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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 -- 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… READ MORE >

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 >

- 54 days ago
Team Pacquiao -- No Free Tix for Mickey Rourke ... Want 'Em? Buy 'Em.

Team Pacquiao
No Free Tix for Mickey Rourke Want 'Em? Buy 'Em.

// Manny Pacquiao's trainer says he's HAPPY to buy tickets to the big fight for some of his favorite V.I.P. celebs -- unfortunately for Mickey Rourke, he didn't make the cut.  Now, Bob Arum… READ MORE >

- 55 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… READ MORE >

- 56 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 >

- 141 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 >

- 162 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 >

- 163 days ago
Mickey Rourke's Opponent -- PISSED OVER PAYCHECK ... Where's My $5k?!

Mickey Rourke's Opponent
PISSED OVER PAYCHECK ... Where's My $5k?!

The man who "boxed" Mickey Rourke in Russia is PISSED -- telling TMZ Sports the actor's people are STIFFING him out of $5,000 he was promised for the fight. We spoke with 29-year-old Elliot… READ MORE >

- 175 days ago
Mickey Rourke's Opponent -- I DIDN'T THROW THE FIGHT ... I Only Trained For a Month

Mickey Rourke's Opponent
I DIDN'T THROW THE FIGHT I Only Trained For One Month

Mickey Rourke's 29-year-old opponent Elliott Seymour is adamant he wasn't paid to take a dive in their big boxing match in Russia this weekend .. telling TMZ Sports Mickey beat him fair and… READ MORE >

- 177 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Wins Obviously Fixed Boxing Match

Mickey Rourke
Wins Obviously Fixed Boxing Match

62 year-old Mickey Rourke won his big boxing match in Russia ... when he sorta kinda tapped a guy with a body shot ... and the guy went crumbling to the ground.The fight was against Elliot Seymour… READ MORE >

- 180 days ago

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