According to Superhero Hype, Robert Downey Jr will be receiving the Generation Award during the 2015 MTV Movie Awards.
MTV President Stephen Friedman said: “Throughout his career, Robert Downey Jr. has mesmerized audiences by capturing the humanity in larger-than-life characters like Charlie Chaplin, Sherlock Holmes and Tony Stark. He’s a brilliant actor and a Hollywood icon, and we are proud to recognize his tremendous passion and talent with this year’s Generation Award.”
Robert Downey Jr will be added to the list of Hollywood Icons that have received The MTV Generation Award over the years like Mark Wahlberg, Johnny Depp, Reese Witherspoon, Adam Sandler, Sandra Bullock, Tom Cruise and Mike Myers.
The MTV Movie Awards will air on April 12 at 8 PM ET from the Nokia Theater L.A. Live in Los Angeles, California.