Tall: Female actresses Over 5'10"by tallgina | created - 03 Aug 2011 | updated - 26 Jul 2014 | Public
1. Tara Moss
Actress | Kelly's Thesis
Since 1999 Tara Moss has written 13 bestselling books, published in 19 countries and 13 languages. Her latest is the internationally bestselling historical crime novel The War Widow published with with HarperCanada, HarperCollins Australia, and launching in May 2020 with Dutton Books at Penguin ...
6'1 / 1973 / Canadian / Live in Australia
Actress | The Edge
Elle Macpherson was born on March 29, 1964 in Cronulla, Sydney, New South Wales, Australia as Eleanor Nancy Gow. She is a producer and actress, known for The Edge (1997), Batman & Robin (1997) and Sirens (1994). She has been married to Jeffrey Soffer since July 2013. She was previously married ...
6' / 1964 / Australian
Actress | The Blue Lagoon
"Want to know what comes between me and my Calvins? Nothing". If you have not heard of Brooke Shields before, this tagline from her Calvin Klein Jeans ad had to grab your attention. Not that she has not had a previously noteworthy resume. She was born on May 31, 1965 in New York City and, at age 12,...
6' / 1965 / USA
Actress | You
Saffron Burrows, known for her work in critically acclaimed films, stars in the Golden Globe winning Amazon series Mozart in the Jungle. Upcoming, Burrows will star in award-winning playwright Tom Dugan's one-woman drama Jackie Unveiled at the Wallis Annenberg Center for the Performing Arts. The ...
6' / 1972 / UK
5. Uma Thurman
Actress | Kill Bill: Vol. 1
Uma Karuna Thurman was born in Boston, Massachusetts, into a highly unorthodox and internationally-minded family. She is the daughter of Nena Thurman (née Birgitte Caroline von Schlebrügge), a fashion model and socialite who now runs a mountain retreat, and of Robert Thurman (Robert Alexander ...
6' / 1970 / USA
Actress | Alien
Sigourney Weaver was born Susan Alexandra Weaver, on October 8, 1949, in Leroy Hospital in New York City. Her father, TV producer Sylvester L. Weaver Jr., originally wanted to name her Flavia, because of his passion for Roman history (he had already named her elder brother Trajan). Her mother, ...
6' / 1949 / USA
Actress | X-Men: The Last Stand
Famke Janssen was born November 5, 1964, in Amstelveen, the Netherlands, and has two other siblings. Moving to America in the 1980s, she modeled for Chanel in New York. Later, taking a break from modeling, she attended Columbia University, majoring in literature.
This model-turned-actress broke into...
6' / 1964 / Netherland
Actress | A Single Man
Nicole Steinwedell is an American actress from San Diego, California. She studied theater at Northwestern University.
Nicole is best known for her breakout role in David Mamet and Shawn Ryan's CBS hit, "The Unit", playing the first female member of Delta Force. She also starred in A&E's "Breakout ...
5'11 / USA
Actress | X-Men
Rebecca Alie Romijn was born on November 6, 1972 in Berkeley, California. Her father was Dutch-born and worked as a custom-furniture maker. Her mother was American-born, with Dutch and English ancestry, and was a teacher of English. Rebecca attended Berkeley High School where her nickname was the "...
5'11 / 1972 / USA
10. Kristanna Loken
Actress | Terminator 3: Rise of the Machines
Kristanna Sommer Loken was born in Ghent, New York, to Rande (Porath) and Merlin "Chris" Loken. She is of half Norwegian and half German descent. She began her modeling career at the early age of 15. Encouraged by her mother, who was a model prior to her daughter's birth, Kristanna's modeling ...
5'11 / 1979 / USA
11. Adrianne Palicki
Actress | G.I. Joe: Retaliation
Adrianne Palicki was born on May 6, 1983 in Toledo, Ohio, to Nancy (French) and Jeffrey Palicki. Her father is of Polish and Hungarian descent, and her mother is of English and German ancestry. Adrianne graduated from Whitmer High School. She did not take the stage in her first play until she was a...
