How Tall Are Other ‘James Bond’ Actors Compared to Daniel

Daniel Craig represents James Bond to an entire generation of fans

Making his Bond debut in 2006’s Casino Royale, Craig will have played Bond for over 16 years with the upcoming release of No Time to Die Because of this, many people see Craig as the quintessential James Bond and the standard to which all James Bonds will be held up

Compared to other Bond legends such as Sean Connery and Pierce Brosnan, many feel that Craig ranks at the top with them

But how does Craig compare to his predecessors in terms of his height?

And who really was the tallest James Bond actor?

Daniel Craig’s claim to fame

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Born on March 2, 1968, Daniel Craig’s mother was an art teacher and his father was a steel fitter

After years of honing his craft, his breakthrough role came in the form of a successful BBC drama series called Our Friends in the North

But it was his roles in Lara Croft: Tomb Raider and Road to Perdition that gave Craig his international fame, which in turn would put him on the path to becoming James Bond

How Daniel Craig’s height compares to other Bond actors

According to Celeb Heights, Craig’s measurements read about 5-feet, -10 inches and some change

Craig is actually the shortest of all the Bond actors

His predecessors measured around 6 feet in reach, with Celeb Heights listing Sean Connery as the tallest at 6 feet, -‘2 inches

Timothy Dalton catches Connery a little at 6 feet – ‘1 inch

Pierce Brosnan, who was James Bond for many in the 90s, stands between 6 feet and 6 feet – 1 inch

Although Craig has never confirmed how tall he was, he did make a small joke about his height in a BBC radio interview

Daniel Craig initially met with a negative response when he was cast to play 007

In an interview with Entertainment Weekly, casting director Debbie McWilliams discussed the loud reaction to Craig’s casting

The press reaction was terrible and I felt so bad for him,” McWilliams revealed

“All the way through the movie, things would come out that he couldn’t walk and talk, he couldn’t run, he couldn’t drive properly, so many things that were completely and utterly untrue “

Four successful James Bond films later, it seems McWilliams was right

Daniel Craig’s Personal Life

Daniel Craig is currently married to Rachel Weisz, who starred in her own blockbuster series in Black Widow

For Weisz, her marriage to Requiem For a Dream director Darren Aronofsky was coming to an end

Daniel Craig currently has two children

Ella Craig is his daughter from his first marriage to Fiona, and while he shares his younger three-year-old daughter with Weisz

No Time To Die will be Craig’s final Bond film and his swan song represents his departure from the franchise

Craig’s predecessor Pierce Brosnan offered the star some sage Bond to Bond advice to help his transition away from 007

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