Giants of horror

by Mighty_Emperor | created - 17 Mar 2013 | updated - 2 weeks ago | Public

The big men of horror who are often called upon to play the biggest monsters. So they are both monstrously tall and play "monsters" (literally or figuratively inhuman).

Horror, especially backwoods horror and creature features, does rely on a very large man to increase the already considerable threat.

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1. Angus Scrimm

Actor | Phantasm

The evil screen villain Angus Scrimm, most famous as "The Tall Man" in Don Coscarelli's Phantasm (1979) and its sequels, grew up in Kansas City, but in his teens moved to California and studied drama at USC under William C. de Mille (brother of Cecil B. DeMille). His film debut came as another "...

When you think The Tall Man, your mind should be drawn to the wonderfully Dickensianly named Angus Scrimm, from the Phantasm films.

NB: The rest are ordered by height, but I wanted him at the top to provide the thumbnail.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

2. Mike Lanier

Actor | It Follows

Mike Lanier was born on November 27, 1969. He was an actor, known for It Follows (2014). He died on April 25, 2018 in Troy, Michigan, USA.

Tallest man on the list and one half of the world's tallest twins. He has only appeared briefly in one film so far, It Follows (2014) (2014) but his appearance as the tall "It" was striking and memorable, so it wouldn't surprise me if he gets lured away from his job as an engine designer for other appearances (even if only on his holidays).

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website - which gives his height as 7' 6": http://www.thetallestman.com/mikelanier.htm

7' 7" (2.31 m)

3. Daniel Gilchrist

Actor | Enuattii

Daniel Gilchrist began his love of theatre in high school, where his initial interests were in the production/writing areas. Upon graduating, he began working and volunteering for local theatre productions in his hometown of Topeka, Kansas. His first starring role was as The Creature in Topeka ...

Former wrestler who has just started out making movies, including at least one horror, The Spookies (2017) in which he plays Cuthbert Bonewrath.

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website - which gives his height as 7' 5.5": http://www.thetallestman.com/danielgilchrist.htm

7' 7" (2.31 m)

4. Garry Robbins

Actor | In the Mouth of Madness

Garry Robbins was born on September 9, 1957 in St. Catharines, Ontario, Canada. He was an actor, known for In the Mouth of Madness (1994), The Love Guru (2008) and Wrong Turn (2003). He died on December 11, 2013 in St. Catharines.

The big redneck monstrosity in Humongous (1982) (1982) and Wrong Turn (2003) (2003). He has been described as The Tallest Man in Canada, and wrestles as the Canadian Giant.

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/garryrobbins.htm

7' 5" (2.26 m)

5. Ed Wolff

Actor | The Phantom Creeps

Ed Wolff was born on July 2, 1907 in Trinidad, Colorado, USA. He was an actor, known for The Phantom Creeps (1939) and I Married Joan (1952). He died on July 7, 1966 in Los Angeles, California, USA.

The Fly in Return of the Fly, he was a circus giant.

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/edwolff.htm

7' 4" (2.24 m)

6. Peter Mayhew

Actor | Star Wars: Episode VII - The Force Awakens

Peter Mayhew was born on May 19, 1944 in Barnes, London, England, to Constance Elizabeth (Yeates) and Walter Henry Mayhew. Later resident in Texas, this former resident of Yorkshire, England, was working as a hospital attendant at the King's College Hospital in London when film producer Charles H. ...

Best known as Chewbacca, but his height has meant he has had horror movie outings: Terror (1978) (1978) and Killer Ink (2016) (2016).

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/petermayhew.htm

7' 3" (2.21 m)

7. John Lebar

Actor | Prometheus

John Lebar is an actor, known for Prometheus (2012), Jack the Giant Slayer (2013) and Sherlock Holmes vs. Frankenstein.

In Crooked House and The Sick House.

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/johnlebar.htm

7' 3" (2.21 m)

8. Kevin Peter Hall

Actor | Predator 2

This African American actor attended Penn Hills High School in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania. He started his junior year at 6' 5" and finished it at 6' 9"! He played basketball throughout his high-school years and won a scholarship. He averaged 18 points a game and 10 rebounds! He played basketball ...

