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Robert Downey Sr.


Robert Downey Sr. served in the army, played minor-league baseball, was a Golden Gloves champion and off-off Broadway playwright, all before he was 22 years old. In 1960 he began writing and directing basement-budgeted, absurdist films that gained an underground following: Balls Bluff (1961), Babo 73 (1964), Chafed Elbows (1966) and No More Excuses... See full bio »
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Filmography

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 2005 Rittenhouse Square (Documentary)
 1997 Hugo Pool
 1990 Too Much Sun
 1988 Rented Lips
 1986 America
 1985-1986 The Twilight Zone (TV Series) (3 episodes)
- The Elevator/To See the Invisible Man/Tooth and Consequences (1986) ... (segment "Tooth and Consequences", as Robert Downey)
- Teacher's Aide/Paladin of the Lost Hour (1985) ... (segment "Teacher's Aide", uncredited)
- Healer/Children's Zoo/Kentucky Rye (1985) ... (segment "Children's Zoo", as Robert Downey)
 1970 Pound
 1969 Putney Swope (as Robert Downey [a prince])
 1966 Chafed Elbows
 1965 Sweet Smell of Sex (as Robert Downey)
 1964 A Touch of Greatness (Documentary)
 1964 Babo 73
 1961 Balls Bluff (Short)
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Show Show Camera and Electrical Department (1 credit)
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Show Show Self (12 credits)

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Other Works:

Stage: Directed "Nagasaki Sake". Cast: Chi McBride (playing eight different characters). See more »

Publicity Listings:

1 Interview | 1 Article | See more »

Alternate Names:

Robert Downey Sr. 'A Prince' | Bob Downey Sr. 'a Prince' | Robert J. Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey [a prince]

Height:

6' 3" (1.91 m)
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Father of Allyson Downey See more »

Nickname:

Bob

Star Sign:

Cancer

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