How tall is Gillian Taylforth

Gillian Taylforth's Height

5ft 5 ½ (166.4 cm)

English actress best known for playing Kathy Beale on BBC soap opera EastEnders, and Jackie Pascoe-Webb on Footballers' Wives. A 2006 article mentioned her stats: "Modest about her looks, the 5ft 6in actress weighs just under 9st". In Closer Magazine in 2012 she mentioned, "My weight used to hover around 9st, but since getting into Zumba, I’ve lost half a stone". Officially, in the 1990's she listed herself as Height 5 feet 5½ inches

How tall is Gillian Taylforth
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Average Guess (6 Votes)
5ft 5.75in (167cm)
Nik said on 9/Jun/19
She is the tallest Gillian (There are 9 others!) on celebheights!
Nik said on 14/Apr/19
It looks like she didn't overlist herself when she claimed to be 5'5.5" in the 1990's!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 12/Apr/19
Unlike in yesterday's awful episode, wherein the police officer was doubting Kathy's truthfulness about the attack by Willmot-Brown, the two officers today were completely different. I noticed that one was an actress from 'The Fast Show' of all things! 😊👍

Well, they were on her side and took her seriously. Hooray for that.

I give Gillian 5ft5.5, her day's lowest point. I have actually read that she's 5ft6, but though she doesn't look it, she's a sixty-something now. It's hard to believe that when you look at her!
Gladstone Screwer said on 12/May/17
Nice picture Rob. Great looking woman, even at sixty plus. Terrific figure. 5'6".
Editor Rob: she's kept herself looking quite fit through middle age.
Sandy Cowell said on 14/Nov/16
I've never known Gillian to be anything other than 5ft6. When she started in EastEnders I read she was that height.
I remember her making an appearance as a fresh-faced young actress in the excellent film 'The Long Good Friday', which starred the late, great Bob Hoskins and the equally youthful as she is, dynamic Helen Mirren! What a film that was!

If Gillian has maintained her height the way she has her figure and looks, she can be immensely proud of herself!
Arch Stanton said on 21/Jan/13
Penrose needs looking into though as I think she looks taller than her 5'4" flat.
Arch Stanton said on 21/Jan/13
Looks right. 5'6"ish as I guessed, I knew she wasn't 5'7.5".
Anonymous said on 17/May/08
Weller looked visibly taller than the other two always. He might be 6 feet even.
glenn said on 10/May/08
thanks for confirming that schnouzer.
Schnouzer Breath said on 10/May/08
you are correct on Weller, Glenn, pretty sure i've heard it confirmed he's 5-11.
glenn said on 9/May/08
actually,now that i remember,foxton was 5-9ish,with a 5-10 peak look.buckler was 5-8.
Joe said on 8/May/08
Thats ok, Glenn. I think Rob has made a typo. The drummer is called Rick Buckler not Butler. Buckler looks to be about 5'10? What do you think of Buckler's height, Glenn?

[Editor Rob: thanks I corrected his name.]
glenn said on 6/May/08
thanks joe.
glenn said on 5/May/08
the jam are legendary but somewhat underated.maybe he was 5-9 peak.had casuals i believe.paul weller is around 5-11 id say.maybe 6ft.im confused cause when i first met weller 6 years ago he had boots i think.
Charliemoto said on 3/May/08
nice image, he's 5'8.5 not 5'8 imo.
Joe said on 2/May/08
Well done for getting The Jam, Glenn. They're a brilliant band one of the best. I agree with 5'8.
Steve012 said on 2/May/08
If Glenn says he's 5'8, then he probably is, cause Glenn is this height too, and people who are the same height together can judge best about it.
Anonymous said on 2/May/08
What was his footwear?

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