Robert Downey Jr. is now called Hollywood's favorite and one of the most brilliant actors of our time. In the life of this man had a lot of difficult moments and error, but I guess it was his difficult fate turned in Robert Distinguishing actor, who under force to make a charming and ironic all of its character - from superhero to the thief and drunkard
Today, on the birthday star, Website recalls his most memorable works.
Lost soul. "Less Than Zero" (1987) «Less Than Zero»
One of the first major works Downey, revealing the talent of the future star. Become an actor for almost prophetic role of the young boys in the fate which appeared to place heroin. Robert himself is also faced with drugs, but, fortunately, turned out to be stronger than them.
Charming cynic. "Heart and Soul" (1993) «Heart and Souls»
The film, in which a young Downey demonstrate their vocal and all the diversity of playing five roles at once: the protagonist - a cynic Thomas and the four ghosts who try to resolve their unfinished business on earth, filled him in turn. A touching film viewing which is laughing, then crying, and little more you begin to believe in the goodness and wonders.
Genius comedian. "Chaplin" (1992) «Chaplin»
The film-biography of the great Charlie Chaplin, who will fit in your timing entire history of the actor's life, showing him not only professionals, but also an ordinary man with his weaknesses and vices. Downey cope with the role perfectly, showing Chaplin of the unemployed teenager to an old man who receives "Oscar" for his contribution to world cinema.
Chaplin's daughter, also participated in the film, said that Robert played as if the spirit of Charlie instill in him during filming.
Eccentric thief. "Kiss Kiss Bang Bang" (2005) «Kiss Kiss Bang Bang»
Criminal comedy with a specific sense of humor and a brilliant duet Downey Jr. and Vela Kilmer. Robert Hero - Harry thief who accidentally escape from the chase after a robbery, passes the audition and went to Hollywood, where he falls into a detective story
The world of cinema and reality, death and humor - all mixed up in this film at its best
eccentric star.. "Tropic Thunder" (2008) «Tropic Thunder»
The film is a satire on Hollywood, and the entire film industry, in which Downey played poluchoknutogo actor-star, ready for the role of sergeant change color. This work earned a nomination for Robert "Oscar" for supporting actress, but that year she went posthumously to Heath Ledger for his role as the Joker in "The Dark Knight».
Reporter drink too much. "Zodiac" (2007) «Zodiac»
David Fincher's film - the film adaptation of the book, based on a true story
Again in Downey "bad character" - losing themselves into drinking reporter chasing down news about a maniac nicknamed Zodiac terrifying the Americas 60. Hero - cynical, selfish, but the main source of humor in the film. "Zodiac" is recommended for all fans of intense detective puzzle.
Respectable family man. "Due Date" (2010) «Due Date»
Destructive comedy, which Downey played a duet with Zach Galifianakis.
Here Robert hero - Peter - though a little nervous, but the positive nowhere: a family man, a hard worker, no bad habits, hastens to his laboring wife on the other end of the country ... But the fate brings him to suspicious eccentric actor who goes to Hollywood and meet with these types of easily lead to trouble.
most famous detective in the world. "Sherlock Holmes" (2009), "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows" (2011) «Sherlock Holmes», «Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows»
Robert Sherlock different from previous images of the brilliant detective - he was utterly eccentric, modern, brutal, this is not the reserved English gentleman from the pages of Conan Doyle or by Livanov, a new Sherlock - the creation of Downey and Guy Ritchie. The role of Holmes brought the actor "Golden Globe».
Prodigal Son. "Judge" (2014) «The Judge»
The film is about the difficulties of family relationships, about rallying before the disaster, a return to basics. Robert plays a successful unscrupulous lawyer who lives in the city. The son of a judge of a small town, he decides to stand up for his ailing father, who is suspected of murder and everything else that has been for many years, does not want to see him.
Iconic superhero. "Iron Man 1/2/3" (2008-2013), "The Avengers" (2012) «Iron Man», «The Avengers»
Fateful role in the career of Robert Downey mladshego.Toni Stark - the inventor of the rich man, the adventurer. Superhero, who made himself. Movies about Iron Man waiting with impatience, they undersold box office records, and the Downey admits that loves this role and that he would gladly have shot one by one in the "Sherlock" and "Iron Man" as much as possible.
According to the materials: kinopoisk
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