How tall is Dean Gaffney

Dean Gaffney's Height

5ft 5 ½ (166.4 cm)

British Actor best known for playing Robbie Jackson in soap Eastenders. Said in 1998 he was "only 5ft 5ins"

How tall is Dean Gaffney
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Average Guess (20 Votes)
5ft 5.55in (166.5cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Dec/22
Robbie’s Uncle Jim (played by John Bardon) has complained bitterly about the smell of his dog, an Alsatian called ‘Wellard’. Robbie stuck up for his mutt, saying “He’s not as bad smelling as your curry!”

A few minutes later in the café, Dot has retreated there for a breath of fresh air, so I don’t think that ‘Curry - Jim-Style’ will be on the menu again any time soon in the Branning household!
Sandy Cowell said on 21/Nov/22
Funny young Robbie got his todger caught in his zip while he was using the urinals. He was moaning and groaning and some passer-by asked him if he was enjoying himself!
Sandy Cowell said on 18/Nov/22
I recently saw him on Catchphrase, an edition consisting of three ex-contestants from ‘I’m A Celebrity….’

He’s really grown up and is very bright and funny! 😆

Sandy C said on 28/Jul/22
Dean must have been in utter shock, as will the entire cast have been, when young Gemma McCluskie’s demise hit the news. She was a defenceless 4ft11, and played Kerry Skinner, starting when she was still in her teens. The poor slip of a girl didn’t stand a chance against her evil brother.

Anyway, Dean doesn’t seem to worry about his below average height, claiming less than he actually is! His proportions are such that he can easily pass for taller.

I’m going with 5ft5.5.
Parker said on 16/Aug/21

Look at him with a tip toeing Ryan Thomas Click Here. You have Ryan at 5'8.5
Editor Rob
in that shot could pass for 5ft 6 range, I think split the difference on Dean with 5.5.
Parker said on 16/Aug/21
Editor Rob
5ft 5.5 is something that could be considered. It would be rare for a 5ft 6 guy to only claim 5ft 5 though.

I know, but I've seen 5'5 listed at 165,166 and 167 in metric conversions. Some sites don't bothrer with fractions. I think 167 fits him more than 165 IMO.
Editor Rob
well I think there's enough to give strong 5ft 5 anyway
Parker said on 14/Aug/21
Ryan Thomas, standing between Dean and 5'6 listed Michael Le Vell, is listed at 5'8.5 on the site.

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I know Dean has camera advantage but I really don't see 5'5 for Dean, although I know he's claimed it. As I've said previously, must be one of the few celebrities rounding down. I think he's much closer to 5'6 than 5'5.
Editor Rob
5ft 5.5 is something that could be considered. It would be rare for a 5ft 6 guy to only claim 5ft 5 though.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 13/Aug/21
To look at Dean in the above picture, you'd be forgiven for thinking he's over 5ft6. He has the proportions of someone that much taller.

Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/May/21
I don't remember Robbie being accused of assault on Sarah, whose Dad takes it upon himself to beat the hell out of the boy, rupturing his spleen. What a horrible storyline, and ten out of ten to Howard Antony for his commendable performance as his devoted stepdad.

Leesheff85 said on 8/Apr/21
He says he's 5ft 5 though and I belive him. Michael might have started shrinking at his age
Parker said on 27/Feb/21
Really doesn't look an inch shorter than 5'6 listed Michael Le Vell

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Parker said on 27/Feb/21
Minimum 5'6 IMO. Look at the pic with 5'8.5 Ryan Thomas CD posted July 2015.

Must have been measured at 5'5 in the evening with very loose posture if he claims 5'5
Caruso Victor said on 16/Jun/19
He is a short guy. You can see that when he stands next to others in the Eastenders cast. He looks a good 6 inches shorter than 5’11 Scott Maslen
Sandy Cowell said on 31/Jan/19
Do you think, Rob, that he could have been told a lower height by someone who was jealous of his success? I reckon he looks at least 5ft7.
Editor Rob
I don't know about 5ft 7, but I can see how 5ft 6 is a height he might look. He is a guy I notice Does a bit of tip toeing in photos with people.
Nik said on 27/Jan/19
I think he is very honest! He does sometimes look taller to me!
Sandy Cowell said on 2/Feb/17
I never thought Dean's height to be quite this low. I'd have said 5ft6.5 or more.
It didn't stand in his way of fathering twins though, did it?
I liked Robbie's relationship with his Alsasian 'Wellard' - and I was genuinely upset when he had to be put down because he was ill.
I shall guess Dean's height as 5ft5.75, the contributing factors for this including some of the comments I have just read and, of course, my own assumption.
Alex said on 5/Oct/16
Could've grown in height since 1998 as he was quite young then, seemed an inch or two taller than Jack Ryder in Eastenders sometimes
Parker said on 5/Jul/16
He's taller than 5'5. Must be one of the few celebs that actually downgrades his height.
CD said on 11/Jul/15
To be fair I think he is potentially 5ft 5.5 range and rounds down. Here he is with Ryan Thomas who is 5ft 9ish from what I've seen. Click Here
Gaz said on 9/Jul/15
wow never thought he was 5'5 lol always thought he was an average guy
cd said on 4/Oct/14
Legit Michael Le Vell is not over 5ft 6in based on this shot where he looks no more than an inch taller than Gaffney who is 5ft 5. Click Here Strangely Gaffney can pass as a 5ft 7-8 range guy, even though he isn't that well proportioned (short legs, longer torso like Scott Caan).
Arch Stanton said on 17/Feb/13
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Yeah he's got a notorious reputation with women, he always looked a sleazy guy. Maybe it was his jawline and wallet they were attracted do. He always reminded me of Eugene Victor Tooms from the X Files played by Doug Hutchinson.
Arch Stanton said on 17/Feb/13
I once read 5 ft 8 for him!! I knew that was false!! Yeah, he looked 5'5"-5'6" in Eastenders. Not sure how he got so many ladies though, it's not as if he has M J Fox's face at that height....
Josephine said on 12/Jul/08
I thought he was taller. Maybe because he doesn't have the typical short man body, like Jason Alexander does.
Aimie said on 31/May/08
He is pretty good looking and has a slender/ proportionate looking body.
mofo said on 7/Oct/07
Mr rob roooooob how can you put riiiiicky at only 5ft5!
Shame on you mr rob shame shame!
he said he was 6ft5 lol!
Not the sarcasm!
David said on 20/May/07
He's certainly taller than 5-5, I'd agree with Mitch @ 5-7
Mitch said on 7/Mar/07
I thought he was like 5ft 7in.
Robert.R said on 2/Mar/07
I am amazed, I always assumed he was taller than 165cm.

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