18 Surprisingly Short Male Celebrities (PHOTOS)

Michele Marin | Jan 7, 2016 Celebrities

On screen leading men can seem larger than life. Off screen? Well, some of them are often a lot shorter than you think. In fact some of the most talented, beloved, and powerful men in Hollywood are well under the average American male height of 5'9'. Case in point: Jonah Hill, pictured here with a much taller Leonardo DiCaprio.

Which stars are surprisingly short? Click through to find out! Tell us: Which megastar's stature surprised you most?

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  • Tom Cruise: 5'7"

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    He may have megastar status in Hollywood, but mega height? Not so much. Despite his rocky relationships with Nicole Kidman, Katie Holmes and others, Tom Cruise (pictured here with Olga Kurylenko at the Oblivion Premier in London) is still one of Hollywood's most bankable stars. 

  • Seth Green: 5'4"

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    The benefit of being 5'4" for Seth Green (pictured with wife Clare Grant)? Always getting to play the high school kid. 

  • Kevin Hart: 5'4"

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    We love a man who can laugh at himself. Funnyman Kevin Hart (pictured here with Get Hard co-stars Will Ferrell and Etan Cohen) has no problem poking fun of his height, and he often does during his stand-up routines and interviews. 

  • Daniel Radcliffe: 5'5"

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    The "chosen one" tops off at 5'5". Although that didn't stop Harry Potter (aka Daniel Radcliffe, pictured here with girlfriend Erin Darke) from defeating Voldemort!  

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  • Martin Scorsese: 5'3"

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    Pictured here with the stars of his film, The Wolf of Wall Street, Leonardo DiCaprio and Jean Dujardin, Martin Scorsese packs a lot of Hollywood power in that 5'3" frame. 

  • Mark Wahlberg: 5'8"

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    Short or tall, I still wouldn't mess with Wahlberg (pictured with Daddy's Home co-star Will Ferrell). 

  • Jonah Hill: 5'7"

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    He's a blast to watch on screen, so who cares if Jonah Hill (pictured here with The Wolf of Wall Street co-star Leonardo DiCaprio) is just 5'7"? 

  • Danny Devito 5'0"

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    This actor has been making us laugh for decades. He's also a perfect match for his wife, Rhea Perlman (far left, pictured with Brit Marling, who starred in the film The Better Angels produced by Devito and Perlman's son, Jake).

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  • Ben Stiller: 5'7"

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    He has a larger-than-life TV personality, but in real life, Ben Stiller is actually rather short compared to his colleagues (pictured here with 
    Tiziana Rocca, Giulio Pastore, and Mario Sesti at a film festival).

  • Bruno Mars: 5'5"

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    With a voice like that, who cares how tall Bruno Mars (pictured with manager Brandon David Creed) is? Am I right? 

  • Michael J. Fox: 5'4"

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    Michael J. Fox (pictured with former co-stars Huey Lewis, Christopher Lloyd, and Lea Thompson) measures a mere 5'4," but his movies Back To The Future, Doc Hollywood, Teen Wolf, and others are some of the best of the '80s, not to mention his string of successful sitcoms. 

  • Sylvester Stallone: 5'7"

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    The jury is still out on this one. He has claimed to be 5'10", but multiple sources say Stallone is really 5'7". We don't want to undo any theories you have about Rocky or Rambo, so we will let you decide what you think Stallone's real height is (pictured here with former costars and heavyweight champs Wladimir Klitschko and Vitali Klitschko, who co-produced Rocky, The Musical).

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  • Sanjay Gupta: 5'8"

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    Dr. Sanjay Gupta (far right, pictured with actors Jonathan Silverman and Jennifer Finnigan, who starred in TNT's short-lived medical drama, Monday Mornings, based on a novel written by the doctor himself) dishes out medical advice of monstrous proportions, but measures in at just below average stature — not that we care. He's one of CNN's most engaging correspondents.

  • Woody Allen: 5'5"

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    When you are as successful as Woody Allen (pictured here with Emma Stone, who starred in his film, Magic in the Moonlight), height isn't even an issue.

  • Josh Hutcherson: 5"7"

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    Who knew Jennifer Lawrence's leading man (pictured alongside her and Liam Hemsworth) was only 5'7"? That is some mighty fine camera work! 

  • Benji Madden: 5'6"

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    The 5'9" Cameron Diaz doesn't seem at all bothered by her hubby rocker's height. 

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  • Joel Madden: 5'7"

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    Funny enough, Joel is actually one inch taller than his twin brother, Benji!(pictured with Delta Goodrem, who judged Australia's The Voice alongside the twins in 2014).

  • Simon Cowell: 5"8"

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    He may not be the tallest guy in the room, but Simon Cowell (pictured with David Walliams of Britain's Got Talent) can instill fear in any reality show contestant. 

     

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