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Robert Downey Jr., again

By Evann Gastaldo,  Newser Staff

Posted Jul 22, 2014 8:59 AM CDT

(Newser) – For the second year in a row, Robert Downey Jr. has snagged the top spot on Forbes' list of Hollywood's highest-earning actors. Once again, he's estimated to have earned $75 million between last June and this one, and once again, a large part of that is probably thanks to his role as Tony Stark in Marvel's Iron Man and Avengers franchises. The rest of the top 5:

  1. Dwayne Johnson: $52 million
  2. Bradley Cooper: $46 million
  3. Leonardo DiCaprio: $39 million
  4. Chris Hemsworth: $37 million
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Actor Robert Downey Jr. arrives at the world premiere of Marvel's Iron Man 3 at the El Capitan Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.
Actor Robert Downey Jr. arrives at the world premiere of Marvel's "Iron Man 3" at the El Capitan Theatre on Wednesday, April 24, 2013, in Los Angeles.   (Photo by Jordan Strauss/Invision/AP)
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