Robert Downey Jr. throws a wave to the cameras on his way into the El Capitan Theatre with his wife, Susan Downey
Robert Downey Jr. cops a feel with his wife, Susan
The star of the film, RDJ (Tony Stark), steals a kiss from his wife
Gwyneth Paltrow, who reprises her role as Pepper Potts, steps out on the red carpet
Gwyneth Paltrow strikes a sultry pose in her sheer-sided gown on the carpet
The man behind it all, Stan Lee, on the red carpet
'Avengers' creator, Stan Lee
Ben Kingsley stars as The Mandarin in 'Iron Man 3'
Director and screenplay writer Shane Black
Producer Jon Favreau also stars in the film as Happy Hogan
Don Cheadle reprises his role as James Rhodes (War Machine) in the film
Rebecca Hall stars as biologist Maya Hansen in the film
Actor and stuntman Guy Pearce stars in the third installment of the film franchise
Cobie Smulders of "How I Met Your Mother" and "Captain America: The Winter Soldier" stops by to support her fellow Avenger
Zachary Levi will star in 'Thor: The Dark World'
Emily VanCamp, star of ABC's 'Revenge,' flashes a smile at the premiere of 'Iron Man 3'
Jaimie Alexander, star of the upcoming 'Thor: The Dark World,' on the red carpet
Nick Zano of 'Happy Endings,' with on-and-off screen love interest (and star of '2 Broke Girls'), Kat Dennings
Peter Facinelli, of 'Twilight' fame, on the red carpet
Actress Debby Ryan at the premiere