[27][31], In 1987, Downey played Julian Wells, a drug-addicted rich boy whose life rapidly spirals out of his control, in the film version of the Bret Easton Ellis novel Less Than Zero. Se divorciaron en 1975. Warner Bros. released it on December 25, 2009. There are times I spend a lot of money and I'm hyperactive, and there are other times I'm down. Welcomes Daughter Avri Roel", "Robert Downey Jr. When his parents divorced in 1978, Downey moved to California with his father, but in 1982, he dropped out of Santa Monica High School, and moved back to New York to pursue an acting career full-time. Attore precoce. ", "Um. "I had no idea how people would respond to it". "The 2008 Time 100, entry No. Downey was under the influence of a controlled substance and in possession of cocaine and Valium. Well, uh, you're a wreck, you just lost your job, and your wife left you. Robert John Downey Sr. (nacido Robert Elias Jr.;Nueva York; 24 de junio de 1936) es un actor y director estadounidense retirado, además de ser el padre de Robert Downey Jr. Conocido más que nada por su participación en películas underground, ha actuado y dirigido clásicos de culto tales como Putney Swope [140], Downey maintains that he has been drug-free since July 2003,[141] and has credited his wife with helping him overcome his drug and alcohol habits, along with his family, therapy, meditation, twelve-step recovery programs, yoga, and the practice of Wing Chun kung fu,[5] the martial art he learned from Eric Oram, who is also a fight consultant in several of Downey's movies. Sin embargo, el actor lo ve de otra manera. La revista "Time" ubicó el video en su lista de las mejores películas del año 1972. Robert Downey Jr. ha sido clave en la construcción del Universo Cinematográfico de Marvel (MCU) desde que arrancó en 2008. [101] Critics who had seen the film in 2008 were mentioning it as a possible Academy Award candidate. 3 Pic of All Time With $1.331 Billion", "Robert Downey Jr. Downey defended Gibson during the controversy surrounding The Passion of the Christ, and said "nobody's perfect" in reference to Gibson's DUI. Sin embargo, lo poco que se conoce de tu hijo mayor deja en claro que ha seguido sus pasos de rebeldía y no anda en muy camino. [138] Gibson said of Downey: "He was one of the first people to call and offer the hand of friendship. Un fuerte sentimiento contra la guerra fue expresado en esta transmisión en vivo ha causado gran controversia cuando sus patrocinadores se retiraron en el último minuto, y en el aire había una red de película continua, porque no se podía encontrar un patrocinador. It was a box office disappointment, and received negative reviews from critics, who called it "too long [and] lifeless. "It seems people really embrace it", he said. Precisely! Nel 1993 viene candidato per la prima volta all'Oscar al miglior attore e vince un Premio BAFTA per l'interpretazione di Charlie Chaplin nel film Charlot. Biografie. Top 12 Earned $275 Million! Publico. 2019: Brie Larson vs. Gemma Chan, 1983–1995: Beginnings and critical acclaim, 2008–present: Iron Man, blockbuster films and further success, As listed in the credits on the CD version of, People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor, sixth-highest-grossing box office star of all-time, Corcoran Substance Abuse Treatment Facility, California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison, Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series, Best Supporting Actor in a mini-series or television film. We were heartbroken because I had worked with Winona before [on Celebrity] and thought she was perfect for this and wanted to work with her again. Initially, bond completion companies would not insure Downey, until Mel Gibson paid the insurance bond for the 2003 film The Singing Detective. La 20 de ani s-a alăturat, pentru un sezon, showului Saturday Night Live(1985), după care a plecat la Hollywood. (CRHoy.com) Robert Downey Jr. ha tenido que contestar la misma pregunta innumerables veces y probablemente le seguirá ocurriendo. His father, a drug addict, allowed Downey to use marijuana at age six, an incident which his father later said he regretted. He has also played the title character in Guy Ritchie's Sherlock Holmes (2009), which earned him his second Golden Globe, and its sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows (2011). El actor Robert Downey Jr. y su esposa Susan, padres de una niña. “Hice todo lo que pude con ese personaje y ahora puedo hacer otras cosas”, dijo. [76] The album received mixed reviews,[77][78] but Downey stated in 2006 that he probably will not do another album, as he felt that the energy he put into doing the album was not compensated. Robert John Downey Jr. nació el 4 de abril del 1965 en Greenwich Village, en Nueva York. When Downey denied he had ever said he was bipolar, the caller quoted the People article, to which Downey replied, "'No! Stiller screened a rough cut of the film [in March 2008] and it scored high with African Americans. Es una sátira sobre el tema "mainstream", donde Niszczycielski Madison Avenue investiga lo que sucede cuando la activista afroamericana recibe una carta blanca. Robert Downey Sr., Actor: To Live and Die in L.A.. 