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Robert Downey, Jr.
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Name
Robert John Downey, Jr.
Birthplace
Manhattan, New York, United States
Birth date
April 4, 1965 (1965-04-04) (age 56)
Occupation
Actor
Active Years
1970–present


Robert John Downey, Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an actor, comedian, singer and musicist. He portrays Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe and portrayed Charlie Chaplin in the biographic film of the same name, Kirk Lazarus in the satyrical comedy film Tropic Thunderand the great detective Sherlock Holmes in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes and its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game Of Shadows.


Filmography

Television

  • Saturday Night Live (1985-86)
  • Mussolini: The Untold Story (1985)
  • Mr. Willowby's Christmas Tree (1995(
  • Ally McBeal (2000-02)
  • Family Guy (2005)
  • The Age of AI (2019)
  • Perry Mason (2020; executive producer only)
  • Sweet Tooth (2021; executive producer only)
  • What If...? (2021; voice only)
  • Iron Heart (TBA)
  • Armor Wars (TBA)

Personal Life

During the 1990's and early 2000's, Downey struggled with substance abuse, including cocaine and heroin.

Quotes

Speaking about Downey Jr., producer Lionel Wigram said: "He is very like Sherlock in many ways. Truly brilliant, quick-witted, logical, curious, fascinated by everything."

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