How tall is Ben Elton

Ben Elton's Height

5ft 7 (170.2 cm)

English writer and actor, best known for scripting Blackadder, The Young Ones and The Thin Blue Line.

How tall is Ben Elton
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Average Guess (4 Votes)
5ft 6.63in (169.2cm)
James said on 4/Jun/17
You're thinking of his uncle.
Editor Rob: regarding Ben's height, Click Here...he looks a comfortable 3 inches less than Angus Deayton.
Sandy Cowell said on 1/Jun/17
* 'Interest in History' is an insult to him! Ben's a fully qualified historian!
Sandy Cowell said on 1/Jun/17
I never saw Ben as quite as short as 5ft7 - I'd say he looks at least half to an inch more - at least!
I've seen him do stand-up many times and he looks fairly average! I think it's this little thing about 5ft8 inch guys saying that they are 5ft10!
I did once know someone who was measured right in front of me - 5ft7 and a quarter! I came out with, "****! I thought you were much taller!" He'd even tried to pass himself off as 5ft10! I can think of more like that as well! One of '5ft7' who was probably nearer 5ft5! Another '5ft10' looking 5ft8!
Ben was in a 'Blackadder III' episode - good old Blackadder! He was the protester at the theatre, but we didn't see him getting near to his target, Hugh Laurie, the Prince Regent, who must have been about 6ft3 at that time!
Still, I love Ben's humour and that he has an interest in history - and of course, he co- wrote Blackadder's II - IV, Back and Forth and Christmas Carol! All terrific stuff which I must know pretty well off by heart now!
Sandy Cowell said on 30/May/17
Me oh my! I love this man!

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