Happy Birthday to the multitalented actor Robert Downey Jr.! Downey Jr. known famously for his role as Iron Man in the Marvel universe will be celebrating his golden jubilee today on planet earth. Downey made his first film debut when he was 5 years old in the film Pound written and directed by his own father Downey Sr.
Robert Downey Jr. was born today on the 4th of April in 1965 to parents Robert Downey Sr. and Elise Ann in New York City. Downey Jr.’s life has been a whirlwind and he spent most of the 90’s in and out of jail and rehab. Downey Sr. allegedly introduced his 9 year old son to pot as a way of bonding.