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Robert Downey Jr.

Robert John Downey, Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor. Downey made his screen debut in 1970, at the age of five, when he appeared in his father's film Pound, and has worked consistently in film and television ever since. During the 1980s he had roles in a series of coming of age films associated with the Brat Pack. Less Than Zero (1987) is particularly notable, not only because it was the first time Downey's acting would be acknowledged by critics, but also because the role pushed Downey's already existing drug habit one step further. After Zero, Downey started landing roles in bigger films such as Air America (1990), Soapdish (1991) and Natural Born Killers (1994). He played Charlie Chaplin in the 1992 film Chaplin, for which he received an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. Between 1996 and 2001, Downey was frequently arrested on drug-related charges and went through several drug treatment programs, but had difficulty staying clean. After being released from the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in 2000, Downey joined the cast of the hit television series Ally McBeal, playing the new love interest of Calista Flockhart's title character. His performance was praised and received accolades, but his character was written out when Downey was fired after two drug arrests in late 2000 and early 2001. After one last stay in a court-ordered drug treatment program, Downey finally achieved lasting sobriety and his career began to take off again. He appeared in semi-independent films such as The Singing Detective (2003), Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), and A Scanner Darkly (2006). He also had supporting roles in the mainstream films Gothika (2003) and Zodiac (2007). In 2004, Downey released his debut studio album The Futurist. In 2007, Downey was cast as the title character in the comic book adaptation Iron Man. The film was a huge success; the opening weekend for Iron Man is still in the top 20 openings of all time. He reprised the role of Tony Stark in the 2010 sequel, Iron Man 2, and will again in 2012 in The Avengers and in the third movie of the planned trilogy, Iron Man 3, due to open in 2013. In addition to receiving commercial success, Downey's performance in the first Iron Man film received rave reviews. Downey was nominated for—and won—a number of end-of-year awards from critics and film associations around the world. Downey's other 2008 films included Charlie Bartlett and the Ben Stiller-directed Tropic Thunder, in which he portrayed an Australian method actor overly engrossed in his role as an African-American soldier. He received his second Oscar nomination for the film, in the category of Best Supporting Actor. In 2009, Downey starred as the titular lead character in Guy Ritchie's adaptation of Sherlock Holmes, released Christmas 2009. Soon after, Downey won a Golden Globe for Best Performance by an Actor in a Motion Picture – Musical or Comedy for that portrayal of the famous detective


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Born:
Apr 4, 1965 In New York City - New York - USA
Movie/TV Credits:
108
First Appeared:
In the movie Jesse James 1939-01-14
Latest Project:
Movie Мстители: Война бесконечности. Часть 2 2019-04-25
Known For
Poster of Первый мститель: Противостояние
Poster of Железный человек 3
Poster of Железный человек 2
Poster of Шерлок Холмс
Filmography
Movie Мстители: Война бесконечности. Часть 2 Tony Stark / Iron Man 2019-04-25
Movie Мстители: Война бесконечности. Часть 1 Tony Stark / Iron Man 2018-04-25
Movie Человек-паук: Возвращение домой Tony Stark / Iron Man 2017-07-06
Movie Первый мститель: Противостояние Tony Stark / Iron Man 2016-04-27
Movie Мстители: Эра Альтрона Tony Stark / Iron Man 2015-04-22
Movie Marvel Studios: Создание Вселенной Himself / Tony Stark / Iron Man 2014-03-18
Movie Повар на колесах Marvin 2014-05-08
Movie Судья Henry 'Hank' Palmer 2014-10-08
Movie I Am Steve McQueen Narrator 2014-06-24
Movie Marvel: 75 Years, From Pulp to Pop! Himself 2014-11-04
Movie Железный человек 3 Tony Stark / Iron Man 2013-04-18
Movie Пятая власть Bobby 2013-10-11
Movie Мстители Tony Stark / Iron Man 2012-04-25
Movie Война миров: Голиаф Albert Einstein 2012-07-14
Movie Marvel Studios: Building a Cinematic Universe Himself 2012-09-25