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. [13] Downey's father is of half Lithuanian Jewish, one-quarter Hungarian Jewish, and one-quarter Irish descent,[14][15][16][17] while Downey's mother had Scottish, German, and Swiss ancestry. El padre de Robert Downey Jr. actuó en filmes como Vivir y morir en Los Ángeles (1986), Boogie Nights (1997), Magnolia (1999) o Family Man (2000) 1998: Will Smith vs. Cockroach Su segunda esposa, la actriz y escritora Laura Ernst falleció en 1994 de esclerosis lateral amiotrófica. He had also been hired to provide the voice of the devil on the NBC animated television series God, the Devil and Bob, but was fired when he failed to show up for rehearsals. The producers of the show accepted the offer and created the character of Patrick Pewterschmidt, Lois Griffin's long lost, mentally disturbed brother, for Downey. "[23][24], During his childhood, Downey had minor roles in his father's films. The film was delayed from a November 2008 release by Paramount Pictures due to the studio's tight end-of-year release schedule. [22] Downey later stated that drug use became an emotional bond between him and his father: "When my dad and I would do drugs together, it was like him trying to express his love for me in the only way he knew how." He just said, 'Hey, welcome to the club. Robert Downey Jr. parla così di suo padre Familia El menor de los dos hijos del cineasta Robert Downey y de la cantante y actriz Elsie Ann Ford. I don't know if it's a "man's world", but I'm certain women run it. was going to win so don't bother preparing a speech". Robert Downey Jr. Robert Downey Jr. nació el 4 de abril de 1965 en Manhattan, Nueva York. [74] Downey also received great notice for his roles in more mainstream fare such as Kiss Kiss Bang Bang and Disney's poorly received The Shaggy Dog. El sentido de Downey de no tomar prisioneros del humor es también evidente en "El Momento de la Segunda" ("Moment to Moment") (1975), y "Hugo Pool" ("La Piscina de Hugo") (1997), (estreno mundial en "Sundance" en 1997), una película que explora el día en la vida de una mujer de la limpieza de la piscina en Hollywood. 2001: Zhang Ziyi vs. [144] In December 2015, Downey received a full and unconditional pardon from Governor of California Jerry Brown for his prior drug convictions. Dalla vetta al fondo del barile. Li … [91][92][93] By October 2008, Downey had agreed to appear as Iron Man in two Iron Man sequels, as part of the Iron Man franchise, as well as The Avengers, featuring the superhero team that Stark joins, based on Marvel's comic book series The Avengers. The Jewish News of Northern California, "FILM; Robert Downey Jr. Is Chaplin (on Screen) and a Child (Off)", "Robert Downey Jr turns 50! 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[50][86][87][88] For the role Downey had to gain more than 20 pounds (9 kilograms) of muscle in five months to look like he "had the power to forge iron". In 2012, Downey reprised the role of Tony Stark in The Avengers. Downey nació como Robert Elias, pero cambió su apellido a Downey por su padrastro, James Downey, cuando quiso alistarse en el Ejército de Estados Unidos pero aún no tenía edad suficiente. In 1985, he was part of the new, younger cast hired for Saturday Night Live, but following a year of poor ratings and criticism of the new cast's comedic talents, he and most of the new crew were dropped and replaced. You can't. Ecco 10 curiosità su uno degli attori più chiacchierati di Hollywood! Entire bar He released a CD in 2004 called The Futurist, and while promoting his film Tropic Thunder, he and his co-stars Ben Stiller and Jack Black were back-up singers "The Pips" to Gladys Knight singing "Midnight Train to Georgia". He made his acting debut at the age of five, playing a sick puppy in the absurdist comedy Pound (1970), and then at seven appeared in the surrealist Western Greaser's Palace (1972). Mi passò il primo spinello quando avevo otto anni”: così Robert Downey … ", "Actor Robert Downey Jr. Because of these and other coming-of-age films Downey did during the 1980s, he is sometimes named as a member of the Brat Pack. [130] In August 2005, the couple were married, in a Jewish ceremony, at Amagansett, New York. Turned Down Heather Graham", "Will Robert Downey Jr.'s Case Spark a Change in Drug Sentencing? His career has been characterized by critical and popular success in his youth, followed by a period of substance abuse and legal troubles, before a resurgence of commercial success in middle age. Nel 1993 viene candidato per la prima volta all'Oscar al miglior attore e vince un Premio BAFTA per l'interpretazione di Charlie Chaplin nel film Charlot. 2010: Beyoncé Knowles vs. Ali Larter [73], After Gothika, Downey was cast in a number of leading and supporting roles, including well-received work in a number of semi-independent films: A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, Good Night, and Good Luck, Richard Linklater's dystopian, rotoscoped A Scanner Darkly (in which Downey plays the role of a drug addict), and Steven Shainberg's fictional biographical film of Diane Arbus, Fur, where Downey's character represented the two biggest influences on Arbus's professional life, Lisette Model and Marvin Israel. Both Stiller and Downey feared Downey's portrayal of the character could become controversial: Stiller says that he and Downey always stayed focused on the fact that they were skewering insufferable actors, not African Americans. Art! He subsequently worked with the Brat Pack in the teen films Weird Science (1985) and Less Than Zero (1987). Robert John Downey Sr. (nacido Robert Elias Jr.;Nueva York; 24 de junio de 1936) es un actor y director estadounidense retirado, además de ser el padre de Robert Downey Jr. Conocido más que nada por su participación en películas underground, ha actuado y dirigido clásicos de culto tales como Putney Swope [61], In April 2001, while he was on parole, a Los Angeles police officer found him wandering barefooted in Culver City. [115] Downey played Tony Stark again in Iron Man 3 (2013),[116] Avengers: Age of Ultron (2015), Captain America: Civil War (2016), Spider-Man: Homecoming (2017),[117] Avengers: Infinity War (2018), and Avengers: Endgame (2019). Robert Downey, Jr. ye fíu del cineasta independiente Robert Downey, Sr. y de l'actriz y cantante Elsie Ford Downey.