Robert Downey Sr., director and father of Robert Downey Jr., has died

Robert Downey Jr. is mourning the loss of his father, filmmaker Robert Downey Sr.

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Robert Downey Jr. is grieving the loss of his daddy, filmmaker Robert Downey Sr.



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Robert Downey Jr. is commemorating his daddy, Robert Downey Sr., who passed away Tuesday. He was 85.

“RIP Bob D. Sr. 1936-2021…Last night, dad passed peacefully in his sleep after years of enduring the ravages of Parkinson’s ..he was a true maverick filmmaker, and remained remarkably optimistic throughout..According to my stepmoms calculations, they were happily married for just over 2000 years,” Downey Jr. composed on Instagram. “Rosemary Rogers-Downey, you are a saint, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.”

Downey Sr. was a star and filmmaker best understood for “Putney Swope” and “Greaser’s Palace.” He likewise appeared in “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia” and “To Live and Die in L.A.”

Along with Downey Jr., he likewise had a child, Allyson.

Downey Jr. appeared in 2 movies directed by his daddy, consisting of as a kid in a movie in which people depicted pet dogs in 1970’s “Pound,” and later on in the 1990 funny, “Too Much Sun.”

Jobber Wiki author Frank Long contributed to this report.