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Actor Robert Downey, Jr

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Actor Robert Downey, Jr

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Actor Robert Downey, Jr

Actor Robert Downey, Jr

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Downey has a new CD, The Futurist, which includes songs that he wrote and performed. He received an Academy Award nomination and won the British Academy Award for best actor for his performance in the title role of Chaplin. He also starred in Wonder Boys, Two Girls and a Guy, Natural Born Killers, and The Pick-Up Artist. This interview was originally broadcast Oct. 22, 2003.