The original Predator and Harry, the Bigfoot in Harry and the Hendersons. Really helped set the modern standard for recent monster actors.

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/kevinpeterhall.htm

7' 2½" (2.20 m)

9. Bolaji Badejo

Actor | Alien

Bolaji Badejo was born on August 23, 1953 in Lagos, Nigeria. He was an actor, known for Alien (1979). He died on December 22, 1992 in Ebute Metta, Lagos.

No other credits beyond being the alien in Alien, but he set the early standard for modern horror giants.

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/bolajibadejo.htm

7' 2" (2.18 m)

10. Richard Kiel

Actor | Moonraker

Towering 7' 2" tall actor who has cornered the market on playing giants, intimidating henchman, bayou swamp monsters and steel toothed villains! Kiel worked in numerous jobs including as a night club bouncer and a cemetery plot salesman, before breaking into film & TV in several minor roles in the ...

Jaws didn't do much horror work, which seemed a waste, but he did get a couple of outings in Kolchak, one role being simply "The Monster."

His entry on The Tallest Man.com - the Giant website: http://www.thetallestman.com/richardkiel.htm

7' 1½" (2.17 m)

11. Ian Whyte

Actor | Game of Thrones

Born in Bangor, North Wales and raised in Brighton, Ian Whyte was 7'1" tall by the time he he was 17 years old. Ian always stood out from the crowd. Tall, slim and athletic, little did he know of his future career in the limelight however, Ian endured sometimes savage bullying throughout his school...

Predators in both AVP films and the Last Engineer in Prometheus.

7' 1" (2.16 m)

12. Carel Struycken

Actor | The Addams Family

Carel Struycken was born in the Hague, The Netherlands. When he was four years old his family moved to Curacao, an island in the Caribbean. At age sixteen, he returned to his home country, where he finished high school. He graduated from the directing program at the film school in Amsterdam, ...

Incredibly distinctive actor, perhaps most famous for playing Lurch in the Addams Family films. Because of his looks, as well as his height, he is one of the few actors on the list not to be swamped in make-up and prosthetics, making him an obvious fan-favourite.

7' (2.13 m)

13. Tiny Ron

Actor | Last Man Standing

Tiny Ron was born on November 21, 1947 in Torrance, California, USA as Ronald Taylor. He is an actor, known for Last Man Standing (1996), Road House (1989) and Ace Ventura: Pet Detective (1994).

He has played Bigfoot and a vampire.

7' (2.13 m)

14. Robert Maillet

Actor | Sherlock Holmes

Retired Canadian professional wrestler turned actor. Trained under Bret Hart, Leo Burke and Stephen Petitpas. Debuted in 1989 as the Acadian Giant for Atlantic Grand Prix Wrestling. Competed for years in Canada, Japan and South Korea, using the name Goliath El Gigante. Arrived in the U.S. in 1997 ...

Frankenstein in Monsters Brawl.

7' (2.13 m)

15. Winston James Francis

Actor | Fist Fight

Winston James Francis was born on November 28, 1975. This shaven-head, bearded, 7-foot-tall, 330-lb giant strives each day to achieve his dreams and proudly states he enjoys every minute of doing so. With his imposing presence, he made his debut in acting in 2012. Easily and quite memorably, ...

Appeared in Harbinger Down (2015) and is playing a man in mid-transiton to zombiehood in ReGhost, as well as playing a cultist in the short Black Mass (2016).

7' (2.13 m)

16. Conan Stevens

Actor | The Hobbit: The Battle of the Five Armies

A 7 foot tall extremely muscular and fit Australian of English/German ancestry, Conan is possibly the only Professional Wrestling Champion title holder to concurrently work in the Ballet, in Graeme Murphy's "Berlin" with Sydney Dance Company for not only the full season but also an additional five ...

Played Man-Thing in the eponymous Marvel movie.

