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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 36 wins & 101 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Avengers
The Avengers Tony Stark / Iron Man
(2012)
Iron Man
Iron Man Tony Stark / Iron Man
(2008)
Iron Man Three
Iron Man Three Tony Stark
(2013)
Avengers: Age of Ultron
Avengers: Age of Ultron Tony Stark / Iron Man
(2015)

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 2019 The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle (pre-production)
Dr. John Dolittle
  Untitled John Brinkley Biopic (announced)
Dr. John Brinkley
 2014 Chef
Marvin
 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
Hans
 1999 In Dreams
Vivian Thompson
 1997 Hugo Pool
Franz
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy
Blake
 1996 Danger Zone
Jim Scott
 1994 Hail Caesar
Jerry
 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
Lee
 1983 Baby It's You
Stewart
 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:

TV commercial, "Your Vote is Your Voice," with Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Jessica Parker, and directed by Lawrence Bridges, for Rock The Vote. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 10 Interviews | 27 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 26 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:

What do you say, though -- if you want to make God laugh, tell him your plan. See more »

Trivia:

(May 24, 2001) Downey pleaded not guilty to the November 2000 drug charges. He is being held in a drug rehab center until his case is decided. See more »

Trademark:

Distinctive drawling voice See more »

Nickname:

Bob See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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