Allison Janney Height

"An agent said he didn't know what to do with me, I wouldn't be able to play any parts but lesbians and aliens."

~ Allison Janney

Famous and award-winning actress, Allison Janney is known for her work in movies such as Miss Peregrine's Home for Peculiar Children, The Girl on the Train, The DUFF, Hairspray, among many others.

One thing we are going to say about Allison Janney is that she is one of the few women who manage to look taller than certified 5-feet-11 inches tall Michelle Obama.

CNN once mentioned Allison Janney's height as "Six feet -- 5'12" -- well CNN was spot on. Allison Janney has mentioned her height in the past as "definitely six feet" as well.

And from what we have seen of her (like with a nearly six feet tall John Travolta in Hairspray) and with other people, we have no doubt whatsoever about it that Allison is among the tallest female actresses of all time.

The real height of Allison Janney is

6" or 183 cm

Allison Janney height comparison with Charlize Theron and Gwendoline Christie
Allison Janney with Charlize Theron (5'10"), and Gwendoline Christie (6'3½")

For reference, here is the average human height around the world.

Country Male Female
Indonesia 5'4" 4'11"
India 5'5½" 5'½"
Mexico 5'6½" 5'1½"
China 5'6½" 5'1½"
Japan 5'7½" 5'2½"
Brazil 5'8" 5'3"
Russia 5'9" 5'3¾"
United States 5'9¼" 5'4"
United Kingdom 5'9½" 5'4¼"
Canada 5'10" 5'4½"
Australia 5'10" 5'4½"
Germany 5'10½" 5'5"
Sweden 5'11" 5'5½"
Netherlands 5'11½" 5'6"

Data was collected from official sources wherever possible. A more detailed chart can be found here.

"The real trick to auditioning is just letting go of trying to please them. Make it your own. That took me a long time to learn."

~ Allison Janney