Robert Downey Jr Biography


Robert Downey Jr

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Birth Name: Robert Downey
Date of birth:
Birth Country: United States
Height: 5 Feet 9 Inch
Birth Sign: Acer
Age: 52 Years
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Winner of Golden Globes, USA for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Comedy or Musical, Robert Downey Jr is a renowned actor from United States. He is mainly popular in the world for starring his role in the movies like The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron and Iron Man 3. Robert, who is known for playing intelligent but eccentric characters, was born as Robert John Downey Jr in New York City, New York, United States of America to Elsie Ford and Robert Downey Sr... He is an American and is of Lithuanian Jewish, Hungarian Jewish, Irish, Scottish, German, and Swiss descent.

In 1984, Robert had romantic love affairs with Sarah Jessica Parker. Sarah Jessica Parker is an actress and producer from United States. He dated her as his girlfriend. This love life was ended in 1991 because of his drug addiction.

On 29th of May 1992, Robert got married to Deborah Falconer. Deborah Falconer is a retired actress. She is also an established musician and is known from her debut album, Untangle. They were happy to have each other as loving husband and wife. Their first child, Indio Falconer Downey was born at the end of 1993. Though they were happily married, this married life changed the track in 2001 because of this drug addiction and his continuous visit to jail. She filed for divorce and they finally got divorced on 26th of April 2004.

In 2003, while Robert was on the set of Gothika, he met love of his life Susan Downey. Susan Downey is a film producer from United States. Their romantic love affairs induced while filming in this movie; however, Susan turned down this love affair several times because she feared it won't last long. After the completion of this movie, they continued this love life and they finally got married on 27th of August 2005. They have already welcomed two children together.

Robert was addicted to drugs since he was a child. His father was the first man who let him use the drugs as he was also an addict. His childhood memory was full of drugs and alcohol. Besides drugs, he was also active in acting since a young age. He made his acting debut in 1970 by starring the role of Puppy in the movie Pound. Two years later he starred in the movie Greaser's Palace. As a child he was enrolled at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center. He also attended Santa Monica High School but he dropped out from there in 1982. After that he began pursuing his acting career fully. In 1985, he also appeared in the Saturday Night Live in about 18 episodes but was severely criticized for this role. He got his rise in fame after he portrayed the role of Jack Jericho in the movie The Pick-up Artist. His breakthrough role came in 2008 after he starred in the movie Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk. He is also famous for his role in the movies like Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Iron Man 3 and Avengers: Age of Ultron. For his role in Iron Man Three, he earned the salary of $50,000,000 and his net worth is said to be around $140 Million.

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Born in New York City, New York, United States

1965 4th of April

Robert, who is known for playing intelligent but eccentric characters, was born as Robert John Downey Jr in New York City, New York, United States of America to Elsie Ford and Robert Downey Sr... He is an American and is of Lithuanian Jewish, Hungarian Jewish, Irish, Scottish, German, and Swiss descent.

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Made his acting debut

1970

Besides drugs, he was also active in acting since a young age. He made his acting debut in 1970 by starring the role of Puppy in the movie Pound. Two years later he starred in the movie Greaser's Palace.

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Began using marijuana

1971

Robert was addicted to drugs since he was a child. His father was the first man who let him use the drugs as he was also an addict. His childhood memory was full of drugs and alcohol.

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Attended Santa Monica High School

1982

As a child he was enrolled at Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center. He also attended Santa Monica High School but he dropped out from there in 1982. After that he began pursuing his acting career fully.

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Began dating Sarah Jessica Parker

1984

In 1984, Robert had romantic love affairs with Sarah Jessica Parker. Sarah Jessica Parker is an actress and producer from United States. He dated her as his girlfriend. This love life was ended in 1991 because of his drug addiction.

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Married to Deborah Falconer

1992 29th of May

On 29th of May 1992, Robert got married to Deborah Falconer. Deborah Falconer is a retired actress. She is also an established musician and is known from her debut album, Untangle. They were happy to have each other as loving husband and wife.

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First child, Indio Falconer Downey

1993 7th of September

He became father for the first time in his life in 1993. He and his first wife, Deborah Falconer welcomed their one and only child together on 7th of September and that time it was a son and they named him Indio Falconer Downey.

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Won Golden Globes, USA

1994

Golden Globes, USA is also one of the prestigious awards in the acting world and it’s an honor if anyone wins this award. He won this award for the first time in 1994. He also won this award in 2001 for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role.

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Won Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror

1994

Till now he has been nominated in Academy of Science Fiction, Fantasy & Horror Films, USA for six different times and out of these six nominations he has been honored three times. He was honored with this award for the first time in 1994 for Best Actor.

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Began dating Susan Downey

2003

In 2003, while Robert was on the set of Gothika, he met love of his life Susan Downey. Susan Downey is a film producer from United States. Their romantic love affairs induced while filming in this movie; however, Susan turned down this love affair several times because she feared it won't last long.

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Divorced to Deborah Falconer

2004 26th of April

Though they were happily married, this married life changed the track in 2001 because of this drug addiction and his continuous visit to jail. She filed for divorce and they finally got divorced on 26th of April 2004.

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Married to Susan Downey

2005 27th of August

After the completion of the movie Gothika, they continued this love life and they finally got married on 27th of August 2005. They have already welcomed two children together. They are still together as a married couple.

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Appeared in the movie, Iron Man

2008

His breakthrough role came in 2008 after he starred in the movie Iron Man and The Incredible Hulk. He is also famous for his role in the movies like Sherlock Holmes, Iron Man 2, The Avengers, Iron Man 3 and Avengers: Age of Ultron. For his role in Iron Man Three, he earned the salary of $50,000,000.

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