Robert made his screen debut at the age of five, appearing in his father
Robert Downey, Sr.‘s film Pound (1970). He appeared in Weird Science
(1985) and starred in Air America (1990), and Soapdish (1991). Downey
starred as Charlie Chaplin, the title character in the 1992 film Chaplin,
earning him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor. He
played the title character in Guy Ritchie‘s Sherlock Holmes (2009),
and again in 2011’s Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows.