Robert Downey Jr receives film honour

Updated: Jun 22, 2010, 08:41 AM IST

Los Angeles: ‘Iron Man’ star Robert Downey Jr has been honoured in Chicago for his contribution to cinema.

The 45-year-old attended an event Saturday at the city`s Ritz Carlton Hotel, where he was presented with The Gene Siskel Film Centre’s Renaissance Award as a token for his contribution to cinema, reports

"(Downey Jr is) one of the most respected and versatile actors of his generation," said a representative of the organisation.