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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. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 33 wins & 91 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Avengers
The Avengers Tony Stark / Iron Man
Iron Man
Iron Man Tony Stark / Iron Man
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 Tony Stark
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark / Iron Man


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 2014 Chef
 2008 The Incredible Hulk
Tony Stark (uncredited)
 2005 Game 6
Steven Schwimmer
 2004 Eros
Nick Penrose (segment "Equilibrium")
 1999 Bowfinger
Jerry Renfro
 1999 Friends & Lovers
 1999 In Dreams
Vivian Thompson
 1997 Hugo Pool
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy
 1996 Danger Zone
Jim Scott
 1994 Hail Caesar
 1988 1969
Ralph Carr
 1988 Rented Lips
Wolf Dangler
 1987 The Pick-up Artist
Jack Jericho (as Robert Downey)
 1986 America
Paulie Hackley
 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
 1983 Baby It's You
 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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Personal Details

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 | 27 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 25 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

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Alternate Names:

Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr


5' 8½" (1.74 m)

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Personal Quote:

(2010, on his past problems) Sometimes it's necessary to compartmentalize the different stages of your evolution, both personally and objectively, for the people you have to love and tolerate. And one of those people, for me, is me. I have a very strong sense of that messed-up kid, that devoted theater actor, that ne'er-do-well 20-something nihilistic androgyne and that late-20s married guy with ... See more »


Is the first, and thus far only, actor to win a Golden Globe for portraying Sherlock Holmes. See more »


Frequently plays intelligent but eccentric characters See more »


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Is this talented actor just phoning it in anymore? gordoncortpickles
Why does he stick with Marvel and this Holmes ...? Truth-Joy
I'm glad he walked out of that interview. Z-Dizzle
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