Action Heroes are really brave. They are usually people that we see in adventure stories and films who get into all sorts of trouble and have to get their way out of it using their various skills. Action heroes usually engage in a lot of physical action, such as fighting, running, and driving. Furiosa is an action hero from the film franchise, Mad Max. She is the lead driver for the gang, and fights for both herself, and on the behalf of others who are suffering more than she is. She is physically and mentally strong, tough, and resilient.

What are the traits of an action hero?

The traits of an action hero include having bravery, conviction, courage to complete their tasks, and determination. An action hero is also often helpful, full of honesty, inspirational, and carries moral integrity. They are also protective, selfless, and have more strength than the average person.

When did action movies become popular?

Action movies started to become popular in the late 1960s and 1970s but did not become popular until the 1980s. Early action movies featured physical acrobatics and dangerous stunt work featured in the movies of Jackie Chan or Sammo Hung. Modern action movies are often modern variations of martial arts films.

Who is the greatest action hero?

The greatest action hero of all time is a debated subject, but it is considered to be Arnold Schwarzenegger. He has had a long career and has starred in various action roles and James Cameron movies. Arnold Schwarzenegger was the protagonist of various action films of the 1980s and 1990s.

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Bruce Lee
381000
5’8” | 1.73 m
November 27, 1940
Bruce Lee
173.000
1940.00
381000
3D
Bruce Lee
5’4” | 1.63 m
Buffy the Vampire Slayer (1992)
Buffy Summers
163.000
1992.00
39000
3D
Buffy Summers
5’10” | 1.78 m
March 10, 1940
Chuck Norris
178.000
1940.00
302000
3D
Chuck Norris
6’4” | 1.93 m
Dirty Harry (1971)
Dirty Harry
193.000
1971.00
74700
3D
Dirty Harry
Django
127000
5’9” | 1.75 m
Django Unchained (2012)
Django
175.000
2012.00
127000
3D
Django
5’10” | 1.78 m
Alien (1979)
Ellen Ripley
178.000
1979.00
14000
3D
Ellen Ripley
5’7” | 1.70 m
Mission: Impossible (1996)
Ethan Hunt
170.000
1996.00
11000
3D
Ethan Hunt
Furiosa
11000
5’10” | 1.78 m
Mad Max: Fury Road (2015)
Furiosa
178.000
2015.00
11000
3D
Furiosa
Han Solo
149000
6’1” | 1.85 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Han Solo
185.000
1977.00
149000
3D
Han Solo
6’1” | 1.85 m
July 13, 1942
Harrison Ford
185.000
1942.00
346000
3D
Harrison Ford
6’1” | 1.85 m
Raiders of the Lost Ark (1981)
Indiana Jones
185.000
1981.00
266000
3D
Indiana Jones
Jack Ryan
337000
6’3” | 1.91 m
Tom Clancy’s Jack Ryan (2018)
Jack Ryan
191.000
2018.00
337000
3D
Jack Ryan
5'10" | 1.78 m
Pirates of the Caribbean: The Curse of the Black Pearl (2003)
Jack Sparrow
178.000
2003.00
56000
3D
Jack Sparrow
5’9” | 1.75 m
April 7, 1954
Jackie Chan
175.000
1954.00
371000
3D
Jackie Chan
6’1” | 1.85 m
GoldenEye (1995)
James Bond (Brosnan)
185.000
1995.00
7100
3D
James Bond (Brosnan)
6’2” | 1.88 m
Dr. No (1962)
James Bond (Connery)
188.000
1962.00
10400
3D
James Bond (Connery)
5’10” | 1.78 m
Casino Royale (2006)
James Bond (Craig)
178.000
2006.00
15500
3D
James Bond (Craig)
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Living Daylights (1987)
James Bond (Dalton)
188.000
1987.00
2950
3D
James Bond (Dalton)
6’1” | 1.85 m
Live and Let Die (1973)
James Bond (Moore)
185.000
1973.00
3550
3D
James Bond (Moore)
5’10” | 1.78 m
The Bourne Identity (2002)
Jason Bourne
178.000
2002.00
105000
3D
Jason Bourne
6’0” | 1.83 m
Die Hard (1988)
John McClane
183.000
1988.00
14000
3D
John McClane
5’10” | 1.78 m
First Blood (1972)
John Rambo
178.000
1972.00
9500
3D
John Rambo
John Wick
926000
6’1” | 1.85 m
John Wick (2014)
John Wick
185.000
2014.00
926000
3D
John Wick
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Hunger Games (2012)
Katniss Everdeen
175.000
2012.00
37000
3D
Katniss Everdeen
6’2” | 1.88 m
300 (2007)
King Leonidas
188.000
2007.00
13000
3D
King Leonidas
5’6” | 1.68 m
Tomb Raider (2018)
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
168.000
2018.00
101950
3D
Lara Croft (Alicia Vikander)
5’7” | 1.70 m
Lara Croft: Tomb Raider (2001)
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
170.000
2001.00
105100
3D
Lara Croft (Angelina Jolie)
Leeloo
82000
5’9” | 1.75 m
The Fifth Element (1997)
Leeloo
175.000
1997.00
82000
3D
Leeloo
5’9” | 1.75 m
1977 (Episode IV: A New Hope)
Luke Skywalker
175.000
1977.00
133000
3D
Luke Skywalker
Mad Max
147700
5’10” | 1.78 m
Mad Max (1979)
Mad Max
178.000
1979.00
147700
3D
Mad Max
6’4” | 1.93 m
A Fistful of Dollars (1964)
Man with No Name
193.000
1964.00
8500
3D
Man with No Name
6’0” | 1.83 m
Gladiator (2000)
Maximus Decimus Meridius
183.000
2000.00
8900
3D
Maximus Decimus Meridius
Neo
99500
6’1” | 1.85 m
The Matrix (1999)
Neo
185.000
1999.00
99500
3D
Neo
5’6” | 1.68 m
The Terminator (1984)
Sarah Connor
168.000
1984.00
45000
3D
Sarah Connor
6’2” | 1.88 m
The Terminator (1984)
T-800 Terminator
188.000
1984.00
235000
3D
T-800 Terminator
5’11” | 1.85 m
Kill Bill: Vol. 1 (2003)
The Bride
185.000
2003.00
5900
3D
The Bride
5’8” | 1.73 m
The Matrix (1999)
Trinity
173.000
1999.00
9500
3D
Trinity
5’10” | 1.78 m
Braveheart (1995)
William Wallace
178.000
1995.00
85000
3D
William Wallace
Trinity
Height comparison diagram of Trinity compared to other Matrix characters

