The Actor Diaries : Weekend Special »» Robert Downey Jr

by October 08, 2016 0 comments

By:     Kashyap Bhãt.

Robert John Downey Jr. 

Born: April 4, 1965

Place: Born in Manhattan, New York.The younger of two children.

His father, Robert Downey Sr., is an actor and filmmaker, while his mother, Elsie Ann was also an actress, who appeared in Downey Sr.'s films.

Career Preview: 
His career has included both Good Time and a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, and a resurgence of commercial success in middle age.

For three consecutive years Downey has topped the Forbes list of Hollywood's highest-paid actors, making an estimated 532 Crores!! Just Imagine...

Love Life:
Downey started dating actress Sarah Jessica Parker after meeting her on the set of Firstborn. The couple later separated due to his drug addiction.
In 2003, Downey met producer Susan Levin, an Executive Vice President on the set of Gothika. Downey and Susan quietly struck up a romance during production.

Career Beginning:
Making his screen debut at the age of five, appearing in his father's film Pound (1970) Then He starred as title character in the 1992 Charlie Chaplin Movie which was a Huge success..

Downey Jr.'s career became a biggest Success in 2008, Downey began portraying the role of Marvel Comics Superhero Iron Man in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, appearing in several films as either the lead role, member of an ensemble cast or in a cameo.

Each of these films has grossed over $500 million at the box office worldwide four of these, The Avengers, Avengers: Age of Ultron, Iron Man 3 and Captain America: Civil War earned over $1 billion.

Downey Jr. has also played the title character in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes (2009) and Its Sequel (2011).

Awards ::
His awards list is too long
Academy Awards: 2
BAFTA Awards: 3
Golden Globe Awards: 8
Screen Actors Guild Awards:  5
These are just the most attractive awards he got!..

I have put up the movies in which he acted, dated after the year 1999.
2000 Wonder Boys
2002 Lethargy
2003 Whatever We
2003 The Singing
2003 The Life and Art of Charles Chaplin
2003 Gothika
2005 Game 6
2005 Kiss Kiss Bang Bang
2005 The Outsider Himself
2005 Good Night, and Good Luck
2005 Hubert Selby
2006 A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints
2006 The Shaggy Dog
2006 A Scanner Darkly
2006 Fur
2007 Zodiac
2007 Lucky You
2008 Charlie Bartlett
2008 Iron Man
2008 The Incredible Hulk
2008 Tropic Thunder
2009 The Soloist
2009 Sherlock Holmes
2010 Iron Man 2
2010 Love & Disturbance
2010 Due Date
2011 Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows
2012 The Avengers
2013 Iron Man 3
2014 Chef
2015 Avengers: Age of  Ultron
2016 Captain America: Civil War
2017 Spider-Man: Homecoming

Craziest thing about him is he remembers every word of his act and he really always seems as if his dialogue and actions are not written and rehearsed but rather just happen and are captured by the camera.

A Jazzy, Liquid, Quick-witted, Very Intelligent Man and My Personal Favorite, Robert Downey Jr. 


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