Robert Downey Jr
|Born||in Manhattan, New York City, New York, USA|
|Birth Name||Robert John Downey Jr|
|Height||5′ 8½” (1.74 m)|
Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford). Robert’s father is of half Lithuanian Jewish, one quarter Hungarian Jewish, and one quarter Irish, descent, while Robert’s mother was of English, Scottish, German, and Swiss-German ancestry.
Downey rose to fame globally after he was cast as Tony Stark Genius inventor, billionaire playboy and philanthropist in Iron Man