Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor, who gained worldwide popularity since the excellent performance in the marvel film series Iron Man. He also won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor for his role in Ally McBeal in 2000 and another for Best Actor for his portrayal of Sherlock Holmes in 2009. Besides, he has starred in such films as Zodiac, Tropic Thunder, Chaplin, and The Judge.
Downey and his elder sister born to director Robert Downey Sr. and actress Elsie Ann. He made his acting debut at the age of five, playing a sick puppy in the absurdist comedy Pound (1970), which was directed by his father.
After dating actress Sarah Jessica Parker in 1984, he had first marriage with Deborah Falconer from 1992 to 2004. They had one son named Indio together. Downey then met and got married to Susan Downey in 2005. The couple gave birth to a son and a daughter respectively in 2012 and 2014.