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Robert Downey Sr. (Robert John Elias Jr.)

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Biography

USA
Robert Downey Sr. served in the army, played minor-league baseball, was a Golden Gloves champion and off-off Broadway playwright, all before he was 22 years old.

Downey was born in New York City, New York, the son of Elizabeth (McLoughlin), a model, and Robert Elias, who worked in hotel/restaurant management. He took the surname of his stepfather, James Downey, when enlisting in the army. His father was of Lithuanian Jewish descent, while his mother was of half Irish and half Hungarian Jewish ancestry. Read more...

Actor

Character: Burt - Studio Manager

Boogie Nights 1997

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Character: Himself

Pablo 2012

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Character: Judge Ramos

Tower Heist 2011

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Character: WDKK Show Director

Magnolia 1999

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Character: NCAA Investigator

Johnny Be Good 1988

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Character: Thomas Bateman

To Live and Die in L.A. 1985

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Character: Himself

The Dick Cavett Show 1968

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Character: Himself

Antonio Fargas 0

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Directing

Writing