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Faces & names: Downey Jr. is the highest-earning actor

(Reuters)

Robert Downey Jr., the star of Disney’s Marvel superhero film franchises “Iron Man” and “The Avengers,” is Hollywood’s highest-paid actor for the second consecutive year, with estimated earnings of $75 million, according to Forbes.com. The 49-year-old star made most of his money from June 2013 to June 2014 from “Iron

Man 3,” which made $1.2 billion at the box office and assured him the top spot again in the annual ranking.

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