50 Tallest Actresses in Hollywood and Female Celebs You Must Know!

tallest actresses in Hollywood

Apart from beauty, height adds to the overall aura of an actress/female celebrity. It is why people admire the tallest actresses in Hollywood. You might know some of the popular Hollywood actresses with tall height.

But I bet you don’t know every actress ever existed with a tall height. To make it simple for you to know, I have enlisted the tallest female actors in the American film industry.

Along with the height of each tall actress, you will come to know about their famous movies and other interesting career facts. Without any further delay, let’s throw light on the tall and beautiful actresses in Hollywood.

I have covered this post in two segments: Actresses’ names with height over 6 ft and names of actresses with height less than 6 ft. Here is the list:

Tallest Hollywood Actresses with Height 6 Feet And Above

Here, you will find the list of the tallest actresses in Hollywood with a height over 6 feet. I have selected some famous names who have revolutionized the American film industry with their magical performances.

Lindsay Kay Hayward

Lindsay Kay Hayward - Hollywood's tallest actress
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Popular with her ring name “Isis the Amazon”, Lindsay Kay Hayward was a former professional wrestler. Owing to her attractive personality and good height, she got a place in Hollywood.

The Hollywood actress tops the list of the tallest female actors in Hollywood at the present time. Unfortunately, she got a slipped disc problem due to which her height was reduced by 3/4 inches. She is active on her Instagram profile due to which her popularity is booming continuously.

More Details About Lindsay Kay Hayward

  • Famous Movies and Tv Series – Grey’s Anatomy, Rumors, WWE NXT, The Internship Games, and My Giant Life
  • Height – 6ft 9in
  • Fun Fact – Lindsay Kay Hayward enjoys her name on the Guinness World Records as she is the tallest actress in the leading role to date. She is the tallest woman in the world of the American film industry.

Kim Blacklock

Kim Blacklock in the movie "The Congressman"

Apart from being among the tall Hollywood women, Kim Blacklock enjoys many other titles to her name. She is the world’s tallest female comedian and the 10th tallest woman in world.

Known with her stage name “Kim Atoa”, she enjoys a place amongst the members of the Screen Actor’s Guild since 1991. Blacklock started her stand-up comedy career in 20o6 as an on-air radio DJ for KBAC-FM in Santa Fe.

Kim is one of the tallest women with a multi-talented personality. She is progressing in different fields in Hollywood. Kim Blacklock’s works include Funniest Women Show in 1997, Comix, The Laugh Factory, Stand-Up New York, The New York Comedy Club, and Carolines on Broadway.

  • Famous Movies and Tv Series – Brotherhood of the Gun, The Power of Few, and The Congressman
  • Height – 6ft 5 1/2”
  • Fun Fact – Kim Blacklock was crowned Miss Tall NYC in 2017

Lisa Leslie

Lisa Leslie - A tall actress in Hollywood

The 6ft 5in tall black actress, Lisa Leslie, has played many roles in her life. She has made her name as a basketball player, an Olympic gold medalist, and also an actor.

It is her attractive height that places her on the list of the tallest actresses in Hollywood. She is also a public activist and using her popularity to share information on various subjects.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Think Like a Man (2012) and Inconceivable (2005)
  • Height – 6 ft 5 in
  • Fun Fact – Placed in Women’s Basketball Hall of Fame (2015)

L’Wren Scott

L'wren Scott addressing reporters at London Fashion debut

L’Wren Scott’s name also falls on the list of tallest actresses in Hollywood due to her long height. She is remembered as a model, fashion designer, and stylist. Other than this, L’Wren Scott made her name with many great acting works in Hollywood.

Before she committed a mysterious suicide in 2014, L’Wren Scott was in a relationship with Mick Jagger. Her decision to end her life left her fans in grief. L’Wren Scoot is in everyone’s heart for her achievements and remarkable works in the fashion & film world.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – The Insider, Mercy Costume Designer, etc,
  • Height – 6 ft 3 in

Dot-Marie Jones

Dot Marie Jones in the Movie Glee

Dot-Marie Jones has made her name in the American film industry and athletic world. Her role as a coach has won her many nominations for the Primetime Emmy Award and Outstanding Guest Actress in a Comedy Series. She enjoys her name on the academy award list.

Her long height and strong athletic body place her on the list of the much-talked-about tallest actresses in Hollywood. In her personal life, Dot-Marie Jones enjoys a strong relationship with Bridget Casteen since 2013 their marriage in 2013.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – The Boondock Saints, Glee, Rag Doll, Lizzie McGuire, Material Girls, etc.,
  • Height – 6 ft 3 in
  • Fun Fact – Dot-Marie Jones is a 15-time world champion and 6-time National arm-wrestling winner.

