Gael García Bernal, the short Mexican actor known for 'The Motorcycle Diaries', has come forward about his height - a small five foot, seven inches - and how he believes that it has not impacted on his acting career, as he is still wanted for leading-man roles in movies.

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Bernal furthers his point by explaining that his height may in fact be a blessing in disguise, as superstar Tom Cruise is actually a similar height to him in real life. He jokingly explains that: "A lot of leading actors are small. Maybe you have to be small to fit into the TV."