English actor best remembered for playing the first incarnation of The Doctor in BBC's long-running TV series Doctor Who. In film he appeared in Brighton Rock, Carry on Sergeant and This Sporting Life.
Miss Sandy Cowell said on 20/Jan/20 Funnily enough, I remember fairly well watching him in 'Doctor Who', sometimes from behind a chair, when I was an ankle biter!
Jeffski said on 11/Jun/16 Both Billy and Jon Pertwee feature in the film "Will any gentlemen? And when standing together the top of Billy's head just reaches Jon's eyeline, so I think 5' 8" is accurate.
Jake said on 22/May/16 Hartnell was only 1.71 m(5'7 1/2") or 1.68 m(5'6"). He's considerably small next to some of his co-stars in DW.
Hypado said on 8/Mar/15 William Hartnell height is 5ft 8in (173 cm)