Trinity is a character in the Matrix film series. Little is known about her life before she swallowed the red pill. She has escaped the Matrix and works as a computer programmer and hacker for Zion, aboard the Nebuchadnezzar and under the command of Morpheus. Trinity is intelligent, fierce, and incredibly skilled. In the Matrix, her downloaded programmes mean she is competent at martial arts and can drive any motorcycle or vehicle. Trinity has become a cult icon. She is instantly recognisable, known for her short hair, all black latex outfits, and small, black sunglasses. She loves Neo and would do anything for him. She is played by Carrie-Anne Moss.

Trinity is portrayed by Carrie-Anne Moss with a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Trinity with overall height
Trinity is a character in the Matrix film series. Little is known about her life before she swallowed the red pill. She has escaped the Matrix and works as a computer programmer and hacker for Zion, aboard the Nebuchadnezzar and under the command of Morpheus. Trinity is intelligent and fierce.

Trinity is portrayed by Carrie-Anne Moss with a height of 5’8” (1.73 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Trinity with overall height
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Carrie-Anne Moss
First Appearance
The Matrix (1999)

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Chuck Norris
Scaled height comparison illustrations of Chuck Norris in relation to other action heroes

Chuck Norris, also known as Carlos Ray, is a pop culture icon whose martial art skills and acting gained him great fame! If you haven’t heard of Chuck Norris, where have you been hiding is the real question here. Along with being an actor and a screenwriter, Norris is a very accomplished martial artist who holds a black belt in Judo, Tang Soo Do and Brazillian Ju Jitsu. His black belt achievements and the type of roles he has played in films may be a direct reason for all the Chuck Norris memes out there that all imply Norris cannot be beat! Go ahead and Google some Chuck Norris memes for a good laugh!

