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See Robert Downey Jr.'s Kid-Filled Captain America Birthday Party | Captain America: The Winter Soldier, Birthday, Robert Downey Jr.

UpdatePosted 04/08/2014 12:50PM

See Robert Downey Jr.'s Kid-Filled Captain America Birthday Party

Originally posted 04/08/2014 12:00PM

Robert Downey Jr. was once famous for his hard partying, but for his 49th birthday Friday, the actor threw himself a more family-friendly affair.

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12 Pieces of Romantic Advice for Gwyneth Paltrow from Her Movies | Shakespeare in Love, Chris Martin, Gwyneth Paltrow, Ralph Fiennes

UpdatePosted 03/28/2014 07:30AM

12 Pieces of Romantic Advice for Gwyneth Paltrow from Her Movies

Originally posted 03/26/2014 12:35PM

For the first time in a decade, Gwyneth Paltrow is back on the market.

In a joint letter posted to her lifestyle site GOOP, Paltrow and husband Chris Martin announced a "conscious uncoupling", saying that "with hearts full of sadness ... we have decided to separate."

While Paltrow endures what she calls a "difficult time," soon the day will arrive when the Shakespeare in Love Academy Award-winner decides she's ready to begin dating again. And when that day comes, she's going to need some advice. Luckily, she's got the best source there is – her own filmography.

In movies both romantic (Bounce) and ... otherwise (Se7en), Paltrow's characters have learned valuable lessons about lust, trust and the nature of love. Below, a selection of wisdom from the Book of Paltrow.

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PHOTO: Robert Downey Jr. Tries to Cheer Up a Young Iron Man Fan

Robert Downey Jr. Comforts a Child Disappointed Not to Meet Iron Man

Originally posted 06/13/2013 08:20AM

Not even Iron Man can solve every problem.

The superhero's alter ego, Robert Downey Jr., found that out first-hand this week, when he encountered 1½-year-old super-fan Jaxson Denno – who just couldn't wait to meet Iron Man.

Only problem: Downey, in the Western Massachusetts towns of Sunderland and Shelburne Falls to shoot his latest, The Judge, was not wearing his Iron Man outfit.

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Robert Downey Jr. Injured on Iron Man 3 Set | Robert Downey Jr.

Robert Downey Jr. Injured on Iron Man 3 Set

Originally posted 08/16/2012 11:35AM

Iron Man might be invincible but actor Robert Downey Jr. is far from it.

The 47-year-old actor injured his ankle while filming Iron Man 3 on Wednesday.

"Robert Downey Jr. sustained an ankle injury on the set of Iron Man 3 in Wilmington, North Carolina while performing a stunt. There will be a short delay in the production schedule while he recuperates," Marvel Studios said in a statement.

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Robert Downey Jr.'s Iron Man Is Avengers Fans' Favorite

Robert Downey Jr. Wins Over the Most Avengers Fans as Iron Man

Originally posted 05/01/2012 10:00AM

In real-life, Robert Downey Jr. doesn't possess superhuman strength, genius intellect or that famed power suit.

But Iron Man, his on-screen Avengers alter-ego gifted with his body, brains and superhero wardrobe, isn't lacking – and fans of the franchise agree.

According to data collected on the movie's Facebook page, 37 percent of fans polled would most like to be Iron Man (identity: Anthony Edward "Tony" Stark) if they could transform into any Marvel superhero.

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