How tall was Patrick Moore

Patrick Moore's Height

6ft ½ in (184.2 cm)

English astronomer and TV presenter, remembered for presenting The Sky at Night for over 50 years. A fan's Biography mentioned that on Sky at Night he stated he was "Just over six feet tall" and that his details were available from agents who listed his height as "6 foot and half an inch"

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Average Guess (7 Votes)
6ft 0in (182.9cm)
texluh said on 11/Aug/19
In an interview in the evening standard in January 2007, he's asked to describe himself and he dryly says 'tall'. He is asked how his mum would describe him, and he says 'tall'. Since he was born around 1925, 6ft 1/2 in would be relatively 'taller' than he would be in today's currency, so I could buy 6 ft 1/2 in and that he stood out. You can tell he's big, seated. He's always had that slower - moving look with his gestures. But I'm going for 6 ft 1. I don't see him as the type to bother to stand up straight with all that stomach fat, even for a measurement.
jessman said on 6/Apr/18
Had heard him described as 6'3.
Greg99 said on 4/Apr/18
Seemed like a big guy, the height mentioned would be very believable.
Sandy Cowell said on 4/Apr/18
Great idea to add Patrick Moore! I didn't have a clue how tall he was - until today!

6ft and half-an-inch goes in the box!

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