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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 (who's playing a Black solider in a war drama) in the satirical comedy "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 "Spider-Man: Homecoming." RDJ will also play Marvel's Invincible Iron Man in "Avengers: Infinity War."

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.

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