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Mickey Rooney Overview:

Legendary actor, Mickey Rooney, was born Ninian Joseph Yule Jr. on Sep 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY. Rooney died at the age of 93 on Apr 6, 2014 in Los Angeles, CA .



Although Rooney was nominated for four Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won one Honorary Oscar Award in 1982 , in recognition of his 60 years of versatility in a variety of memorable film performances.

He was honored with three stars on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in the categories of Motion Pictures, Radio and Television. Mickey Rooney's handprints and footprints were 'set in stone' at Grauman's Chinese Theater during imprint ceremony #47 on Oct 18, 1938.


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Classics at the Carolinas: Lunch with

on Apr 8, 2014 From Comet Over Hollywood

Barbecue patrons still talk about the day came to town. Rooney, who passed away Sunday at age 93, visited Shelby, NC to eat at Red Bridges Barbecue Lodge in 1997.  He was told it was the best barbecue in North Carolina. Read the full story I wrote for The Shelby Star here:  http://www.... Read full article

In Memoriam:

By Bernardo Villela on Apr 7, 2014 From The Movie Rat

Rather than a trite listing of credits, and a recitation of his significance to the film world like his Juvenile Award, having screen credits in 10 consecutive decades and only having four years since 1926 without a role, I’d rather provide a list of films was in that greatly have affe... Read full article

1920 – 2014

By Marisa on Apr 7, 2014 From The Timothy Carey Experience

Another legend has left us. Perennial cinematic fireball passed away yesterday at the age of 93. Timothy worked with him in Francis in the Haunted House (1956). Interestingly enough, Rooney wrote in his autobiography that he had virtually no memories of the making of this film. How cou... Read full article

So long,

By RBuccicone on Apr 7, 2014 From MacGuffin Movies

For we classic movie fans, it is impossible not to know and appreciate , who we lost yesterday at age 93. I sometimes lament that none of the big stars from Hollywood’s golden age that I like are still alive –only the ones I tend to very much dislike. But Rooney did not fall... Read full article


By Dan Day Jr. on Apr 7, 2014 From The Hitless Wonder Movie Blog

The best way that I can convey the enormity of 's film career is by stating this--he made his movie debut in 1926, and he was still making movie appearances in the last couple years. That means he had film credits in a mind-boggling ten different decades. In the late 1930s and the ear... Read full article

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Mickey Rooney Film Quotes
Demetrius, in Love with Hermia: [Puck is leading Demetrius astray through a fog] Lysander! Speak again! You runaway. You coward. Are you fled?
Puck: You coward! Are you bragging to the stars? Telling the bushes that you look for wars, and wilt not come?

[Nestor has just been killed by North Korean troops]
Mike Forney: Poor Nestor. They were going to give him a medal, too.

Daniel 'Dan' Brady: I feel like I'm bein' shoved into a corner, and if I don't get out soon, it'll be too late. Maybe it's too late already!
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