How tall is Jon Pertwee

Jon Pertwee's Height

6ft 2in (188 cm)

English Actor best known for playing the Third incarnation of The Doctor in BBC Hit series Doctor Who from 1970-74. He also starred as the titular character in the TV series Worzel Gummidge. His son Sean Pertwee (Dog Soldiers) said in The Express, "He was a lot more insecure than anyone would believe of a 6ft 3in guy"

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Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Jun/16
Personally, I'd rate this guy as a strong 6ft2 and Baker a weak 6ft3...
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/May/16
Rob, who do you think was taller at peak, Jon Pertwee or Tom Baker?
Editor Rob:
I have actually rewatched all pertwee stories, in some he had a wee 1.5-1.7 inch heeled shoe...I intend to rewatch Baker's stuff next, but in person especially the first time I saw him he still looked quite tall.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Mar/16
He looked a very strong 6ft2 guy at least in the 60's-70's and sometimes near 6ft3. In the 80's-90's he may very well have been less.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 9/Feb/16
Rob, isn't 6ft2 flat a bit low?

He looked nearer 6ft3 in Doctor Who for sure. Later on he may have been this mark though
Editor Rob: I watched a lot of Pertwee and didn't really think he looked over 6ft 2 the more episodes I watched.
Chaz said on 28/Nov/13
I met him in 1986,at the BBC studios,at lime Grove,I stand right next to him in the Canteen,and was shocked how tall he was,a good 6'2''+ must of been 6'3'' as a young man.
tom said on 15/Sep/12
Met him in oldham england few years before he passed,looked a tiny bit shorter than me {6' 2.5"} but he was in his 70's i think so its to be expected.
Middle-sized Cat said on 26/Oct/06
Worzel Gummidge - best TV comedy of the lot! Jon Pertwee was perfect for the lead scarecrow role. Went to the area it was filmed in - just beautiful (Hampshire, UK).
Anonymous said on 14/Feb/06
looked it next to the people round him. theres a publicity still of him and patrick troughton(who looks to be about 5'7"/5'8" although im not sure) from doctor who: the three doctors and he towers over him

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