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Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor of film, television, Broadway, radio, and vaudeville. In a career that spanned nearly nine decades and continued until shortly before his death, he appeared in more than 300 films and was one of the last surviving stars of the silent film era.

Fact file

  • Born: Joseph Yule, Jr. September 23, 1920 Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
  • Died: April 6, 2014 (aged 93) Studio City, California, U.S.
  • Resting place: Hollywood Forever Cemetery
  • Occupation: Actor
  • Years active: 1926–2014
  • Height: 5 ft 2 in (157 cm)
  • Spouse(s): Ava Gardner (m. 1942–43) B. J. Baker (m. 1944–49) Martha Vickers (m. 1949–51) Elaine Devry (m. 1952–58) Carolyn Mitchell (m. 1958–66) Marge Lane (m. 1966–67) Carolyn Hockett (m. 1969–75) Jan Chamberlin (m. 1978–2014)
  • Children: 9
  • Parent(s): Joseph Yule, Nellie W. (née Carter)
  • Awards: Juvenile Academy Award, Academy Honorary Award, Emmy, 2 Golden Globes
  • Website: www.mickeyrooney.com

Read more about Mickey Rooney at Wikipedia or at the Internet Movie Database

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