How tall is Peter Mullan

Peter Mullan's Height

5ft 7 ½ (171.5 cm)

Scottish Actor/Director best known for films such as Magdalene Sisters, On A Clear Day, Criminal and Sunshine on Leith. In the Evening Times he said, "Personally, I'm five foot eight and eleven and a half stone"

How tall is Peter Mullan
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Average Guess (12 Votes)
5ft 7.54in (171.6cm)
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jan/23
Were nuns really so evil? A girl has just cut her arm and an evil nun forced her bleeding arm in a bath full of acid. This is indescribable.

Peter’s film covered the incidents leading up to the Magdalene laundries being closed for good.
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jan/23
Talented Peter Mullan wrote a hard-hitting film called The Magdalene Sisters, in which he made a cameo appearance. I’m now watching a similarly disturbing movie called St Agatha, which is really taking things too far. A pregnant girl has thrown up her breakfast, and a nun wants her to eat it, saying, “We don’t waste good food here.” DISGUSTING!

I think I might have a copy, which I stopped watching minutes in. I’ve even thrown films away after finding them overly offensive. This is showing on the Legend channel.

Peter gets 5ft7.5.
Sandy Cowell said on 9/Jan/23
@ Mark Thompson - It’s kind of you to have replied, so thanks!

If this doesn’t make me check out the second Trainspotting film, then nothing will, but I will have to go and hunt for it as I have hundreds of DVDs. 😁
mark thompson said on 2/Feb/21
@Sandy Cowell i think peter mullen's character "swanny" was said to have died in the second movie, but im not entirely sure.
Sandy Cowell said on 12/Mar/17
@ Lmeister - Ah! Thanks for the reply - I only found it this morning!
Well, Saturday was yesterday so did you get round to seeing 'Trainspotting 2'? If you did, I hope you enjoyed it!
Was Peter Mullen in it? I so look forward to finding out myself. I am happy to hear that you rated 'Tyrannosaur' so highly. Another brilliant watch of his is the controversial 'Neds'! If you haven't yet seen it, you must! You'll love it!

@ Rob - I didn't know Peter came from Glasgow!
Also, I'm now eager to check out the film 'On a Clear Day'. It does ring a bell actually so I'm going to Google it later.
Lmeister said on 6/Mar/17
@Sandy Cowell - Hi 😊 I've watched the original Trainspotting twice during last 3 weeks. Gonna go and see Trainspotting 2 next saturday. Tyrannosaur is also a great, but very emotional film. Peter Mullan was 5ft8 in his youth. Nowadays a strong 5ft7. He is very underrated actor.
Editor Rob
Mullan is a typical Glasgwegian, he was also great in the film 'On a Clear Day'.
Sandy Cowell said on 22/Feb/17
@ Lmeister - Hello! Have you, per chance, been watching 'Trainspotting'?
Yes, it's a great film and has moved up a few notches in my 'must watch soon' list!
🙆🙌🙊 👉 🚆
Lmeister said on 20/Feb/17
Looks like a weak 5ft8 in Trainspotting.
Sandy Cowell said on 20/Feb/17
I find Peter Mullan to be an actor of the highest calibre! I have at least 7 of his films and they are all excellent!
The one that really got me to notice him was the particularly hard to watch film 'Tyrannosaur', in which you see him playing a cruel and contemptuous drunk. He meets a poor, abused woman, played brilliantly by Olivia Coleman, and it is at this point in the film that you see his character does have a softer side.
I see he says he's 5ft8, and he's written here as less, but I'm not going to quibble with a half-inch difference! He is a dynamite actor and director (the Magdalene Sisters, which he directs and stars in, is a MUST!), and I haven't yet regretted buying and watching any of his films. Peter Mullan is a badge of recommendation!🏆
Willy said on 30/Aug/12
More like 5'6''. Additionally, being only in his early 50s, Mullan looks almost two decades older than he is. So he might have been 5'7'' at peak twenty years ago, but constantly looks 5'6'' for several years now.
Mr. T said on 4/Dec/06
Watched Children Of Men last night. He seemed more 5'7" next to Clive Owen, but Owen's a big, imposing guy, so he probably gives the impression of being shorter next to Owen.

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