Interesting Questions, Facts and Information
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Interesting Questions, Facts, and Information
Downey Jr, Robert
|True or False: He has been arrested more than twice for drug charges?||Robert Downey Jr.
True . Over Thanksgiving weekend, 2000 Robert was arrested at the Merv Griffin resort in Palm Springs California. To name one occassion.
False . He was nominated ... but did not win.
Yes. Robert was nominated for an Oscar in 1992 for "Best Actor," but lost to Al Pacino. He did win the British Academy Award, for "Best Actor." He was also nominated for a Golden Globe for "Chaplin" as well.
t. His first jobs in the city included bussing tables at Central Falls restaurant where he served peppermint tea to Sting, working in a shoestore, and performing as "living art" at the notorious underground club Area.
Elias. Robert Downey Sr. changed his name to Downey when he joined the army at age 16, using his step-father's name. He then gave that name to his children, Allyson and Robert Jr.
6. They were married in May of 1992 in the backyard of Deborah's mother'S house in California. They only dated for 42 days. By 1993, Deborah was pregnant with their only child, a boy. Indio Downey was born on September 7, 1993. The pair separated in 1996. Robert eventually filed for divorce in 2001.
f. Robert played a cocaine addict named Julian, who acquires several debts that he can not pay off before dying from an overdose in the car of his best friend, Clay, played by Andrew McCarthy.
7 years. Sarah and Robert met on the set of their movie "Firstborn", and instantly fell for each other. They were both eighteen. Their romance began in 1984 and ended in 1991. They lived with each other during that time.
13. His parents were divorced in 1978 (they had separated a year earlier). Robert lived with his mother in New York City for two years while his sister stayed with their father in Woodstock. Robert then stayed with his father in Los Angeles for two years. He attended Santa Monica Highschool, but dropped out with his father's permission at age seventeen to become a real actor.
Elsie Ford. Elsie was in Robert's very first movie, "Pound" in 1970. She was an actress and a singer. She was born in 1936.
18 months. Allyson was born in October of 1963 in New York City. She was a costume designer from 1980 to 1987. She has written a book of short stories called "Malachi's Fishbowl." She can be seen as an angel in the 1970 movie "Pound".
t. Laura Ernst was one of the step-mothers that Robert had. She married Robert Sr. in 1981. She was a screen writer that lost her battle to Lou Gehrig's disease in 1994. You can see her in Robert's documentary "The Last Party" (1993) in a wheelchair.