7' (2.13 m)

17. Stephen R. Hart

Actor | The Mortal Instruments: City of Bones

Stephen Hart has a strong background in live theater and solo performance. He has performed with a variety of dangerous, live edgy shows, including the renown sideshow Carnival Diablo (1998-2002) as Stevan Hart the Scandinavian Giant. His voice is part of a nationally known daily opening rant on ...

His size has seen him appear in a number of minor roles in horror movies.

6' 11" (2.11 m)

18. Andre Tricoteux

Stunts | Deadpool 2

Andre Tricoteux is known for his work on Deadpool 2 (2018), Deadpool (2016) and Altered Carbon (2018).

Plays chief the giant zombie enforcer in iZombie.

6' 10½" (2.10 m)

19. Kevin Shand

Actor | Resident Evil: Retribution

Kevin Shand 6'10.5 275lbs. Born in Toronto Ontario Canada . Attended and played basketball at Humber college in Toronto. Winning the Canadian College Athletic Association title in 95'. Also attended and played NCAA division 1 basketball at Duquesne University in Pittsburgh PA. Graduating in 99' ...

Axeman in Resident Evil: Retribution.

6' 10½" (2.10 m)

20. Glenn Jacobs

Actor | See No Evil

Glenn Jacobs was born on April 26, 1967 in Torrejón de Ardoz, Madrid, Spain as Glenn Thomas Jacobs. He is known for his work on See No Evil (2006), The Last of the Mohicans (1992) and MacGruber (2010). He has been married to Crystal Maurisa Goins since August 23, 1995. They have two children.

Was in the horror movie See No Evil, a film made by WWE Films where Jacobs is better known as The Undertaker's brother Kane.

6' 10" (2.08 m)

21. David Mattey

Actor | Better Call Saul

David Mattey was born on November 5, 1969 in Rochester, New York, USA. He is known for his work on Better Call Saul (2015), Hancock (2008) and Mighty Med (2013). He has been married to Cristina Van Valkenburg since June 30, 2007.

Best known for his Hancock role, but has appeared in Hellbinders and Supernatural, as well as doing stunts in RIPD.

6' 10" (2.08 m)

22. Robert Allen Mukes

Actor | House of 1000 Corpses

Robert Allen Mukes was born on March 14, 1964 in Indianapolis, Indiana, USA. He is known for his work on House of 1000 Corpses (2003), Westworld (2016) and Coffin 2 (2017).

Rufus in House of 1000 Corpses.

6' 10" (2.08 m)

23. John DeSantis

Actor | Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World

John DeSantis was born on January 21, 1977 in Nanaimo, British Columbia, Canada. He is known for his work on Master and Commander: The Far Side of the World (2003), Thir13en Ghosts (2001) and Aliens vs. Predator: Requiem (2007).

He has played a whole range of horror roles in Thir13en Ghosts, The Dresden Files, Stan Helsing, Solomon Grundy in Smallville, Lurch in The New Addams Family, Supernatural, The X-Files, etc.

6' 9" (2.06 m)

24. George Eastman

Actor | I nuovi barbari

Born Luigi Montefiori in 1942 near Genoa, Italy, the future actor provided artwork for various advertising agencies in Genoa before moving to Rome in 1966. Though he intended to further his art career, he became involved with a crowd of film people who urged him to put his good looks to advantage ...

Italian actor with a lot of credits (although the bulk are cheap and nasty Italian exploitation flicks) but he is possibly best known for his loosely-related roles as the monstrous Greek (for some reason) cannibal in the video nasties Antropophagus (1980) and Rosso sangue (1981), which he also wrote (he co-wrote the former with the director of both Joe D'Amato).

6' 9" (2.06 m)

25. Guillaume Delaunay

Actor | Victor Frankenstein

Guillaume Delaunay was born on July 2, 1975 in Vendée, France. He is an actor, known for Victor Frankenstein (2015), Stonehearst Asylum (2014) and The Harry Hill Movie (2013).