Chuck Norris has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Chuck Norris labeled with overall height
Chuck Norris, also known as Carlos Ray, is a pop culture icon whose martial art skills and acting gained him great fame! If you haven’t heard of Chuck Norris, where have you been hiding is the real question here. Along with being an actor and a screenwriter, Norris is an accomplished martial artist.

Chuck Norris has a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Set of dimensioned drawings of Chuck Norris labeled with overall height
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Years Active: 1968–Present

Given Name
Carlos Ray Norris
Birthday
March 10, 1940

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James Bond (Sean Connery)
Height comparison diagram of James Bond (Connery) compared to other James Bond actors

Sean Connery was the first actor to play iconic British spy James Bond. He first appeared on our screens in 1962 with the release of Dr. No. He went on to play 007 a further six times in the following now classic Bond films; From Russia with Love (1963), Goldfinger (1964), Thunderball (1965), and You Only Live Twice (1967), Diamonds Are Forever (1971) and Never Say Never Again (1983). Sean Connery launched James Bond into the cultural phenomenon it is now. Sean Connery’s recognisable voice, charm and magnetism brought the character to life. He is often voted as the ultimate Bond.

James Bond was portrayed by Sean Connery with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of James Bond (Connery) with overall height
Sean Connery was the first actor to play iconic British spy James Bond. He first appeared on our screens in 1962 with the release of Dr. No. He went on to play 007 a further six times in the following now classic Bond films. He is often voted as the ultimate Bond.

James Bond was portrayed by Sean Connery with a height of 6’2” (1.88 m).

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Portrayal: 1962–71; 1983

Actor
Sean Connery
First Appearance
Dr. No (1962)

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Leeloo
Size comparison drawings of Leeloo comparing the heights of other related characters from action films

Leeloo is the human form of a supreme being that is later to be revealed to be the titular character in the film, The Fifth Element (1997). Appearing as an orange haired human, Leeloo keeps her speech short and has superhuman strength and combat abilities that she uses to protect her allies in her mission. The Fifth Element is a popular science action movie starring Bruce Willis set in the 23rd century. The writer of the movie, Luc Besson, began writing the movie when he was only 16 years old and would not see it open in theaters until he was 38. Although The Fifth Element had mixed reviews when it was released, it has come into its own over time as a cult-classic in the science fiction world.

Leeloo is portrayed by Milla Jovovich with a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Leeloo with height measurements
Leeloo is the human form of a supreme being that is later to be revealed to be the titular character in the film, The Fifth Element (1997). Appearing as an orange haired human, Leeloo keeps her speech short and has superhuman strength and combat abilities that she uses to protect her allies.

Leeloo is portrayed by Milla Jovovich with a height of 5’9” (1.75 m).

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Milla Jovovich
First Appearance
The Fifth Element (1997)

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James Bond (Pierce Brosnan)
Height comparison diagram of James Bond (Brosnan) compared to other James Bond actors

Pierce Brosnan was the Bond of the 90s. He first appeared on our screens in 1995’s GoldenEye which was a commercial and critical success. Brosnan went on to appear in three more films; Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002). Brosnan received mush praise for his stylish portrayal of the infamous spy and is credited with the revival of the franchise after its hiatus. He is in some ways the quintessential Bond; he displays a cool elegance but without the earlier traits of male dominance. Pierce Brosnan was succeeded in the role by English actor Daniel Craig.

James Bond was portrayed by Pierce Brosnan with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of James Bond (Brosnan) with overall height
Pierce Brosnan was the Bond of the 90s. He first appeared on our screens in 1995’s GoldenEye which was a commercial and critical success. Brosnan went on to appear in three more films; Tomorrow Never Dies (1997), The World Is Not Enough (1999) and Die Another Day (2002).

James Bond was portrayed by Pierce Brosnan with a height of 6’1” (1.85 m).

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James Bond (Pierce Brosnan)
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6’1” | 1.85 m
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Portrayal: 1995–2002

Actor
Pierce Brosnan
First Appearance
GoldenEye (1995)

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