5' 9" (1.75 m)
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My whole career, I've tried to bounce back and forth between everything, and not get typed out. I've done a pretty good job of not getting typed. So I'll do a lot of comedy, and then I'll not do comedy for a year, do
The West Wing
and then do something else. You have to remind casting directors out here that you don't just do one thing. There's a lot of people who do just one thing.
With his part as the squirrelly "Milton Waddams" in the cult classic
, Root has developed a fan base; he has said that, from time to time, fans of the movie will either mail him or give him, in person, a red Swingline stapler.