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Robert Downey Jr. turned 52 years old on April 4. RDJ is not just the ultimate movie star, but a founding member of the Avengers. Fans are celebrating his best movie roles, and the many characters only RDJ could make popular and iconic. Film and comic book geeks would argue RDJ's most iconic role is that of Marvel's Iron Man, but Arthur Conan Doyle fans might disagree. He owned Sherlock Holmes. (Sorry, Benedict Cumberbatch.) What do you think? 🎥🌟

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RDJ was on a downward spiral before making a huge comeback in 2008 and 2009. He even garnered his second Oscar nod for playing a white actor (playing a Black solider) in a fictional war drama for "Tropic Thunder." 

What makes Sherlock Holmes and Iron Man RDJ's best roles? Let's talk about the fact that he stepped into shoes of pre-established and beloved characters, and absolutely defined them. But which character role is his most iconic?

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Sherlock Holmes was one of RDJ's comeback roles. The movie received critical acclaim, was a huge box office draw and scored an awesome sequel. RDJ basically re-popularized the classic role of Sherlock for a new generation. 

Watch this clip of RDJ playing the Bohemian detective-for-hire and scientist.

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So far, RDJ has played Iron Man seven times in "Iron Man," Iron Man 2," "The Avengers," Iron Man 3," "Avengers: Age of Ultron," "Captain America: Civil War," and in the upcoming, "Spider-Man: Homecoming." RDJ will also play Marvel's invincible Iron Man in "Avengers: Infinity Wars."

Marvel fans would agree it's his most iconic role yet. Watch this clip of RDJ's legendary portrayal of the popular Marvel character, Iron Man. 

FINAL RESULTS
Entertainment
Robert Downey Jr.'s best movie role: Sherlock Holmes or Iron Man?
#SherlockHolmes
A festive crown for the winner
#IronMan