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Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr.
The New York native's acting breakthrough came in 1987 with "Less Than Zero," in which he portrayed Julian Wells, a young cocaine addict in Hollywood.

One of his greatest performances was as Charlie Chapman for which he earned an Oscar nomination.

In the mid to late 1990s Downey was arrested several times on drug-related charges, and he was in and out of rehab.

His guest-star turn on "Ally McBeal" as McBeal's love interest earned him a Golden Globe.

Once clean, Downey's career started to pick up. In recent years, he landed the role of Tony Stark, the lead character in the blockbuster "Iron Man." The sequel is slated for 2010. In 2009, he was nominated as b...
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The New York native's acting breakthrough came in 1987 with "Less Than Zero," in which he portrayed Julian Wells, a young cocaine addict in Hollywood.

One of his greatest performances was as Charlie Chapman for which he earned an Oscar nomination.

In the mid to late 1990s Downey was arrested several times on drug-related charges, and he was in and out of rehab.

His guest-star turn on "Ally McBeal" as McBeal's love interest earned him a Golden Globe.

Once clean, Downey's career started to pick up. In recent years, he landed the role of Tony Stark, the lead character in the blockbuster "Iron Man." The sequel is slated for 2010. In 2009, he was nominated as best supporting actor for his role as a white actor trying to portray a black man in the comedy "Tropic Thunder."

Continuing his 2009 streak, Downey will be starring in "The Soloist" opposite Jamie Foxx and as the great detective in "Sherlock Holmes".
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  • Our picks for summer fun

    Our picks for summer fun
    Once summer break begins, boredom can set in. Before the whining starts, we’ve come up with a list of activities proven with local families. Because there are two kinds of fun we search for during Maryland’s summer – in the shade and...
  • Maryland adds 9,300 jobs in April, Labor Dept. says

    Maryland adds 9,300 jobs in April, Labor Dept. says
    Maryland gained 9,300 jobs in April as businesses threw off the paralyzing effects of the frigid winter, according to federal estimates released Friday. The state's unemployment rate inched down to 5.5 percent as more Marylanders got back to work, the U....
  • Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute

    Developer gives $15 million for Hopkins bladder cancer institute
    The developer of Hunt Valley Towne Centre, Annapolis Towne Centre at Parole and other area shopping complexes has pledged a $15 million gift to create the Johns Hopkins Greenberg Bladder Cancer Institute. The gift from Erwin L. Greenberg and his wife...
  • Baltimore County Board of Elections to move from Catonsville to Hunt Valley

    Baltimore County Board of Elections to move from Catonsville to Hunt Valley
    The Bloomsbury Community Center was bustling with activity on Wednesday afternoon as employees of the Baltimore County Board of Elections tested voting machines in preparation for the early voting that starts June 12. For Catonsville resident Edward...
  • Top state official accused of stealing state senator's campaign signs

    Top state official accused of stealing state senator's campaign signs
    A high-ranking state official whose wife is running against Baltimore County State Sen. Jim Brochin is being accused of stealing Brochin's campaign signs, an incident the senator's opponent called "a misunderstanding." Marc Lazerow, Brochin's campaign...
  • Gains from Super Bowl and Olympics boost Sinclair's revenue

    Gains from Super Bowl and Olympics boost Sinclair's revenue
    Sinclair Broadcast Group boosted profit and revenue in the first quarter, citing better-than-expected spending on political advertising, strong gains from Super Bowl and Olympics ads, and lower expenses at many of the company's television stations. The...
  • Employment-help program wins $160,000 grant

    Employment-help program wins $160,000 grant
    The Arc Baltimore said Monday that it expects to launch an employment-assistance program for people with developmental disabilities, an effort helped by a $160,000 grant from the Harry and Jeanette Weinberg Foundation. Weinberg's two-year funding to the...
  • Wedded: Honor Reeling and Adam Dundore

    Wedded: Honor Reeling and Adam Dundore
    Date: March 29 Her story: Honor Reeling, 26, grew up in Fallston and Bel Air. She works in human resources at Sinclair Broadcast Group in Hunt Valley. Her father, Wilber Reeling, lives in Perryville. Her mother, Kimberly Wagner, and stepfather,...
  • New life for the black-eyed Susan drink at Preakness

    New life for the black-eyed Susan drink at Preakness
    Take vodka, rum, whiskey, bourbon, peach schnapps, orange juice, pineapple juice, sour mix, orange-flavored liqueur, elderflower-flavored liqueur, shake, pour into a souvenir glass and garnish with an orange slice, cherry and mint sprig. Then dump it on...
  • Sam Holden, photographer

    Sam Holden, photographer
    Sam Holden, a Baltimore-based photographer whose work appeared throughout the country, died Saturday after collapsing suddenly while doing yard work on his father's farm in Bel Air. He was 44. Mr. Holden operated a studio in Little Italy and worked as a...
  • Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations

    Omega awards bonuses, reports increased income, funds from operations
    The CEO of a Hunt Valley-based real estate investment trust, which has a portfolio of skilled nursing and assisted living facilities across the U.S., was awarded $7.3 million in compensation for 2013, a year that the firm’s returns placed it among...
  • More than a dozen Balto. Co. roads closed due to flooding

    More than a dozen Balto. Co. roads closed due to flooding
    As heavy rain continues to fall in the area, more than a dozen county roads in Baltimore County are closed due to flooding, according to Lauren Byrd, public information officer for the Department of Public Works. York Road in Hunt Valley between Wight...