Prometheus in Victor Frankenstein (2015) and is very striking as the Ogre in Il racconto dei racconti - Tale of Tales (2015) (Tale of Tales). He has largely appeared in French-language films until now, but I expect big things for this big guy.

6' 9" (2.06 m)

26. Tyler Mane

Actor | X-Men

Tyler Mane was born on December 8, 1966 in Saskatoon, Saskatchewan, Canada as Daryl Karolat. He is an actor and producer, known for X-Men (2000), Halloween II (2009) and Troy (2004). He has been married to Renae Geerlings since September 3, 2007. He was previously married to Jean Goertz.

Michael Myers in the Halloween reboot, not a character that was previous played by giant actors.

6' 9" (2.06 m)

27. Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson

Actor | Game of Thrones

Hafþór Júlíus Björnsson is an Icelandic professional strongman, actor, and former professional basketball player.

On 31 January 2015, Björnsson beat a 1000-year-old record set by Orm Storolfsson at the World's Strongest Viking competition in Norway, where he carried a 10 m (33 ft) long 650 kg (1,430...

Game of Thrones The Mountain, playing Psycho Phil Bell in Devilish Deeds

6' 9" (2.06 m)

28. Jason Liles

Actor | Rampage

Jason Liles was born in Memphis, TN on July 4th, 1987. Although he and his older brother, Jordan, made short films regularly as kids with a handy cam, it wasn't until 2008 that he began studying theatre in college. He moved to New York in 2009 to pursue a career in the arts.

The first gig that Jason...

Played Ryku in the US version of Death Note (2017) and a range of monsters in short films, as well as upcoming movies.

6' 9" (2.06 m)

29. Twan Holliday

Stunts | Pathfinder

Twan Holliday is known for his work on Pathfinder (2007), American Mary (2012) and Stan Helsing (2009).

Got a recent high profile outing in American Mary and has appeared as a large redneck in The Cycle and Pleatherface (not a typo) in Stan Helsing. He is also a professional wrestler, the most popular second career for horror movie giants.

6' 8" (2.03 m)

30. Mars Crain

Actor | Hancock

Mars Crain is an actor, known for Hancock (2008), House (2004) and Key and Peele (2012).

Rocco the Clown, a murderous underground wrestler, in [link=tt4483220[/link].

6' 8" (2.03 m)

31. Paul Davis

Director | Into the Dark

Born in Carshalton Surrey in 1981, Paul displayed a keen love for movies (especially the horror genre) as early as three years old after watching An American Werewolf In London. Growing up he exposed himself to all walks of the genre from the classic Universal monsters, the Hammer horror flicks and...

He has directed, written and acted in a number of short horror films, as well as appeared as the main monster in Sleep No More (2015).

6' 8" (2.03 m)

32. Daniel Vivian

Actor | The New Pope

Daniel Vivian's early involvement from his teens in Eastern European experimental cinema, stand up comedy, solo and group improv shows and Italian medieval fringe theatre was an unlikely springboard for his subsequent castings as psychotic soldiers, creepy monsters, action heroes and thoughtful ...

From Zombie Massacre and The Seasoning House.

6' 7¼" (2.01 m)

33. Brian Steele

Actor | Lost in Space

As a child, Brian Steele knew only two speeds: full throttle and off. Perpetually hyperactive and adventurous, young Brian constantly pushed boundaries and tested the patience of his parents and teachers.

But Brian's boundless energy and ambition had no direction, growing up in small-town Highland, ...

If you are looking for a big man to put in a monster suit these days then the top of your list will be Brian Steele.

6' 7" (2.01 m)

34. James Arness

Actor | Gunsmoke

American leading man famed as the star of one of the longest-running shows in U.S. television history, Gunsmoke (1955). Born of Norwegian heritage (the family name, Aurness, had formerly been Aursness) in Minneapolis, Minnesota to Rolf and Ruth Duesler Aurness. His father was a traveling salesman ...

The original Thing from Thing From Another World.

