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Robert Downey Sr passes away at the age of 85; Here are 5 things to know about the director and father of the Marvel star Robert Downey Jr

Robert John Downey Sr. was an American actor, director, producer, writer, and cinematographer, well knows in the audience as the father of his son Robert Downey Jr. The reports arrived on Wednesday, July 7th, that after a long battle with Parkinson’s diseases he died at the age of 85. 

Robert was known for his roles both behind the scenes as a director, producer, cinematographer, and also onscreen work as an actor. His career in the Hollywood entertainment industry lasted for over 60 years.  

Robert Downey Jr, the marvel star who plays Iron Man penned down a not on Instagram. He said that “RIP Bob D. Sr. 1936-2021…Last night, dad passed peacefully in his sleep after years of enduring the ravages of Parkinson’s ..he was a true maverick filmmaker and remained remarkably optimistic throughout. According to my stepmoms calculations, they were happily married for just over 2000 years.
Rosemary Rogers-Downey, you are a saint, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.” 

 Robert Downey Sr. Has had a massive career and a life to look at: 

First step 

Robert Downey Sr as Director 

He married thrice and had two children!  

RDJ Sr had an abundance of acting roles.  

He helped his son through drug addiction! 

Robert Downey Sr was a great director, producer, writer, and cinematographer, but along with that, he has been a good father and a good man in general.  

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