Robert Downey Jr. Overview

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Born: April 04, 1965

The son of director Robert Downey, Junior made his film debut at the age of five playing a canine in his father's controversial 1960 absurdist satire, Pound. He also appeared in Greaser's Palace under his father's direction in 1972. Dropping out of school in grade 11, Downey moved to New York, where he worked as a shoe salesman and busboy while auditioning for acting roles. He got his break in 1985 when he became a regular cast member on Saturday Night Live, which led to appearances in an... See All


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