Gwendoline Christie

GOT actress Gwendoline Christie with blonde hair

Gwendoline Christie came into the spotlight for her stellar performance in her role as “Brienne of Tarth” in the popular TV show, “Game of Thrones”. She grabs a place on the list of over 6 feet tall actresses in Hollywood.

Christine gives realistic expressions in her acting works and her long height adds to her sparkling aura on the big screen. Before Game of Thrones, she made her feature film debut in 2009 and did many spectacular works.

The tall British actress is known for her role in the Game of Thrones tv show. Eventually, it opened her doors to The Hungry Games and Star Wars franchises. Recently, Gwendoline Christie appeared in the movie, David Copperfield.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Star Wars Series, The Hunger Games series, Game of Thrones, etc.
  • Height – 6ft 3in
  • Fun Fact – Her strong impression of the casting directors led to the change of Captain Plasma’s gender.

Judy Gold

Louis C.K. and the tall hollywood actress Judy Gold in Louie (2010)

What sets Judy Gold apart from other actresses of her age is her strong sense of humor. That’s why she has successfully entertained everyone as a stand-up comedian for nearly 20 years.

Judy’s witty comic performances, writings, and production work have gained her a special place in the TV, film, and web series worlds. Besides, the veteran actress has won the ‘Emmy Award’ two times in her career.

Her powerful aura places her on the list of tall beautiful actresses in Hollywood. And Judy Gold possesses a quality to gain everyone’s attention on the screen in no time.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – The Truth About Santa Claus, The Curse of the Jade Scorpion, Out Italian Husband, All American Girl, etc.,
  • Height – 6ft 2in
  • Fun Fact – Judy Gold has accomplished herself as a comic/writer owing due to her witty humor. She comes at a decent place on the list of tallest actresses in Hollywood. 

Caitlyn Jenner

Tall Hollywood actress Caitlyn Jenner in Keeping Up with the Kardashians

Born as William Bruce Jenner, Caitlyn Jenner has displayed herself strong in Hollywood. She has impressed everyone with her athletic ability and her work in the movies as well as in TV shows.

And not many people know Caitlyn Jenner belongs to the Kardashian-Jenner clan. Her entire family has members of a great height. Owing to her strong height, the reality Tv star and former Olympian has displayed strong performances in Hollywood projects.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Can’t Stop the Music Ron White, The Hungover Games, Jack and Jill, etc.,
  • Height – 6ft 2in
  • Fun Fact – Caitlyn Jenner won a gold medal as an American decathlete in 1976

Elizabeth Debicki

Elizabeth Debicki in The Cloverfield Paradox (2018)

The list of the tallest actresses in Hollywood is incomplete without Elizabeth Debicki. She is 6 ft 2 in and she has experimented with her acting roles to make her name in Hollywood.

Do you know what makes her stand out on the list of tall actresses? Her glamorous beauty coupled with her tall height. Moreover, the reality tv star’s ability to add liveliness to her role in a sensitive manner makes her a loved Hollywood actress.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Guardians of Galaxy Vol. 2, Tenet, The Great Gatsby, The Crown, etc.
  • Height – 6ft 2in
  • Fun Fact – After her graduation, Elizabeth Debicki decided to pursue acting over taking admission in law school by going against her parents’ will.

Gabrielle Reece

Gabrielle Reece in Air Bud: Spikes Back (2003)

Until now, you have gained knowledge about some tall Hollywood women with exceptional acting skills. There are many more names on the list. Gabrielle Reece is one such name in this context as she is yet another tall actress with a height of 6 ft 3 in.

Not only does Gabrielle Reece establish her name in the film industry but she has also achieved a great name as an American volleyball player. Hence, she is a reality tv star and a good actress.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Air Bud: Spikes Back, Gattaca, and Riding Giants
  • Height – 6ft 3in
  • Fun Fact – She raised the temperature by posing fully nude for the Playboy magazine in the January 2001 issue.

Brigitte Nielsen

Tall beautiful actress Brigitte Nelson in Red Sonja

Danish actress Brigitte Nielsen has portrayed many amazing roles in movies and Tv series. The 6ft 1in actress is active in Hollywood for a long time. In the 2014 movie, “Mercenaries,” Brigitte Nielsen received a positive response for her performance. She is one of the oldest and talented 6 foot tall actresses in Hollywood. 

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Red Sonja, Rocky IV, and Creed II.
  • Height – 6ft 1in
  • Fun Fact – Brigitte Nielsen made news for her alleged affair with her co-stars Arnold Schwarzenegger and Sylvester Stallone.

Sigourney Weaver

Alien actress Sigourney Weaver in Alien

Sigourney Weaver is yet another Hollywood’s tallest actress who has delivered many hit movies. Known for her role in the “Alien” franchise, the 6-foot tall actress can effectively play both positive and negative roles.

