Playing a superhero has been a very good thing for Robert Downey Jr.  He's now the highest paid actor in Hollywood, according to Forbes.Thanks to Ironman and The Avengers, Downey is doing very, very well.  How well?  From June of 2012 to June of 2013, he made $76 million.  His career wasn't always so lucrative, though.  He had a string of movie flops before being a superhero turned things around big time.

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The rest of the top ten highest paid actors, according to Forbes:

2.  Channing Tatum  $60 million

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3.  Hugh Jackman  $55 million

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4.  Mark Wahlberg  $52 million

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5.  Dwayne Johnson (The Rock)  $46 million

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6.  Leonardo DiCaprio  $39 million

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7.  Adam Sandler  $37 million

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8.  Tom Cruise  $35 million

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9.  Denzel Washington  $33 million

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10.  Liam Neeson  $32 million

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