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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
 2008 The Incredible Hulk
Tony Stark (uncredited)
 2005 Game 6
Steven Schwimmer
 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 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 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 (uncredited)
 1970 Pound
Puppy (as Bob Downey)
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Other Works:

Recorded "Every Breath You Take" with Sting, and "Chances Are" with Vonda Shepard, both for the "Ally McBeal - Songs of the Heart" soundtrack. See more »

Publicity Listings:

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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Personal Quote:

It's hard for me to watch Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005) and not get nostalgic about it. It's not perfect but in some ways, I think it's the best thing I've ever done. I don't know why. See more »

Trivia:

Was roommates with Kiefer Sutherland in the early '80s. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels See more »

Nickname:

RDJ See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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