18 Stories Involving Robert Downey Jr That Make Him A Real Life Superhero.


Robert Downey Jr is one of the most popular actors working today, and has earned millions of fans for his work as Tony Stark/Iron Man.

Below are some of the coolest stories involving the coolest guy. Check 'em out!

1/18) Downey Jr. thanked Burger King for helping him get sober in 2003. He says he was sitting in a car full of drugs and he had a burger that was so disgusting that it made him rethink his whole life and dump all the drugs in the ocean.

2/18) During a TV interview with a reputable English host, Robert Downey Jr. stormed out after he was pressed about his 'dark past'.

He told the host he would do it again if they kept up with the questions.

3/18) He is the first regular cast member from Saturday Night Live to receive an Academy Award nomination for Best Actor in a Leading Role. Joan Cusack and Dan Aykroyd had both received nominations for supporting actors.

4/18) Once worked as a piece of living art in a SoHo nightclub in New York City.

5/18) His father introduced him to drugs, offering him a marijuana joint when he was age 8.

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