Robert Downey Jr. through the years

Published On: Jun 14 2011 02:27:19 PM CDT   Updated On: May 07 2015 10:51:22 AM CDT

With Robert Downey Jr. back in theaters in "Avengers: Age of Ultron" let's take a look at the actor's life and career so far.

Downey through years - 1999 Prison Mugshot
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State of California

1999: From 1996 through 2001, Downey was arrested numerous times on drug-related charges, including cocaine, heroin and marijuana, and went several times through drug treatment programs unsuccessfully. After missing some mandatory drug tests, he was sentenced to three years at the California Substance Abuse Treatment Facility and State Prison in Corcoran, Calif., but ended up serving about a year before being released.

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