Early Acting Career
Robert Downey Jr. started acting at the age of five in his father's film "Pound."
He earned critical praise for his portrayal of Charlie Chaplin in the movie "Chaplin" and was nominated for an Academy Award for Best Actor.
Struggles with Substance Abuse
In the 1990s, Robert faced troubles with drug addiction and legal issues, which affected his career.
Iron Man Stardom
He made a remarkable comeback in the 2000s and became famous for playing Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel movies.
Forbes' Highest-Paid Actor
Between 2013 and 2015, he was listed as the highest-paid actor in Hollywood by Forbes.
Time Magazine's Influential People:
Time magazine recognized him as one of the 100 most influential people in the world in 2008.
Role in "Oppenheimer"
In 2023, he starred in the thriller "Oppenheimer," playing the character Lewis Strauss.
Missed Role in "The Holiday"
Robert auditioned for a role in the movie "The Holiday" but didn't get it, and Kate Winslet disagreed about his English accent.
Appreciation for Sleaford Mod
He revealed his admiration for the band Sleaford Mods and mentioned their music in an interview.