Robert Downey Jr. is an American entertainer known for parts in a wide assortment of movies, including ‘Iron Man,’ ‘The Avengers, ‘Sherlock Holmes’ and ‘Chaplin.’ Brought into the world in New York City on April 4, 1965, Robert Downey Jr. started going about as a small kid. He showed up and was a cast part on Saturday Night Live during the 1980s; however, his developing achievement was damaged by long stretches of battles with drug misuse. At last, turning his life around, he bought a resurgence of basic and mainstream recognition and is viewed as one of Hollywood’s A-rundown entertainers.
Short Bio & Career
Robert John Downey Jr.
Actor, Film Producer, Singer, Voice Actor, Composer
Family and Siblings
Robert Downey Sr. (Actor)
Elsie Ford (Actress)
Allyson Downey (Older Sister)
Date of Birth (DOB):
4th April 1965, Sunday
Age (As in 2021):
56 Years Old
Manhattan, New York City
Manhattan, New York City
Santa Monica High School (1982), Perry House School
Team Downey (Company), 1311 Abbot Kinney, Venice, CA 90291-3739, USA
Other Interesting Facts Related to Robert Downey Jr:
Downey’s father, who was also a drug addict, allowed him to use marijuana when he was six years old.
When RDJ was high on drugs, he burgles his neighbor’s house believing it was his own, and slept on the bed there.
Because of his prior criminal record, he had trouble entering certain nations, such as Japan, to promote IRON MAN.
He was a contender for Batman/Bruce Wayne in Batman (1989), but Michael Keaton was cast instead.
He is the first and only actor to win a Golden Globe for his performance as Sherlock Holmes.
In 2003, he started learning Wing Chun to help him overcome his drug addiction.
At the age of 17, he dropped out of Santa Monica High School and moved to New York to pursue a career as an actor.
Bussing tables at Central Falls restaurant, working in a shoe shop, and performing as “living art” at Soho’s infamous underground club Area were among his first jobs in the city.
Pound, directed and written by his father, was his first film. He was just five years old at the time and played the role of a “Puppy.”
Saturday Night Live is an American sketch comedy show that airs late at night on television (SNL). In 1985, he was a cast member who appeared in 18 episodes.
His assistant, right-hand man Jimmy Rich died in a car accident on May 7, 2021.
Downey Jr. was also granted permission to leave rehab for a day to film a music video for Elton John.
He was sentenced to three years of probation and was required to submit to random drug tests. He was sentenced to six months in the Los Angeles County jail in 1997 after failing one of the court-ordered substance checks. Downey was convicted again in 1999 after failing to take another mandatory drug test.