A tragic death is reported on Thursday, May 6. Jimmy Rich’s car accident shocked all fans and supporters. He has reportedly died after a fatal car accident, and the Iron Man actor has confirmed and shared the details.
Robert Downey Jr announced what happened on Instagram, saying that Jimmy Rich passed away around 8 p.m. Wednesday, May 5, following a fatal car crash.
Downey wrote what happened along with briefly delving into the important impact he had on his career and personal life here: “This is not news. This is a terrible and shocking tragedy. Jimmy Rich was in a fatal car accident at approx. 8 p.m. yesterday. He was a brother, my right hand man, an uncle to our kids and beloved by all who experienced his singular character and wit.. our thoughts go to his relatives, friends, co-workers, and all the fans who knew him as the man who supported every step of my recovery, life and career.. Again, my condolences to his beautiful family, and the legacy of hope and redemption his life will continue to represent. Peace Be Unto You.”
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Jimmy Rich has been credited as Robert Downey Jr’s assistant since 2003 on The Singing Detective through his recent role in Dolittle in 2020.
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