How tall is Nicholas Parsons

Nicholas Parsons Height

5ft 10 ½ (179.1 cm)

Peak height was 6ft 0 (182.9 cm)
English TV Presenter and actor. Nicholas was 85 in this photo, from a Collectormania event in 2009. That year he also said in the Daily Mail his height/weight, saying "I am 6ft tall and weigh 12st 10lb = only 4lb heavier than I was when I was 20".


5ft 8 Rob with Nicholas

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Average Guess (5 Votes)
Peak: 5ft 11.55in (181.7cm)
Current: 5ft 9.85in (177.4cm)
Greg99 said on 2/Feb/19
There is a pic of Nicholas taken just 4 or 5 years ago next to Chris Evans and he looked about an inch shorter (which is odd - I thought Evans was 6'1" or something). He's in great shape for his age and always prided himself on keeping as fit as possible - looks like it paid off. Agree about peak height - likely around 6'
World Citizen said on 6/Jun/17
Looks no more than 177
Hans Meiser said on 29/Apr/17
99% of old people I see in my town are 5'8 and often even shorter than that. Very rarely do I see an 80-year old who's taller than me.
Giorgi said on 27/Feb/17
Rob, why does he look no taller than 176 cm?
Editor Rob: I think he was about 5ft 10 that day.
Rory said on 23/Oct/16
Looks 5'10 in the picture and in good shape for his age, probably 182-3 peak.
Micho said on 17/May/16
5'10 flat
Judd said on 30/Apr/15
I agree about the fact that 1,5" is reasonable by 80...the problem is that he doesn't show to be 5'10.5" in the top picture...he does look no more than 4 cms taller than you, actually...
[Editor Rob: there was a con friend beside me in the queue and with that guy I thought Nicholas had looked over 5ft 10 flat, I don't know, today he may well be barely even 5ft 10.]
Judd said on 28/Apr/15
he seems more 5'9.5-9.75" with you rob...any chance he's 177 cms today and 180-182 cms at peak instead 183 cms?
[Editor Rob: he was over 80 in that photo so I think it's reasonable to have lost a couple of inches by then. You do very well to only lose 1 inch by 80, badly if you lost say 3.5.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 31/Oct/14
Looks 174-175cm
greg said on 27/Jun/14
And now from Norwich, it's the quiz of the week!
What a guy!
jimbo said on 4/Sep/13
Looks younger than Sir Cliff.
lelman said on 1/Jun/13
Looks 5'9.5" now, but back in the day could be 6' or high 5'10-11
LG69 said on 30/May/13
Wow, he looks 10 years younger. If the shoes are equal then I'd say he is 5'10-5'10.25"
Trent said on 29/Dec/12
He looks 5'10 - 5'10.25 considering the lean. Very youthful-looking for his age.
maio said on 21/Dec/11
5 ft 9.75 in/177 cm in the pic. 5 ft 11.25 in/181 cm when he was 20's.
Godred said on 14/Nov/11
5`11 peak,5`10 now.
Mathew said on 13/Nov/11
He looks 10 years younger than his age easy. I can't say I could guess what his peak height was though.
Shaun said on 12/Oct/11
I'd have guessed 5'11".
avi said on 2/Oct/11
Rob, are you saying when he was younger his eyebrow would have reached the top of your head? i doubt that. 5'11 never more than than that.
[Editor Rob: it's quite probable he lost 4cm in height at 80]
dmeyer said on 21/Sep/11
rob can someone drop just 1.5 in at 85 he did well right ??? he does look a 179er
[Editor Rob: it's good for that age.]
anon said on 6/Aug/11
He looks good for his age, I remember him on one of those "worst driver" programs, he was hilarious.
James said on 25/Jul/11
this seems about right

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