Robert Downey Sr.’s Death – Cause and Date

Born (Birthday)

June 24, 1936

Death Date

Jul 7, 2021

Age of Death

85 years

Cause of Death

Parkinson's Disease

Profession

Director

The director Robert Downey Sr. died at the age of 85. Here is all you want to know, and more!

Biography - A Short Wiki

Underground filmmaker known for writing and directing the films Hugo Pool, Putney Swope, and Greaser’s Palace. He is also the father of actor Robert Downey Jr.

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

How did Robert Downey Sr. die?

Downey died of complications from Parkinson’s disease in his sleep at his home in Manhattan on July 7, 2021, at age 85.

Quotes

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I’m a boxing fan.

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My parents got divorced when I was really young.

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I’m not an actor. I can show up for friends and improvise a little bit, but I’m not an actor. I can’t remember lines.

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I made experimental commercials in the experimental division of a production house, Film X, that made commercials for ad agencies.

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I’m too young to be a king and too committed to be a queen.

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