Laura Ernst Downey

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Laura Elizabeth Downey (Ernst)

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Birthplace: Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
Death: Died in Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
Cause of death: Lou Gehrig's Disease
Immediate Family:

Daughter of John Louis Ernst and Mary Catherine Leacy
Wife of Robert Downey, Sr.
Sister of <private> Ernst and <private> Ernst

Occupation: Screenwriter, actor
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About Laura Ernst Downey

Laura Ernst, known briefly in her career as Laura Downey, was a screenwriter and actor. She wrote the films Pool Girl (1997; released posthumously), Too Much Sun (1990), and Rage (1983; made-for-TV). She also appeared as an actor in Too Much Sun and as herself in the 1993 documentary The Last Party (1993).

She was the second wife of writer-director Robert Downey, Sr. and the stepmother of actor Robert Downey, Jr., the latter of whom appeared in each film above except Rage.

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Laura Ernst Downey's Timeline

1957
September 8, 1957
Washington, District of Columbia, District of Columbia, United States
1994
January 27, 1994
Age 36
Los Angeles, Los Angeles, California, United States
1995
January 17, 1995
Age 36