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Robert Downey Jr.: Nerdage’s #3 actor with geek appeal

by Matthew Price Modified: April 22, 2013 at 2:46 pm •  Published: June 13, 2011

Robert Downey Jr., currently filming “The Avengers,” where he reprises his role of Tony Stark, aka Iron Man, comes in at No. 3 on Nerdage’s list of actors with geek appeal.

Downey has starred as Stark in two “Iron Man” films, and made a cameo in “The Incredible Hulk.”  After “Avengers,” he’ll star in “Iron Man 3,” set to be directed by Shane Black.

Also of interest to Nerdage fans, Downey is set to play Sherlock Holmes for a second time in the film “Sherlock Holmes: A Game of Shadows,” set for release on Dec. 16.

In 2010, in addition to “Iron Man 2,” Downey starred in the comedy “Due Date,” with Zack Galifianakis.

- Matt Price

by Matthew Price
Features Editor
Features Editor Matthew Price has worked for The Oklahoman since 2000. He’s a University of Oklahoma graduate who has also worked at the Arkansas Democrat-Gazette and was a Dow Jones Newspaper Fund intern for the Dallas Morning News. He’s...
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