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ROBERT DOWNEY JR. (Dr. John Dolittle/Executive Producer) is a two-time Academy Award nominee and Golden Globe winner best known for his performance in the title role of the blockbuster franchise Iron Man. In summer 2008, under the direction of Jon Favreau, Downey received praise from critics and audiences for his performance of the now iconic Marvel Comics' superhero. He went on to reprise his role in the record-breaking films Iron Man 2, Iron Man 3, The Avengers, The Avengers: Age of Ultron, Captain America: Civil War, Spider-Man: Homecoming, Avengers: Infinity War and most recently, Avengers: Endgame. The film, which saw Downey Jr. star in his iconic role as Tony Stark/Iron Man for the final run, was an unprecedented cinematic journey ten years in the making that spanned the entire all-star cast of the MCU. It currently holds the record of the highest grossing film of all time, garnering more than $2.79 billion at the worldwide box-office.

Additionally, Downey Jr. and Team Downey are producing the adaptation of the Paul Tremblay thriller novel, A Head Full of Ghosts, with Osgood Perkins attached to direct and write. Simultaneously, he and Team Downey will produce Annapurna Pictures' untitled feature based on Gimlet Media's Reply All podcast episode "Man of the People," which tells the true story of charlatan Dr. John Brinkley who scams his way to fame and fortune using fake medicine, populism and the newest technology of the time: radio.

On the television side, Downey Jr. is executive producing HBO's Perry Mason starring Matthew Rhys, with episodes directed by Tim Van Patten and Deniz Gamze Erguven; written by Rolin Jones and Ron Fitzgerald. The limited series, which is gearing up for a summer 2020 premiere, is a take on the classic unorthodox investigator/defense attorney character created by Erle Stanley Gardner. He is also in post-production on the pilot Sweet Tooth for Warner Bros. TV and an eight-episode docuseries entitled Age of AI for YouTube Originals. The series will explore the impact of A.I. and how it is transforming the way people live and work, both now and in the future. Downey Jr. will executive produce alongside Team Downey and Sonar Entertainment, in partnership with Network Entertainment's, Derik Murray and Paul Gertz.

Previously, Downey Jr. earned a Golden Globe Award for his performance as the lead role in the action adventure Sherlock Holmes. The film brought in more than $524 million at the global box-office and was followed by the equally prosperous sequel, Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows, which earned more than $545 million worldwide. He was also nominated for an Academy Award in the Best Supporting Actor category for his work in Ben Stiller's 2008 comedy hit Tropic Thunder. His performance as Kirk Lazarus also brought him Golden Globe, BAFTA, and Screen Actors Guild (SAG) Award nominations. In 1992, Downey Jr. was honored with his first Academy Award nomination in the Best Actor category for his portrayal of Charlie Chaplin in Richard Attenborough's acclaimed biopic Chaplin, for which he also received a Golden Globe Award nomination, in addition to garnering him a BAFTA Award and a London Film Critics' Award.

In 2014, Downey Jr. was seen in the culinary inspired film Chef directed by Jon Favreau, which won the Audience Award at the Tribeca Film Festival. That year, Downey Jr. also starred in and executive produced The Judge, featuring Robert Duvall and Billy Bob Thornton, under the Team Downey banner.

Downey Jr.'s other recent films include Due Date, alongside Zach Galifianakis for director Todd Phillips; Joe Wright's The Soloist, opposite Jamie Foxx; David Fincher's Zodiac, alongside Jake Gyllenhaal; A Scanner Darkly, with Keanu Reeves and directed by Richard Linklater; Fur: An Imaginary Portrait Of Diane Arbus, opposite Nicole Kidman for director Steven Shainberg; and Kiss Kiss Bang Bang, alongside Val Kilmer for director Shane Black. He also shared a SAG Award nomination as a member of the ensemble cast of George Clooney's true-life drama Good Night, And Good Luck and a Special Jury Prize won by the ensemble cast of A Guide to Recognizing Your Saints, which was presented at the 2006 Sundance Film Festival.

Downey Jr.'s long list of film credits also include: Gothika, The Singing Detective, Wonder Boys, U.S. Marshals, One Night Stand, Home For The Holidays, Richard III, Natural Born Killers, The Gingerbread Man, Short Cuts, Heart And Souls, Soapdish, Air America, Chances Are, True Believer, Less Than Zero, Weird Science, Firstborn, Only You and Pound, in which he made his acting debut under the direction of Robert Downey Sr.

On the small screen, Downey Jr. made his primetime debut in 2001 when he joined the cast of the series Ally McBeal. For his work on the show, he won a Golden Globe Award for Best Supporting Actor in a Series, Miniseries or Motion Picture Made for Television and a Screen Actors Guild Award for Outstanding Actor in a Comedy Series. In addition, Downey was nominated for an Emmy Award for Outstanding Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series.

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