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Robert Downey Jr.        

Actor, Producer

Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor, producer, and singer. His career has been characterized by critical and popular notoriety in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, before a resumption of critical repute and resurgence of commercial success in middle age. In 2008, Downey was named by Time magazine among the 100 most influential people in the world, and from 2013 to 2015, he was listed by Forbes as Hollywood's highest-paid actor. His films have grossed over $5.8 billion in North America and over $14.4 billion worldwide, making him the second-highest-grossing box-office actor to date both domestically and worldwide.

At the age of five, he made his acting debut in Robert Downey Sr.'s film Pound in 1970. His subsequently worked with the Brat Pack in the teen films Weird Science (1985) and Less Than Zero (1987). In 1992, Downey portrayed the title character in the biopic Chaplin, for which he was nominated for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won a BAFTA Award. He joined the TV series Ally McBeal, for which he won a Golden Globe Award.

He subsequently went on to star in Kiss Kiss Bang Bang (2005), Zodiac (2007), Tropic Thunder (2008); for the latter he was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Supporting Actor. Downey gained wider recognition for playing Tony Stark in ten films within the Marvel Cinematic Universe, beginning with Iron Man (2008) and concluding with Avengers: Endgame (2019). He has also played the title character in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes (2009), which earned him his second Golden Globe, and its sequel (2011). He was the recipient of the 2019 Male Movie Star People's Choice Award.

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Robert Downey Jr. on Oscar: 'I'm Getting One' - ABC News

GQ Robert Downey Jr. — not exactly known for his modesty — is calling himself ... The Oscar-nominated actor believes he will take home an Academy Award ...

Robert Downey Jr. – People's Choice Awards 2013 Winner! | 2013 ...

Robert Downey Jr. – People's Choice Awards 2013 Winner! Robert Downey Jr. shows off his award at the 2013 People's Choice Awards held at Nokia Theatre ...

Britannia Awards: Outtakes from Robert Downey Jr.'s presentation ...

That's Sir Ben to you. Robert Downey Jr. did the honors presenting an award to Ben Kingsley at this weekend's Britannia Awards in L.A. -- but not before getting ...

Robert Downey Jr. to Produce, Possibly Star in Con Man Movie ...

Robert Downey Jr. on 'Avengers' Interview Walkout: I Needed to 'Distance Myself From This Clown' (Video). CBS. Robert Downey Jr. Explains 'Captain America: ...

Robert Downey Jr. is world's highest paid actor at $80m - CNN.com

(CNN) Robert Downey Jr. has been named the world's highest paid actor for the third year in a row by Forbes, thanks in no small part to the power of the ...

Iron Man 4 to push for 2020 release? Robert Downey Jr. pessimistic of a 4th installment

Robert Downey Jr will don the Iron Man suit a few more times in the Marvel Cinematic Universe, however none of such movies will be Iron Man 4. Downey Jr said that the film is not in the cards for MCU's phase three, but rumors continue to persist that the fourth film in the box office franchise could still be squeezed in in the movies to be released for 2020.

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