Jimmy Rich, who was Robert Downey Jr.’s longtime personal assistant, died in a car crash Wednesday night. He was 52 and his death was announced by Downey on his Instagram page.Rich had been working with Downey since 2003, joining him on the set of 2003’s The Singing Detective.
They would go on to work together 22 more times, including on all of Downey’s Marvel films, according to Rich’s IMDb page.Rich was also mourned by several of Downey’s Avengers costars and other film colleagues.
Mark Ruffalo, Chris Pratt, Josh Brolin, Jeremy Renner, Jack Black and Clark Gregg all expressed condolences.“Such a tragedy,” Ruffalo wrote. “Such a good man.Read more on deadline.com