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Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr
5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on never winning an Oscar] I know it's going to happen. That's just a fact... because it just doesn't make sense. That's why I don't mind showing up and watching everybody else get them... Look, even if I don't get one directly, eventually they're just going to have to give me one when I get old. So no matter how you slice it, I'm getting one... I should probably have more, but zero's fine.
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 intelligent but eccentric characters