How tall was George Cole

George Cole's Height

5ft 8 ¾ (174.6 cm)

English actor, best remembered for playing Arthur Daley on TV series Minder.

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Average Guess (5 Votes)
5ft 8.2in (173.2cm)
Paul Wood said on 4/May/20
His peak height surprises me. I always thought it was 5ft 8in flat.
texluh said on 4/Aug/19
@Rob thanks.esp. re Janet McTeer.

At George Cole's funeral in 2015 Dennis Waterman was standing with Patrick Malahide a lot, and the height difference was maybe a little less than it used to be, probably on account of greater height loss acceleration on Malahide's part due to Waterman only being about 65. Or maybe it was the same difference. In any case it all seems to add up to maybe a 6ft and a bit peak for Malahide.
Editor Rob
That's what I gave him, just over 6ft and lost an inch or so now
texluh said on 2/Aug/19
Rob, could we have a page for Patrick Malahide? He was prominent at George Cole's funeral and prominent on our screens for 5-10 years in Minder, a ridiculously high rated show in terms of audience figures. I'd start the bidding at 6ft and a half inch.
Editor Rob
He was in a production with janet mcteer at that height and they seemed pretty close, so somewhere 183 to 4 maybe be possible, nowadays, last I remember in Game of Thrones he seemed 5ft 11 range, but of course lost height I'm sure by 70's.
Rory said on 9/Feb/18
Looks about right. In 1975 he looked very close in height to John Hurt although possibly had a faint edge. By the last series of minder probably 5ft8 flat.
Editor Rob
He could look a weak 5ft 9 range with Terry Thomas.

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