Poll Suggestion: Actors Shorter Than Their Fathers (Much Shorter)

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While men tend to inherit the height of their father, sometimes they're much taller, sometimes slightly shorter (former President Bush was two inches shorter than his father)... it is still very uncommon (although not that rare) to end up bing towered by Daddy.

This is a list of actors who are at least 4 inches (10 cm) shorter than their fathers, we know it's all a matter of genetics but still, which case do you find the most surprising?

http://www.imdb.com/list/ls025648441/?
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I would have thought Eastwood's genes were more dominant ...

Your title says "Shorther". Also in the text, "bing towered".
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Thanks, Peter!

Don't underestimate the mother's genes, I suggested this poll because I'm four inches shorter than my father (we're three brothers, and the others are also shorter by three and two inches) and I always thought I was an exception, these actors kind of relieved me from serious hang-ups. 
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I am taller than either of my parents, but the taller genes are definitely on my mother's side.
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That's the best scenario for a guy, if he has a tall father and a short mother, there's a possibility that he could be shorter than his father, but having a tall mother is almost a tall-height  guarantee for a boy.
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FYC:
Roberts Downey Jr. and Sr.
Michael and Corin Redgrave
John and Sean Astin

Clint and Rance Howard - I couldn't actually find Rance's height, but Clint is only 5'7" and check out this photo of them...
Image result for clint howard and rance howard
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Thanks Jen,

I'll try to find data about Rance Howard, but it looks like a valid suggestion. I can't add Michael and Corin Redgrave because there's only 1 inch and half between them and there are plenty of actors who're just slightly shorter than their fathers.

Also from IMDb: Son Sean Astin is not his biological child. He is ex-wife Patty Duke's son with her ex-husband Michael Tell.  
But I was astonished for Robert Downey Jr. Wow! And there's absolutely no doubt possible about his fatherhood, his son is a carbon copy with only darker hair.
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Actually he looks even taller than Ron Howard:http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0397555/mediaviewer/rm3787430656
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Are you excluding the Astins? You didn't specify bio-dads only.
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Because there's nothing surprising about not looking like your adoptive parent since you don't have the same genes. 
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FYC:
Master P and Romeo Miller
John and Ethan Wayne
Elliott and Jason Gould
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Thanks.
And bump, I hope I can get a picture of Jason Gould, watching the Prince of Tides reminded me of that poll.
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