The Daily Mail follows an interesting trend in Hollywood’s leading men, honing in on the height of iconic stars of yesterday, compared to today’s roster. While celebrities such as Tom Cruise are famously short at 5″7′, actors such as Sean Connery towered over co-stars at 6″2′. The article suggests that taller actors had a larger than life presence while today’s shorter counterparts represent a more normalized appeal. “Acting styles have changed. Directors are no longer looking for exceptional bruisers and traditional matinee idols. Our artistic tastes have become more naturalistic, at least where men are concerned.” Read more at DailyMail.co.uk.