Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.

American actor
Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor and producer. His career has been characterized by critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, before a resurgence of commercial success later in his career.Wikipedia
BornApril 4, 1965
HometownNew York City, New York, United States
Net worth$300 million
Height5'8" (1.73m)
SpouseSusan Downey (m 2005 - present) , Deborah Falconer (m 1992 - 2004)
PartnerSarah Jessica Parker (1984 - 1991)
ChildrenIndio Downey
ParentsRobert Downey Sr.

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‘Oppenheimer’ Trailer Confirms Film Will Be First R-Rated Project By Christopher Nolan In Two Decades

  • A new TV spot is out on Oppenheimer, the upcoming film by director Christopher Nolan. The spot reveals the film has been officially rated “R,” Nolan’s first film so designated since 2002’s Insomnia. The Associated Press also confirmed the rating, with the film containing “Some sexuality, nudity, and language.” Cillian Murphy stars as American physicist […]


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Hollywood's A-list attend Breakthrough Awards

STORY: Ashton Kutcher, Mila Kunis, Gal Gadot, Robert Downey Jr. and Edward Norton were just a few of the Hollywood celebrities putting their name to the ninth annual Breakthrough Prize awards, which celebrates scientific discoveries that help humanity.Each of the laureates celebrated during the award show receive $3 million as a prize for their work — putting them on par with A-list pay packets during films.Actor Edward Norton said: "These people have done work that's deeply contributive to everyone in society and spent their whole lives working on it. I've been to a few of these, I find them really like not just inspiring, sometimes quite emotional, you know. It's really, really, it's just incredibly admirable."Singer Lionel Richie told Reuters: "We honor records and film but there's science. Think about that. These are the folks that actually change our society to make it better. We don't know a name. You really don't know a name and so it's time to bring them to the front.""I'm not a Hollywood actor, who loves to be in front of the audience and take credit for things like this. My job was to make a vaccine and I did it," said laureate Dr Drew Weissman.
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2010Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Motion Picture - Musical or ComedySherlock Holmes (2009 film)Winner
2009British Academy of Film & Television ArtsSupporting ActorTropic ThunderNominated
2009Screen Actors Guild AwardsOutstanding Performance by a Male Actor in a Supporting RoleTropic ThunderNominated
2009Golden GlobeBest Performance By an Actor in a Supporting Role in a Motion PictureTropic ThunderNominated
2009Academy AwardActor in a Supporting RoleTropic ThunderNominated