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Top 15 Tallest Hollywood Female Actors

Being tall or short is not really a requirement to be a superstar actress in Hollywood. Many actresses, short to be precise, have created a name for themselves to become sought-after high-profile movie actresses.

Top 15 Tallest Hollywood Female Actors

You can agree with me that some Hollywood actresses tend to command the screens due to their presence but most importantly because of their statuesque height.

Some of these high-end actresses are naturally tall, while others are pretty short.

If you want to find out the tallest actresses in Hollywood, keep reading.

15. Geena Davis

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Starting us off at 6 feet tall is Geena Davis. She is a renowned American actress, model, producer, and writer.

Geena has landed considerable roles in her career in the film industry. She appeared on the TV show Grey Anatomy for 13 episodes.

She is among the cast of Netflix’s Glow playing as Sandy Devereaux St. Clair.

14. Famke Janssen

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Dutch actress and director Famke is among the tallest female actors. She stands 6 feet tall.

Famke began her career as a model. She worked for Chanel and Victoria, having been signed with Elite Model Management.

Famke Janssen has also stood out in the film industry. Thanks to her appearances on the X-Men franchise and other TV television shows.

13. Aisha Tyler

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Aisha is a stand-up comic and actress standing 6 feet tall. She has built her career over the years as a stand-up comedian.

Aisha Tyler began her professional acting career in the 90s. She has gained international fame as a TV show host.

This lady has done well with herself as an actress. Aisha has appeared in CSI: Miami and co-starred on The Ghost Whisperer.

12. Sigourney Weaver

Sigourney Weaver has made a name in Hollywood, playing as an action heroine. Her height is 6 feet.

American actress Sigourney Weaver is famous for her performance in the Alien film franchise. She has also stood out as a science fiction female character.

Sigourney is a versatile actress, to say the least. During her career, she has won various awards.

11. Allison Janney

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American actress Allison Janney stands 6 feet tall. She is one of the celebrated actresses in Hollywood today.

Allison Janner has made the most outstanding performances in her acting career. This has earned her prestigious recognitions and awards.

She is well known for her C. J. Cregg role on the TV series The West Wing. Allison also played Margaret Scully in the series Masters of Sex.

10. Kristen Johnston

American TV actress Kristen Johnston is 6 feet tall. She has made it big in her career-making performances in television shows.

Kristen has done so well with herself. This has led to the winning of two Emmy Awards.Her role in 3rd Rock from the Sun made her stand out. She has since made appearances Kristen on A-list cinematic releases.

9. Brooke Shields 

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Brooke Shields stands absolutely gorgeous with her 6 feet tall height. Her striking features make her stand out everywhere she goes.

Actress Brooke began her acting career while still a child. She has continued to expand her career to the woman she is now.

You may remember her from Army wives, The Middle to Lipstick Jungle, and Hannah Montana.

8. Jane Lynch

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At 6 feet tall, Jane Lynch is one of the female actresses in Hollywood earning good money from her notable roles.

She was a phenomenal character in the musical-comedy series Glee, where she starred as Sue Sylvester besides appearing in other movies and TV shows.

Jane is said to have a powerful personality, making her quite loveable.

7. Saffron Burrows

Saffron Burrows is an English actress with a height of 6 feet. However, she commenced her career as a model.

Saffron build a successful modeling career then ventured into film. She has become a talented actress in Hollywood.

You will find Saffron on the leading series Angels of S.H.I.E.L.D. She has also made appearances in several hit films.

6. Brigitte Nielsen

Danish actress, Brigitte Nielsen’s height is 6’ 1”. She is a successful model and TV personality.

Brigitte is known for having been married to iconic actor Sylvester Stallone. As a model, she has posed to Marvel Comics and Playboy.

Apparently, the world press nicknamed Brigitte Amazon. This was because of her height stature.

5. Judy Gold

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Judy Gold stands at 6 feet 2 inches. She has been in the film industry for over 20 years.

Judy is an award-winning comic. She is also an acclaimed producer.

She has won two Emmy awards for producing The Rosie O’Donnell Show. Judy excels most of her associated stand-up comedians.

4. Caitlyn Jenner

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You may know Caitlyn Jenner as a member of the Kardashian-Jenner clan. She stands out from the rest with a height of 6’ 2”.

Caitlyn is a reality TV star. She has made performances in the renowned Keeping Up With The Kardashians reality show. Interestingly, Caitlyn is a retired Olympian.

3. Elizabeth Debicki

Elizabeth Debicki started her acting career in 2001, almost ten years ago. At the height of 6′ 3″, she has grown to become a star in Hollywood.

She is one of the most-watched leading female actresses as we speak. Elizabeth is an Australian actress with a professional acting career that does not seem to be dying anytime soon.

2. Gwendoline Christie

The impressive stage presence Gwendoline Christie commands during her performances might be because of her incredible height.

She stands at 6′ 3″, making her one of the most sought-after actresses in Hollywood. Gwendoline has made a name for herself from the TV series Game of Thrones.

She has since appeared in many movies delivering memorable impressions each time.

It is safe to say that Gwendoline Christie and Elizabeth Debicki are the two tallest Hollywood female actors having a height of 6’ 3”.

1. Lisa Leslie

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Many know Lisa Leslie as a successful basketball player. What you may not know is she is also a talented actress.

Leslie may be the tallest actress in Hollywood at 6 feet 5 inches. She has starred in the movies Inconceivable and Think Like a Man.



It is amazing how Hollywood actresses command an enormous presence despite some coming in as small packages.

One may wonder, does height determine your success as an actress in Hollywood? No, the answer is no because we have described some fantastic actresses who have stood out in their acting career despite their short stature.

As we may have discovered, being tall does not merit being a high-profile TV and movie actress.

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