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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 .

HONORS and AWARDS:

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Although Rooney was nominated for four Oscars, he never won a competitive Academy Award. However he won two Honorary Oscar Awards in 1938 and 1982 , in recognition of his 60 years of versatility in a variety of memorable film performances.

Academy Awards

YearAwardFilm nameRoleResult
1939Best ActorBabes in Arms (1939)Mickey MoranNominated
1943Best ActorThe Human Comedy (1943)Homer MacauleyNominated
1956Best Supporting ActorThe Bold and the Brave (1956)DooleyNominated
1979Best Supporting ActorThe Black Stallion (1979)Henry DaileyNominated

Academy Awards (Honorary Oscars)

YearAwardDescription
1938Special Award(with Deanna Durbin) for their significant contribution in bringing to the screen the spirit and personification of youth, and as juvenile players setting a high standard of ability and achievement.
1982Honorary Award, in recognition of his 60 years of versatility in a variety of memorable film performances

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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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The Life and Times of

on Apr 4, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

was one of the hardest working men in Hollywood; he made 400 movies in a career spanning 89 years! Hollywood’s most popular star during ┬áthe 1940s Rooney was a man people described as effortlessly charming and “grosser than he was cute.” A life of bad investments, mul... Read full article


The Life and Times of

on Apr 4, 2016 From Journeys in Classic Film

was one of the hardest working men in Hollywood; he made 400 movies in a career spanning 89 years! Hollywood’s most popular star during ┬áthe 1940s Rooney was a man people described as effortlessly charming and “grosser than he was cute.” A life of bad investments, mul... Read full article


Elizabeth Taylor, , and what the tabloids are getting wrong.

By Kayla on Oct 13, 2015 From The Cinema Dilettante

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Unusual Suspects Week 1: in Quicksand (1950) & Baby Face Nelson (1957)

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Classic Film Art from the Cafe's Collection: Fay Bainter and in "The Human Comedy"

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Mickey Rooney Quotes:

Polly Williams: Hi ya Church, hows your steeple?
Danny Churchill, Jr.: So long Polly, watch your crackers!


Benjy Benjamin: [in a hospital in bandages and casts] This is all your fault. This is all your fault right from the beginning to the end.
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!


Betsy Booth: Well, let's go on inside. Maybe the coffins will cheer you up.
Andrew 'Andy' Hardy: It's a fine world. Back in Carvel there are people waiting to laugh at my funeral. Here in New York they've got coffins to cheer me up.


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Overcame his drug addiction in the 1970s.

In Guinness book of world records for longest movie career of 86 years (1925-2011).

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