Recorded "Every Breath You Take" with Sting
, and "Chances Are" with Vonda Shepard
, both for the "Ally McBeal - Songs of the Heart" soundtrack.
2 Print Biographies |
10 Interviews |
27 Articles |
8 Pictorials |
26 Magazine Cover Photos |
Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on his childhood] I didn't want to talk about what my dad did because it wasn't like he was directing All in the Family
(1971) or anything. He was doing these crazy films. Mom would pick me up at school wearing this big quilted cape. I felt like I was in a J.D. Salinger
story. Dad's Jewish and Irish, Mom's German and Scotch. I couldn't say I was anything. My last name isn't even Downey. My dad ...
Has worn lifts at his directors' requests in his recent leading man roles, namely Iron Man
(2008) and its sequel and in Sherlock Holmes
(2009), in order to enhance his height.
Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels