(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)
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[on Mel Gibson
] He's a stand-up guy - he's always has been for me - and certainly when I was not hire-able, he put his ass on the line and said, "I'll take that chance." He will always have my friendship, and that's just talking about business and Hollywood stuff, which to me is nowhere as important as friendship.
Downey's paternal grandfather, Robert Elias, was of Lithuanian Jewish descent, while Downey's paternal grandmother, model Betty McLoughlin, was of half Irish and half Hungarian Jewish ancestry. Downey's mother's lineage was English, Scottish, German, and Swiss-German.
Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels