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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 & 70 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 The Route V50 (Short) (uncredited)
 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
 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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Release of his first album, "The Futurist," by Sony Classical/SBMG Records (SK 92654), and consisting of eight pop ballads written and performed by Downey, and two cover songs, "Smile," written by Charles Chaplin, who was portrayed by Downey in the 1992 biographical film, Chaplin (1992), and "Your Move / Give Peace A Chance" ... 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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Personal Quote:

The great thing about Saturday Night Live (1975) was being at 30 Rockefeller Center. And having Belushi and Aykroyd's old office. And me and Michael [Anthony Michael Hall] saying, "We want bunk beds. With NFL Sheets. And we want them now." And Michael was like "Man, it's gonna be great, we're gonna be buddies, we're gonna do a show together, we're gonna ..." Then, "I'm gonna do Out of Bounds (... See more »

Trivia:

Before he starred as Iron Man (2008), Downey had done films with three of the actors who played Batman: with George Clooney in Good Night, and Good Luck. (2005); with Val Kilmer in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005); and with Michael Keaton in Game 6 (2005). See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels See more »

Nickname:

Bob See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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