How tall is Alan Bennett

Alan Bennett's Height

5ft 10 (177.8 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 0 (182.9 cm)
English author, playwright and actor known for The Lady in the Van, The History Boys and In Love and War. In a 1970's spotlight directory he was described "Height: 6 feet" and in a 1990 NY Times Biographical Book, it mentioned Alan as being "Just a little over six feet".

How tall is Alan Bennett
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Average Guess (9 Votes)
Peak: 6ft 0.06in (183cm)
Current: 5ft 9.81in (177.3cm)
Rastus said on 24/Jan/17
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At over 80 years old, beside 6'2" Alex Jennings, looking like he's between 5'11" and 6". Quite easily 6" in his 20s and 30s.
James said on 16/Jan/17
He's less than 5'9" today. There's no way he was above six foot.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 4/Jan/17
Well Rob, is he eligible for a 6ft0ΒΌ peak listing?
Editor Rob
6ft 1/8th is an arguable value.
Rastus said on 4/Jan/17
I think any viewing of pictures from Beyond the Fringe would show that he is at most 2 inches shorter than Peter Cook and probably 1.5 inches shorter. He always seemed tall and even in his 80s looks tall. He may have moved down to 5' 11" plus a fraction but definitely not to 5'10". Espacially if we're handing 5' 10" out to Daniel Craig and others in the 'dubious' category.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 3/Jan/17
Hey Rob...happy new year!

How likely do you think just over 6ft is?
Editor Rob
Happy new Year!
I think we are talking a guy who might have been 1/8th over, it would make sense if he measured that and told people 'just over' 6ft.
James said on 29/Dec/16
He was never more than six foot. He was clearly shorter than Peter Cook and Jonathan Miller.
anyonmious said on 29/Dec/16
He is presently 5'9"

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