About Robert Downey Jr.


Robert John Downey Jr.is an American actor, producer, and singer. Making his screen debut at the age of five, appearing in his father Robert Downey Sr.'s film Pound (1970), he has appeared in roles associated with the Brat Pack, such as the teen sci-fi comedy Weird Science(1985) and the drama Less Than Zero(1987). Other films he has starred in include the action comedyAir America(1990) and the crime filmNatural Born Killers(1994). He starred asCharlie Chaplin, the title character in the 1992 filmChaplin, which earned him a nomination for theAcademy Award for Best Actor.