The Ride of His Life
After an epic drama of destruction and redemption—worthy of, say, a Marvel super-hero—Robert Downey Jr. is figuring out what he’s learned. Exhibit A, in theaters this month: The Judge, the debut feature from the production company Downey has started with his wife, Susan. At the Malibu home he shares with her, their son, and (soon) their daughter, the world’s highest-paid star talks with Rich Cohen about his lowest point, his genetic legacy, and the new aphrodisiac in his life.
From the October 2014 issue of Vanity Fair