• NEW YORK:ROBERT DOWNEY JR. photo | Robert Downey Jr.

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Published: Tuesday October 02, 2012 12:00 PM EDT

2012

NEW YORK:
ROBERT DOWNEY JR.

The son of an independent filmmaker and an actress, the Iron Man star was born in New York City and raised in Greenwich Village during its heyday as a center for bohemian culture and the Beatnik movement.