I didn't realize this was Robert Downey Sr.


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Robert Downey Sr. served in the army, played minor-league baseball, was a Golden Gloves champion and off-off Broadway playwright, all before he was 22 years old. In 1960 he began writing and directing basement-budgeted, absurdist films...


http://www.imdb.com/name/nm0002049/


sounds like a badass to me