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Downey Jr: `I Was Hooked On Heroin Throughout Foster Film'

11th July 2006

Recovering drug addict ROBERT DOWNEY JR was high throughout the shooting of the JODIE FOSTER film HOME FOR THE HOLIDAYS. The 41-year-old admits the drama about a dysfunctional family was a relaxed experience for him...

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Downey Jr Still Surprised By One Night Stand

11th July 2006

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is still amazed movie-maker MIKE FIGGIS hired him to star in ONE NIGHT STAND - because when they met, the actor was high, shoeless and carrying a gun. The GOTHIKA star was...

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Downey Jr Gets Romantic With Wife On Chat Show

11th July 2006

ROBERT DOWNEY JR showed off his romantic side during a recent taping of US chat show INSIDE THE ACTORS STUDIO when he picked his wife SUSAN out of the audience and kissed her on the...

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The Things They Say 2414

10th July 2006

"It's an unimaginably awful situation. What you have to do is protect yourself and amuse yourself in that order." Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR on his prison hell during his drug troubles.

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The Things They Say 2413

10th July 2006

"He is available for weddings - mine." ROBERT DOWNEY JR on hiring pal STING to perform at his 2005 wedding.

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Downey Jr Creates Odd Memory Study

8th July 2006

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR has found an odd formula to help him memorise film scripts - he takes the first letter of every word, writes them all down and simply stares at them in his...

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Downey Jr To Pen Autobiography

7th July 2006

Reformed Hollywood wildman ROBERT DOWNEY JR has signed a publishing deal to write his memoirs. The NATURAL BORN KILLERS star - who has served time in prison for drug offences - plans to release the...

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Downey Jr Creates Dream Roles In His Sleep

7th July 2006

ROBERT DOWNEY JR has psychic powers that allow him to dream about film projects years before they become reality. The CHAPLIN star often conjures up movies in his sleep and then suffers a strange sense...

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Ryder Still Traumatised By Shoplifting Conviction

31st May 2006

WINONA RYDER boycotted this month's (MAY06) Cannes Film Festival because she hasn't yet recovered from her shoplifting conviction four years ago (02), according to her co-star KEANU REEVES. Reeves and ROBERT DOWNEY JR were left...

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Downey Jr's Musical Disappointment

29th March 2006

ROBERT DOWNEY JR will never record another album, after the disappointment of his flop debut. The actor's venture into music, 2005's THE FUTURIST, broke even but failed to make a profit and reward Downey Jr...

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Downey Jr To Direct Sci-fi

29th March 2006

ROBERT DOWNEY JR is planning to make his directorial debut and is writing a science fiction thriller he wants to take to the big screen. After overcoming his addictions to drink and drugs, the 40-year-old...

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The Things They Say 1745

28th March 2006

"Eighty-five per cent of my movies could have been better. Though I really can't say anything until I direct a film and prove everyone else has been a moron all along." ROBERT DOWNEY JR isn't...

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Downey Jr: 'I'm A Bargain'

28th March 2006

Oscar-nominee ROBERT DOWNEY JR is urging Hollywood studios to hire him because he's the cheapest actor of his generation. The actor damaged his career so badly after repeated spells in prison and rehabilitation, serving time...

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Keaton + Downey Jr Accept Huge Pay Cut For Baseball Film

13th March 2006

BATMAN star MICHAEL KEATON and ROBERT DOWNEY JR turned their backs on big salaries to earn $100-a-day on a new baseball movie - because they loved the script. GAME 6, which surrounds the fabled sixth...

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Parker: 'I Thought I Could Save Downey Jr'

13th March 2006

SARAH JESSICA PARKER stayed with her lover ROBERT DOWNEY JR throughout his battles with drugs, because she feared he "might die" if she left. Parker met the actor when they co-starred in 1984 movie FIRSTBORN,...

