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Mickey Rooney

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 received multiple awards, including a Juvenile Academy Award, an Honorary Academy Award, two Golden Globes and an Emmy Award. Working as a performer since he was a 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 90 years actively making films in ten decades, from 1920s to 2010s. 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. His father, Joseph Yule, was from Glasgow, Scotland, and his mother, Nellie W. (née 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. When he was 14

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Mickey Rooney
Estranged Wife Crumbles in Burial War

Mickey Rooney can finally rest in peace -- his estranged wife has agreed to give up her fight to have the actor buried in a small family plot 30 miles West of Hollywood ... so he can be buried… READ MORE >

Mickey Rourke on Mickey Rooney's Death -- Show Some Respect

Mickey Rourke
Show Some Respect to Mickey Rooney

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Mickey Rooney Dead -- Legendary Actor Dies at 93

Mickey Rooney
Dead at 93

Mickey Rooney, who spent nearly his entire life in show business, died today. He was 93. Rooney had been in ill health for quite some time.  We're told death was attributed to natural… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
Mickey Rooney's Stepson SETTLES Elder Abuse Suit for MILLIONS

Mickey Rooney
Stepson Settles Elder Abuse Suit FOR MILLIONS

Mickey Rooney's stepson now concedes he owes the famed actor $2.8 million for allegedly siphoning off a ton of money from Mickey's financial accounts, but there's a GIGANTIC catch.Christopher Aber… READ MORE >

- 315 days ago
Mickey Rooney Slammed By Former Asst. -- 'Gruff, Hostile, and Rude'

Mickey Rooney
Slammed by Former Asst. 'Gruff, Hostile and Rude'

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- 1042 days ago
Mickey Rooney -- Truce In Legal War w/ Stepson

Mickey Rooney -- Truce In Legal War w/ Stepson

Mickey Rooney has agreed to drop his restraining order against his stepson Chris Aber after the two sides reached a settlement in their heated family feud ... TMZ has learned. Just a few months… READ MORE >

- 1239 days ago
Mickey Rooney -- My Stepson's Trying to Rob Me!

Mickey Rooney -- My Stepson's Trying to Rob Me!

Mickey Rooney's stepson has just been ordered to stay 100 yards away from the 90-year-old actor -- on grounds he "threatens, intimidates ... and harasses Mickey" ... and is trying to steal his… READ MORE >

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