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Robert Downey Jr. tops rich actors list

Robert Downey Jr

Robert Downey Jr

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Updated: July 18, 2013 8:47PM

A few years ago, Robert Downey Jr.’s addiction battles seemed likely to destroy his career, but thanks to his maintenance of sobriety — and starring roles in “Iron Man 3” and “The Avengers” — Downey tops Forbes’ list of the richest actors, earning a cool $75 million in 12 months. — B.Z.

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