#Baptiste on BBC: Does Tcheky Karyo really have a limp? How did Baptiste get ...

Baptiste on BBC sees Julien Baptiste (played by Tchécky Karyo) back, limp and all. The Missing explained how Baptiste got his limp at the end of its first series. BBC viewers, however, are still wondering whether Tcheky Karyo really has a limp.

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Does Tchécky Karyo really have a limp?

Unlike Baptiste, Tchécky Karyo does not have a real-life limp.

In fact, he has previously revealed that he struggles to remember which leg is the one he should be limping with.

“I have to remember which leg it is,” he told HuffPost.

However, the limp has become completely associated with the Turkish actor.


tcheky karyo in baptisteTcheky Karyo does not have a limp in real life (Image: BBC)

He added: “Whenever I get into a cab, they ask me, ‘how’s the limp?’”

The Times further confirmed the actor does not limp in an interview.

They wrote: “When I meet Karyo at a hotel in Soho, London, he appears exactly as Baptiste, minus the limp.”

The limp is a crucial part of the character, however, as The Times explains: “Like Hugh Laurie’s Dr Gregory House in the medical drama House, the hobbled leg is a physical impediment bestowed on

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