Kevin Costner height: How tall is Yellowstone star Kevin Costner?

Contemporary cowboy Western series Yellowstone has built up a loyal fanbase over the past three seasons. The latest outing left things on a catastrophic note as it looked like most of the major characters could be close to death. The show has also introduced a new generation of fans to some of the cast members including Kevin Costner.

How tall is Yellowstone star Kevin Costner?

Double Academy Award winner Costner has had a career spanning the best part of 40 years.

He has worked not only as an actor but also as a producer and director during this time across film and television.

Some of Costner's biggest projects include The Bodyguard, Robin Hood: Prince of Thieves, The Postman and Dances With Wolves.

While Costner may be a Hollywood A-lister, he's found a new wave of fans from Yellowstone in which he plays ranch owner John Dutton, a man trying to protect his land from outsiders.

Despite his stature in his younger years, Costner was an avid fan of sport and his first love was basketball.

Speaking to the Guardian back in 2007, Costner shared his love of basketball, explaining: "I was not an academic kid.

"I knew I was not going to do well in school, so sports took over.

"I enjoyed playing sports so much I thought about carrying on with it, but I could never have made a living.

"My family moved around a lot and I was very small: when I was 16 I was about 5ft 2in and weighed 93 pounds [six-and-a-half stone]. I grew later in college.

"So, by the time I actually started to realise I could have played at a good level, I had already given up because of my size and all the moving. I turned to movies."

Despite pursuing his acting career, Costner's passion never died and even made a few baseball movies.

He revealed he still played on basketball although his court was a far cry from the streets of Compton.

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