Robert Downey Jr.

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Biography

  • Birth Name: Robert John Downey Jr.
  • Birth Place: New York, NY
  • Date of Birth / Zodiac Sign: 04/04/1965, Aries
  • Profession: Actor; singer
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Robert Downey Jr. Fast Facts:
  • Dropped out of high school to pursue an acting career.
  • Won the title role of Chaplin over Dustin Hoffman, Billy Crystal and Robin Williams.
  • Received "Man of the Year" honors from Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals in February 2004.
  • Released debut album, The Futurist, in 2004. Its highlight: a duet with Yes lead singer Jon Anderson on the classic Yes track "Your Move."
  • Son Indio appears in the opening scene of Downey's 2005 film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang as a younger version of Downey's character.
  • Launched the production company Team Downey in 2010, along with his producer wife, Susan.
  • Robert Downey Jr. Relationships:
  • Deborah Falconer - Ex-wife
  • Elsie Downey - Mother
  • Indio Falconer Downey - Son
  • Sarah Jessica Parker - Ex-significant Other
  • Laura Downey - Stepmother
  • Allyson Downey - Sister
  • Robert Downey Sr. - Father
  • Susan Downey - Wife
  • Exton Elias Downey - Son
  • Robert Downey Jr. Awards:
  • 2013 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Movie Actor - Winner
  • 2013 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Movie Superhero - Winner
  • 2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
  • 2008 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
  • 2006 Sundance Film Festival: Dramatic Special Jury Award: Best Ensemble Performance - Winner
  • 2014 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Action Movie Star - Winner
  • 2001 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
  • 1992 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
  • 2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
  • 1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
  • 2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
  • 2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
  • 2008 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
  • 2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee

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