Happy Birthday Robert Downey Sr.!

ABOUT
Father of Robert Downey Jr. He had a successful underground filmmaking career in his own right.

BEFORE FAME
He directed his first short film Balls Bluff in 1961.

TRIVIA FACT
He wrote and directed the films Hugo Pool, Putney Swope, and Greaser’s Palace.

FAMILY LIFE
He married Rosemary Rogers, his third wife, in 1998. He fathered two children, Robert Jr. and Allyson, with his first wife Elsie Downey.

ASSOCIATED WITH
His 1973 film Sticks and Bones starred Tom Aldredge.