While the actor is best known these days as one of the main players the Marvel saga, Downey’s career extends far beyond a single franchise. After making his acting debut at the age of five in the 1970 film Pound, directed by Robert Downey Sr., the star went on to deliver Oscar-nominated turns in 1993’s Chaplin and 2009’s Tropic Thunder. Downey has also worked with such renowned directors as David Fincher (Zodiac), Robert Altman (Short Cuts) and Oliver Stone (Natural Born Killers), as well as serving as the star of the Sherlock Holmes series.
That being said, Downey’s filmography has been dominated in recent years by his contributions to the McU. Since helping to kick off the cinematic universe with 2008’s Iron Man, the actor has reprised