Originally Posted by Drizzle
When Tony and Rhodey are eating at the restaurant in the beginning, a kid in glasses walks up to him and asks for his autograph, to which Tony says, "I loved you in A Christmas Story." Peter Billingsley, who actually was the kid from A Christmas Story, was in the first Iron Man as the scientist who got yelled at by Obadiah Stane ("TONY STARK WAS ABLE TO BUILD THIS IN A CAVE! WITH A BOX OF SCRAPS!"). He was also an executive producer for the first film.
He was also one of the elves in Elf, which was directed by Jon Favreau.