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Golden Globes 2024 - Robert Downey Jr. wins Best Supporting Actor in Motion Pictures for Oppenheimer

At the 81st Golden Globe Awards 2024, Robert Downey Jr. bagged an award for his role as Lewis Staruss in Oppenheimer.

Golden Globes 2024 - Robert Downey Jr. wins Best Supporting Actor in Motion Pictures for Oppenheimer

Robert Downey Jr. in Oppenheimer

Last Updated: 09.09 AM, Jan 08, 2024


The 81st Golden Globe Awards 2024 has finally began, and seems like like it's one hell of a shimmering and exciting day going to be. We already have here the winner for Best Supporting Actor in Motion Picture, and that is none other than our favourite - Robert Downey Jr. the actor played as a supporting role in Oppenheimer in 2023. 

Robert Downey Jr.'s role in Oppenheimer

Oppenheimer is a historical biography about J. Robert Oppenheimer, who is widley known as Father of Atomic Bomb. While Cillian Murphy played the titular role of Oppenheimer, Robert Downey Jr. played Lewis Staruss. The two met at Princeton and have an immediate dislike for one another in the film. 

Other nominated actors

Other actors who were nominated for Best Supporting Actor in Motion Pictures were Willem Dafoe for Poor Things,,Robert De Niro from Killers of the Flowers Moon, Ryan Gosling For Barbie, Charles Melton for May December, and Mark Ruffalo for Poor Things, 

Robert's speech

Robert Downey Jr. opened his speech saying that he had taken a "beta blocker, so this is gonna be a breeze", Downey Jr. praised his Oppenheimer colleagues and said his win is "a most-improved-player thing". 

Robert Downey Jr.'s previous Golden Globe nominatins

A five-time Golden Globe nominee, Robert Downey Jr. has graced both television and film with his captivating performances. From the quirky lawyer in Ally McBeal to the iconic detective in Sherlock Holmes, his range is undeniable. Now, he embarks on a new challenge, portraying the complex and controversial figure of Lewis Strauss, head of the US Atomic Energy Commission and Oppenheimer's formidable opponent.

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