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Robert Downey Jr.

Oscar nomination

22 Jan, 2009

Downey, Jr. is nominated for Best Supporting Actor at the 81st Academy Awards for portraying Kirk Lazarus in Tropic Thunder.

I’m so grateful for Ben Stiller and I think it’s kind of wild that, you know, a comedic performance of sorts would get a nomination, it’s really cool. I got nominated for playing a narcissistic idiot method actor, we’ve come a long way, baby.

Oscar Nominations 2009