Robert Downey Jr. pretty much owns the role of Iron Man, but many other roles as well. His abilities go way beyond playing a snarky billionaire with a metal suit in a blockbuster superhero film. Like other things you might not know about Robert Downey Jr., he's acted in films like Tropic Thunder (2008), Sherlock Holmes (2009), Only You (1994), and The Judge (2014). Downey, son of director Robert Downey Sr. and actor Elsie Ford, has also had TV roles, including a stint on Ally McBeal.
Moviegoers should count their lucky stars he was able to overcome personal issues and get back in front of the camera, because he's pulled off an array of memorable characters.