Surprisingly Short Male Celebrities

May 20th, 2020
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Hollywood is a very large industry. It produces dozens of films, short films and series to keep people entertained throughout the year. This has been made possible because of the hard work of the artists and filmmakers. It requires hours of hard work to deliver the final product to the audience and ensure that people don't get disappointed. Sometimes, it happens that certain actors find it hard to work with another particular actor. The reasons might be different for everyone. One of the reason is height. There are a few celebrities who despite having short height, have managed to get fame and popularity among audience. Following are a few of them -

1. Josh Hutcherson – 5’7” (170 cm)

Josh Hutcherson has managed to gain a popular image among audience for his role in "The Hunger Games". Though the film did average business at the box office, it can be clearly seen in the poster that Jennifer Lawrence was looking significantly tall than Josh. This led the fans of Josh to replace the actress of "District 12" with someone shorter than the lead actor.

2. Emile Hirsch – 5’7” (170 cm)

Emile Hirsch has been famous for his role as Christopher McCandless in the movie "Into the Wild". As a result of his short height, his relationship with Olivia Wilde suffered severe problems as she didn't want to get in any romantic ties with him. Till today, Hirsch has not been approached for an action movie by any producer or director.


3. Tom Cruise – 5’7” (170 cm)

Tom Cruise has managed to get a bigger fan following by starring as the fearless IMF agent Ethan Hunt in the "Mission : Impossible" film franchise. What we don't know about this actor is that he was rejected by his previous girlfriends after a short duration of relationship due to his short height. This was also the main reason of separation with his ex-wives Nicole Kidman and Katie Holmes.

4. Jack Black – 5’6” (168 cm)

Jack Black is known for his roles in "King Kong", "Goosebumps" and the reboot of "Jumanji" films. In a recent photograph with Gwyneth Paltrow who portrayed Pepper Potts in "Iron Man", Jack Black was seen giving a weird expression clearly stating that he was feeling awkward to pose with someone who is taller than him.


5. Elijah Wood – 5’6” (168 cm)

Elijah Wood is famous for his role as Frodo Baggins in the "Lord of the Rings" film trilogy. Recently, in a photo, Katie Holmes was seen accompanying him on an event. As she was taller than him, many people compared the photo to the scene of a mother accompanying her son on the day of graduation.

6. Martin Freeman – 5’6” (168 cm)

Martin Freeman has been loved by the audience for his roles in "Sherlock" and "Fargo". Most of the people are unaware of the fact that Martin was bullied at school for his height and also, his marriage with Amanda Abbington couldn't sustain for more than 16 years.


7. Aziz Ansari – 5’6” (168 cm)

We all know Aziz Ansari for his role as Tom Haverford in "Parks and Recreation". However, he hasn't been able to take up bigger roles in the industry as a result of his height and women also refuse to see any boyfriend qualities in the personality of this famous actor.

8. Daniel Radcliffe – 5’5” (165 cm)

The books and all the eight films of "Harry Potter" have been loved by critics and audience because of its unique story and the imaginary world of magic and Hogwarts. According to reports, the lead actor of the films, Daniel Radcliffe couldn't get a fruitful growth and he can be seen shorter in height when he appears alongside Emma Watson.


9. Bruno Mars – 5’5” (165 cm)

Bruno Mars has been popular among the youth for his superhit singles and music videos. At the MTV Music Awards, while Taylor Swift was receiving an award from him, it was seen that she was looking like a giantess standing beside him.

10. Johnny Galecki – 5’5” (165 cm)

Johnny Galecki has been an inspiration for millions of men as they have tried to approach a large number of cheerleaders and Amazons who have an interest in professional volleyball. Unfortunately, his relationship with his partner couldn't sustain for a longer duration as she wanted a taller guy.


11. Dustin Hoffman – 5’5” (165 cm)

Dustin Hoffman is among those short celebrities who have managed to reach the A-list of Hollywood irrespective of their height. He has been a recipient of two Academy Awards and has been famous for his roles in "Rain Man" and "Papillon". In a photograph clicked at a recent event, Scarlett Johansson was seen standing right next to him who was looking taller.

12. Jason Alexander – 5’4” (162 cm)

Jason Alexander is one of those unique people who decided to make his short height a strength instead of weakness by becoming a comedian. He became a sensation overnight because of the role portrayed by him in the American series "Seinfeld". In a group photo, his height can be seen clearly when Jerry Seinfeld and Michael Richards were standing beside him.


13. Joe Pesci – 5’3” (160 cm)

Joe Pesci has done roles that largely involves crime and violence and despite that, he has managed to grab a large number of Academy Awards. Joe Pesci took a retirement from acting in 1999. According to reports, this was mainly due to his short height.

14. Seth Green – 5′ 3” (160 cm)

Seth Green has played a very significant role in the comedy genre of Hollywood industry. Despite his short height, he has been able to win the hearts of the audience whenever he starts to speak on the microphone. On top of that, he also managed to marry the girl of his dreams who was completely incompatible with him.


15. Kevin Hart – 5’2” (157 cm)

Kevin Hart is known for his humor and comedy timing in his movies. He managed to gain fame through his roles in movies like "Think Like a Man", "About Last Night" and "Ride Along". He normally compares his life to that of a poker game.

16. Danny DeVito – 4’10” (147 cm)

Danny DeVito is famous for his role as the villain Penguin in the 1992 movie "Batman Returns". The result of his short height has been the multiple epiphyseal dysplasias. This creates problems in the growth of bones at a genetic level


17. Peter Dinklage – 4’5” (135 cm)

The role of Tyron Lannister in "Game of Thrones" gained Peter Dinklage a large amount of fans. He was diagnosed with Achondroplasia which led to dwarfism and as a result, it created problems in his growth. Despite this, he has managed to become a very famous actor in Hollywood industry.

18. Warwick Davis – 3′ 6” (107 cm)

The franchise of "Star Wars" has been loved by the audience for its stunning visual effects and the setting of a story in the fictional planets of the universe. Warwick Davis played the role of Ewok Wicket in the sixth installment of Star Wars franchise "Star Wars Episode VI : Return of the Jedi". He and his wife Samantha have been diagnosed with the same problem of Spondylo-Epiphyseal Dysplasia Congenital and this also led to the death their two children among four.


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