye
Glenn said on 25/Dec/06
He was in town last week.knew where to look.didnt see him.
Derek said on 2/Dec/06
I was wondering the same thing. He looks at least 240.
Anshelm said on 22/Nov/06
I remember him saying (more or less accurately) in Premiere magazine "I'm not that big. I'm 6 feet and 210 pounds". He also mentioned that people are often surprised that he's not as big as they've thought.
Ed said on 2/Nov/06
They must have given Cruise some extra special lifts, and used serious camera trickery in Mission Impossible 3 because he looks maybe an inch shorter than Rhames. I have no doubt Ving is this height, I just think it's comical that with boots he'd be near 6ft1, and little 5ft7 Tom Cruise can look near Ving's size. It just shows you that movies are a lousy way to judge height!
Derek said on 30/Oct/06
I was watching Baby Boy with Ving and Tyrese, and Ving looks marginally taller. A tad under 6' is likely for Ving.
Viper652 said on 7/Jul/06
I thought Ving was mad tall back in the day when I was younger.
Jason said on 6/Jul/06
I really took this guy for a 6 footer, maybe even 6'1. I think it depends on your build, because 5'11 seems to be tricky height to spot, some look 6ft or more, some appear 5'9ish.
Anonymous said on 9/Feb/06
even thaugh he is about 5'11.5" he seems tall maybe because he is big when you see him walking by himself he can easilt look 6'1" or 6'2"
Marc said on 3/Jan/06
I'm Watching Pulp Fiction now. When he was next to John Travolta he was about an .5" to 1" shorter than him. 5'11.5" seems about right. He's pretty burly so probably seems larger than he actually is.
MHouillon said on 30/Jul/05
Just saw Con Air. Rob! He´s a 181 cm max !
MHouillon said on 10/Jul/05
Okay, after watching "Pulp Fiction" and having a closer look to Ving yesterday, I´d put him to a exactly 181cm.
Mr. Awesome said on 7/Jul/05
This height seems fairly accurate...I actually don't think he appears as big on screen as people are indicating. In Pulp Fiction, he looks shorter than Bruce Willis, and he is one of the shortest guys in that film, 'cept Harvey Keitel (who looks short next to anyone and I seriously doubt his claim to be almost 5'8''), and Tim Roth (who is never seen with Ving and is sitting 90% of the time). Pulp Fiction was first movie I had ever seen with Ving in it, and the first time I watched it, I estimated him at 5'10''-5'10.5'' not knowing who he was or his real height. Although I tend to think he's slightly shorter than the mark you have him at, Rob, he certainly could be 5'11''. I think Mr. R is right on with his estimate.
Mr. R said on 26/Jun/05
Hey MHouillon, you aer right. I meant to say DARK BLUE as the Kurt Russell/Ving Rhames movie I worked on. When we shot the film in Summer 2001, it was called PLAGUE SEASON, based on James Ellroy's novel.
MHouillon said on 25/Jun/05
Hi, Mr. R. You worked with Ving and Kurt on DEEP Blue ?

I know there´s a movie with Kurt & Ving that´s titeled DARK Blue. Very mysterious...

Scully ? Yes, Mulder...?

I saw him in "Bringing out the dead" and realised he might be very slightly under the 5'11" mark. 5'10.5" is possible...
Mr. R said on 17/Jun/05
Again, I worked with Ving on a film and stood next to him. I am 5'11.5", and he was about an inch shorter. Ving is 5'10.5"
CasperUK said on 16/Jun/05
He looks massive, i thought he was around 6'4 when i first saw him but i was misled by his bulk. I was suprised to see that he is less than 6 foot, he was barely taller than Clooney in that film they did with J-Lo in it. I suppose having big bulk makes you look massive.
Mr. R said on 19/Apr/05
While shooting Deep Blue with Ving and Kurt Russell, the director Ron Shelton called for a break. I left the stage and began to file out with the others. Somehow, I ended up walking directly behind Ving as we left the room. I was at least an inch taller than him. I peg him at 5'10.5".
J. said on 18/Apr/05

Excerpted from the article:
"From watching him on screen, people tend to think of Rhames as a behemoth actor like Michael Clarke Duncan of The Green Mile. Rhames says they’re surprised when they meet him and discover he’s only 6 feet tall, half a foot shorter than Duncan."

Mr R said on 14/Feb/05
He is closer to 5'11" at best.

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