How tall is Douglas Adams

Douglas Adams Height

6ft 5in (195.6 cm)

UK Writer, famous for the Hitchiker's Guide novels. In 2001 after his death, the Guardian had an article, with a friend commenting: "A giant of a man, surely nearer seven foot than six, broad-shouldered, and he did not stoop like some very tall men who feel uncomfortable with their height. But nor did he swagger with the macho assertiveness that can be intimidating in a big man. He neither apologised for his height, nor flaunted it. It was part of the joke against himself"

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Average Guess (3 Votes)
6ft 5.08in (195.8cm)
Josh said on 30/Mar/16
he was really good friends with Stephen Fry, I wonder if there are any photos of them together for comparison
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Mar/16
He was very tall...
Sherlock Watson said on 5/Feb/11
Am I the only person to have commented on this celebrity? I can't see any comments by other people!
Sherlock Watson said on 8/Jan/11
I went to Cambridge University with him and he always hung around with his mates outside my college and they were all very tall; yet not intimidating! I've got a photograph with him somewhere, I should dig it out and donate it to this website.
Mr. T said on 20/Sep/07
What is a stone? 14 pounds?
Mr Mayfair said on 1/Apr/07
Douglas was spot on 6.5 but never less than 16 stone! Often much heavier, his weight was more of an issue to him than height (we used to go the same gym here in UK for a time) and that was what contributed to his early death when he lived in US - over excersing especially on the bike.
CelebHeights Editor said on 10/Feb/06
There's a quote in biography:
"A body like this - six foot five inches and seventeen stone - is a huge thing"
elio said on 1/Jan/06
I wonder if his large frame (e.g height) contributed to his early death?
Mikex said on 27/Dec/05
He always looked massive when on tv. No doubt about his height.

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