Robert Downey Jr.

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Robert Downey Jr.
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Age59
Full NameRobert John Downey Jr
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Biography

A true Hollywood icon, Robert Downey Jr. is a scion of the illustrious Downey family. Born in Manhattan, New York, on April 4, 1965, to celebrated writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and acclaimed actress Elsie Downey, Robert and his sister, Allyson Downey, were immersed in the performing arts from an early age. After honing his craft at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York, Robert moved to California and eventually dropped out of Santa Monica High School in 1982 to pursue his acting career. With an impressive list of credits to his name, Robert Downey Jr. has managed to remain a fresh, compelling presence in Hollywood for over four decades and is now one of the most respected actors in the world.

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Awards
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  • Golden Globe2010
    Sherlock HolmesBest Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical
  • Golden Globe2001
    Ally McBealBest Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television

Media
139

  • SmartLess
  • The Joe Rogan Experience
  • Finding Your Roots with Henry Louis Gates, Jr.
  • Never Sleep Again: The Elm Street Legacy
  • Avengers: Endgame
  • Avengers: Infinity War
  • The Zen Diaries of Garry Shandling
  • The Chef Show
  • The Avengers
  • Lego Marvel's Avengers
  • Iron Man
  • My Next Guest Needs No Introduction with David Letterman
  • The 81st Annual Academy Awards
  • The Age of A.I.
  • Captain America: Civil War
  • Sweet Tooth
  • Short Cuts
  • Zodiac
  • This Is Zodiac
  • Sherlock Holmes
  • Val
  • Zodiac Deciphered
  • Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
  • Chaplin
  • Perry Mason
  • The Judge
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming
  • Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
  • 70th Golden Globe Awards
  • Good Night, and Good Luck.
  • The Showbiz Show with David Spade
  • Elton John: I Want Love
  • Sr.
  • Spider-Man: Homecoming, NBA Finals: Watch the Game
  • Chef
  • Richard III
  • Avengers: Age of Ultron
  • The Oscars
  • 71st Golden Globe Awards
  • Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness
  • As I AM: The Life and Times of DJ AM
  • Natural Born Killers
  • Iron Man 3
  • The 84th Annual Academy Awards
  • Playing It Forward: Imagine Dragons
  • The 79th Annual Academy Awards
  • Heart and Souls
  • Mussolini: The Untold Story
  • Tropic Thunder

Family Tree

The illustrious Robert Downey Jr. is a Hollywood icon, with a career spanning four decades of unparalleled success. Born in Manhattan, New York, he is the son of esteemed writer, director, and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford). His father is of Lithuanian Jewish, Hungarian Jewish, and Irish descent, while his mother is of English, Scottish, German, and Swiss-German ancestry. Robert was raised by his stepfather James Downey, a veteran, minor-league baseball player, Golden Gloves champion, and playwright. His wife Deborah Falconer is an actress and composer, and his current wife Susan Downey is a producer and executive. Together, the couple have two children. With an impressive resume of credits to his name, Robert Downey Jr. continues to remain at the top of his craft.

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