Entertainment Hollywood

Robert Downey Sr, Father of Hollywood Star Robert Downey Jr Dies At 85

Father of Hollywood star Robert Downey Jr. and accomplished countercultural filmmaker, Robert Downey Sr. has passed away. He was 85. Downey Jr. took to his Instagram to share the news with the world. He informed that his father died late Tuesday in his sleep at home in New York. He had Parkinson’s disease for more than five years. Sharing a monochrome picture of his father, RDJ wrote, “RIP Bob D. Sr. 1936-2021…Last night, dad passed peacefully in his sleep after years of enduring the ravages of Parkinson’s ..he was a true maverick filmmaker and remained remarkably optimistic throughout.. According to my stepmom’s calculations, they were happily married for just over 2000 years. Rosemary Rogers-Downey, you are a saint, and our thoughts and prayers are with you.” Downey Sr was a Hollywood journeyman who made a name for himself with radical, anti-establishment films, like the low-budget…