Making his acting debut at the age of five, appearing in his father's film Pound (1970), Downey Jr.

appeared in roles associated with the Brat Pack, such as the teen sci-fi comedy Weird Science (1985) and the drama Less Than Zero (1987).

I was in love with Sarah Jessica," he confesses, "and love clearly was not enough. And, after some heartache, she was meant to find her home with a great star." Describing Parker's husband, actor Matthew Broderick, Downey adds, "He is a lot more gifted and grounded than I ever was.

They have a great kid."Shortly after his breakup with Parker, Downey married his first wife and had a son, Indio, now 14.

where George (Steve Martin) meets his daughter’s in-laws in their giant, imposing house.

Offering him directions to the bathroom, the mother says,”It’s the seventh door on the left.” He clarifies, “Second?

He starred as title character in the 1992 film Chaplin, which earned him a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won him the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.

After being released in 2000 from the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison where he was on drug charges, Downey joined the cast of the TV series Ally Mc Beal playing Calista Flockhart's love interest. His character was written out when Downey was fired after two drug arrests in late 2000 and early 2001.

From the press release:"Five or six years ago, I saw the writing on the wall.

I knew the party was over," actor Robert Downey Jr. "It was time for me to come out of the Dark Ages and get real."For much of his adult life, Downey, 43, was caught in a ruinous cycle of drug addiction, imprisonment and disgrace.

I did the best I could.” asked Parker to address the relationship with 25 years of perspective, and she compared it to parenting a teenage boy.