6' 7" (2.01 m)

35. Nick Principe

Stunts | The Purge: Election Year

Nick Principe was born on December 30, 1978 in Providence Rhode Island, USA as Nicholas J Principe. He is known for his work on The Purge: Election Year (2016), Waitress (2007) and Halloween (2007).

A relative newcomer but he has chalked up a number of horror movie roles, most notably as Chromeskull in the Laid to Rest films.

6' 7" (2.01 m)

36. Spencer Wilding

Actor | Rogue One

Spencer Wilding is a Welsh actor and special creature performer in the UK.

He is known for his interpretation of strong and imposing characters, often using prosthetics and makeup. He has appeared in films and series like Doctor Who, Game of Thrones, the saga Harry Potter, Wrath of the Titans (2012)...

He's played the Minotaur in Wrath of the Titans and, like other established British creature actors, he has played a number of monsters in Doctor Who and a White Walker in GoT.

6' 7" (2.01 m)

37. Raymond Olubawale

Actor | Resident Evil: Afterlife

Ray is a 6'7" tall professional heavyweight boxer whose boxing "alias" name is Mount Kilimanjaro. Several years ago he was crowned Heavyweight Boxing Champion of Canada.

Born in Nigeria, Ray moved to Toronto at the age of four. When Ray was a child, his life was a constant struggle. He grew up the ...

Axeman in Resident Evils: Afterlife and Retribution.

6' 7" (2.01 m)

38. Carey Jones

Make_up_department | The Walking Dead

Carey Jones is known for his work on The Walking Dead (2010), Predators (2010) and I Am Number Four (2011).

Mainly a special effects guy but his size means he has worn the monster suit, as he did in Predators.

6' 7" (2.01 m)

39. Glenn Strange

Actor | Bud Abbott and Lou Costello Meet Frankenstein

At various times in his life a rancher, deputy sheriff and rodeo performer, this huge, towering (6' 5") beast of a man was born George Glenn Strange in Weed, New Mexico, on August 16, 1899, but grew up a real-life cowboy in Cross Cut, Texas. He taught himself (by ear) the fiddle and guitar at a ...

Famous for his appearances as Frankenstein's Monster.

6' 6½" (1.99 m)

40. David Prowse

Actor | Star Wars

David "Dave" Prowse was born into a working class family on July 1, 1935 in Bristol, England, UK. He was raised by his mother and never knew his father. As a child, David was disadvantaged and a poor student, he found a passion for bodybuilding and weight training in his early teens, as a young ...

He might be best known as Darth Vader (and the Green Cross Code Man, to Brits of a certain age) but he also played Frankenstein in The Horror of Frankenstein (1970) and Frankenstein and the Monster from Hell (1973).

6' 6" (1.98 m)

41. Matthew G. Taylor

Actor | Resident Evil: Apocalypse

Matthew G. Taylor is a Canadian born Actor who has been a part of the Television and Film industry since 1998. He grew up in a Toronto suburb and attended College in Hamilton, Ontario, graduating in 1994. Matthew is an ex-police officer and has often been able to use his experiences on the force ...

Nemesis from Resident Evil: Apocalypse.

6' 6" (1.98 m)

42. Dan Yeager

Actor | Texas Chainsaw 3D

Dan Yeager is an actor and director, known for Texas Chainsaw 3D (2013), Slaughter Farm and Volition (2019).

Leatherface in Texas Chainsaw 3D.

6' 6" (1.98 m)

43. Dru Viergever

Actor | The Expanse

Dru Viergever was born in Ontario, Canada. After studying music and film at the University of Toronto, Dru was cast as Kubiak in NBC's Strange Days at Blake Holsey High. He has since appeared in several commercials, feature films and television series. He is also the Director of Acquisitions at ...

Was the leader of the clan of feral humans in The Colony (2013), a zemon (zombie demon) in Dead Before Dawn 3D (2012) and a zombie in Romero's Survival of the Dead (2009).

