Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor. He is best known for portraying three iconic characters in films. He played Charlie Chaplin, Iron Man and Sherlock Holmes. He is one of the highest-paid and most bankable actors in Hollywood. He is regarded as one of the best actors of his generation.
Robert Downey Jr. was born on April 4, 1965, in Manhattan, New York. He is the younger of two children. His father, Robert Downey Sr., is an actor and filmmaker, while his mother, Elsie Ann is an actress. His father was a drug addict and introduced him to the lifestyle. He acted as a child artist in some of his father’s films. His best performances came in Chaplin for which he was nominated for an Oscar, Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, Iron Man Trilogy, Avengers Series, Tropic Thunder for which he was nominated for an Oscar, Sherlock Holmes Series and Due Date.
Robert Downey Jr. has been married twice. His first wife was Deborah Falconer. They married in 1992 and divorced in 2004 due to Robert’s drug abuse. They have a son together. He is currently married to Susan Levin and they have two children together.