(Autumn-Winter 2004) Played the part of the basketball in a Fox Sports TV campaign. Fox recorded Downey's voice and actually filmed his mouth, using computer graphics to superimpose it on the ball itself.
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Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
Did You Know?
I did Air America
(1990) for two reasons: to be in a movie with Mel Gibson
and to make a bunch of money. And then underneath there was the hope that in doing this formulaic thing I would be launched into a whole new realm of opportunity to do A-list movies. By the time we were done, the only positive thing was meeting Mel Gibson.
Is the first regular cast member of Saturday Night Live
(1975) to be nominated for an Academy Award in the category "Best Actor in a Leading Role". Joan Cusack
and Dan Aykroyd
were also nominated for Academy Awards some years before Downey, but both were nominated for supporting roles.
Known for not being especially humble