Confidential , Curtis Hanson was working on a screenplay of his own and reading other scripts with a keen interest for his next film. When he was given the writer's script for Wonder Boys and was told that Michael Douglas was interested in starring, he "fell in love with these characters — and they made me laugh". Additional changes were made once Hanson came on board. For example, he felt that James Leer would be a fan of Douglas Sirk 's films as opposed to Frank Capra as he is in the novel. Downey flew to Pittsburgh and had a long dinner conversation with Hanson where they addressed his problems.
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His father, Robert Downey Sr. He made his acting debut at the age of five, playing a sick puppy in the absurdist comedy Pound , and then at seven appeared in the surrealist Greaser's Palace When his parents divorced in , Downey moved to California with his father, but in , he dropped out of Santa Monica High School , and moved back to New York to pursue an acting career full-time. Beginnings and critical acclaim Downey began building upon theater roles, including in the short-lived off-Broadway musical American Passion at the Joyce Theater in , produced by Norman Lear. In , he was part of the new, younger cast hired for Saturday Night Live , but following a year of poor ratings and criticism of the new cast's comedic talents, he and most of the new crew were dropped and replaced.
Robert Downey Jr. What is his situation? Gay?
His bisexuality was manufactured. He is gay and he manufactured bi-ness for the press. In any case, I don't know if he is lying about his sexuality.
As a five-year-old Robert uttered his very first words of dialog on film in his father Robert Downey Sr. Maintained a professional work ethic when he was a drug addict. He is a cousin of crooner Harry Connick Jr. Personal Quotes 52 I've always felt like such an outsider in this industry.