5'11 / 1983 / USA
12. Laura Dern
Actress | Jurassic Park
Laura Dern was born on February 10, 1967 in Los Angeles, the daughter of actors Bruce Dern and Diane Ladd. Dern was exposed to movie sets and the movie industry from infancy, and obtained several bit parts as a child. Her parents divorced when Dern was two and Dern lost contact with her father for ...
5'10 1/2 / 1967 / USA
13. Shannon Tweed
Actress | Detroit Rock City
Shannon Tweed was born in St. John's, Newfoundland and Labrador, Canada. She rose to stardom as Miss November 1981 for Playboy magazine. In 1982, Shannon began her film career and also appeared in the soap opera Falcon Crest (1981). She became Playmate of the Year in 1982. She was briefly involved ...
5'10 / 1957 / Canada
14. Rachel Nichols
Actress | G.I. Joe: The Rise of Cobra
Rachel Emily Nichols was born in Augusta, Maine, the daughter of Alison and James Nichols, a schoolteacher. She has English, French Canadian, German, Irish, Italian and Scottish ancestry. She attended and graduated from Cony High School in Augusta, where she competed in the high jump. She attended ...
5'10 / 1980 / USA
15. Catherine Bell
Actress | Bruce Almighty
Catherine was born in London, but she moved to California with her Iranian mother at the age of two. Her mother still acts as her personal assistant. As a girl, she acted in various TV advertisements. She went to UCLA to study biology/ pre-medicine, but she dropped out to become a model in Japan. ...
5'10 / 1968 / UK
Actress | Species
Natasha Henstridge was born on August 15, 1974 in Springdale, Newfoundland, Canada. Known for movies like Species (1995) and The Whole Nine Yards (2000), she started her career as a model in Paris, France at the tender age of 15. After leaving home to begin her modeling career in the ...
5'10 / 1974 / Canada
17. Tamsin Egerton
Actress | Grimsby
Egerton attended Ditcham Park School near Petersfield in Hampshire, where she says she was bullied. She also states she truanted, preferring to go to modeling shoots. After finishing school at 16 with nine A-grade GCSEs, Egerton decided to pursue acting rather than going to university. She had a ...
5'10 / 1988 / UK
18. Andrea Parker
Actress | The Pretender
Parker is a native Californian. She began ballet study at age 6, trained with youth programs around the country and, at age 15, joined the San Francisco Ballet. After three years of touring, she switched to contemporary dance and began studying acting while working as a bartender. Shortly ...
5'10 / 1970 / USA
19. Lucy Lawless
Actress | Xena: Warrior Princess
New Zealand icon Lucy Lawless is most known for her role as "Xena the Warrior Princess". Lucy is married to producer Rob Tapert (Robert Gerard Tapert) and resides in New Zealand. They have two sons, Julius Robert Bay Tapert and Judah Miro Tapert, who were both born in New Zealand. Lucy also has a ...
5'10 / 1968 / New Zelland
20. Julia Roberts
Actress | Pretty Woman
Julia Fiona Roberts never dreamed she would become the most popular actress in America. She was born in Smyrna, Georgia, to Betty Lou (Bredemus) and Walter Grady Roberts, one-time actors and playwrights, and is of English, Irish, Scottish, Welsh, German, and Swedish descent. As a child, due to her ...
5'10 / 1967 / USA
21. Liv Tyler
Liv Tyler is an actress of international renown and has been a familiar face on our screens for over two decades and counting. She began modelling at the age of fourteen before pursuing a career in acting. After making her film debut in Bruce Beresford's Silent Fall, she was cast by fledgling ...
5'10 / 1977 / USA
22. Moon Bloodgood
Actress | Terminator Salvation
Moon Bloodgood was born on September 20, 1975 in Alliance, Nebraska, USA as Korinna Moon Bloodgood. She is known for her work on Terminator Salvation (2009), Faster (2010) and The Sessions (2012). She was previously married to Grady Hall.
5'10 / 1975 / USA
23. Blake Lively
Actress | Gossip Girl
Blake Lively was born Blake Ellender Brown in Tarzana, California, to a show business family. Her mother, Elaine Lively (née McAlpin), is an acting coach and talent manager, and her father, Ernie Lively (born Ernest Wilson Brown, Jr.), is an actor and teacher. Her brother is actor Eric Lively, and ...
