Originally Posted by T_J
The average male stands 5'9 tall (1m75). Taking into account that Elvis had lifts in his shoes and used big heels during the 70s, I don't think that he was larger than the average American.
Funny link: Celebs faking their height
"It's said Stallone stands between 5-feet-8 and 5-feet-10, which looks about right. While that's the average height of a grown man, it's apparently Lilliputian to spectators who want their screen heroes bigger than life"