Last time we checked the sources that track such things, the average height of American and European men was about 5 feet 10 inches. That varies depending on genetics, of course, but what's really mind-boggling is how much taller some male celebrities on the shorter side seem to look to us.

So we decided to check on the stature of some famous dudes known for their larger-than-life personas on stage or screen to see exactly how much we've been duped. A few are famously short, but just how wee they are may surprise you. Especially the last one on the list.