# How long is 1,500 milimeters?

It's about as tall as Danny DeVito
The height of Danny DeVito is about 1,500 milimeters.
(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 1,500 milimeters 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 Gary Coleman
The height of Gary Coleman is about 1,400 milimeters.
(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 1,400 milimeters 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 Napoleon
The height of Napoleon is about 1,700 milimeters.
(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 1,700 milimeters. 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)
The height of a Refrigerator (Side-by-side) is about 1,790 milimeters.
(a.k.a. Fridge, a.k.a Icebox) (for G.E. Profile model no. PSDW3YGXSS; total exterior height)
A common refrigerator model measures 1,790 milimeters 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-one-fifth times as tall as Matt Roloff
The height of Matt Roloff is about 1,300 milimeters.
(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 1,300 milimeters. 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 four-fifths as long as a Full Size Bed
The length of a Full Size Bed is about 1,905 milimeters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Full-Size mattress measures 1,905 milimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about four-fifths as long as a Twin Size bed
The length of a Twin Size bed is about 1,905 milimeters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Twin-Size mattress measures 1,905 milimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-three-tenths times as tall as Hervé Villechaize
The height of Hervé Villechaize is about 1,200 milimeters.
(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 1,200 milimeters. 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 three-fourths as tall as Michael Jordan
The height of Michael Jordan is about 2,000 milimeters.
(1963-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Chicago Bulls)
Michael Jordan is 1,980 milimeters tall. While a sophomore in high school, Jordan was about 200 milimeters shorter and was denied the opportunity to play on the varsity team, supposedly because his coach considered him too short.
It's about three-fourths as long as a Queen Size Bed
The length of a Queen Size Bed is about 2,032 milimeters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A Queen-Size mattress measures 2,032 milimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about three-fourths as long as a King Size Bed
The length of a King Size Bed is about 2,032 milimeters.
(North American/Australian standard; length; mattress only)
A King-Size mattress measures 2,032 milimeters from head to foot. Although most antique beds were smaller than modern beds, it was not uncommon for beds in the medieval Europe to reach 5 sq. m (49 sq. ft) for those in positions of wealth or power.
It's about one-and-two-fifths times as tall as Kenny Baker
The height of Kenny Baker is about 1,100 milimeters.
(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-2016) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, was an LP with a height of 1,100 milimeters. 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).
It's about two-thirds as tall as André the Giant
The height of André the Giant is about 2,200 milimeters.
(Andr( Ren( Ruossimoff) (1946-1993) (wrestler and actor; WWE kayfabe height)
Andr& the Giant, who had a pituitary syndrome called acromegaly, was 2,200 milimeters tall. Prior to 1973, Roussimoff was billed as having a height of 2,100 milimeters and his true height is the subject of some dispute.
It's about two-thirds as tall as Shaq
The height of Shaq is about 2,200 milimeters.
(Shaquille O'Neal) (1972-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Los Angeles Lakers)
Shaq is 2,200 milimeters tall. Shaq maintains an active interest in police work and has served as a reserve officer in both Los Angeles, California and Miami, Florida while playing for NBA franchises in those cities.
It's about two-thirds as tall as a Christmas Tree (artificial)
The height of a Christmas Tree (artificial) is about 2,300 milimeters.
(artificial; average height)
The most common height of an artificial Christmas Tree is 2,300 milimeters. According to the most recent USDA Census of Agriculture, a total of 1,389.59 sq. km (343,374 acres) of Christmas Trees were farmed in the US in 2007.

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