Robert Downey Jr played one of the most iconic characters in the Marvel Cinematic Universe as the extreme rich billionaire Tech expert Tony stark otherwise known as Iron Man. He helped the avengers with his extreme intelligence and knowledge of technology, in battling against the evil. The actor may have said goodbye to the “brilliant, intellectual, billionaire, saga boy, philanthropist” in Avengers: Endgame. But his legendary character will always be remembered and celebrated by his fans. The on-screen character is known to be one of MCU’s “crown jewel”
Downey Jr’s impact in the MCU was recognised at the D23 Expo on Friday (August 23) . He was awarded with the honorary position in Disney Legends Hall of Fame which took place in Disney Legends Award Ceremony. The actor shared his true feelings about playing the character of Tony Stark aka Iron Man. He said it is the best blessing presented to him by God. The character has been notable and valuable for the actor. He shared his never ending learnings and experiences from the show.
Fans have adored Robert Downey Jr as Iron Man and they were disheartened with his exit from the Marvel universe. After he came on to the stage at the D23 Expo, the fans screamed in chorus his favourite dialogue from MCU “We love you 3000”. Downey was overwhelmed with emotions while sharing his sentiments and emotions about the role.
The actor shared his experiences of how being a part of the Marvel universe changed his life. He feels honored having portrayed the character of Tony stark aka Iron Man. He feels blessed that he could do justice to the character. The character made him learn so many things and most importantly the importance of technology in real world.
Undoubtedly, Iron Man was one of the most loved characters in MCU. The character found an eternal place in the hearts of its fans and will remain forever!!