Robert Downey Jr.: Blockbuster Movie Star

Robert Downey Jr.: Blockbuster Movie Star

by Stephanie Watson

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Overview

This title examines the fascinating life of Robert Downey Jr. Readers will learn about Downey's childhood, family, education, rise to fame, his trouble with drugs, and his time in rehab . Colorful graphics, oversize photos, and informative sidebars accompany easy-to-read, compelling text that explores how Downey's interest in acting led to leading roles in movies that include The Pickup Artist, Sherlock Holmes, which earned him a Golden Globe, and Iron Man. Features include a table of contents, glossary, selected bibliography, Web links, source notes, and an index, plus a timeline and fun facts. Contemporary Lives is a series in Essential Library, an imprint of ABDO Publishing Company.

Product Details

ISBN-13: 9781614784371
Publisher: ABDO Publishing
Publication date: 01/01/2012
Series: Contemporary Lives Series
Sold by: Barnes & Noble
Format: NOOK Book
Lexile: 980L (what's this?)
File size: 10 MB
Age Range: 12 - 17 Years

Table of Contents

1 The Making of a Superhero 6

2 An Unconventional Childhood 14

3 Making it as an Actor 22

4 Deep into Drugs 32

5 Bad Choices 38

6 Becoming Chaplin 48

7 Trouble with the Law 60

8 Emerging from the Darkness 76

9 Recovery, Reinvention, and Career Rebirth 86

Timeline 96

Get The Scoop 100

Glossary 102

Additional Resources 104

Source Notes 106

Index 110

About the Author 112

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