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Old 01-02-2013, 12:47
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I can't believe Colin Baker was 6ft!!
I can. He was a lot taller than Nicola Bryant.

http://www.bbc.co.uk/archive/imageAr...2_gall_012.jpg
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:51
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This pic gives a good indication of some Doctor tallness:

http://on.fb.me/U7fLWu
Does Sylvester have a walking stick now?
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:54
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Either that or his dimensional stabiliser is faulty.
No, no, no - he just appears shorter because he's slightly further away these days.
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Old 01-02-2013, 12:55
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You shrink as you get older, you know.
I've heard that, but of course we don't know when he was actually measured. I'm guessing that 6'3" was the measurement when he became an actor as a young man. I doubt they re-measure actors for the directory on a regular basis unless they shrink quite drastically.

I think 6'3" was correct for Tom Baker. Look at this clip of him with John Cleese. He's noticeably shorter than Cleese, who is around 6'5".

http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Ousjc1AGAIg
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Old 01-02-2013, 13:05
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Does Sylvester have a walking stick now?
He seems to have taken to carrying a cane these days - I've been hoping that it's an eccentric affectation rather than something he really needs, though, as he was probably the most physically agile of the Doctors.

It suits him, anyway.
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Old 01-02-2013, 16:51
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So How tall is David ,chris and Matt? i'm blown away that Paul is a little fella. and Pat's doctor always been referred to as the little man. Even in the Omen they call him the little priest. Maybe Tom did have a little hair advantage over Jon
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Old 01-02-2013, 17:18
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Tom Baker probably played the shortest Doctor. The Invisible Enemy!
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Old 02-02-2013, 08:13
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So How tall is David ,chris and Matt? i'm blown away that Paul is a little fella. and Pat's doctor always been referred to as the little man. Even in the Omen they call him the little priest. Maybe Tom did have a little hair advantage over Jon
Eccles is 6', David Tennant is 6'1"; Matt Smith's height seems to be different every time I try to look it up, either because, being Betelgeusian, his height is variable or possibly no one has yet managed to get him to stand still long enough to be measured properly. He's currently the fifth shortest Doctor at 5'11".

We haven't mentioned Peter Davison yet, either, who's 6'1".

Taking the difference in height between men and women into account, the tallest companion - the tallest regular actor, in fact - is Karen Gillan. By quite a long way.
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Old 02-02-2013, 09:11
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Tom Baker probably played the shortest Doctor. The Invisible Enemy!
Stealing the crown from Hartnell's Planet of the Giants masterful "acting short" performance.
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Old 03-02-2013, 13:15
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A hat would probably add an inch or two.
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Old 03-02-2013, 15:29
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I think the mystery of Patrick Troughton seeming shorter than 5"9 is because of the baggy clothes he wore. Clown pants would make anyone seem shorter.
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Old 04-02-2013, 23:07
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This might help

or maybe not
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