First Bossy has a confession. She’s never been that crazy about Robert Downey, Jr., and Bossy knows what you’re thinking, “But Bossy, what about the talented and the talented?” To which Bossy answers:
Robert Downey Jr. always seemed so Hollywood child star and ungrounded to Bossy. What with the drugs and the drunk driving and the drugs:
And even after Robert Downey Jr. got clean and was once again embraced by movie studios who were securing million-dollar insurance policies against his potential behavior, Bossy couldn’t stop looking at his eyes and his pallor to make sure he wasn’t sliding back downhill:
But then suddenly, ooooh, there he was and he had matured and there was grey in charming facial hair that partially obscured spoiled expressions and, well, hello Robert Downey Jr.
And, you know, there’s also this:
Bossy’s recent reevaluation of Robert Downey Jr. got Bossy thinking about something. Namely, the junior part of Robert Downey Jr. Namely, who is the original Robert Downey? Namely, why does Bossy keep saying namely?
Pictured above, Robert Downey Sr. is an actor, screenwriter, film director, producer, and father to Robert Downey Jr. This got Bossy thinking about other famous actors who are juniors. Like him:
It turns out Cuba Gooding Jr.’s father’s name is coincidentally Cuba Gooding Sr., and he’s a singer who fronted the soul group The Main Ingredient — and Bossy knows what you are thinking again, you’re all Who are The Main Ingredient? Or Maybe you’re all, Who is The Main Ingredient? Or maybe it’s, Who Be The Main Ingredients, but in whatever case Bossy will answer you with just one word: Everybody Plays The Fool.
Next there’s him:
Ed Begley, Jr. was on some doctor show before hurling off the ecological deep end, but it may interest you to know Ed Begley Sr. was also an actor. His career began in radio and carried him through many notable films, such as the television show Bonanza:
Finally we come to Frank Coghlan, Jr.
Frank Coghlan Jr. was a popular freckle-faced child star during the silent movie era. And this is Frank Coghlan Sr.
If you enjoyed this stalker post, you might like this one where Bossy stalks John Cusack.
And this is what Bossy was up to one year ago today.