It's about as tall as Gary Coleman
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 1.4 m tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Danny DeVito
In other words, 1.40 meters is 0.93 times the height of Danny DeVito, and the height of Danny DeVito is 1.1 times that amount.(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 1.5 m tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Matt Roloff
In other words, 1.40 meters is 1.1 times the height of Matt Roloff, and the height of Matt Roloff is 0.91 times that amount.(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 1.3 m. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Hervé Villechaize
In other words, 1.40 meters is 1.2 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.83 times that amount.(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 1.2 m. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about four-fifths as tall as Napoleon
In other words, 1.40 meters is 0.82 times the height of Napoleon, and the height of Napoleon is 1.2 times that amount.(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)
Despite his frequent characterizations as much shorter than average, Napoleon was a period-average height of approximately 1.70 m. The mis-characterizations have been attributed to British propaganda and to the confusion between French and British units of measurements used at the time.
It's about four-fifths as tall as a Refrigerator (Side-by-side)
In other words, 1.40 meters is 0.782 times the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side), and the height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is 1.28 times that amount.(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 1.79 m in total exterior height. When General Electric released its first widely-marketed refrigerator — the "Monitor Top" model — in 1927, it sold over one million units.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Kenny Baker
In other words, 1.40 meters is 1.3 times the height of Kenny Baker, and the height of Kenny Baker is 0.77 times that amount.(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 1.1 m. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).