Robert Downey Jr. mourns dad Robert Downey Sr.’s death at 85: ‘A true maverick filmmaker’

Robert Downey Jr. is paying tribute to his dad, Robert Downey Sr., who died Tuesday at age 85. "RIP Bob D. Sr. 1936-2021," the Iron Man star, 56, wrote along with a photo of the actor, director, producer and writer. "Last night, dad passed peacefully in his sleep after years of enduring the ravages of Parkinson’s [disease]."

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