6' 6" (1.98 m)

44. Andrew Bryniarski

Actor | Street Fighter

Andrew Bryniarski was born on February 13, 1969 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. The 6' 5" is a former bodybuilder. He came to Hollywood for a short summer vacation to visit a friend, was spotted by a talent scout, who set up a screen test for Joel Silver, and all of a sudden he was acting alongside ...

Leatherface in the TCM franchise reboots.

6' 5½" (1.97 m)

45. Ryan Oliva

Actor | Strike Back

Ryan Oliva was born on July 14, 1975 in the UK. He is known for his work on Strike Back (2010), Montana (2014) and The Seasoning House (2012).

Lead werewolf in Howl (2015).

6' 5¼" (1.96 m)

46. Christopher Lee

Actor | Star Wars: Episode II - Attack of the Clones

Sir Christopher Frank Carandini Lee was perhaps the only actor of his generation to have starred in so many films and cult saga. Although most notable for personifying bloodsucking vampire, Dracula, on screen, he portrayed other varied characters on screen, most of which were villains, whether it ...

Top class actor whose height and presence have been used to great effective in recent years playing characters with a dark edge (Saruman and Count Dooku) has also played who also played classic monsters back in the day, like the Creature in The Curse of Frankenstein (1957) and Kharis in The Mummy (1959), although is perhaps best known for his turn as the Count in 1958's Dracula and 1970's Count Dracula and Scars of Dracula, 1972's Dracula Today and 1973's The Satanic Rites of Dracula.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

47. Tony Todd

Actor | Candyman

Perhaps best known for his chilling performance as "Candyman", the charismatic 6' 5" actor Tony Todd has consistently turned in compelling performances since his debut in the fantasy film Sleepwalk (1986). Born in Washington, D.C., Todd spent two years on a scholarship at the University of ...

Best known as Candyman and he has appeared in so many horror films it is impossible to count them all.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

48. Fred Gwynne

Actor | My Cousin Vinny

Fred Gwynne was an enormously talented character actor most famous for starring in the television situation comedies Car 54, Where Are You? (1961) (as Officer Francis Muldoon) and The Munsters (1964) (as the Frankenstein clone Herman Munster). He was very tall and had a resonant, baritone voice ...

Herman Munster

6' 5" (1.96 m)

49. Derek Mears

Actor | Swamp Thing

Derek Mears was born on April 29, 1972 in Bakersfield, California, USA. He has numerous credits as both an actor and a stuntman, and he got his breakthrough lead role in the 2009 Friday the 13th film. He is known for his work on Sleepy Hollow (2013-2017), Predators (2010) and Men in Black II (2002).

Played Jason Voorhees in the 2009 Ft13th reboot and a Predator in Predators.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

50. Ken Foree

Actor | Halloween

Large, likable, and muscular actor Ken Foree was born as Kentotis Alvin Foree on February 29, 1948, in Indianapolis, Indiana. Foree attended Loyola University in Chicago and studied acting at Michael Shulman's Performing Gallery in New York City. He began his career in off-Broadway theater and ...

Horror movie icon and a lovely chap. He signed my DotD DVD boset.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

51. Douglas Tait

Actor | Annabelle Comes Home

Douglas Tait was born on December 17, 1978 in Tarzana, California, USA as Douglas J. Tait. He is known for his work on Annabelle Comes Home (2019), Hellboy (2019) and Legacies (2018). He has been married to Isabel Cueva since March 8, 2003.

Becoming one of the go-to guys for creature actors in sci-fi and has played Railroad Jack in Jack the Reaper and the Abominog in The Knights of Badassdom.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

52. Timothy Whitfield

Producer | Friday the 13th: The Obsession

Timothy Whitfield was born on October 11, 1974 in Rhode Island, USA. He is a producer and editor, known for Friday the 13th: The Obsession (2011), Photographic (2012) and Burlesque Massacre (2011).

Played Jason Vorhees in a number of fan films and other non-cinematic outings.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

53. Vladimir Kulich

Actor | The Equalizer

Vladimir Kulich is known for his work in The Equalizer, Vikings, 13th Warrior, Smoking' Aces, Ironclad,The X Files, and as the voice of Ulfric Stormcloak in one of the most successful video games of all time, Skyrim-The Elder Scrolls. He has given memorable performances opposite academy award ...