Movie Консультант Tony Stark 2011-09-12
Movie Шерлок Холмс: Игра теней Sherlock Holmes 2011-11-22
Movie Любовь и предательство Rob 2010-08-16
Movie Железный человек 2 Tony Stark / Iron Man 2010-04-28
Movie Mandie and the Cherokee Treasure Bill Bush 2010-10-15
Movie Впритык Peter Highman 2010-11-04
Movie Feed The Fish Rob 2009-01-01
Movie Шерлок Холмс Sherlock Holmes 2009-01-07
Movie Солист Steve Lopez 2009-04-24
Movie Железный человек Tony Stark / Iron Man 2008-04-30
Movie Starz Inside - Comic Books Unbound Himself 2008-06-10
Movie Проделки в колледже Nathan Gardner 2008-02-22
Movie Невероятный Халк Tony Stark (uncredited) 2008-06-12
Movie A Number Jimmy Parker 2008-09-10
Movie Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness Kirk Lazarus (uncredited) 2008-08-26
Movie Солдаты неудачи Kirk Lazarus 2008-08-09
Movie Зодиак Paul Avery 2007-03-02
Movie Annie Leibovitz: Life Through a Lens Himself 2007-01-03
Movie Везунчик Telephone Jack 2007-05-01
Movie The Shaggy Dog Dr. Kozak 2006-03-09
Movie Помутнение James Barris 2006-05-25
Movie Hubert Selby Jr: It' ll Be Better Tomorrow Narrator 2006-06-22
Movie Как узнать своих святых Dito 2006-09-29
Movie Мех: Воображаемый портрет Дианы Арбус Lionel Sweeney 2006-08-30
Movie Поцелуй навылет Harry Lockhart 2005-02-12
Movie Game 6 Steven Schwimmer 2005-03-10
Movie Доброй ночи и удачи Joe Wershba 2005-09-16
Movie The Outsider Himself 2005-12-04
Movie Эрос Nick Penrose 2004-09-09
Series Джимми Киммел в прямом эфире Unknown 2003-01-26
Movie Whatever We Do Bobby 2003-01-16
Movie Charlie: The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin Himself 2003-05-01
Series Punk'd Himself 2003-03-17
Movie The Singing Detective Dan Dark 2003-10-24
Series Шоу Эллен ДеДженерес Unknown 2003-09-08
Movie Готика Pete Graham 2003-11-21
Movie The Interrogation of Michael Crowe Billy Covington 2002-12-02
Movie Вундеркинды Terry Crabtree 2000-02-22
Series Гриффины Unknown 1999-01-31
Movie Friends & Lovers Hans 1999-04-16
Movie In Dreams Vivian Thompson 1999-01-15
Series The Early Show Unknown 1999-11-01
Movie Клёвый парень Jerry Renfro 1999-08-12
Movie Black and White Terry Donager 1999-09-04
Movie Леший Clyde Pell 1998-01-23
Movie Служители закона John Royce 1998-03-05
Movie Hugo Pool Franz Mazur 1997-01-01
Series Взгляд Unknown 1997-08-11
Series Элли МакБил Larry Paul 1997-09-08
Movie One Night Stand Charlie 1997-11-14
Movie Two Girls and a Guy Blake Allen 1997-09-07
Movie Опасная зона Jim Scott 1996-08-02
Movie Home for the Holidays Tommy Larson 1995-11-02
Series The Frank Skinner Show Unknown 1995-09-10
Movie Королевская милость Robert Merivel 1995-12-29
Movie Ричард III Earl Rivers 1995-12-29
Movie Hail Caesar Jerry 1994-05-11
Movie Прирожденные убийцы Wayne Gale 1994-08-25
Movie Только Ты Peter Wright / Damon Bradley 1994-09-17
Movie Сердце и души Thomas Reilly 1993-08-13
Movie The Last Party Himself 1993-08-27
Movie Короткий монтаж Bill Bush 1993-09-05
Series Поздняя ночь с Конаном О`Брайэном Unknown 1993-09-13
Series Ночное шоу с Джейем Лено Unknown 1992-05-25
Movie Чаплин Charles Spencer Chaplin 1992-12-18
Movie Soapdish David Seton Barnes 1991-05-31
Movie Эйр Америка Billy Covington 1990-08-10
Movie Too Much Sun Reed Richmond 1990-10-10
Movie That's Adequate Albert Einstein 1989-01-01
Movie Chances Are Alex Finch 1989-03-10
Movie True Believer Roger Baron 1989-02-17
Movie Johnny Be Good Leo Wiggins 1988-03-22
Movie 1969 Ralph Carr 1988-08-18
Movie Dear America: Letters Home from Vietnam (voice) 1987-10-01
Movie Специалист по съему Jack Jericho 1987-09-18
Movie Less Than Zero Julian Wells 1987-11-06
Movie Снова в школу Derek 1986-06-13
Movie Tuff Turf Jimmy Parker 1985-01-11
Movie Ох уж эта наука! Ian 1985-02-08
Movie Firstborn Lee 1984-10-26
Movie Baby It's You Stewart 1983-04-03
Series В прямом эфире с Риджесом и Кэти Ли Unknown 1983-04-04
Series Вечер с Дэвидом Леттерманом Unknown 1982-02-01
Movie Up the Academy Boy on Soccer Team (uncredited) 1980-06-06
Series Субботним вечером в прямом эфире Various 1975-10-11
Movie Moment to Moment Himself 1975-01-01
Movie Conspiracy of Terror Charles Spencer Chaplin 1975-12-29
Movie Greaser's Palace Small boy in covered wagon 1972-07-31
Movie Pound Puppy 1970-08-08
Series The Academy Awards Robert Downey Jr. 1953-03-18
Movie Незнакомцы в поезде Dito 1951-06-19
Movie Bowery at Midnight Kirk Lazarus (uncredited) 1942-10-30
Movie Jesse James Kirk Lazarus 1939-01-14