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.

Action Heroes Guides
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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
Leeloo
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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).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Leeloo with height measurements
Leeloo
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Milla Jovovich
First Appearance
The Fifth Element (1997)

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Maximus Decimus Meridius
Size comparison drawings of Maximus Decimus Meridius comparing the heights of other related characters from action films

Maximus Decimus Meridius is a fictional character from Roman times most famously known for the movie Gladiator. This movie from 2000 is a classic! Played by Russel Crowe, Maximus Decimus Meridius is a fair yet violent character from Spain whose family was slain by the son of the Emperor when Maximus Decimus Meridius was chosen instead of him to lead the people when the Emperor dies. Riddled with rage and grief, Maximus Decimus Meridius goes on a quest to avenge the death of his family and kill the man responsible for the death of his family.

Maximus Decimus Meridius is portrayed by Russell Crowe with a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of Maximus Decimus Meridius with height measurements
Maximus Decimus Meridius is a fictional character from Roman times most famously known for the movie Gladiator. This movie from 2000 is a classic! Played by Russel Crowe, Maximus Decimus Meridius is a fair yet violent character from Spain whose family was slain by the son of the Emperor.

Maximus Decimus Meridius is portrayed by Russell Crowe with a height of 6’0” (1.83 m).

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Maximus Decimus Meridius
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6’0” | 1.83 m
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Russell Crowe
First Appearance
Gladiator (2000)

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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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Sarah Connor
Height comparison diagram of Sarah Connor compared to other action heroes

Sarah Connor is a main character in the Terminator movies and is relentlessly pursued by murderous T-800 Terminator robot, and she doesn’t even know why! Luckily a time traveling soldier comes to her rescue and tells her that she is being pursued because in the future she is actually the mother of John Connor and this killer cyborg, who became miraculously self aware, came back in time to kill her and prevent his birth all together. All this is just in the first movie, check out the others to see the legacy of Sarah and John Connor unfold.

Sarah Connor is portrayed by Linda Hamilton with a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Sarah Connor with overall height
Sarah Connor is a main character in the Terminator movies and is relentlessly pursued by murderous T-800 Terminator robot, and she doesn’t even know why! Luckily a time traveling soldier comes to her rescue and tells her that she is pursued because in the future she is the mother of their leader.

Sarah Connor is portrayed by Linda Hamilton with a height of 5’6” (1.68 m).

Collection of elevation drawings of Sarah Connor with overall height
Sarah Connor
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Actor
Linda Hamilton
First Appearance
The Terminator (1984)

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James Bond (Daniel Craig)
Size comparison drawings of James Bond (Craig) comparing the heights of other related James Bond characters

Daniel Craig is our current James Bond. He first appeared in 2006’s Casino Royale to critical and commercial success. Although fans were initially skeptical about Craig in the role, he won them over with his authentic portrayal of the character: he is often considered closest to Ian Fleming’s version of Bond. Craig has appeared in four further films; Quantum of Solace (2008), Skyfall (2012) and Spectre (2015).  His upcoming film, No Time To Die, will be the twenty-fifth installment in the James Bond franchise. It is due for release in late 2021.

James Bond is portrayed by Daniel Craig with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

Dimensioned elevation drawings of James Bond (Craig) with height measurements
Daniel Craig is our current James Bond. He first appeared in 2006’s Casino Royale to critical and commercial success. Although fans were initially skeptical about Craig in the role, he won them over with his authentic portrayal of the character: he is often considered closest to Ian Fleming’s idea.

James Bond is portrayed by Daniel Craig with a height of 5’10” (1.78 m).

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James Bond (Daniel Craig)
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Portrayal: 2006–Present

Actor
Daniel Craig
First Appearance
Casino Royale (2006)

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