Robert Downey Jr. Shares Touching Message on Stan Lee’s Birthday

Robert Downey Jr. at the Avengers: Infinity War premiere
Robert Downey Jr. at the Avengers: Infinity War premiere, Photo: ©PATRICKMCMULLAN.COM

East Hampton resident Robert Downey Jr. shared a touching Instagram tribute to Marvel Comics legend Stan Lee on what would have been his 97th birthday.

 

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The actor, credited with helping start the expansive Marvel Cinematic Universe thanks to his star turn as Iron Man, wrote, “We miss you,” with a photo of him and Lee holding a commemorative Iron Man prop.

Lee died in 2018.

In 2016, Lee said of Downey Jr. “That man was born to be Iron Man, you know?”

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