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Robert Downey Jr.


Robert Downey Jr. has evolved into one of the most respected actors in Hollywood. With an amazing list of credits to his name, he has managed to stay new and fresh even after over four decades in the business. Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey... See full bio »

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Nominated for 2 Oscars. Another 36 wins & 105 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

Iron Man
Iron Man Tony Stark / Iron Man
(2008)
Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes Sherlock Holmes
(2009)
Iron Man 3
Iron Man 3 Tony Stark
(2013)
The Avengers
The Avengers Tony Stark / Iron Man
(2012)

Filmography

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 2020 Sherlock Holmes 3 (pre-production)
Sherlock Holmes
 2019 The Voyage of Doctor Dolittle (filming)
Dr. John Dolittle
 2019 Untitled Avengers Movie (post-production)
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2018 Avengers: Infinity War
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming, NBA Finals: Watch the Game (Video short)
Tony Stark
 2016 The First Avenger: Civil War
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2015 Avengers: Age of Ultron
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2014 Der Richter - Recht oder Ehre
Hank Palmer
 2013 Iron Man 3
Tony Stark
 2012 The Avengers
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2011 Sherlock Holmes - Spiel im Schatten
Sherlock Holmes
 2010 Stichtag - Schluss mit gemütlich
Peter Highman
 2010 Liebe, oder lieber doch nicht (Video)
Rob / Segment 5 - Auto Motives (True Love and False Hope)
 2010 Iron Man 2
Tony Stark
 2009 Sherlock Holmes
Sherlock Holmes
 2009 Der Solist
Steve Lopez
 2008 Tropic Thunder: Rain of Madness (Video short)
Kirk Lazarus (uncredited)
 2008 Tropic Thunder
Kirk Lazarus
 2008 Der unglaubliche Hulk
Tony Stark (uncredited)
 2008 Iron Man (Video Game)
Tony Stark (voice)
 2008 Iron Man
Tony Stark / Iron Man
 2007 Charlie Bartlett
Nathan Gardner
 2007 Glück im Spiel
Telephone Jack
 2007 Zodiac - Die Spur des Killers
Paul Avery
 2005 Family Guy (TV Series)
Patrick Pewterschmidt
- Fat Guy Strangler (2005) ... Patrick Pewterschmidt (voice)
 2005 Good Night, and Good Luck.
Joe Wershba
 2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
Harry Lockhart
 2005 Game 6
Steven Schwimmer
 2004 The Route V50 (Short) (uncredited)
 2004 Eros
Nick Penrose (segment "Equilibrium")
 2003 Gothika
Pete Graham
 2003 Whatever We Do (Short)
Bobby
 2003 The Singing Detective
Dan Dark
 2000-2002 Ally McBeal (TV Series)
Larry Paul
- Love Is All Around: Part 2 (2002) ... Larry Paul (uncredited)
- Heart and Soul (2002) ... Larry Paul (uncredited)
- The Wedding (2001) ... Larry Paul (credit only)
- Home Again (2001) ... Larry Paul
- Queen Bee (2001) ... Larry Paul
 2002 Lethargy (Short)
Animal Therapist
 2000 Bob Dylan: Things Have Changed (Video short)
 2000 Auto Motives (Short)
Rob
 2000 Die Wonder Boys
Terry Crabtree
 1999/I Black and White
Terry Donager
 1999 Bowfingers große Nummer
Jerry Renfro
 1999 Friends & Lovers
Hans
 1999 Jenseits der Träume
Vivian Thompson
 1998 Auf der Jagd
Royce
 1998 The Gingerbread Man
Clyde Pell
 1997 Hugo Pool
Franz
 1997 Two Girls and a Guy
Blake
 1997 One Night Stand
Charlie
 1996 Danger Zone - Zone des Todes
Jim Scott
 1995 Die Muppets unterm Weihnachtsbaum (TV Short)
Mr. Willowby
 1995 Richard III
Rivers
 1994 Nur für Dich
Peter Wright
 1994 Natural Born Killers
Wayne Gale
 1993 Short Cuts
Bill Bush
 1993 4 himmlische Freunde
Thomas Reilly
 1992 Chaplin
Charles Spencer Chaplin
 1991 Lieblingsfeinde - Eine Seifenoper
David Seton Barnes
 1990 Too Much Sun - Ein Stich zuviel
Reed Richmond
 1990 Air America
Billy
 1989 Ein himmlischer Liebhaber
Alex Finch
 1989 Das dreckige Spiel
Roger Baron
 1989 That's Adequate
Albert Einstein
 1988 Die Generation von 1969
Ralph Carr
 1988 Rented Lips
Wolf Dangler
 1988 Johnny Be Good
Leo Wiggins
 1987 Unter Null
Julian
 1987 Jack der Aufreisser
Jack Jericho (as Robert Downey)
 1986 America
Paulie Hackley
 1986 Mach's nochmal, Dad
Derek Lutz
 1985-1986 Saturday Night Live (TV Series)
Various / Rudy Randolph III / Jimmy Chance / ...
- Anjelica Huston and Billy Martin/George Clinton & Parliament-Funkadelic (1986) ... Jimmy Chance / Various (as Robert Downey)
- Jimmy Breslin and Marvin Hagler/Level 42/E.G. Daily (1986) ... Various (as Robert Downey)
- Catherine Oxenberg and Paul Simon/Ladysmith Black Mambazo (1986) ... Young Paul Simon / Dirk Landers / Various (as Robert Downey)
- Tony Danza/Laurie Anderson (1986) ... Dr. Pummel / Various (as Robert Downey)
- Griffin Dunne/Rosanne Cash (1986) ... Rudy Randolph III (as Robert Downey)
 1985 Deadwait (Short)
 1985 Mussolini: The Untold Story (TV Mini-Series)
Bruno Mussolini (as Robert Downey)
 1985 L.I.S.A. - Der helle Wahnsinn
Ian (as Robert Downey)
 1985 Lipstick & Ice Cream
Punk Party Crasher (uncredited)
 1985 Love-Fighters - Tuff Turf
Jimmy Parker (as Robert Downey)
 1983 Baby It's You
Stewart
 1980 Die Kadeppen Akademie
Boy on Soccer Team (uncredited)
 1972 Greaser's Palace
Small Boy in Covered Wagon (uncredited)
 1970 Pound
Puppy (as Bob Downey)
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Personal Details

Other Works:

TV commercial, "Your Vote is Your Voice," with Robert Downey Jr. and Sarah Jessica Parker, and directed by Lawrence Bridges, for Rock The Vote. See more »

Publicity Listings:

2 Print Biographies | 10 Interviews | 27 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 26 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Official Sites:

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Alternate Names:

Bob Downey | Robert Downey | Robert Downey Jr

Height:

5' 8½" (1.74 m)
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Did You Know?

Personal Quote:

It was so nice to go into this fake courtroom [on Ally McBeal (1997)]. I immediately went up into the judge's chair. Nice view. A preferable perspective. See more »

Trivia:

He was considered for the lead role in Ferris macht blau (1986), which went to Matthew Broderick. See more »

Trademark:

Frequently plays egotistical but likable scoundrels See more »

Nickname:

Bob See more »

Star Sign:

Aries

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