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Doug Walker Height, Weight, Age, Wife, Facts, Family

Doug Walker Quick Info
Height 5 ft 11 in
Weight 70 kg
Date of Birth November 17, 1981
Zodiac Sign Scorpio
Eye Color Blue

Doug Walker is an American film critic, comedian, actor, filmmaker, media personality, and YouTuber who has gained popularity for creating and starring in the satirical review web series Nostalgia Critic.

Born Name

Douglas Darien Walker

Nick Names

Doug, That Guy With The Glasses

Doug Walker as seen while smiling for a picture at Connecticon The Connecticut Comicon in 2012
Doug Walker as seen while smiling for a picture at Connecticon The Connecticut Comicon in 2012 (Mike Mozart / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Sun Sign


Born Place

Naples, Campania, Italy





Doug Walker enrolled at Northern Illinois University (NIU). He majored in mass communication and minored in visual art as well as served as an editor and cartoonist for the school newspaper.


Film Critic, Comedian, Actor, Filmmaker, Media Personality, YouTuber


  • Father – Barney (b. 1946) (Naval officer and musician) (Has regularly appeared in Doug’s videos)
  • Mother – Sandra Ruth (née Polkow) Walker (1947-2016) (Therapist) (Regularly appeared in Doug’s videos)
  • Siblings – Rob Walker (Older Brother) (Has regularly appeared in Doug’s videos)
  • Others – Sidney Russell Walker (Payrnal Grandfather), Adeline Antoinette Slamkowski (Paternal Grandmother), Marvin R. Polkow (Maternal Grandfather), Elaine M. Sipchen (Maternal Grandmother), Heinrich Schütz (Ancestor) (A German early Baroque composer and organist who is regarded as the most important German composer and one of the most important composers of the 17th century)




5 ft 11 in or 180.5 cm


70 kg or 154.5 lbs

Girlfriend / Spouse

Doug Walker has dated –

  1. Robin Poage (2012-Present)​ – He married Robin Poage in 2012.

Race / Ethnicity


Doug Walker is of German, one-quarter Polish, and English descent.

Doug Walker as seen in 2008
Doug Walker as seen in 2008 (Rob DiCaterino / Flickr / CC BY 2.0)

Hair Color

Salt and Pepper

Eye Color


Sexual Orientation


Distinctive Features

  • Glasses and a short goatee
  • His catchphrase: “I remember it so you don’t have to.”

Doug Walker Favorite Things

  • Films Titus (1999), Hamlet (1996), Patton (1970), Ed Wood (1994), Fantasia (1940), The Secret of NIMH (1982), Sideways (2004), Spirited Away (2001), A Clockwork Orange (1971), Fearless (1993), Citizen Kane (1941), Fear and Loathing in Las Vegas (1998), The Dark Knight (2008), Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005), Lost in Translation (2003), Eyes Wide Shut (1999), Batman (1989), To Kill a Mockingbird (1962), Amadeus (1984), Brazil (1985)
  • Disney MoviesFlight of the Navigator (1986), Lilo & Stitch (2002), Alice in Wonderland (1951), The Hunchback of Notre Dame (1996), Up (2009), Frozen (2013), Bedknobs and Broomsticks (1971), Beauty and the Beast (1991), Inside Out (2015), Mary Poppins (1964), Fantasia (1940)
  • Comedy FilmsHot Shots! Part Deux (1993), Rat Race (2001), Life of Brian (1979), The Blues Brothers (1980), Shrek 2 (2004), Ghostbusters (1984), Spaceballs (1987), What’s Up, Doc? (1972), The Great Race (1965), Hot Fuzz (2007)
  • Anime Movies Millennium Actress (2001), The Wind Rises (2013), Grave of the Fireflies (1988), Wolf Children (2012), Akira (1988), Kiki’s Delivery Service (1989), Spirited Away (2001)
  • TV ShowsFawlty Towers (1975), Seinfeld (1989), Louie (2010), The Twilight Zone (1959), Monty Python’s Flying Circus (1969), Peter Pan and the Pirates (1990), In Living Color (1990), 3rd Rock from the Sun (1996), Malcolm in the Middle (2000), Animaniacs (1993), The Simpsons (1989), South Park (1997), Black Books (2000), Roseanne (1988), Blackadder, Cowboy Bebop (1998), Batman: The Animated Series (1992), Red Dwarf (1988), Home Movies (1999), Daria (1997)
  • Episodes From The Show The Simpsons – Deep Space Homer (1994), Itchy & Scratchy & Marge (1990), Homer’s Enemy (1997), Cape Feare (1993), Homer at the Bat (1992), 22 Short Films About Springfield (1996), Marge vs. the Monorail (1993), Homer the Great (1995), Lisa’s Wedding (1995), Any Treehouse of Horror episode, Bart Gets an F (1990)
  • Episodes From Batman: The Animated SeriesBeware the Gray Ghost (1992), The Man Who Killed Batman (1993), Mad Love (1999), Birds of a Feather (1993), Two-Face: Part I (1992), Two-Face: Part II (1992), Over the Edge (1998), Perchance to Dream (1992), Heart of Ice (1992), Trial (1994), Baby-Doll (1994), Almost Got ‘im (1992).
  • ActorsGeorge C. Scott, John Candy, Peter Dinklage, Paul Giamatti, Joan Cusack, Gregory Peck, Gene Wilder, Tim Curry, Michael Keaton, Bill Murray, Bob Hoskins, Billy Connolly


Doug Walker Facts

  1. Owing to his father’s job, he was born on a naval base in Naples, Italy. During his childhood years, his family moved frequently and he spent parts of his childhood growing up in Rhode Island, Washington, and Jacksonville, Florida. He then shifted to the Chicago, Illinois area in his teen years.
  2. Doug Walker does not like the movies – Cars (2006), Gladiator (2000), American Pie (1999), Avatar (2009), With Honors (1994), Signs (2002), Nell (1994), Matilda (1996), District 9 (2009), Moulin Rouge! (2001).
  3. Some of his main comedy influences include Robin Williams, Mel Brooks, Dave Chappelle, Rowan Atkinson, Bill Murray, The Simpsons (1989), and Animaniacs (1993).
  4. He has a pet cat named Chaplin (named after Charles Chaplin).

Featured Image by Mike Mozart / Flickr / CC BY 2.0

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