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The profound weirdness of Robert Downey Jr.’s Oscar win — and the category he won


BAfter receiving his first acting nomination three decades ago, senior actor Robert Downey Jr. finally won an Oscar on Sunday. For his role as the rear admiral, Downey was awarded best-supporting actor. One of Lewis Strauss’s best performances in a long time was praised in “Oppenheimer.” Though his career has been characterized by severe losses, this was the third total Oscar nomination for one of Hollywood’s most varied performers. “In that order, I would like to thank the academy and my horrible childhood,” Downey remarked in a lighthearted address that paused for laughter from the audience. He also expressed gratitude to Susan, his wife. “I’m here because you loved me back to life.”

Downey has been transparent about his previous battles with substance abuse. In his 2022 documentary “Sr.,” he disclosed that he developed a heroin addiction by the age of eight, honoring his father, the filmmaker. After Downey’s first Oscar nomination 30 years ago at the age of 28, he was arrested several times for drug-related offenses and served a year in prison. The actor expressed his gratitude for not winning Best Actor in 1993 for “Chaplin” in an interview with “The View.”

He remarked, “I was crazy and young.”

“I would have felt like I was headed in the right direction.” In 2008, Downey was nominated for an Oscar for his supporting performance in “Tropic Thunder.” With his victory on Sunday, Downey cemented his lead in this year’s Oscar race.

Additionally, he won the best supporting actor prize at the Critics Choice, SAG, BAFTA, and Golden Globes.
“Why me? Since this time? “Why am I getting all the luck in the world?” Because he asked as he accepted his SAG Award.

For “American Fiction,” Downey defeated Robert De Niro, Mark Ruffalo, Ryan Gosling, and Sterling K. Brown. For “Barbie,” Downey defeated Mark Ruffalo. Seven Oscars were awarded on Sunday for Christopher Nolan’s three-hour in-depth examination of the creation and aftermath of the atomic bomb during World War II, “Oppenheimer.” Nolan’s wins included Best Film, Best Director, and Best Actor for Cillian Murphy. The movie had thirteen nominations going into the evening. On the stage on Sunday, Downey said , “Exactly what we do is significant, because everything that we choose to create is significant.”

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