Legendary actor, Mickey Rooney, was born Ninian Joseph Yule Jr. on Sep 23, 1920 in Brooklyn, NY. As of December 2013, Mickey Rooney was 93 years old.
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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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