The Beast in the Angel TV series.

6' 5" (1.96 m)

54. Joel Ezra Hebner

Actor | Kenny Chesney: Setting the World on Fire

Joel Ezra Hebner was born on March 28, 1981 in the USA. He is known for his work on Kenny Chesney: Setting the World on Fire (2016), Sleight (2016) and Flower (2017).

The creatures in Frankenstein Reborn and The Beast of Bay Road (the latter about a real-world lycanthropy case).

6' 5" (1.96 m)

55. Gunnar Hansen

Actor | The Texas Chain Saw Massacre

He was born in Reykjavik, Iceland and moved to the United States at the age of 5. Gunnar lived in Maine till he was 11, his family then moving to Texas, where he went to high school before attending the University of Texas. At the university, he did some theater work and majored in English and ...

Leatherface!!

6' 4" (1.93 m)

56. Vincent Price

Actor | Laura

Actor, raconteur, art collector and connoisseur of haute cuisine are just some of the attributes associated with Vincent Price. He was born of Welsh ancestry to prosperous parents ("not rich enough to evoke envy but successful enough to demand respect"). His uniquely cultivated voice and persona ...

A man of menace, whose voice almost defines creepiness.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

57. Michael Bailey Smith

Actor | Men in Black II

Michael Bailey Smith grew up as an Air Force brat, traveling the world, and he graduated from high school in Tehran, Iran. He later served in the renowned 82nd Airborne Division as a paratrooper. He attended college at Eastern Michigan University, where his athletic talents earned him a spot as a ...

His first acting credit on IMDB is as Super Freddy and he has played numerous monsters, including the lead baddies in Monster Man and Chain Letter.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

58. Ross Mullan

Actor | Clash of the Titans

Ross Mullan, originally from Montreal, Canada, has been living in the UK now for 20+ years. He began his performing career working mostly in mask and physical theatre companies and then began writing his own material and playing clubs and bars doing comedy. He then started working in theatre doing ...

Experienced British creature actor - he's appeared as a White Walker in GoT, a werewolf in Howl and a number of monsters in Doctor Who.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

59. Shuler Hensley

Actor | Van Helsing

Shuler Hensley was born on March 6, 1967 in Atlanta, Georgia, USA as Shuler Paul Hensley. He is an actor, known for Van Helsing (2004), Odd Thomas (2013) and Oklahoma! (1999).

Frankenstein's Monster in Van Helsing.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

60. Markus Taylor

Actor | Soundwave

Markus Taylor is an actor, known for Soundwave (2018), Deadheads (2011) and All I Need (2016).

Played Cheese, a rather dim zombie in DeadHeads, and Frankenstein in a short film.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

61. Robert Nairne

Special_effects | Solo: A Star Wars Story

Robert Nairne is known for his work on Solo: A Star Wars Story (2018), Star Wars: Episode VIII - The Last Jedi (2017) and Rogue One: A Star Wars Story (2016).

Vampire in Penny Dreadful and a female werewolf in Howl. Seems to be a new but up and coming in this field.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

62. Bostin Christopher

Actor | Unbreakable

Bostin Christopher is an actor, known for Unbreakable (2000), Otis (2008) and Glass (2019).

Played the eponymous serial abductor/killer in Otis and the chainsaw-wielding hitchhiker in the 2007 Superbowl Bud ad.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

63. William Finley

Actor | Phantom of the Paradise

Marvelously quirky, distinctive and versatile character actor William Franklin Finley was born on September 20, 1940 in New York City. Finley attended Columbia University, where he first met future filmmaker Brian De Palma. The lanky 6'4" Finley first began acting on the New York stage. He made his...

A popular character actor he has appeared in a number of horror films, although he doesn't usually play the monster.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

64. Ted White

Actor | Starman

Ted White was born on January 25, 1926 in Texas, USA. He is known for his work on Starman (1984), Romancing the Stone (1984) and Escape from New York (1981).

