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Robert Downey Sr.

Robert Downey Sr.

American filmmaker and actor
Robert John Downey Sr. was an American film director, screenwriter and actor. He was known for writing and directing his underground film Putney Swope, a satire on the New York Madison Avenue advertising world.Wikipedia
BornJune 24, 1936
HometownNew York City, U.S.
Net worth$10 million
Height6'3" (1.91m)
SpouseRosemary Rogers, Laura Ernst, Elsie Ann Ford
ChildrenRobert Downey, Jr.
ParentsBetty McLoughlin, Robert Elias
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Robert Downey Jr.'s father thought he was 'robbed' of Oscar for Chaplin

  • Robert Downey Jr. has revealed his late father went to his grave thinking he should have won an Oscar for Chaplin. The Iron Man star won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Oppenheimer earlier this month, more than 30 years after he was nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Charlie Chaplin in 1992's Chaplin. Reflecting on his Oscars journey in an interview with People, Downey Jr. imagined what his late father Robert Downey Sr. would think of his recent win. "Senior went to his grave goin

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Robert Downey Jr.'s father thought he was 'robbed' of Oscar for Chaplin

The Iron Man star won the Best Supporting Actor Oscar for Oppenheimer earlier this month, more than 30 years after he was nominated for Best Actor for his portrayal of Charlie Chaplin in 1992's Chaplin. Reflecting on his Oscars journey in an interview with People, Downey Jr. imagined what his late father Robert Downey Sr. would think of his recent win. "Senior went to his grave going, '(You) got robbed for Chaplin.' He wouldn't say he really thought any of my other movies were very good or even that he thought Chaplin was any good..."
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