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Robert Downey Jr.
Robert John Downey Jr.
New York, New York, United States
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Robert Downey Jr. Fast Facts:
Dropped out of high school to pursue an acting career.
Won the title role of
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,
, 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:
Exton Elias Downey - Son
Laura Downey - Stepmother
Avri Roel Downey - Daughter
Elsie Downey - Mother
Sarah Jessica Parker - Ex-significant Other
Susan Downey - Wife
Indio Falconer Downey - Son
Deborah Falconer - Ex-wife
Allyson Downey - Sister
Robert Downey Sr. - Father
Robert Downey Jr. Awards:
1992 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role - Nominee
2008 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Supporting Actor - Nominee
2008 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
1992 BAFTA Film Awards: Best Actor in a Leading Role - Winner
2006 Sundance Film Festival: Dramatic Special Jury Award: Best Ensemble Performance - Winner
2005 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Cast in a Motion Picture - Nominee
2001 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television - Winner
2008 Oscar: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role - Nominee
2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Comedy Series - Winner
2000 Screen Actors Guild Awards: Outstanding Performance by an Ensemble in a Comedy Series - Nominee
1993 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama - Nominee
2010 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or Comedy - Winner
2014 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Action Movie Star - Winner
2013 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Movie Actor - Winner
2013 People's Choice Awards: Favorite Movie Superhero - Winner
2001 Emmy: Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series - Nominee
2009 Golden Globe: Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion Picture - Nominee
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