7. Saffron Burrows (5'11" – 180cm)
Saffron Burrows was first discovered by a fashion photographer when she was a teenager and had a successful modeling career in her native Britain, before becoming an actress.
She has since appeared in films like Troy and TV shows like Law & Order and Mozart in the Jungle.
8. Nicole Kidman (5'11" – 180cm)
Nicole Kidman has always been tall, and was even called ‘storky’ as a teenager. Since then she’s become one of Hollywood biggest actresses, won an Academy Award (for The Hours), five Golden Globe awards and two Emmys (for Big Little Lies).
Kidman famously told Late Night host David Letterman, when asked about her plans after divorcing Tom Cruise - “well, I can wear heels now".
9. Famke Janssen (5'11" – 180cm)
Famke Janssen is another tall actress who started out as a successful model.
The Dutch-born moved to the US in the 90s to pursue her modeling career, and began receiving small TV roles in the 90s - until she got her breakout role as Bond femme fatale Xenia Onatopp.
10. Rebecca Romijn (5'11" – 180cm)
Growing up, Rebecca Romijn suffered from scoliosis and chronic pain due to the rapid growth spurt she experienced as a teenager, and once even gave herself the nickname ‘Jolly Blonde Giant’ as a joke.
In addition to her successful modeling career, Romijn is best known for being on the Marvel films X-Men and The Punisher, and for Ugly Betty.