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Besides his uncredited appearance at age five in "Pound" and a role in "America", Downey has appeared in other films directed by his father: "Rented Lips" (1988) and "Too Much Sun" (1991).
Downey was arrested in Malibu on Sunday, June 23, 1996, on charges of driving while under the influence, carrying a concealed weapon and drug possession. He was later arrested for criminal trespass and for leaving a court-ordered rehab. Downey was sent to a "locked-down" drug rehab clinic for treatment. He was later sentenced to time served in jail and three years probation.
In November 2000, Downey was arrested for drug possession an probation violation.
"I'd rather wake up in jail for a TB test than to have to wake up another morning knowing I'm going to the set of 'U.S. Marshals'." --Downey to director Mike Figgis, quoted in "Projections 10: Hollywood Filmmakers and Filmmaking"
"What's amazing is no matter how much I fuck up, it keeps straightening itself out."-Downey quoted in 1989 Premiere October 2, 2002
Robert Downey Jr. was honored February 19, 2004, with the Man of the Year award by Harvard's Hasty Pudding Theatricals, the nation's oldest college drama group
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