Robert Downey Sr.

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Birthday
24, 1936
Birthplace
New York City, NY
Birth Sign
Cancer
Birthday
24, 1936 (age 82)
Birthplace
New York City, NY

About

Underground filmmaker known for writing and directing the films Hugo Pool, Putney Swope, and Greaser's Palace. He is also the father of actor Robert Downey Jr.

Before Fame

He directed his first short film, Balls Bluff, in 1961.

Trivia

In 2005, he released a documentary about life on the streets of Philadelphia called Rittenhouse Square.

Family Life

He married Rosemary Rogers, his third wife, in 1998. He previously had two children, Robert Jr. and Allyson, with his first wife Elsie Downey.

Associated With

His 1973 film Sticks and Bones starred Tom Aldredge.