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" ...
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Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr
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(1992)] Chaplin was the culmination of an opportunity, and the biggest humiliation I've ever experienced. It was like winning the lottery, then going to prison. I realized that nothing that had worked for me before was going to work here. I'd watch one of Charlie's films, but by the end of it I was wildly depressed, because I realized that what he'd done in this twenty-minute short ...
In a symbolic attempt to bury his decadent 1980s Brat Pack image and begin a new phase of his life and career after filming Chaplin
(1992) in 1991, he (literally) buried the clothes that he wore in Less Than Zero
(1987) in the backyard of his house.
Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels