Sept. 16, 2023 – In Hollywood, Robert Downey Jr. quickly made a name for himself, becoming part of the “Brat Pack,” a group of young, talented actors. His early career was marked by success, but his addiction issues began to affect his work. While filming “Less Than Zero” in 1987, he played a character struggling with addiction, a role that mirrored his real-life struggles.

Despite his personal challenges, Downey continued to deliver exceptional performances, earning an Academy Award nomination for “Chaplin.” However, his addiction to heroin and cocaine escalated, leading to a downward spiral.