1. Here he is, the man himself, Robert Downey Jr.



2. In real life he's not Iron Man or even Tony Stark, which has led to some... awkward run-ins with big Marvel fans

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3. In general though, RDJ is pretty great with kids

http://marvel-is-ruining-my-life.tumblr.com/post/156776781943

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4. This is a guy who recognizes fine art when he sees it

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5. Robert Downey Jr. is so committed to the Avengers franchise that he even got a matching tattoo, shared by other core cast members

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6. When he was asked to draw Iron Man on Jimmy Kimmel, the results were... surprising, to say the least

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15 Times Robert Downey Jr. Was Just The Best

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7. Let it be known that Robert Downey Jr. has given all shippers his blessing


8. Here he is with a young T'Challa. They grow up so fast!

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9. Over the years he's had a pretty good sense of humor about his troubled past

http://letsgetdowney.tumblr.com/post/115026971538



10. RDJ always makes time to help out the kids

http://rdjgifsdaily.tumblr.com/post/173773698562/robert-downey-jr-surprises-kids-with-the



11. It's tough not to be starstruck when you see him


12. He was maybe even more dashing when he was young


13. Not what you'd call an expert in Family Feud, however

http://marvel-is-ruining-my-life.tumblr.com/post/139563177487


14. I don't get it -- is he talking about Mark Ruffalo?

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15. We know that Robert Downey Jr. isn't LITERALLY Tony Stark, but recent news has us wondering...

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