5'10 / 1987 / USA
24. Jennifer Wilson
Actress | BYRDwatch
Jennifer Wilson was born on October 5, 1980 in Warren, Michigan, USA as Jennifer Ann Wilson. She is an actress and producer, known for BYRDwatch (2011), How I Met Your Mother (2005) and Chase the Slut (2010).
6'2 / 1980 / USA
25. Monika Schnarre
Actress | Waxwork II: Lost in Time
At 14 Monika Schnarre was the youngest girl ever to win the prestigious Ford Modeling Agency's "Supermodel of the World" competition. At 15 she was the youngest ever to have appeared on the cover of "American Vogue" and in the pages of the coveted "Sports Illustrated" swimsuit issue.
After a short ...
6'2 / 1971 / Canada
26. Susan Anton
Actress | Goldengirl
Susan Anton has been recognized as a multi-talented international star for more than 35 years in television, film, theater, and concert venues. She was nominated for a Golden Globe in her first film outing, Goldengirl (1979), and was soon thereafter signed by NBC to star in her own variety show, ...
5'11 1/2 / 1950 / USA
27. Lena Olin
Actress | The Unbearable Lightness of Being
Swedish-born Lena Olin already had a successful career as an actress before she came to Hollywood. She acted at the Royal Theatre in Stockholm and was directed by Ingmar Bergman. She was born in Stockholm, to actors Britta Holmberg and Stig Olin, who appeared in six of Bergman's films. Lena also ...
5'11 / 1955 / Sweden
28. Margaret Colin
Actress | Independence Day
Margaret Colin was born in Brooklyn, New York and raised on Long Island. She graduated from Baldwin Senior High School in 1976. Margaret began acting in The Edge of Night (1956) (her character was a heiress and former terrorist, with seven murder attempts), and was employed next on As the World ...
5'11 / 1958 / USA
29. Tricia Helfer
Actress | Battlestar Galactica
Tricia Helfer is a Canadian cover girl model-turned-actress who has developed her resume beyond the catwalk to include many diverse roles highlighting her versatile and natural screen presence. Best known as the face of the series, and for her Leo award-winning lead performance as the humanoid, ...
5'11 / 1974 / Canada
30. Brigitte Nielsen
Actress | Red Sonja
Actress, model, presenter and singer Brigitte Nielsen was born July 15, 1963 in Rødovre, a little place near Copenhagen in Denmark. At the end of high school when she was sixteen, Gitte (her given name) left her family to begin her modeling career. She worked for top fashion designers like Giorgio ...
6'1 / 1963 / Danmark
Actress | Drop Zone
Claire was born in London, England. Her father is English and her mother is German. They moved to Canada when she was very young so even though she has a British passport she considers herself a Canadian. She went to school in Toronto and grew up around the High Park area. She worked as a model in ...
6'1 / 1964 / UK
32. Valérie Wiseman
Actress | Warcraft
6'1 / Canada
Actress | The Black Dahlia
Claudia was born and raised in a tiny village just outside Cambridge, England and is the 2nd eldest of four children. Her Father being a gifted painter and her Mother a notable poet naturally led to Claudia's pursuit of all things artistic at a very early age. She was awarded a scholarship at a ...
6' / 1971 / UK
34. Jennifer Baxter
Actress | Land of the Dead
Jennifer Baxter was born in 1976 in Vancouver, British Columbia, Canada. She is an actress and writer, known for Land of the Dead (2005), Frequency (2000) and Dark Water (2005). She has been married to Mike Beaver since December 20, 2002.
5'11 / 1976 / Canada
35. Catherine McCord
Actress | Raising Helen
Catherine McCord was born on May 10, 1974 in Louisville, Kentucky, USA. She is an actress, known for Raising Helen (2004), Red State (2011) and Derailed (2005). She is married to Jonathan Gordon. They have three children.
5'11 / 1974 / US
Stunts | Avengers: Endgame
Monique Ganderton was born in Edmonton, Alberta, Canada. Monique has always been adventurous. She achieved high levels of track and field, equestrian show jumping and is also a certified snowboard instructor. Monique was involved in diving, gymnastics, softball, figure skating, equestrian and later...
5'11 / 1980 / Canada