How tall is Peter Capaldi ?

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Peter Capaldi's Height is 5ft 11.5in (182 cm)

Scottish Actor best known for playing The Twelfth Doctor in BBC Sci-Fi series Doctor Who. He also had a memorable role as Malcolm Tucker in another BBC series, The Thick of It. In film he is known for Soft Top Hard Shoulder and In the Loop. He was listed 6ft and 76kg on his resume.

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Comment on the Height of Peter Capaldi

cole said on 31/Oct/15
I said it back in 2013 and I'll say it again - he looks like a 6 footer. Could be 5'11.75 but 181-182 cm range is too low.
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 29/Oct/15
"Peter Capaldi's height is 5ft 11in (182cm)"

About 1in shorter than James Gandolfini (6ft0-1) in In The Loop
BT said on 19/Oct/15
@Editor Rob: Yeah, he hasn't lost anything noteworthy. I'm not for a second buying him under 5'11.5. Look at him next to Conan: Click Here he looks near enough 6 foot there. I'd bet on Peter being the more solid 182 cm guy out of himself, Smith and Cumberbatch, if not the full 183 cm. A 5'11.75 listing could be fair, 5'11.5 just seems a tad low.
L said on 15/Sep/15
Says 5'9 in Sunday Times interview.
[Editor Rob: that was the interviewer describing him: "He is a will-o'-the wisp, gentle and soft-spoken, small for his 5ft 9in"

look at him with samuel anderson and then anderson with me...he's nearly 6ft.]
Benji said on 30/Aug/15
I was measured by a nurse and was measure 6'1 and I start Capaldi was the same height, hold on no, he was about a inch shorter sorry is say he's about 6ft taller than what Matt is because Matt is quite short when I met Matt he looked 5'10.5 5'11
MD said on 27/Aug/15
Guess you're not 6'1", then.
Benji said on 26/Aug/15
Now this guy is taller than Matt I met him with my converses on and he was my height and I'm 6'1 and he was wearing converses too
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 24/Jun/15
Rob, will you be able to meet him in the future?
[Editor Rob: not sure really...I'd hope he does another event in the future.]
Rampage(-_-_-)Clover said on 13/Apr/15
6ft peak, Rob?
[Editor Rob: it is possible he hasn't really lost much at all, he can still pull off almost 6ft.]
Lorne said on 21/Mar/15
Mike says on 10/Jan/15
Can look 5ft 11 and 6ft so 11.5 seems right.
[Editor Rob: in Dr Who he can pull of nearer 6ft at times, but does have a pretty thick style of boot, maybe 1.3-1.4 inch types.]

I'd also point out that he seems to hold good posture, compared to a guy like Smith, who had terrible posture, and could look between 5'11 and 6ft.

Accounting for posture and footwear, I think Smith could edge him out, though it could be to close to call.

But hopefully Rob will get to meet him soon! :) $$$
[Editor Rob: he did an event a few months ago, smaller one and enjoyed it from what I heard, but it was charity kind of based, I saw a few photos with friends who got one...Peter actually can pull off 6ft with them, I was surprised!
No idea when he'll do one I go to...]
Adam said on 24/Jan/15
Wow, I say certainly a lot in my comments. I better dial back on that.
Adam said on 21/Jan/15
Also, there's these:
Click Here
Click Here the best or most even photos, I grant you, but he certainly seems to measure up to confirmed 6'0 Benedict Cumberbatch in what appears to be equal footwear.
Adam said on 21/Jan/15
The only scene Capaldi shared with James Gandolfini in In The Loop had them both leaning over a table, making it a pretty bad shot for judging height. Compare to 6'0 David Rasche in the same movie, and he certainly looks 6'0, possibly 5'11.75. I don't know if he's lost any height these days, but I would certainly say he was 6'0 in most of his performances.
Mastro said on 14/Jan/15
If you watch Local Hero he towers over everyone (admittedly short cast) until Burt Lancaster shows up and looks about 2-3 inches taller than Capaldi in the beach scene.
Mike said on 10/Jan/15
Can look 5ft 11 and 6ft so 11.5 seems right.
[Editor Rob: in Dr Who he can pull of nearer 6ft at times, but does have a pretty thick style of boot, maybe 1.3-1.4 inch types.]
Hypado said on 11/Oct/14
For me, Peter Capaldi is 181/182cm
Triplescrew said on 10/Sep/14
Doesn't come off as being as tall as Matt. I'd give Matt 6'0" and Peter something like 5'11.25".
salvo said on 15/Aug/14
Major recent Sunday Times interview says he is only 5ft 9, and that's been repeated since in another interview, but this has to be wrong. Jenna Coleman is 5ft 2 and even with massive heels on she only comes up to his chin; he is definitely more than 7 inches taller than she is.
mike said on 29/Jun/14
Mark reply: wow it took a long time for another comment to be posted here but YES HE LOOKS AMAZING! i saw the teaser! can't wait!.
Mark said on 28/Jun/14
The NEW Doctor!
truth said on 6/Feb/14
5ft11.5 is bang on Rob, thanks.
spike said on 11/Jan/14
Looks two inches shorter than weak 6'1 Gandolfini in "In the Loop".
cole said on 30/Dec/13
6ft seems accurate.
Anon said on 8/Aug/13
6 foot, maybe a bit more of an inch by looks of it.
Anon said on 1/Sep/12
I would have said he's possibly about 6ft from memory, and looking back at videos of him next to me and my friend. In the photo I have with him, he's about an inch taller than me I'd say (I'm 5'10), but I recall him crouching down a bit.
artz28 said on 23/Aug/06
I dont think hes that tall. In WireImage you can see pics of him next to Alicia Witt( 5'8.5 according to all sources)in an event. I think hes no more than 5'9.5- 5'10. Witt is wearing heels and isnt standing straight and she looks a bit taller. Click Here

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