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Robert John Downey Jr. is the American actor who plays Sherlock Holmes in the Guy Ritchie films, Sherlock Holmes and Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows and their proposed sequels.

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Robert Downey Jr. has appeared in over 70 films and is perhaps best known for his portrayal as the comic book superhero Tony Stark/Iron Man in the Marvel Studios films 2008’s Iron Man, 2008’s Incredible Hulk, 2010’s Iron Man 2, 2012’s The Avengers, 2013’s Iron Man 3, 2015’s “Avengers: Age of Ultron”, 2016’s “Captain America: Civi War”, 2017’s “Spider-Man: Homecoming”, 2018’s “Avengers: Infinty War” and 2019’s “Avengers: Endgame”.


  • Robert Downey Jr. Jude Law and Rachel McAdams went on to play there respective roles in the Marvel cinematic universe
  • Robert Downey Jr. and Benedict Cumberbatch both appear as their respective superhero in “Avengers: Infinity War” and “Avengers: Endgame”.
  • Robert Downey Jr’s name is often shortened to RDJ


  • Golden Globe Award for Best Actor – Motion Picture Musical or Comedy (2010)
  • MTV Generation Award (2015)
  • People's Choice Award for Favorite Movie Actor (2013,2015,2019)

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