Robert John Downey Jr. is an Academy Award-nominated and Golden Globe-winning American actor and musician. He became known during the late 1980s and early 1990s, after a series of well-reviewed performances in Hollywood films. Downey Jr. resumed his acting career in the 1990s, appearing on the television series ‘Ally McBeal’, for which he won a Golden Globe and was nominated for an Emmy, and a number of films, including the upcoming ‘Iron Man’.
In 2004, Downery Jr. released his debut musical album “The Futurist” on Sony Classical. He returned to film in the mid 2000s, with ‘Kiss Kiss, Bang Bang’, ‘Good Night, and Good Luck.’, ‘The Shaggy Dog’, and ‘A Scanner Darkly’. + Source- Wikipedia http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Robert_Downey_Jr.