Robert Downey Jr.: biography and latest news!

  • Job : Scriptwriter, Actor, Composer, Producer
  • Real name: Robert John Downey Jr.
  • Sign: Aries
  • Date of birth: Sunday 04 April 1965 (age: 55 years old)
  • Country: United States

Born April 4, 1965 in New York City, Robert John Downey Jr. is an American actor, singer and screenwriter. The star’s career began in a film by her father Robert Downey, an independent film producer, when she was only five years old. After his parents’ divorce, he lives with his father in Los Angeles, where he takes on a series of odd jobs and plays in the theater after dropping out of college. After participating in a mini-series and “Saturday Night Live” during the 1985-86 season, he went on to play lead roles in movies (“Snow on Beverly Hills”, “Chaplin”, “Born Killers”). In 2000, he is Larry in the series ” Ally McBeal “, for which he obtains a Golden Globe. But the career and life of the actor are affected by serious problems of alcoholism and drug addiction between 1996 and 2003, for which he was arrested and imprisoned several times. A real treatment allows him to emerge and new roles are offered to him. After “Gothika”, “Kiss Kiss Bang Bang” or “Zodiac”, the sagas “Sherlock Holmes” (for which he won a new Golden Globe in 2010) and especially “Iron Man”/”Avengers”, at Marvel, consecrate him worldwide.

On the heart side, the star has been married to Susan Nicole Levin since 2005. The couple has a son, Exton Elias (born in February 2012). On November 5, 2014, the family will expand with the birth of a little girl. The actor is also the father of Indio (born in 1993) that he had from a previous marriage with Deborah Falconer.