Was Jason in the 4th Friday 13th movie, although he asked not to have his name in the credits.

6' 4" (1.93 m)

65. Kane Hodder

Stunts | Se7en

Kane Hodder was born on April 8, 1955 in Auburn, California. He is best known for his role as horror icon Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: The New Blood (1988), Jason Takes Manhattan (1989), Jason Goes to Hell (1993), and Jason X (2001). He is also known for his role as the deformed serial killer...

Jason Vorhees from Friday 13th VII, the longest running actor behind the mask, Victor Crowley in the Hatchet films and Leatherface in Leatherface: The Texas Chainsaw Massacre III.

One of the shortest man on the list at a hair under 6'4''

6' 3½" (1.92 m)

66. Doug Jones

Actor | Hellboy II: The Golden Army

The youngest of four brothers, Doug Jones was born on May 24, 1960 in Indianapolis, Indiana, and grew up in the city's Northeastside. After attending Bishop Chatard High School, he headed off to Ball State University, where he graduated in 1982 with a Bachelor's degree in Telecommunications, with a...

The king of modern monster men, having played creatures in most of Guillermo del Toro's films.

6' 3½" (1.92 m)

67. Richard Brooker

Actor | Friday the 13th: Part III

Discovered by a casting magazine "Dramalogue" for the role of mindless killer Jason Voorhees in Friday the 13th: Part III (1982), Richard Brooker also gained the role of Oghris in "Deathstalker" (1983). It was the only acting experience of Brooker, who later start creating completely a different ...

Jason Vorhees in Ft13th 3.

6' 3" (1.91 m)

68. R.A. Mihailoff

Actor | Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III

R.A. Mihailoff is an actor and producer, known for Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990), License to Drive (1988) and Slasher.com (2017).

Leatherface in Leatherface: Texas Chainsaw Massacre III (1990).

His height is unclear, but he is not made to look too small by Ken Foree and is probably around the height of Kane Hodder. Most people estimate him to be:

6' 3" (1.91 m)

69. Robert Jacks

Actor | The Return of the Texas Chainsaw Massacre

Robert Jacks was born on August 9, 1959 in Monterey, California, USA as Robert Nick Jacks. He was an actor, known for Texas Chainsaw Massacre: The Next Generation (1994), A Troll's Bridge (2002) and Scary Movie (1991). He died on August 8, 2001 in Austin, Texas, USA.

70. Eugene Clark

Actor | Land of the Dead

Eugene Clark Brings Multiple Talents

Eugene Clark brings a career in theatre, television and film that is fascinating and diverse. A veteran of more than 100 television productions and 15 feature films, he won a Gemini Award (Canadian Emmy) for Best Supporting Actor in a Dramatic Series for his work...

Big Daddy in Land of the Dead and the one on the list who I've met - he was a very nice chap (which is why I included him, although he is one the shortest on the list. At 6' 3" he is the same height as my "little" brother, so it makes a handy reference point for me when it comes to considering how tall people are).

6' 3" (1.91 m)

71. Jeff Chase

Actor | Escape Plan: The Extractors

Born Jeffrey Lance Sniffen. Graduate of Passiac Valley Regional Valley Regional High School Little Falls NJ. Graduate of West Virginia University. Played football for the Mountaineers 1986-1991. Married to Kimberly 1991-2015 (Divorced). One son Cory Chase. Best Known for The Mechanic 2011, Mission ...

72. Scot Pollard

Actor | The Profit

Scot Pollard is an actor and producer, known for The Profit (2017), Jayhawkers (2014) and Rhino (2012).

73. Kyle Strauts

Stunts | The Cabin in the Woods

Kyle Strauts was born in Vancouver, British Columbia Canada. He has three brothers, one older and two younger. Kyle grew up in a very tight family and played a multitude of sports and extra curricular activities. Kyle even took one of the sports, lacrosse, to the professional level before leaving ...



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