After a long battle with Parkinson’s Disease, Robert Downey Sr. died at the age of 85.
Robert Downey Sr. died on July 7th at the age of 85. According to the Daily News , the director and father of Iron Man star Robert Downey Jr. passed away after a battle with Parkinson’s Disease. Robert had a 60-year career in the entertainment industry, in which he played a variety of roles both in front of and behind the camera. Robert Downey Jr.’s tribute to his father costs
After his father’s death, Robert Jr. eulogized him in an Instagram post. He wrote, “He was a true maverick filmmaker, and he remained remarkably optimistic throughout.” Here are five things you should know about the director and Marvel star’s father.