Ninian Joseph Yule Jr.
Quote by Mickey Rooney:Air traffic control tower staffer: If you can, give us your position. Who is flying the plane?
Ding Bell: [Benji is at the controls] What do you mean "who's flying the plane"? Nobody's flying the plane!
--Mickey Rooney (as Ding Bell) in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad Worldread more quotes from Mickey Rooney...
Legendary actor, Mickey Rooney, was born Ninian Joseph Yule Jr. on Sep 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY.
He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures, Television and Radio. Mickey Rooney's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #47 on Oct 18, 1938.
Although Rooney was nominated for four Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Award in 1982 , in recognition of his 60 years of versatility in a variety of memorable film performances.
Rooney's Top rated movies at Classic Movie Hub are: Captains Courageous, Boys Town, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Life of Jimmy Dolan, Men of Boys Town, Summer Holiday, Thousands Cheer, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry, It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World and Inside Daisy Clover.
And his Top blog posts at CMH Blog Hub are: Bonus Pic: Happy Birthday Mickey Rooney! (from The Timothy Carey Experience), Classic Movie Legend Tribute: Mickey Rooney (from Classic Movie Hub Blog), Pawsome Pet Pictures: Mickey Rooney. (from Noir and Chick Flicks), Star of the Month: Mickey Rooney! (from Noir and Chick Flicks), Mickey Rooney and Judy Garland (from Classic Cinema Gold).
As of December 2012, Mickey Rooney was 92 years old.
Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr., September 23, 1920) is an American film actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage appearances span nearly his entire lifetime. He has won multiple awards, including an Honorary Academy Award, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. Working as a performer since he was a small child, he was a superstar as a teenager for the films in which he played Andy Hardy, and he has had one of the longest careers of any actor, to date spanning almost 90 years. He is the last surviving male star from 1930s Hollywood. For a younger generation of fans, he gained international fame for his leading role as Henry Dailey in The Family Channel's The Adventures of the Black Stallion, as well as the film itself.
Rooney was born Joseph Yule, Jr. in Brooklyn, New York, to a vaudeville family. His father, Joseph Yule, was from Scotland, and his mother, Nellie W. (nÃ©e Carter), was from Kansas City, Missouri. Both of his parents were in vaudeville, appearing in a Brooklyn production of A Gaiety Girl when Joseph, Jr. was born. He began performing at the age of 17 months as part of his parents' routine, wearing a specially tailored tuxedo.Read article at Wikipedia
J. Algernon Hawthorne: You know, even for a policeman, your behavior was ruddy outrageous.
Sylvester Marcus: Yeah, you could have taken a fair share like the rest of us, but no. You had to go and wrap up the whole scene, baby.
Ding Bell: We had 350,000 bucks right in our hands.
Melville Crump: Let's see, 14 into $350,000...
Ding Bell: [groans] Oh, shut up!
--Mickey Rooney (as Ding Bell) in It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World Betsy Booth: Now don't you feel glad just to be alive?
Andrew 'Andy' Hardy: I've never before really appreciated the advantage of being dead.
--Mickey Rooney (as Andrew 'Andy' Hardy) in Andy Hardy Meets Debutante Lt. Harry Brubaker: Did you ever hear Admiral Tarrant go on about the war? About the chosen few who have to lay it on the line?
Mike Forney: Naw, Me and Nester don't do too much fraternizing with Admirals.
--Mickey Rooney (as Mike Forney) in The Bridges at Toko-Riread more quotes from Mickey Rooney...