Her powerful personality separates the talented actress from the other tallest actresses in Hollywood. Sigourney Weaver is counted amongst Hollywood’s iconic action stars in the present time.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Alien, “The Defenders”, Avatar, Gorillas in the Mist, and Working Girl.
  • Height – 6ft
  • Fun Fact – She is the first actor to win two acting Golden Globes awards in the same year.

Famke Janssen

Famke Janssen in X-Men: The Last Stand

Famke Janssen has been a part of many popular movies and Tv shows. The 6 feet Dutch actress very well complements her co-stars in movies due to her tall personality.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – How to Get Away With Murder, ” the X-Men” film series, and Taken
  • Height – 6ft
  • Fun Fact – Famke Janssen wore specially designed shoes of size 11 due to her long-length feet.

Saffron Burrows

tall actress Saffron Burrows in Troy

Saffron Burrows is active in Hollywood for over two decades due to which she is a part of many popular movies. The tall British actress is 6ft and her tall personality speaks volumes about her powerful aura. Furthermore, she takes pride in accepting her family. She is the spouse of Alison Balian.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – “Troy”, “Reign Over Me”, “Boston Legal”, “My Own Worst Enemy”.
  • Height – 6ft
  • Fun Fact – Her marriage with Alison Balian was a secret for 16 months.

Leslie Jones

Tall black actress Leslie Jones in Saturday Night Live

Leslie Jones is an American comedian & actress who has nailed at the show, “Saturday Night Live.” What makes her stand out from other comedians is her great sense of humor. Besides striking interesting jokes, Leslie Jones chooses the optimal subject for her audience. Her tall height of 6 feet is one of the factors for her to be placed on the list of the tallest actresses in Hollywood. 

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Coming to America, Saturday Night Live, Ghostbusters, etc,
  • Height – 6ft
  • Fun Fact – She has been a performer at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and the Aspen Comedy Festival.

Kristen Johnston

tallest female actor Kristen Johnston in 'The Exes'

Kristen Johnston has gained a strong reputation for her work in sitcoms. Known for her right comic timing, the American actress is another name amongst the 6 foot tall actresses. Apart from this, she is the two-time winner of the Primetime Emmy Award for her comic performances.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – The Flintstones in Viva Rock Vegas, Ice Age, Bride Wars, 3rd Rock from the Sun, etc.
  • Height – 6ft
  • Fun Fact – She has been a performer at the Just for Laughs festival in Montreal and the Aspen Comedy Festival.

Geena Davis

Geena Davis in Earth Girls Are Easy

Out of all the tallest actresses in Hollywood, Geena Davis is the one who has portrayed many versatile roles in Hollywood. The 6 feet high actress has impressed everyone with her performances in “Commander in Chief” and “Grey’s Anatomy.” In addition to this, she is the recipient of an Academy Award and a Golden Globe Award.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – “Grey’s Anatomy”, “GLOW”, and “Commander-in-Chief.”
  • Height – 6ft
  • Fun Fact – Geena Davis was an excellent student during her high school education. Besides, she is a Member of Mensa with an IQ over 40.

Some Other Actresses with Height 6 Feet or More

Apart from these actresses, there are many other tallest actresses in Hollywood with a height of 6 feet or above.

  • Uma Thurman – 6 ft
  • Allison Janney – 6 ft
  • Jane Lynch – 6 ft
  • Aisha Tyler – 6 ft
  • Ann Coulter – 6 ft
  • Brooke Shields – 6 ft
  • Karlie Kloss – 6 ft 2 in
  • Ava Michelle – 6 ft 1 in
  • Kimora Lee Simmons – 6 ft
  • Jourdan Dunn – 6 ft

Tallest Hollywood Actresses with Height Below 6 Feet

Until now, you know about tall female celebs with height 6 feet or above. Now, I will tell you about the actresses 5 feet tall in height. There are many Hollywood actresses who are below 6 feet but they still enjoy a strong place in the minds of the audience.

Rachal Hunter

Rachel Hunter in Jordon Saffron: Taste This!

Rachel Hunter is a multi-talented personality in the entertainment industry. Not only is she beautiful but she also has a good height. And it is what makes her a tempting actress in Hollywood. Owing to her sizzling and tall personality, she has been a part of many magazine covers.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Rockstar, Miami Magma, The Brazen Bull, Gravity, The Perfect Assistant, etc.,
  • Height – 5ft 9in

Mariel Hemingway

Tall Hollywood actress Mariel Hemingway in Personal Best

Mariel Hemingway is an American actress who dived into the acting world at 14. Her tall personality helped her grab filmmakers’ attention easily. And she starred in many popular films namely Lipstick, Manhattan, Personal Best, and Star 80. Besides, her performance in the Tv show, Civil Wars, helped her grab a Golden Globe nomination.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Personal Best, Star 80, Manhattan, and Civil Wars.
  • Height – 5ft 11in
  • Fun Fact – Owing to her own mental health struggles, she has advocated for mental health and worked severely on this subject.

