The son of legendary actor Robert Falconer, Downey Sr. paved the way for Indio Falconer Downey, who began acting at the young age of 12, and he rose to fame after his amazing role in the 2005 film Kiss Kiss Bang Bang. However, Indio has always been passionate about music and eventually had to make the choice to focus on his musical career.
Get to know interesting facts about his biography, height, family and parents as you read on.
American singer with actor Indio Falconer Downey was born on September 7, 1993 in Los Angeles, California, USA. His love of entertainment began with his passion for music when he was in high school and that led him to join a band as a singer and guitarist.
Indio also dared to star in the comedy Kiss Kiss bang bang in 2005 at the age of 12 where he played the role of the younger version of the main character. He later appeared in the super-dramatic film Jackie alongside Peter Sarsgaard and Greta Gerwig. He also starred in Game of Consciousness , a film directed by Adam Michardi, who plays the lead role in the film.
After starring in Mind Game , he went back to Los Angeles to join his band and prepare for his musical career as a singer and guitarist. After reuniting with his band, he began to struggle with substance abuse and addiction, but with his father’s help and encouragement, he managed to get back to normal and reignited his passion for music.
Indio Falconer Downey later formed a music band with his friend Ralph Alexander called The Dose, and this band has notoriously released amazing singles including: Fame, Cold Hands, Shadows Near, Space Trader, Worship, and The Truth Lies Within The band launched two highly rated singles in 2018 entitled Verbena and Thrill He is still active in the band with his friend and business partner Ralph Alexander, who is both an excellent drummer and bassist. Sources also assume the pair intends to drop more single hits in the near future.
Family background: parents
Indio Falconer Downey is said to be of mixed heritage with his mother’s ancestry being from England, Germany, Hungary, Ireland, Scotland and Switzerland. The mother comes from France, Canada, Russia, Scotland and Wales. The American artist also comes from a family with entertainment interests. His father Robert Downey Jr. is an American actor who has made a name for himself in the industry and has been ranked as Hollywood’s highest paid actor for three years. Also, he has a track record in so many Hollywood blockbuster movies. Indio’s mother, Deborah, is also a well-known American musician, actress, and former model for Elite Model Management.
It’s also worth knowing that passion for entertainment didn’t stop with his parents, his grandfather Robert Downey Sr. was also an American actor, director and producer before retiring from filmmaking and his grandmother Elise Ford was also has worked in the industry since she was a writer and actress.
However, Indio’s parents separated when he was just over 8 years old and this is said to have been a very traumatic time for him. Sources believe the breakup was due to Robert’s drug problems, which Deborah could no longer handle. Despite being under his mother’s care, Indio Falconer Downey was usually seen with his father.
Coming to his personal life, Indio FalconerDowney was involved in an unfortunate incident in 2014 when he was arrested for cocaine possession and spotted smoking the hard drug by some police officers. He was eventually arrested for this but released the next day with the help of his father.