Robert Downey Jr. is known the world over for his role as Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, and with the third installment now playing worldwide his star will undoubtedly continue to rise. Downey Jr. is not a one trick pony however, and throughout his career he has played a wide variety of characters, two of which have garnered him Academy Award nominations. We take a look now back at the incredible career of Robert Downey Jr..
Zodiac: In a way, playing Paul Avery in this true story of San Francisco’s Zodiac killer was like playing himself. Downey Jr. plays a reporter covering the serial killer who succumbs to alcohol and drugs after hitting a lucky break.