TMZ

Our TV Shows

Got a Tip?

Call TMZ at (888) 847-9869 or Click Here

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

LATEST STORIES
  
'Iron Man' -- One Good Suit Deserves Another

'Iron Man'
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 >

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… READ MORE >

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

Robert Downey Jr.
GOOD GENES OR GOOD DOCS?

Robert Downey Jr.'s good looks have been resurrected! Here's a 21-year-old version of the "Back To School" stud leaving a movie premiere in New York City back in 1986 (left) and 29 years later ...… READ MORE >

- 57 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 >

- 215 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 >

- 261 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 >

- 275 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 >

- 296 days ago
Robert Downey Jr.  -- Deeply Involved in Son's Struggle with Sobriety

Robert Downey Jr.
Deeply Involved in Son's Struggle with Sobriety

Robert Downey Jr. has been very privately helping his son struggle with addiction problems for years ... with some success ... sources connected with the family tell TMZ.TMZ broke the story ...… READ MORE >

- 334 days ago
Robert Downey Jr.'s Son Arrested for Drugs -- Cocaine Possession (UPDATE)

Robert Downey Jr.
Son Arrested for Coke Possession (UPDATE)

8:00 AM PDT:  Robert Downey Jr. just released the following statement to TMZ: “Unfortunately there's a genetic component to addiction and Indio has likely inherited it. Also, there is a… READ MORE >

- 335 days ago
Howard Stern -- Famous Pals Show Up For Birthday Bash Empty Handed

Howard Stern
Famous Pals Show Up for BD Bash Empty Handed

Howard Stern's birthday party Friday in New York was packed with celebs like Jimmy Kimmel and Gary Dell'Abate .. and most got him the same thing for his big 6-0 -- NOTHING!The late night host and… READ MORE >

- 483 days ago

Around The Web