Robert Downey Sr.

Robert Downey, Sr.

Robert Downey Sr.  American Actor


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Robert Downey, Sr. and Rosemary Rogers are married.


Robert Downey Sr. was previously married to Laura Ernst (1991 - 1994) and Elsie Downey (1963 - 1975).


Robert Downey Sr. is a 79 year old American Actor. Born Robert John Elias on 1st January, 1937 in United States, he is famous for Father of Actor Robert Downey Jr in a career that spans 1961–present and 1944–2013. His zodiac sign is Capricorn.

Robert Downey Sr. is a member of the following lists: Male actors from New York, 20th-century American male actors and 21st-century American male actors.


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Relationship Statistics

Married3 20 years, 10 months 12 years, 3 months 4 years
Total3 20 years, 10 months 12 years, 3 months 4 years


First Name Robert
Middle Name John
Last Name Downey
Full Name at Birth Robert John Elias
Alternative Name Robert John Downey Sr
Age 79 years
Birthday 1st January, 1937
Birthplace United States
Height 6' 3" (191 cm)
Build Average
Eye Color Brown - Dark
Hair Color Grey
Zodiac Sign Capricorn
Sexuality Straight
Ethnicity White
Nationality American
Occupation Text Actor, Writer, And Film Director
Occupation Actor
Claim to Fame Father of Actor Robert Downey Jr
Year(s) Active 1961–present, 1944–2013
Father Robert Elias, James Downey (step father)
Mother Betty McLoughlin Downey

Robert John Downey Sr. (né Robert Elias Jr.; June 24, 1936) is an American actor and filmmaker, and the father of actor Robert Downey Jr. He is best known as an underground filmmaker, serving as director and/or writer of such cult classics as Putney Swope, a satire on the New York Madison Avenue advertising world. According to film scholar Wheeler Winston Dixon, Downey's films during the 1960s were "strictly take-no-prisoners affairs, with minimal budgets and outrageous satire, effectively pushing forward the countercultural agenda of the day."

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Robert Downey Sr.79 CapricornActor
Rosemary Rogers83 SagittariusWriter
Sri Lankan
Laura Ernst36 VirgoActress
Elsie Downey80 AriesRelative


Allyson LeeFemale29th November, 196352 years old
Robert JohnMale4th April, 196551 years old


Tower Heist2011Judge RamosMovie
From Other Worlds2004BakerMovie
The Family Man2000Man in HouseMovie
Magnolia1999WDKK Show Director (as Bob Downey Sr. 'a Prince')Movie
Boogie Nights1997Burt - Studio Manager (as Robert Downey Sr. 'A Prince')Movie
The Sunchaser1996Telephone Voices (as Robert Downey)Movie
Hail Caesar1994ButlerMovie
Tales of the City1993Edgar's DoctorTV Show
Johnny Be Good1988NCAA InvestigatorMovie
Moving Target1988WeinbergTV Movie
Matlock1986Judge Warren AndersonTV Show
To Live and Die in L.A.1985Thomas BatemanMovie
The Twilight Zone1985Mr. Miller (segment "Wordplay")TV Show
1st & Ten: The Championship1984Mike McDonald, Reporter #4, ReporterTV Show
Saturday Night Live1975Robert Downey Sr.TV Show
You've Got to Walk It Like You Talk It or You'll Lose That Beat1971Head of Ad AgencyMovie
Putney Swope1969Putney Swope (voice, uncredited)Movie
Naughty Nurse1969Desk ClerkShort Film
No More Excuses1968Pvt. Stewart ThompsonMovie
Balls Bluff1961Short Film
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