Top 5 Roles Played By Robert Downey Junior

Top 5 Roles Played By Robert Downey Junior

Robert Downey Junior has a very lengthy movie career and is one of the most popular actors of all time. He appeared as a child in his first movie Pound back in 1970 which was directed by his father. He came across publicized battle of drug abuse but regardless became an applause-worthy actor in Hollywood. 

Robert Downey Junior might not have won anY Academy Award so far but has been nominated twice and still, he has given top-grossing movies to the industry. According to the Forbes list, he is also one of the highest-paid actors in the industry from 2013-2015. He has played some iconic roles in the past decades and here are some of his best ones: 

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Paul Avery (Zodiac)

RDJ is a crime reporter in movie Zodiac known as Paul Avery and has his theories about the Zodiac Killer. Jake Gyllenhaal is the main star in the movie but RDJ has made an impact with his amazing performance and becomes a man who is obsessed with a crime case.

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Sherlock Holmes (Sherlock Holmes)

RDJ appeared in the role for a movie in 2011 Sherlock Holmes in 2009 and received appreciation for his role of a detective and won a Golden Globe. It is also rumoured that RDJ will appear in Sherlock Holmes 3 which will be released in 2021.

Ian (Weird Science)

A teen comedy sci-fi movie of 1985 with two nerdy kids who create a virtual woman who comes to life. It is a cult classic where RDJ is Ian and is a bully to the nerdy kids.

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Charlie Chaplin (Chaplin)

The British comic silent actor Charlie Chaplin movie was made in 1992. It was a biographical movie in which RDJ received a lot of appreciation as he did right playing the role of silen actor.

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Iron Man/Tony Stark (MCU)

One of the biggest and best role of RDJ’s career was when he played the role of Tony Stark aka Iron Man. The 11 Marvel Cinematic Universal (MCU) started with Iron Man in 2008 and ended with Avenger Endgame.  All these movies were a great hit and RDJ gained a lot of superstardom.