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Robert Downey Jr.


Born in Manhattan, New York, on April 4, 1965, Robert Downey Jr. made his debut as an actor at the age of five in the film Pound (1970), written and directed by his father, Robert Downey Sr., and since that early role, Robert Downey Jr. has amassed an enviable list of credits and honors throughout a four-decades-plus career that shows no signs of ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 31 wins & 68 nominations. See more awards »

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  Sherlock Holmes 3 (announced)
Sherlock Holmes (rumored)
 2014 Chef
Marvin
 2010 Love & Distrust (Video)
Rob (segment: "Auto Motives" by Lorraine Bracco)
 2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (Video short)
Kirk Lazarus (uncredited)
 2008 The Incredible Hulk
Tony Stark (uncredited)
 2008 Iron Man (Video Game)
Tony Stark (voice)
 2005 Game 6
Steven Schwimmer
 2004 Eros
Nick Penrose (segment "Equilibrium")
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
Bobby
 2000-2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Larry Paul
- Love Is All Around: Part 2 (2002) ... Larry Paul (uncredited)
- Heart and Soul (2002) ... Larry Paul (uncredited)
- The Wedding (2001) ... Larry Paul (credit only)
- Home Again (2001) ... Larry Paul
- Queen Bee (2001) ... Larry Paul
 2002 Lethargy (Short)
Animal Therapist
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Rob
 1999 Friends & Lovers
Hans
 1999 In Dreams
Vivian Thompson
 1997 Hugo Pool
Franz Mazur
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy
Blake
 1997 One Night Stand
Charlie
 1996 Danger Zone
Jim Scott
 1994 Hail Caesar
Jerry
 1993 Short Cuts
Bill Bush
 1990 Air America
Billy
 1988 1969
Ralph Carr
 1988 Rented Lips
Wolf Dangler
 1987 The Pick-up Artist
Jack Jericho (as Robert Downey)
 1985-1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Paul Simon / John Cougar Melloncamp / ...
- Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) ... Various (as Robert Downey)
- Catherine Oxenberg and Paul Simon/Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986) ... Paul Simon / Various (as Robert Downey)
- Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) ... Various (as Robert Downey)
- Oprah Winfrey/Joe Jackson (1986) ... John Cougar Melloncamp / Various (as Robert Downey)
 1985 Deadwait (Short)
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series)
Bruno Mussolini (as Robert Downey)
 1985 Weird Science
Ian (as Robert Downey)
 1985 Girls Just Want to Have Fun
Punk Party Crasher (uncredited)
 1985 Tuff Turf
Jimmy Parker (as Robert Downey)
 1984 Firstborn
Lee
 1980 Up the Academy
Boy on Soccer Team (uncredited)
 1972 Greaser's Palace (uncredited)
 1970 Pound
Puppy (as Bob Downey)
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Played the part of the basketball in a Fox Sports TV campaign in late 2004. They recorded his voice and actually filmed his mouth, using computer graphics to place it on the ball itself. See more »

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2 Print Biographies | 10 Interviews | 23 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 22 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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[on Sean Penn] In a relatively short time he was a better friend than some people I'd known for ages. I remember him saying three or four years ago, "You have two reputations. I think you know what both of them are, and I think you'd do well to get rid of one of those reputations. If you don't, it will get rid of the other one." And I was like, "Two reputations, I'll be right back." Just hearing ... See more »

Trivia:

Attended the premiere of his new movie, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, on Tuesday (January 10) in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels See more »

Nickname:

Bob See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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