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He is an American actor known for roles in a wide variety of films, including Iron Man, Chaplin, Soapdish and Wonder Boys.
Let me introduce himself. It is Robert Downey Jr.
Famed actor Robert Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965, in New York City, the son of the avant-garde filmmaker Robert Downey Sr., who is best known for the film Godfather.
Downey began acting as a young child and made his film debut playing a puppy in his father's film, Pound (1970), in which actors played dogs.
Downey made his earliest feature film appearances in such films as Baby, It's You (1983), Firstborn ( 1984), Weird Science (1985) and Back to School(1986). From 1985 to '86, he was a regular cast member of Saturday Night Live, NBC's popular sketch- comedy program.
A particular high point in Downey's career came in 1993, when he was nominated for an Academy Award (best actor) for his performance in Chaplin(1992), directed by Richard Attenborough. In the highly acclaimed film, Downey nimbly portrayed the legendary Charlie Chaplin from ages 19 to 83.
He had been introduced to drugs at the age of eight by his father, and developed a full-fledged addiction as he headed into his 20s. He had some problems after that.
His first marriage was very short. Bad fact, In June 1996, the actor was stopped by police after driving naked in his Porsche on Sunset Boulevard, and found not only to be without clothes, but in possession of cocaine, heroine and a.357 Magnum.
In May 1992, he married actress Deborah Falconer. Two years later, the couple had a son, Indio
Despite his troubled history with the law, these days, Downey has a much more stable home life. He married producer Susan Levin in 2005, and the couple welcomed their first child together on February 7, They named their son Exton Elias.
On November 4, 2014, Downey and Levin welcomed their second child, a daughter named Avri.
In 2008, Downey transformed from an often critically admired actor to a box- office star. He played the wealthy industrialist-turned-crime fighter Tony Stark in the smash hit Iron Man (2008), which grossed more than $318 million.
Downey starred in the Guy Ritchie directed Sherlock Holmes in The film co- starred Jude Law as Dr. John Watson.
Downey's Iron Man character was back in action in The Avengers, a movie that featured a bevy of Hollywood talent, including Don Cheadle (Colonel James "Rhodey" Rhodes), Mark Ruffalo (Hulk), Samuel Jackson (Nick Fury) and Scarlett Johansson (the Black Widow), among others. Downey was back playing the popular Tony Stark in 2013's Iron Man 3. In 2014, he starred as sharp city lawyer Hank Palmer opposite Robert Duvall as his father Judge Joseph Palmer in the drama The Judge.
His Tony Stark/Iron Man character remains in high demand. Downey returned to the role for 2015's Avengers: Age of Ultron. He is also set to play the part for the next installment of the Captain America film series.