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Mickey Rourke

Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke, Jr. (born September 16, 1952) is an American actor, screenwriter and retired boxer, who has appeared primarily as a leading man in action, drama, and thriller films. During the 1980s, Rourke starred in Diner, Rumble Fish, and the erotic drama 9½ Weeks, and received critical praise for his work in Barfly and Angel Heart. In 1991, Rourke, who had trained as a boxer in his early years, left acting and became a professional boxer for a period. He had supporting roles in several later films, including The Rainmaker, Buffalo '66, The Pledge, Get Carter, Spun, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and Man on Fire. In 2005, Rourke made his comeback in mainstream Hollywood circles with a lead role in Sin City, for which he won awards from the Chicago Film Critics Association, the Irish Film and Television Awards and the Online Film Critics Society. In the 2008 film The Wrestler, Rourke portrayed a past-his-prime wrestler, and received a 2009 Golden Globe award, a BAFTA award, and a nomination for an Academy Award. In 2010, he appeared in Iron Man 2 and The Expendables. Philip Andre Rourke, Jr., was born in Schenectady, New York, to a family of Irish and French descent. He

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Mickey Rourke -- Don't Eat Dogs! Mine Saved My Life

Mickey Rourke
Don't Eat Dogs! Mine Saved My Life

Mickey Rourke was seconds away from putting a bullet in his head, until one of his Chihuahuas gave him a look that melted his heart and made him put the gun down. Rourke told the emotional story… READ MORE >

Mickey Rourke -- Donald Trump's a 'Bitch Bully' ... 'I Like the Black Dude' (VIDEO)

Mickey Rourke
Trump's a 'Bitch Bully' 'I Like the Black Dude'

Mickey Rourke does not mince words ... he detests Donald Trump, or as he calls him, a "bitch bully." Mickey showed up at Mr. Chow Wednesday night when he revealed his choice for Prez.… READ MORE >

- 143 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- I Got a Plan for Ya, Donald Trump ... Bring Your Wallet! (VIDEO)

Mickey Rourke
I Got a Plan for Ya, Trump Bring Your Wallet!

Donald Trump can count on Mickey Rourke's vote -- that is if Mickey doesn't impale himself on a handgun first. Yeah, Rourke doesn't talk politics often, but when he does -- holy crap! A bunch of… READ MORE >

- 212 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Who's Rob Gronkowski?! ... I Stopped Watching Football

Mickey Rourke
Who's Rob Gronkowski?! 'I Stopped Watching Football'

Mickey Rourke doesn't know who the hell Rob Gronkowski is ... doesn't care either ... 'cause the actor tells TMZ Sports he practically gave up on the NFL when Dan Marino retired.  The "Iron… READ MORE >

- 307 days ago
Mickey Rourke to Pacquiao -- I Don't Want Free Tix ... I'd Rather Watch at Home

Mickey Rourke to Pacquiao:
I Don't Want Free Tix I'd Rather Watch at Home

Mickey Rourke says he doesn't care that Manny Pacquiao's camp won't hook him up with free fight tickets -- 'cause he doesn't wanna go anyway!!!!  Anyone buyin' that?  As we previously… READ MORE >

- 310 days ago
Manny Pacquiao -- CELEB TRAIN KEEPS ROLLIN' ... Works Out w/ Mickey Rourke

Manny Pacquiao
CELEB TRAIN KEEPS ROLLIN' Works Out w/ Mickey Rourke

Another day, another huge star at Manny Pacquiao's L.A. training camp -- this time, Mickey Rourke swung by for a workout ... and TMZ Sports has the footage.  Rourke -- sportin' a camouflage… READ MORE >

- 312 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- My Dog Will Live Forever

Mickey Rourke
My Dog Will Live Forever

Mickey Rourke will never forget his deceased dog, even if he wants to ... because its nickname is now emblazoned on his arm.Rourke paid homage to his four-legged buddy Jaws at a New York tattoo… READ MORE >

- 397 days ago
Mickey Rourke's Opponent -- BANNED From Boxing in New Jersey

Mickey Rourke's Opponent
BANNED From Boxing in NJ After Fix Confession

Elliot Seymour -- the boxer who admits throwing his fight against Mickey Rourke -- will be banned from getting in the ring again in New Jersey, and most likely in California too.TMZ Sports… READ MORE >

- 418 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Boxing Opponent Finally Cops to Taking a Dive

Mickey Rourke
Boxing Opponent ... Finally Cops to Taking a Dive

The guy Mickey Rourke knocked out last month in Russia is now admitting what everyone with eyes has suspected all along -- the whole match was a total SHAM.Elliot Seymour tells TMZ… READ MORE >

- 419 days ago

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