Bow down to the acting king!
MTV saluted Robert Downey Jr.'s talents with the help of the Avengers:Age of Ultron squad. He was commemorated tonight at the MTV Movie Awards receiving the Generational Award, honoring his great achievement in film.
His Avengers: Age of Ultron co-stars including Scarlett Johansson, Chris Evans, Chris Hemsworth, Mark Ruffalo and Jeremy Renner introduced him by saying, "He can be charming, intensely funny and seriously intense." They went on, "Now when you're describing the character, you're also describing the man who played them. So we are honored to present our friend, our hero, our avenger, the invincible Robert Downey Jr. with the Generational Award."
Following their loving prelude was a montage of his movies including the Iron Man series, Sherlock Holmes, and Due Date. The recently turned 50-year-old had quite the epic entrance strolling in the steam-filled room colored by black and red lights.
Looking cool as ever, the star rocked some red-lensed shades with thick black brims while saying his speech and accepting his golden popcorn.
"When I witnessed the first MTV Movie Awards," RDJ stopped to notice his co-stars taking a knee and graciously thanked them. "The first was in 1992, and that's my generation's version of the Oscars. And when the first Generational Award was given in 2005, I thought where's mine!?"
You've just got to love this man's honesty!
He continued, "In the 34 years that have passed since the birth of MTV, I've grown up, I've failed, succeeded, partied way too much, begged for second chances and literally clawed my way to the top.... Because you CAN define your generation."
After his touching and humble speech about the hardships he's endured throughout his acting career, he thanked his fans by sharing an exclusive world premiere clip of Marvel's Avengers: Ave of Ultron.
Check out the action-packed video for yourself!