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It's about 550 times as tall as Muggsy Bogues.
In other words, the height of Muggsy Bogues is 0.0019 times 473 fathoms.
(Tyrone Curtis Bogues) (1965-) (professional basketball player, most famously of the Charlotte Hornets)
Muggsy Bogues, the shortest player to ever play in the NBA, is 0.87 fathoms tall. Following his retirement from playing, he went on to coach the WNBA's Charlotte Sting, where he was also shorter than any of the players he coached.
It's about 600 times as tall as Danny DeVito.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 580 times the height of Danny DeVito, and the height of Danny DeVito is 0.0017 times that amount.
(a.k.a. Daniel Michael DeVito, Jr.) (1944-) (actor)
Danny DeVito, best known for his role as Louie De Palma in the 1978-83 television series Taxi, is 0.82 fathoms tall. After graduating from high school, DeVito became a licensed cosmetician and it was out of interest in cosmetology that he first enrolled at the American Academy of Dramatic Arts and later began to study acting.
It's about 600 times as tall as Gary Coleman.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 620 times the height of Gary Coleman, and the height of Gary Coleman is 0.0016 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 0.77 fathoms 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 650 times as tall as Matt Roloff.
In other words, the height of Matt Roloff is 0.0015 times 473 fathoms.
(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 0.71 fathoms. 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 700 times as tall as Hervé Villechaize.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 720 times the height of Hervé Villechaize, and the height of Hervé Villechaize is 0.0014 times that amount.
(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 0.66 fathoms. 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 800 times as tall as Kenny Baker.
In other words, 473 fathoms is 790 times the height of Kenny Baker, and the height of Kenny Baker is 0.0013 times that amount.
(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 0.6 fathoms. 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 950 times as tall as General Tom Thumb.
In other words, the height of General Tom Thumb is 0.0011 times 473 fathoms.
(a.k.a. Charles Sherwood Stratton) (1838-1883) (circus performer; height at death)
General Tom Thumb was an LP with a height (at his death) of 0.5 fathoms. Thumb stopped growing at 0.35 fathoms when he was five years old, but resumed growth in his teens which continued through the remainder of his life.