Mandy Moore

Mandy Moore in Swinging with the Finkels

Mandy Moore is a multi-talented female celeb in Hollywood. After her feature film debut in Dr. Dolittle 2, she started receiving positive responses for her acting. Thus, it prompted her to star in many popular films which made her popular over time.

The 5’10” actress has made headlines for her performance in the popular NBC series, “This Is Us.” She is one of the tallest actresses in Hollywood at present.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – A Walk to Remember, Saved!, Racing Stripes, The Darkest Minds, and This Is Us.
  • Height – 5ft 10in
  • Fun Fact – She looked taller than actor Milo Ventimiglia who played her husband on the show, “This Is Us.”

Nicole Kidman

Nicole Kidman in Queen of the Desert

Yet another beautiful and tall Hollywood actress is Nicole Kidman. The 5ft 11in Hollywood star has won many accolades and awards for her stunning performances. For her splendid work in “Big Little Lies”, she got a Screen Actors Guild Award and an Emmy Award.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – Moulin Rouge!, The Hours, Cold Mountain, and Big Little Lies.
  • Height – 5ft 11in
  • Fun Fact – Nicole Kidman is naturally redhead by birth and she opted for her natural look in the initial years of her acting career. Hence, she comes on the list of the tall blonde actresses in Hollywood.

Tilda Swinton

Tilda Swinton in Hail, Caesar!

Don’t worry the list is not over yet! Another tall Hollywood woman on the list is Tilda Swinton. She has chosen diverse roles in many films of her acting career.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – The Curious Case of Benjamin Button, War Machine, and We Need to Talk About Kevin.
  • Height – 5ft 11in
  • Fun Fact – Tilda Swinton was a class fellow and friend of Princess Diana.

Rebecca Romijn

Rebecca Romijn in Star Trek: Discovery

Rebecca Romijn has made her presence felt in many popular movies in her career. Owing to her tall height of 5’11”, the model turned actor has gained a reputed place in Hollywood.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – “X-Men”, “The Punisher”, and “Ugly Betty.
  • Height – 5ft 11in
  • Fun Fact – Jerry O’Connell (her husband) is just a few inches taller than Rebecca Romijn. Thus, they both form a splendid couple.

Missi Pyle

Tall Hollywood actress Missi Pyle in A Cinderella Story

Missi Pyle is a 5-foot 11-inch actor who has starred in many popular movies. She has delivered amazing performances and her tall height makes her a successful name among the tallest actresses in Hollywood.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – “The Artist”, “Galaxy Quest”, “Big Fish”, “50 First Dates”, etc.
  • Height – 5ft 11in
  • Fun Fact – She is a major part of the desert country-rock band, Smith & Pyle.

Kristanna Loken

Kristanna Loken in Terminator 3

Haven’t you enjoyed Kristanna Loken’s active role in various action films? If no, then watch “Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines,” “BloodRayne,” and “Bounty Killer.” She is one of Hollywood’s iconic action stars in today’s time.

  • Famous Movies and TV Shows – “Bounty Killer,” “BloodRayne,” “Painkiller Jane,” “Burn Notice.” etc.
  • Height – 5ft 11in
  • Fun Fact – She puts on 15 pounds of muscle to play android T-X in “Terminator 3: Rise of The Machines”

Other Names of the Tallest Female Actors with Height Below 6 Feet

Following are some of the other names of the tallest actresses in Hollywood that you must know about. These female celebs have done a remarkable job in Hollywood and their tall height makes them reputed personalities. Here is the list:

  • Gal Gadot – 5’9″
  • Jennifer Garner – 5’9″
  • Gwyneth Paltrow – 5’9″
  • Maggie Gyllenhall – 5’9″
  • Cameron Diaz – 5’9″
  • Julia Roberts – 5’9″
  • Charlize Theron – 5’10”
  • Khloe Kardashian – 5’10”
  • Blake Lively – 5’10”
  • Taylor Swift – 5’10”
  • Lucy Lawless – 5’10”
  • Phoebe Tonkin – 5’10”
  • Jordin Sparks – 5’10”
  • Kathryn Bigelow – 5’11”
  • Adrianne Palicki – 5’11”
  • Gisle Bundchen – 5’11”

From the above content, you clearly know about the tallest actresses in Hollywood. There are some names on this list who are even a few inches taller than their male counterparts. They don’t need to wear sky high heels to match their male stars in any movie.  To know about the Bollywood actresses with tall height, visit this web page.

John Snow

John Snow is a writer based in France. He has written for several publications and popular blogs, and he loves to share knowledge on different subjects.

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