For nearly three decades Robert Downey Jr. has lived much of his life in the public eye, (good and bad) keeping audiences wondering what role he’ll take next. We loved him in his early 1980s roles and we’re even more psyched about the upcoming release of the hilarious road trip flick Due Date out on DVD Feb. 22nd. Check out the 10 reasons why Rob’s the real deal in Hollywood.
80’s Glory Daze: From Less Than Zero to the John Hughes classic Weird Science Robert Downey Jr. certainly made some serious cinematic waves in the 1980s. Sure, he may have let all that fame and glory go to his head (or up his nose) but the 1980s gave us a glimpse of a star in the making.