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Old 02-23-2017, 11:54 AM
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Robert Downey Jr #20: He Is A Comedian & Serious Actor, We Love Him So Much!!


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.
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Downey was born April 4, 1965 in Manhattan, New York, the son of writer, director and filmographer Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Downey (née Elsie Ann Ford). Robert's father is of half Lithuanian Jewish, one quarter Hungarian Jewish, and one quarter Irish, descent, while Robert's mother was of English, Scottish, German, and Swiss-German ancestry. Robert and his sister Allyson were immersed in film and the performing arts from a very young age, leading Downey Jr. to study at the Stagedoor Manor Performing Arts Training Center in upstate New York, before moving to California with his father following his parents' 1978 divorce. In 1982, he dropped out of Santa Monica High School to pursue acting full time. Downey Sr., himself a drug addict, exposed his son to drugs at a very early age, and Downey Jr. would go on to struggle with abuse for decades.

Downey Jr. made his debut as an actor at the age of five in the film Pound (1970), written and directed by his father, Robert Downey Sr.. He built his film repertoire throughout the 1980s and 1990s with roles in Tuff Turf (1985), Weird Science (1985), True Believer (1989), and Wonder Boys (2000) among many others. In 1992, Downey received an Academy Award nomination and won the BAFTA (British Academy Award) for Best Actor for his performance in the title role of Chaplin (1992). [see full bio here]






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Robert Downey, Jr. #16: He Is A Stylish Guy!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #15: Robert Is A Jack Of All Trades!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #14: We Love His Wicked Sense of Humor!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #13: He Is Incredible and We Love Him!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #12: Without Robert, There Wouldn't Be Iron Man!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #11: Because Robert Is A Wonderful Human Being & Will Protect His Fans!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #10: Robert Is Our Perfect 10!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #9: Because No One Is As Sassy As Robert Is!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #8: He Makes Us Want to Go 'Back to School."
Robert Downey, Jr. #7: Because Robert Is Comfortable In Any Role!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #6: From Ironman to Conman!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #5: We Really Want To Raid His Shoe and Sunglasses Collection!!
Robert Downey, Jr. #4 I know very little about acting. I'm just an incredibly gifted faker.
Robert Downey, Jr. #3 - I've always felt like such an outsider in this industry. Because I'm so insane, I guess.
Robert Downey, Jr. #2 - "He's Not Weird. He's Adorably Eccentric!"
Robert Downey, Jr. Appreciation #1 - He is our Bright Flame!
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yeah she does
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i hope we do too
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Please bring us new pics, Robert.


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We can admire the old ones.

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I love his smile there.
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It's great.

He seems like a happy guy.
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From what my late ex-mother in law said, he was giddy and happy when he was filming Home for the Holidays along our street.


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