Robert Downey Sr., actor and filmmaker dad of Robert Jr., dead at 85 | Page Six Celebrity News


Robert Downey Sr., the filmmaker, actor and father of Robert Downey Jr., has died. He was 85.

Downey Sr. died in his sleep, his wife said, at his New York City home Wednesday, according to the Sun. He celebrated his 85th birthday last month.

Best known for his acting appearances in “Boogie Nights,” “Magnolia” and “To Live and Die in LA,” Downey Sr. had been battling Parkinson’s disease for more than five years.

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