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 .
HONORS and AWARDS:.
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.
TOP CMH FAN-RATED MOVIES include:Captains Courageous, Requiem for a Heavyweight, The Life of Jimmy Dolan, Thoroughbreds Don't Cry, Chained, Boys Town, National Velvet, Babes on Broadway, Breakfast at Tiffany's and Thousands Cheer.
Photo courtesy Getty Images. That’s me in the second row with a flower in my hair. Jessica of Comet Over Hollywood is to my left, Carley of The Kitty Packard Pictorial is on my right. Just a few days before the Turner Classic Movie Classic Film Festival kicked off, the film world lost one of i... Read full article
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
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, Id rather provide a list of films was in that greatly have affe... Read full article
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
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
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