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Robert Downey Jr.


Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Born in Manhattan, New York, on April 4, 1965, Robert Downey Jr. is the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 35 wins & 71 nominations. See more awards »

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  Sherlock Holmes 3 (announced)
Sherlock Holmes (rumored)
 2014 Chef
Marvin
 2008 The Incredible Hulk
Tony Stark (uncredited)
 2005 Game 6
Steven Schwimmer
 2004 The Route V50 (Short) (uncredited)
 2004 Eros
Nick Penrose (segment "Equilibrium")
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
Bobby
 2002 Lethargy (Short)
Animal Therapist
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Rob
 1999 Friends & Lovers
Hans
 1999 In Dreams
Vivian Thompson
 1997 Hugo Pool
Franz
 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 Deadwait (Short)
 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
Small boy in covered wagon (uncredited)
 1970 Pound
Puppy (as Bob Downey)
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Other Works:

Promotion and limited personal appearance tour for The Route V50 (2004) film online, a twelve minute featurette he made, in 2003, for Volvo, then a division of Ford Motor Company's Premier Automotive Group. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 10 Interviews | 24 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 23 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 his childhood] I didn't want to talk about what my dad did because it wasn't like he was directing All in the Family (1971) or anything. He was doing these crazy films. Mom would pick me up at school wearing this big quilted cape. I felt like I was in a J.D. Salinger story. Dad's Jewish and Irish, Mom's German and Scotch. I couldn't say I was anything. My last name isn't even Downey. My dad ... See more »

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Lives in Venice and Malibu, California. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels See more »

Nickname:

RDJ See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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