Robert Downey Jr. with then-girlfriend Sarah Jessica Parker, circa 1980s.
A 22-year-old Robert Downey Jr. on his first sit-down interview with Entertainment Tonight, 1987.
A 27-year-old Robert Downey Jr. on his first Golden Globe nomination for Chaplin (1992).INT: When you think about winning, about chances, what is your attitude when you’re competiing with four other actors?
RDJ: I don’t— I don’t know what to think. It’s my first time!