There’s no denying that Robert Downey Jr knows how to work a room with his slightly sense of humour and razor-sharp wit.
He also knows how to embody a vast array of characters that range from Iron Man to Sherlock Holmes; he even won a Golden Globe for his performance as the latter.
Born on April 4 1965, his highly successful career saw him starting out at the age of five in the film ‘Pound’.
He went on to find critical acclaim for his role in ‘Chaplin’, for which he received a nomination for the Academy Award for Best Actor and won the BAFTA Award for Best Actor in a Leading Role.
His other notable roles include those in the TV series ‘Ally McBeal’, the thriller ‘Zodiac’, and ‘Tropical Thunder’.
And, of course, who can forget his and Zach Galifianakis’ memorable road trip in ‘Due Date’.
While most 53-year olds may not be quite savvy with social media, Robert Downey Jr’s satirical posts light up everyone’s feed. Here he is accommodating all ‘ships’ and making sure that every fan fiction writer is happy:
He gives credit where it’s due, which in this case is to his own character:
Try breaking eye contact:
How many other people can so effortlessly merge two holidays?