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Robert Downey Jr.

Robert John Downey, Jr. (born April 4, 1965) is an American actor who made his screen debut at the age of five, appearing in his father's film Pound. He has appeared in roles associated with the Brat Pack, such as Less Than Zero and Weird Science. Other films he has starred in include Air America, Soapdish, and Natural Born Killers. He starred as the title character in the 1992 film Chaplin, earning him an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor. After being released from the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in 2000 for drug charges, Downey joined the cast of the TV series Ally McBeal playing Calista Flockhart's love interest. His performance was praised and he received a Golden Globe Award for Best Performance by an Actor in a Supporting in a Series, Miniseries, or Television Film. His character was written out when Downey was fired after two drug arrests in late 2000 and early 2001. After one last stay in a court-ordered drug treatment program, Downey finally achieved sobriety. His more recent films include The Singing Detective, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, A Scanner Darkly, Gothika, Zodiac and Tropic Thunder. In 2008, Downey played the role of Marvel

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Robert Downey Jr. -- Martial Arts Master Says Kung Fu Was a Key to Sobriety

Robert Downey Jr.
Martial Arts Master Says Kung Fu a Key to Sobriety

Robert Downey, Jr. used a rigorous form of Chinese martial arts to help beat his addiction, and the master who taught him couldn't say enough good things to a judge and California Governor Jerry… READ MORE >

Robert Downey Jr. -- I'm No Role Model ... But I Deserve a Pardon

Robert Downey Jr.
I'm No Role Model ... But I Deserve a Pardon

Robert Downey Jr. says prison may have saved his life -- explaining to a judge that he's 100% rehabilitated from his drug addiction ... and says his time behind bars helped get him on the right… READ MORE >

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Robert Downey Jr. -- Governor Grants Pardon for Drug Conviction

Robert Downey Jr.
Governor Issues Pardon for Drug Convictions

Robert Downey Jr. just got a formal pardon from the Governor of California ... a pardon for Downey's drug convictions. We've learned Downey initiated legal proceedings to get a pardon for his… READ MORE >

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'Iron Man' -- One Good Suit Deserves Another

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One Good Suit Deserves Another

Robert Downey, Jr.'s  "Iron Man" suit was a shameless copy, kind of like a designer ripping off a Vera Wang wedding dress ... so claim 2 guys who now say Marvel and Disney jacked their… READ MORE >

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Robert Downey Jr. -- Walks Out of Interview ... 'It's Getting a Little Diane Sawyer-y'

Robert Downey Jr.
Walks Out of Interview 'It's Getting a Little Diane Sawyer-y'

Robert Downey Jr. sat for an interview to promote "The Avengers: Age of Ultron" ...  but when the reporter changed topics to Downey's distant past, the actor walked out, telling the guy he… READ MORE >

- 292 days ago
Robert Downey Jr. -- Good Genes Or Good Docs?!

Robert Downey Jr.
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

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- 311 days ago
Spielberg, Downey, Clooney ... Celebrities Owed a Fortune in Unclaimed Property

Spielberg, Downey, Clooney
Celebs Owed a Fortune In Unclaimed Property

Some very big stars are going about their business blindly ... not having a clue they are owed hundreds and even thousands of dollars.We've gone through hundreds of names from the California State… READ MORE >

- 469 days ago
Robert Downey Jr. Shows Up for Son's Drug Plea

Robert Downey Jr.
Shows Up for Son's Drug Plea

Robert Downey Jr. showed up in court today to support his son Indio who pled guilty to drug charges -- but he could have a clean record in no time at all ... and the judge used Iron Man as… READ MORE >

- 514 days ago
Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Indio -- Arraignment Delayed While He Gets Drug Treatment

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son
Arraignment Delayed While He Gets Drug Treatment

Robert Downey Jr.'s son Indio won't have his day in court just yet ... TMZ has learned his arraignment scheduled for Thursday was pushed back because the 20-year-old is still getting treatment in… READ MORE >

- 529 days ago
Robert Downey Jr's Son Indio Charged with Felony Drug Possession

Robert Downey Jr.'s Son
Charged with Felony Drug Possession

Robert Downey Jr.'s son Indio has been charged with felony possession of  a controlled substance ... TMZ has learned.As TMZ previously reported, the 20-year-old was arrested in June after… READ MORE >

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