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How long is 149.9 barleycorns?

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It's about as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 1 times 149.9 barleycorns.
(1961-) (actor and reality television star)
Matt Roloff, most famous for his role on the reality television show Little People, Big World, is an LP with a height of 150 barleycorns. In 1985, Roloff stared as an Ewok — one of the small, woodland creatures from the Star Wars franchise — in the movie Ewoks: The Battle for Endor
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, 149.9 barleycorns is 0.91 times the height of Gary Coleman, and the height of Gary Coleman is 1.1 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Gary Wayne Coleman) (1978-2009) (actor)
Gary Coleman, most famous for his role as Arnold Jackson on the sitcom Diff'rent Strokes was 170 barleycorns tall. His small stature was a result of a congenital kidney disease. Coleman worked as a security guard since following his career as an actor.
It's about one-and-one-tenth times as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.91 times 149.9 barleycorns.
(a.k.a. Hervé Jean-Pierre Villechaize) (1943-1993) (actor)
Hervé Villechaize, most famous for his role as Tattoo on the 1978-84 television series Fantasy Island, was an LP with a height of 140 barleycorns. Villechaize's form of dwarfism, spondyloepiphyseal dysplasia-brachydactyly and distinctive speech (SED-BDS), is also known as "Tattoo dysplasia" or "Fantasy Island syndrome."
It's about nine-tenths as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, 149.9 barleycorns is 0.85 times the height of Danny DeVito, and the height of Danny DeVito is 1.2 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
It's about one-and-one-fifth times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, the height of Kenny Baker is 0.83 times 149.9 barleycorns.
(a.k.a. Kenneth George Baker) (1934-) (actor)
Kenny Baker, most famous for his role as R2-D2 in the Star Wars film franchise, is an LP with a height of 130 barleycorns. Baker and his wife, Eileen, both made brief appearances as the small, woodland creatures known as Ewoks in the 1984 Star Wars movie, Star Wars: Return of the Jedi (a.k.a. Star Wars Episode VI: Return of the Jedi).
It's about four-fifths as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, 149.9 barleycorns is 0.79 times the height of Muggsy Bogues, and the height of Muggsy Bogues is 1.3 times that amount.
(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
It's about three-fourths as tall as Napoleon.
In other words, the height of Napoleon is 1.3 times 149.9 barleycorns.
(a.k.a. Napoleon Bonaparte; a.k.a. Napoleon I, a.k.a. Napoleone di Buonaparte) (1759-1821) (French leader)