Robert Downey Jr is one of the best actors in Hollywood. He is the high paid actor in Marvel Cinematic Universe. Robert Downey Jr. is the guy who entertained us by his top blockbuster movies and characters he played till now. He played Charlie Chaplin, Sherlock Holmes, and Tony Stark AKA Iron Man and many more. All this time he entertained the audience and his fans by his performance and currently he is being famous for playing Iron Man in the movie Avengers but have we ever get to know how about his past life before being famous. Let’s talk about his dark past, how he got into drugs and almost destroyed his personal and professional life.
The Story of Robert Downey Jr.
Robert Downey Jr. at a young age always wanted to be an actor. His father Robert Downey Sr. was a movie actor, director, producer, writer, and cinematographer. He was very famous for his writing and directing some very top hit movies of his time like Putney Swope and many more. At very young age our Hero Robert Downey Jr. was interested in acting and debuted in his own father’s movie.
Introduction of Drugs into his life
At the age of 8, Robert Downey Jr. was introduced to drugs non-other than by his father only. This was the first time where he got introduced to the biggest mistake of his life. That drugs hitted him so hard that he lost so much in his life, at
From High School to Acting School
When Robert Downey Jr. started going to school, at that time he was focusing on his acting career. he was so obsessed with this acting career, so he dropped out of high school to pursue acting career and started doing some small or part-time jobs to deal with his financial issues. For sure he was not ready to take his father’s money, so he tried to stand up on his foot by himself only and deal with his day to day issues.
Struggle Paid off: Charlie Chaplin
After struggling for some good roles in acting Robert Downey Jr. finally got a worth character to play: Charlie Chaplin. By roling in BioPic of Charlie Chaplin Robert Downey Jr. started to getting famous by giving marvellous performance in the movie name “CHAPLIN”. after this our hero started getting major roles in hollywood movies and TV shows also. After some he was nominated for the OSCAR for the role of CHARLIE CHAPLIN. At that time he became very famous, every director and film produced wanted to cast him as leading role in their movies.
1984, Robert Downey Jr. Met his Love
In 1984, Robert Downey Jr. met his love of his life, girl’s name Sarah Jessica. She was the first women of his life or can say love of his life. They both started dating and their relationship lasted 7 years only.
Struggled in Jail
In the year 1991, Robert Downey Jr. got addicted to drugs so much. He almost destroyed his professional and career life. This addiction costed him so much that he went to jail for so many crimes he did because of his addiction. At that time he totally lost control over his addiction and did so many illegal things which almost defamed him and started losing grip in his life. Finally, in the year 1997, he was sent to jail for various crimes he did.
Beaten Up By Prisoners
Robert Downey Jr.’s life in jail was even harder than when he was out. In jail everyday, he was surviving to live and we all know it is not possible to get drugs in jail, so that desire was almost killed him. Every day he gets into the fight with prisoners and beaten up so badly that the
Robert Downey Jr’s Life After Jail
after getting out of jail Robert Downey Jr. has no money and family. He spent all his money for buying drugs and other things. At that time he lost his father too and had no family to live with. That was very hard time for our hero because it became very difficult to survive only. He started doing job in some pizza restaurant and get only 8cents for every hour he work.
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