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Born: April 4, 1965 Cause of Death:
Birth Place: New York City, New York, USA Profession: Cast ...
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2000:
Offered slyly comic supporting turn as a homosexual book editor in "Wonder Boys"
2008:
Played a method actor who portrays an African American character in the Ben Stiller directed comedy "Tropic Thunder"; earned Golden Globe, SAG and Academy Award nominations for Best Supporting Actor
1999:
Played the gay husband of a documentary filmmaker in Toback's "Black & White"
1997:
Starred in James Toback's "Two Girls and a Guy" with Natasha Gregson Wagner and Heather Graham
2015:
Reprised his role as Tony Stark in "Avengers: Age of Ultron"
2001:
Appeared in the video for Elton John's recording of "I Want Love"
1983:
First feature released, "Baby, It's You"
2000:
Cast in a recurring role on "Ally McBeal" (Fox) as a love interest to the title character; fired from show in April 2001 after being arrested yet again for drug use; earned Emmy nomination in 2001 for Supporting Actor in a Comedy Series
2005:
Starred in the George Clooney-directed "Goodnight, and Good Luck" a 1950s-era drama that chronicles broadcaster Edward R. Murrow's campaign to bring down Senator Joseph McCarthy
1990:
Teamed with Mel Gibson in "Air America"
1985:
TV-movie debut in "Mussolini: The Untold Story" (NBC) as the Italian dictator's son Bruno
1985:
Was a regular cast member of "Saturday Night Live" (NBC)
1989:
Appeared as James Woods' associate in "True Believer"
1995:
Cast as Earl Rivers in "Richard III"; Annette Bening played his sister
1982:
Feature acting debut, "America"; directed by his father (released theatrically in 1986)
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Formed production company Herd of Turtles
2007:
Played journalist Paul Avery in David Fincher's serial killer thriller "Zodiac"
2008:
Played the lead role of Tony Stark, a playboy billionaire weapons manufacturer of Marvel Comcis' "Iron Man"
1993:
Anchored the documentary "The Last Party" about the U.S. Presidential campaign
1994:
Displayed his gifts as a romantic lead opposite Marisa Tomei in "Only You"
1987:
First starring role in James Toback's "The Pick-Up Artist"
1995:
Headlined "Restoration" (filmed in 1994) portraying the court physician to King Charles II
1992:
Portrayed Charlie Chaplin in Richard Attenborough's biopic "Chaplin"; received a Best Actor Oscar nomination
2010:
Re-teamed with Jon Favreau to reprise the role of Tony Stark for "Iron Man 2"
1998:
Reunited with Altman as supporting player in "The Gingerbread Man"
2006:
Starred in "A Scanner Darkly," a rotoscoped film by director Richard Linklater
2003:
Co-starred in the supernatural thiller "Gothika" opposite Halle Berry and Penélope Cruz
1991:
Delivered amusing turn as a young TV producer in the satirical "Soapdish"
1970:
First screen appearance in his father's "Pound" (uncredited)
1993:
Landed featured role in Robert Altman's "Short Cuts"
1987:
Offered a strong supporting turn as an crack addict in "Less Than Zero"
2009:
Played <i>Los Angeles Times</i> columnist Steve Lopez in "The Soloist"
1994:
Played an Australian TV tabloid journalist in Oliver Stone's "Natural Born Killers"
2009:
Played the title role in Guy Ritchie's reimagining of "Sherlock Holmes"; earned a Golden Globe nomination for Best Actor
1997:
Portrayed an AIDS-stricken gay man in Mike Figgis' "One Night Stand"
2005:
Starred in the murder mystery "Kiss, Kiss, Bang, Bang" with Val Kilmer and Michelle Monaghan
2003:
Starred in the remake of "The Singing Detective"; film adapted from the acclaimed Dennis Potter-scripted British miniseries
2010:
Co-starred in the Todd Phillips' comedy "Due Date"
2011:
Reprised role in Guy Ritchie's sequel "Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows"
2013:
Returned to the Marvel Cinematic Universe for "Iron Man 3," reprising the role of Tony Stark/Iron Man.
2014:
Appeared alongside Robert Duvall in "The Judge"
2012:
Co-starred in the Marvel superhero ensemble feature "The Avengers" as Tony Stark/Iron Man
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Known for such albums as "The Futurist"
2016:
Reprised Iron Man role in "Captain America: Civil War"
2017:
Again played Tony Stark / Iron Man in Marvel's "Spider-Man: Homecoming"

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