Profile of one of the most gifted, prolific actors in Hollywood and one of its greatest comeback stories. At the age of twenty he joined the cast of Saturday Night Live for one season and would go on to star in several high grossing 80s movies. But then Downey was arrested in 1996 and his brushes with the law continued until 2000 when he cleaned up his act and became a regular on the television series, Ally McBeal. A Golden Globe award followed as did an Emmy nomination. Since then, Downey has put his career back in full swing.
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Robert Downey Jr. - Full Episode (45:13)
In the 1980s, Robert Downey Jr. starred in several high grossing movies, eventually earning an Oscar nomination for "Chaplin." Downey was arrested in 1996 and his brushes with the law continued until 2000 when he cleaned up his act.