Robert John Downey Jr Biography

Robert John Downey Jr Biography

Robert John Downey Jr., a musician and an American actor, was born on 4th April, 1965 in Greenwich Village, New York City, USA. 

Biography of Robert John Downey Jr.

Robert John Downey Jr. is the youngest child of two children. His father, Robert Downey, a writer, cinematographer, producer and the director of subversive movies, and actor is of Jewish and Irish ancestry. His mother, Elsie, an artists and emerged in the movies of Downey Sr. is of Scottish and German descent.

During Downey’s early days, Robert John Downey Jr. had trivial performances in his father’s movies, making his first appearance at the age of 5 as an ill Puppy in the absurdist comedy Pound (1970). At the age of 7, Downey was killed by God in surrealist Greaser's Palace (1972). He.became adult in Greenwich Village and then joined the Stage door Manor Performing Arts Training Center in the upstate New York, as an adolescent. After some time his parents separated in 1978, He shifted to California with his father. In 1982, Downey left Santa Monica High School and came back to New York to follow a performing career complete time.

Robert John Downey Jr.Career

At the age of 20, Downey fixed with "Saturday Night Live" (1975) for one time of year. And then He shifted to Hollywood. Downey got the main role in executive James Toback's movie The Pick-up Artist (1987), with co-star Molly Ringwald. The similar year, Downey played the role of drug fanatic Julian Wells in the film Less Than Zero (1987). And In 1992, Downey played the role of Charles Chaplin in Sir Richard Attenborough's movie Chaplin (1992). And For Downey amazing performance, He got an Academy Award recommendation for the Best Actor. 

Downey performed in the comedy show "Ally McBeal" (1997). He depicted the legal representative Larry Paul, who was the love interest of Ally. And for that role, Downey achieved the Golden Globe for the “best supporting actor in a comedy series." And On "Ally McBeal" (1997), He found to prove that Downey can also sing with act. He. sang Joni Mitchell's "Chances Are", "River," as the duo with Vonda Shepard, and "Every Breath You Take" jointly with Sting. Personally Downey composed one song “Snakes” in the “Ally McBeal” (1997) and album “For Once in My Life,” plus a complete album entitled “The Futurist” in 2005.

Robert John Downey Jr.Personal Life

Robert John Downey Jr. started dating with the actress Sarah Jessica Parker on the place of Firstborn. And they estranged in 1991, in accordance with Downey due to his alcohol abuse and drug. Then he started dating with Marisa Tomei, they emerged together in Only You and Chaplin, in 1980s. He wedded with the actress Deborah Falconer on 29thMay, 1992; they had a son Indio Falconer Downey, who was born on 7thSeptember, 1993 in Los Angeles County, California. Then he met the producer Susan Levin on the place of Gothika. They started dating and Falconer and Downey divorced on 26th April, 2004. And then Downey and Levin wedded on 27th August, 2005 in the Jewish ceremony at Amagansett, New York.

Robert John Downey Jr. states that he is very grateful to the support of his family, meditation, therapy, yoga, the practice of Wing Chun Kung Fu and Twelve-step recovery program Downey has depicted his spiritual beliefs as "Jewish-Buddhist," though Downey has been involved in the earlier period by Hare Krishna ideology and Christianity.

Other Works

Recorded "Chances Are" with Vonda Shepherd, and "Every Breath You Take" with Sting, in cooperation forAlly McBeal - Songs of the Heart soundtrack.

Emerges in the video for Elton John song "I Want Love"

Magazine advertisement for Sketchers Collection footwear (2002)

"The Route V50" movie online - a 12 minute mini-feature Downey produced for Volvo in 2003 might be noticed online on Volvo's UK website.

Robert John Downey Jr. played the element of the basketball in the Fox Sports TV crusade in 2004. They traced his accent and pictured about his mouth, by computer graphics to put it on the sphere itself.
Album, "The Futurist," Sony Classical/SBMG Records SK 92654, 2004.


“It's a very smart and heartfelt movie and that's why, I think, we're all drawn to it. We really showed up for this with this collective idea that it was really ambitious, but we felt we all really had something to gain from it.”

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