Paula Wilcox's Height
5ft 3 (160 cm)
English actress, best known for appearing in Man About the House, The Queen's Nose, Upstart Crow, Emmerdale and Coronation Street. In the Daily Mail she said "I am 8st and 5ft 3in tall"
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Average Guess (5 Votes)
5ft 2.95in (159.9cm)
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 14/Feb/21
Just before today's 'Coronation Street' omnibus, they've decided to show us a couple of old 'Man About The House' episodes, a sitcom which was on when I was a kid. It's still quite funny, the flat-sharing trio today encountering money problems.
How short was Richard O'Sullivan? He makes Brian Murphy look quite tall! Still, the guy was a good-looking heart throb in his day, with plenty of girls in my class fancying him, which goes to show you don't need to be tall to cut the mustard! Paula and Sally were never out of wedged or platform shoes, and as they wore flared trousers those days, it isn't easy to judge the shoe heel size.
I was immediately struck by Paula's beautiful alibaster skin, which goes a long way towards explaining why she still looks so good today. With her footwear, she's almost as tall as Richard.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 7/Dec/20
Hooray and well done to Elaine for making it to Court. Let's hope her testimony influences the opinion of the Jury and they turn a blind eye to Geoff's crocodile tears. 😝🐊
Nik J Ashton said on 5/Dec/20
Her husband appears to be average range!
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 3/Dec/20
I'm so pleased that Paula's character is back in Coronation Street.
I do hope the little lady gets back on her feet again soon and her horrid ex-husband, Geoff, goes to prison.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 11/Aug/20
⭐ Thanks very much littlesue! 😉💐
littlesue said on 9/Aug/20
Sally was around 4ft 10
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 8/Aug/20
⭐ It might be worth mentioning that Sally Thomsett was given the part of an 11-year-old when she was all of TWENTY. That was because of her tiny height. Sally was older than Jenny Agutter, who, because she was tall, played the elder girl in 'The Railway Children'.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 5/Aug/20
🥀 Sally Thomsett, who starred in 'Man About the House' with Paula and also in 'The Railway Children' and the original 'Straw Dogs' must be truly tiny because Paula always looked quite tall next to Sally! 🥀
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 4/Aug/20
Great to see her returning to our TV screens in 'Coronation Street' AND getting a page on Celebheights!
I can't see Geoff having had the nerve to kill her off. When I saw an actress as famous as she is arriving on The Cobbles, I thought, "She's here to stay!"
Noticeably taller than Sally, I'd like to give her 5ft3. Before I was convinced about my height loss, I used to think my physiotherapist was quite tallish, and so I asked her. When she said, "5ft3!" I said "... but I thought I was that!" 🤔
She said, "No! You're smaller!" 😡