10 Amazing Fact about Robert Downey Jr Life

Robert Downey Jr. began acting at the age of five in his father's film "Pound" (1970)

He comes from a family entrenched in entertainment; his father was a filmmaker.

Notable role in "Less Than Zero" propelled him to fame.

Received an Oscar nomination for portraying Charlie Chaplin.

Battled substance abuse and faced legal issues.

Found success as Tony Stark/Iron Man in the MCU. 

MCU films featuring him grossed billions worldwide.

Co-founded Team Downey with his wife, Susan Downey.

 Iconic portrayal of Iron Man made him a global superstar.