- Brad Garrett
- 2.032 metre(s)
- United States ()
The tallest leading man on screen is Brad Garrett (USA, b. Bradley Henry Gerstenfeld), who stands at least 6 ft 8 in (203.2 cm). The stand-up comedian, professional poker player and actor was nominated for the Emmy Award for Outstanding Lead Actor in a Miniseries or Movie for Gleason (CBS, 2002), in which he portrayed the real-life comedian Jackie Gleason; he also played the lead character Eddie Stark in the sitcom 'Til Death (Fox) from 2006 to 2010.
To realistically depict the 5-ft 11-in (180.3-cm) Jackie Gleason, Garrett was filmed on sets with door frames raised to 8 ft (244 cm), and his fellow actors wore boots with 7-in (17.8-cm) lifts. The tallest leading Hollywood actors include James Cromwell (6 ft 7 in or 200.6 cm, the tallest Oscar-nominated actor) and, at 6 ft 5 in (195.5 cm), Dwayne "The Rock" Johnson, Armie Hammer, Tim Robbins, Joe Manganiello and John Corbett.