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The famous filmmaker and father of the star, Robert Downey Sr., is dead. He was 85 years old

Robert Downey Sr. is dead. He was an independent filmmaker and actor. in “Boogie Nights” and “Magnolia”. Privately, he was the father of Robert Downey Jr., who said goodbye to him with a touching entry.

Robert Downey Jr.’s father is dead. He was 85 years old

Robert Downey Sr., an independent filmmaker who spent half a century of his career writing, directing, editing and acting, died on Wednesday, July 7, 2021, not long after his 85th birthday. The information about his death was confirmed by his son – a Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr.

He was famous for his fully original, satirical image of a New York advertising agency “Putney Swope” (1969), in which she played one of the roles Elżbieta Czyżewska. A year later, he made a brave film “Pound”, in which people played the dogs from the shelter. He made his debut in this production Robert Downey Jr., 5, – the kid played the puppy.

In the 1960s, he also began his acting career. He played, among others in its production “No More Excuses” (1968). The most famous films with his participation are “Live and Die in Los Angeles” (1985) “Moving Target” (1988) “Boogie Nights” (1997) “Magnolia” (1999) i “Family Man” (2000).


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Information about death Robert Downey Sr. confirmed by his son, Robert Downey Jr. The Hollywood star posted a photo of his father on Instagram, adding a very nice post to it:

RIP Bob D. Sr. 1936-2021 … Last night Dad died peacefully in his sleep after years of enduring the devastating Parkinson’s disease. He was a true freelance filmmaker and remained extremely optimistic the whole time. According to my stepmother’s calculations, they had been happily married for just over 2,000 years. Rosemary Rogers-Downey, you are a saint and our thoughts and prayers are with you.


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