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Downey Keen To Revisit Weird Science

5th March 2006

Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR wants to remake his hit teen film, WEIRD SCIENCE. The 1985 movie featured two nerds attempting to create the perfect woman, played by KELLY LE BROCK, with their computer. He...

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Photographer Fracas At Penn Funeral

5th February 2006

SEAN PENN and his ALL THE KING'S MEN co-star MARK RUFFALO were reportedly involved in a fracas with a photographer at the funeral of the Oscar-winner's brother CHRIS PENN on Saturday (04FEB06). Sean, 45,...

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The Things They Say 1189

3rd February 2006

"He was like a broken pipe with a leak that you're constantly putting tape around... but you can't stop the leaking." Actress SARAH JESSICA PARKER on dating ROBERT DOWNEY JR while he had drug problems....

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Fascinating Fact 713

23rd December 2005

ROBERT DOWNEY JR celebrated Christmas in style last week (ends16DEC05) when he co-hosted the first Smashbox Cares toy drive for underprivileged kids in Culver City, California. Theactor turned up to the event with a bag...

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The Things They Say 817

8th December 2005

"At Cannes (Film Festival) this year (05), it was kind of embarrassing. There was a standing ovation for minutes... After a while I thought, 'This can't be just for the film, they must be happy...

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Sting Pays Tribute To His Wife

5th December 2005

STING honoured his wife TRUDIE STYLER at the Baccarat UNICEF Snowflake Ball in Beverly Hills last week (30NOV05), by telling guests he was the luckiest man in the room. After serenading the actress with...

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Trudie Honoured For Humanitarian Efforts

21st November 2005

STING's wife TRUDIE STYLER is to be honoured for her humanitarian efforts at this year's (05) UNICEF Snowflake Ball in Los Angeles. The British actress/producer is set to receive the DANNY KAYE Humanitarian Award...

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Kilmer: 'Downey Jr Is Tender'

11th November 2005

VAL KILMER will never tire of discussing his onscreen kiss with ROBERT DOWNEY JR because it was such a "sweet and tender" moment. The co-stars passionately lock lips in new movie KISS KISS, BANG...

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Black Hails 'Troublesome' Downey Jr And Kilmer

10th November 2005

Director SHANE BLACK was surprised to find working with actors ROBERT DOWNEY JR and VAL KILMER a pleasurable experience, because their reputations had made him believe they would be difficult stars. Black, who makes...

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Downey Jr: 'Working With My Wife Is A Nightmare'

9th November 2005

ROBERT DOWNEY JR experienced a stormy working relationship with wife SUSAN LEVIN when the pair teamed up for murder mystery film KISS KISS BANG BANG. Downey Jr jokingly admits he nearly came to blows...

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Downey Jr Sought Easy Life

8th November 2005

Actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR wishes he had built on the success of his breakthrough movie CHAPLIN, rather than enjoying the trappings of his new found fame. The 40-year-old, who received a 1993 Oscar nomination...

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The Things They Say 558

7th November 2005

"I'm like a 95-year-old grandma with all these vitamins and herbs I'm taking." Reformed hellraiser ROBERT DOWNEY JR enjoys taking supplements to boost his system....

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Downey Jr Felt Like A Drowning Mouse

7th November 2005

Former Hollywood badboy ROBERT DOWNEY JR has likened his struggle with alcohol and drug addiction to being a mouse drowning in a fish-tank. The CHAPLIN star is celebrating 12 months of sobriety after years...

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Gothika Test For Downey Jr

6th November 2005

Film producer JOEL SILVER offered ROBERT DOWNEY JR a role in thriller GOTHIKA to test whether the actor had truly put his troubled past behind him. Silver, who produced THE MATRIX in 1999, was...

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Downey Jr Fears The Quiet Life

4th November 2005

Hollywood actor ROBERT DOWNEY JR is convinced cleaning up his life will be the hardest thing he's ever done - because normality terrifies him. The reformed hellraiser, who has battled alcohol and drug addictions...

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