Jeremy Brett's Height
6ft 1 (185.4 cm)
British actor, best remembered for playing Sherlock Holmes. In 1985 article in NY Times, mentioned as "lanky, 6-foot-1-inch actor"
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Average Guess (8 Votes)
6ft 0.78in (184.9cm)
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 1/Jul/20
Rathbone had angular features and brilliant posture which probably helped make him look taller. But this guy could also give a 6ft1+ impression at times.
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said on 27/Feb/19
What do you think Rob, who is taller Basil Rathbone or Jeremy Brett?
They are roughly within same range, I think you could probably make a case for either to have an edge, but it's been a while since I really looked at Brett....at the moment I'd stick with Basil as having an edge.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Aug/18
Similar to Rathbone I think...
Dream(5'9.5") said on 19/Apr/18
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Dec/17
Not under 6ft1
Jug said on 5/Aug/17
He was in a stage version of The Crucifer of Blood with Charlton Heston, not on film.
Jug said on 5/Aug/17
Probably the full 6'1 at peak. Didn't look much shorter than Charlton Heston in The Crucifer of Blood (in which he played Dr. Watson, ironically, to Heston's Holmes).
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 28/Jun/17
Another gangly 6ft1 guy who could give a very tall impression
James said on 27/May/17
Jeremy Brett was six foot. He was quite good as Holmes although he did shout too much.
said on 5/Nov/15
Editor Rob: you could argue at times he pulled that off
Dingus said on 22/Oct/15
He has been listed as tall as 6'02.00"! However, and even 6'01.00" seems best.
Lebensdorf said on 25/Nov/14
As the quintessential Sherlock Holmes, he seemed to be at least 6 feet even, maybe 6'1, even with many health problems and, later, an enlarged heart. In his youth, in War and Peace, Henry Fonda was noticeably taller.
John Clayton said on 25/Feb/13
Jeremy Brett was easily 6'1", and maybe a bit taller. When I met him after a performance of AREN'T WE ALL on Broadway in 1985, he was wearing sandals. So, there was no question of him having lifts in his shoes. He was very nice!
Lebensdorf said on 28/Oct/10
David Burke, who plays Watson in the first series of Sherlock Holmes by Granada Television, does not seem like he is more than 5'10'', judging by the proportion of his body, and Jeremy Brett is never more than two inches taller. I would say Brett is about six feet even. The other Watson, Ed Hardwicke, is much shorter, giving Brett a very tall appearance in the later series.
said on 13/May/07
This FAQ says he was "about" 6'2"
Regus said on 14/Sep/06
didn't he play sherlock holmes? Sure he looked about this.