17 April 2012 4:28 PM, PDT | Extra | See recent Extra news »

Robert Downey, Jr. is playing a superhero in his upcoming film, "The Avengers," but he told Esquire that he has an even more daunting role at home: new dad.

The 47-year-old told the magazine he doesn't want his son, Exton, who turned 2 months old on April 7, to see him as a superhero -- instead, as "a very real human being."

"Extra" host Jerry Penacoli caught up with "The Avengers" stars Robert Downey Jr. (Iron Man »

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