Robert Downey Sr., father of actor Robert Downey Jr., has died at the age of 85. The famous actor and director died in his sleep, his son said.
Actor Robert Downey Sr. died in his sleep at his home in New York. Both his wife and his famous son, Robert Downey Jr., announced his death. The director suffered from Parkinson’s disease, which he fought for 5 years.
Recently, his son posted an emotional message about the death of a well-known director. It seemed that she breathed her last peacefully and without pain.
“Last night my father passed away peacefully after years of enduring the devastating effects of Parkinson’s disease. A truly noncommittal filmmaker, he remained remarkably optimistic. By my stepmother’s calculations, they are married and happy for over 200 years,” wrote Robert Downey Jr. on his official Facebook page.
Robert Downey Jr supports his stepmother
In the spot, the Iron Man protagonist wanted to express his support for his stepmother, who has been the director’s wife for 23 years.
“Rosemary Rogers-Downy, you are a saint and our thoughts and prayers are with you,” the actor told his stepmother.
Robert Downey Sr. is best known for his roles in films such as Boogie Nights, Magnolia and To Live and Die in LA.
The father of the famous Robert Downey Jr. and Alison Downey was also a celebrity. Robert Downey Sr. was a director, writer and producer, but he chose to be more conservative to protect his children. However, when the protagonist’s son was caught up in the scandal after being accused of using cocaine, he gave The Post an interview about it.
“Life is so easy when you’re a movie star. People will do what you want and give you what you want. Hollywood is a terrible place,” he told the newspaper in 2001.