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Robert Downey Jr. celebrates wife's 40th with bacon cake

Robert Downey Jr. celebrates wife's 40th with bacon cake

Nov. 12 (UPI) -- It's a very happy 40th birthday to Mrs. Robert Downey, Jr., Susan Downey, and her beloved husband threw her a party to remember.
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Robert Downey Jr. is a dad again

Robert Downey Jr. is a dad again

LOS ANGELES, Feb. 7 (UPI) -- Producer Susan Downey gave birth to a son Tuesday in Los Angeles, a publicist for her husband, film star Robert Downey Jr., said
Producer Susan Downey pregnant

Producer Susan Downey pregnant

LOS ANGELES, Aug. 31 (UPI) -- Hollywood film producer Susan Downey is pregnant with her first child, a publicist for her husband, actor Robert Downey Jr., confirmed Wednesday.
Spouses present for 'Iron Man 2' kiss

Spouses present for 'Iron Man 2' kiss

LOS ANGELES, May 6 (UPI) -- U.S. actress Gwyneth Paltrow says her husband, rocker Chris Martin, was on the set the day she kissed Robert Downey Jr. for an "Iron Man 2" scene.
'Hangover,' 'Avatar' win best film Globes

'Hangover,' 'Avatar' win best film Globes

LOS ANGELES, Jan. 17 (UPI) -- "The Hangover" and "Avatar" won the Golden Globe Awards for best comedy and drama film respectively at a ceremony in Los Angeles Sunday night.
Downey says Holmes role not intimidating

Downey says Holmes role not intimidating

LONDON, Jan. 1 (UPI) -- U.S. actor Robert Downey Jr. insists he wasn't anxious about playing a British icon in "Sherlock Holmes" because the people behind the film were so talented.
Downey to play Sherlock Holmes

Downey to play Sherlock Holmes

LOS ANGELES, July 9 (UPI) -- Hollywood actor Robert Downey Jr. reportedly will star in "Sherlock Holmes," a big-screen drama directed by British filmmaker Guy Ritchie.
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Cast member Robert Downey Jr. and his wife, executive producer Susan Downey attend the premiere of the motion picture comedy "Due Date", at Grauman's Chinese Theatre in the Hollywood section of Los Angeles on October 28, 2010. UPI/Jim Ruymen
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Susan Downey (born Susan Levin; November 6, 1973) is an American film producer. Until February 2009 she was the Executive Vice President of Production at Silver Pictures, Joel Silver's production company, but has since stepped down to work more closely with her husband, actor Robert Downey, Jr.

Susan grew up in Schaumburg, Illinois, where she graduated valedictorian from Schaumburg High School in 1991. Interested in pursuing a career in film production, Levin moved to California and graduated from the University of Southern California School of Cinema/Television. She began her career at New Line Cinema, where she did uncredited production work on Mortal Kombat in 1995 and its 1997 sequel, Mortal Kombat: Annihilation, and spearheaded the development of the 1998 live action TV prequel, Mortal Kombat: Conquest.

Susan produced the 2003 thriller Gothika starring Halle Berry and the man who would become her future husband, actor Robert Downey, Jr. Downey — who was in the process of divorcing his first wife, actress/model/singer Deborah Falconer — has said that his most memorable recollection about shooting Gothika was "romancing the producer"; Susan admitted to James Lipton on Inside the Actors Studio that while she thought Downey was "an amazing actor that we were lucky to have in our movie", her first impression of him was that he was "weird". The two quietly struck up a romance — though she turned down his romantic advances twice for fear that their relationship would not last through the completion of shooting because "he's an actor; I have a real job" — and Downey proposed to Susan the night before her thirtieth birthday. The couple went public with their relationship in 2004, and were married on August 27, 2005 in a Jewish ceremony at Amagansett, New York.

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