Geoffrey Hughes Height
5ft 10 (177.8 cm)
British Actor best remembered for playing Onslow in Keeping Up Appearances and for appearing in Heartbeat and The Royal Family. This photo is from a 2009 Collectormania event. He used to have his height listed as 6 feet in the Spotlight directory.
5ft 8 Rob and Geoffrey (1944 - 2012)
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Average Guess (15 Votes)
5ft 9.5in (176.5cm)
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 29/Nov/19
Just before I turned over to the Soaps, I heard Geoff's very distinct voice on an episode of 'Heartbeat'!
5ft10 for this late, great star. 🕯️
Paul Wood said on 23/Jan/19
I always thought he was a bit shorter than this, around 5ft 8in. I think he was even listed as 5ft 8in in some places but then many internet listings are notoriously inaccurate!
Richard Yarwood said on 10/Jan/19
I saw him in the foyer at the Oldham coluseum a few years ago. I'm 5'10 and he was at least my height.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 2/Sep/17
5ft9 range when you met him so 5ft10 peak is reasonable
Sandy Cowell said on 26/May/17
Geoffrey looks a little smaller in the above picture, I'd say 5ft9 at most, but in 'Coronation Street', he was without doubt, a convincing, strong 5ft10!
I think comedy roles suited him best! He was always a lazy, greedy, hilarious slob-type on 'Keeping Up Appearances', which my Mum used to love, but thinking about it in some effortless depth, he played exactly the same in 'Coronation Street'!
I shall cast a vote for Geoff's all-time-high, as he is no longer with us: 5ft10!
World Citizen said on 24/May/17
He looks 5 ft 8.5 to 5 ft 8.75 in comparison with you.
Ned Schneebly said on 13/Jan/17
Rob, what a pleasure for you to meet Geoffrey. A national treasure is what he was. I was upset to read of his early death.
I can go with the 5'10" for Geoffrey.
Aza said on 7/Oct/16
Great actor. Peak height as listed.
Griselda said on 2/May/16
I love his role in Kepping Up Appearances. One of my favorites British shows.
kye said on 17/Feb/15
beefcake said on 20/Jan/14
in 1 episode he is refered to as 6'2"
avi said on 14/Aug/13
5'9 is what he is.
said on 14/May/13
If he looked 176 then why is he listed 178?
[Editor Rob: he passed away and at the time I met him I believe he had lost a couple of cm in height...]
Ice said on 30/Nov/12
Standing up straight 175 cm
josh b said on 29/Jul/12
Rip, great actor in Keeping Up Appearances :)
avi said on 7/Feb/12
ChiasmataX said on 22/Nov/11
Looks shorter than you in this picture but fat people never stand straight so I will buy the 174-176cm range.
DeEs 5-11 and 3/4 said on 19/Mar/11
ummm i guess he was never the 5'11 he claimed?
rafa said on 7/Mar/11
hahaha nice one shredder!!!