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Robert Downey Jr.
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Biography from Leonard Maltin's Movie Encyclopedia:

The son of once-celebrated independent movie director Robert Downey--and a dead ringer for his father's younger self--this brash young actor debuted on-screen as a puppy in his father's satire Pound (1970). He won small roles in such films as Firstborn (1984), Weird Science (1985), and Back to School (1986). A quick-witted performer with a ready smirk, he outpaced his fellow Brat Packers with performances that stood out in, but didn't quite redeem, spotty-at-best films such as Less Than Zero (1987), The Pick-up Artist (1987), and Johnny Be Good (1988). Following a strong supporting role as a young, idealistic lawyer and foil to James Woods' jaded ex-activist in True Believer (1989), he displayed both charm and comic prowess in the comedy/fantasy Chances Are (1989), and got to play buddies with Mel Gibson in the flop Air America (1990). He seemed ill at ease (and badly miscast) as a slimy soap-opera producer in the ensemble comedy Soapdish (1991), and didn't fare much better in his father's comedy Too Much Sun (also 1991).

He then devoted himself to learning everything he could learn--or absorb in some way--about Charlie Chaplin, in order to play the movies' supreme genius in both onscreen and offscreen guise, from youth to old age. His performance in Chaplin (1992) was nothing short of astonishing, and it earned him an Academy Award nomination. That's a tough act to follow, but he did, by delivering an assured comic performance in the sentimental fantasy Heart and Souls (1993). He participated in the freeform documentary The Last Party (also 1993), set at the 1992 Democratic National Convention; his father appears in the film as well. Recent credits include Short Cuts (1993), Natural Born Killers and Only You (both 1994).

Robert Downey Jr. stared in:

Title Year Saw with/at: Own On? Rating
Weird Science 1985 With Jessica ** 1/2
Back To School 1986 With Jessica *** 1/2
Chances Are 1989 With Jessica Digital ****
Air America 1990 With Jessica **
Soapdish 1991 With Trish at Showcase Orange Digital ***
Short Cuts 1993 With Bob Sandine at Cine 1-4 *
Heart and Souls 1993 I don't remember **
Only You 1994 Don't Remebert ** 1/2
U. S. Marshals 1998 On DVD ** 1/2
Bowfinger 1999 In Chicago Suburb with Neil Olsen and Shrini Vassan ***
Wonder Boys 2000 DVD ***
Good Night, and Good Luck 2005 w/ Suzy on DVD *** 1/2
Kiss Kiss Bang Bang 2005 Digital ** 1/2
Iron Man 2008 Wallingford Holiday Digital ***
The Incredible Hulk 2008 Digital **
Tropic Thunder 2008 Suzy and Kendra Digital ** 1/2
Sherlock Holmes 2009 Suzy Digital ***
Iron Man 2 2010 Family Digital **
Due Date 2010 Suzy Digital * 1/2
Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows 2011 Suzy Digital * 1/2
The Avengers 2012 Rave North Haven ***
Iron Man 3 2013 Digital ** 1/2
Chef 2014 Suzy Digital *** 1/2
Avengers: Age of Ultron 2015 Suzy Digital * 1/2
Captain America: Civil War 2016 On airplane to AK *
Spider-Man: Homecoming 2017 Plane to Phoenix Digital ** 1/2