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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 -- 'I Meant What I Said'

Mickey Rourke -- 'I Meant What I Said'

Mickey Rourke should quit while he's ahead. But he's not even ahead, so he should just quit. Rourke offered up a ton of reasons to our guy in New York yesterday for why he has no problem saying… READ MORE >

GLAAD: Mickey Rourke Is 'Painfully Ignorant'

GLAAD: Mickey Rourke Is 'Painfully Ignorant'

The president of The Gay & Lesbian Alliance Against Defamation (GLAAD) just personally issued the following statement, condemning Mickey Rourke for defending the use of the homophobic… READ MORE >

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Mickey Rourke Uses Football to Defend Gay Slur

Mickey Rourke Uses Football to Defend Gay Slur

Mickey Rourke tried using a football situation to defend his constant use of the incredibly offensive, homophobic f-word -- but this rant definitely isn't doing him any favors.WARNING: This video… READ MORE >

- 1751 days ago
Mickey Rourke Is a Serial Killer?

Mickey Rourke Is a Serial Killer?

Here's babysitter hunter Michael Myers on the movie poster for "H2" (left) -- and refurbished Oscar nom Mickey Rourke at an event last month in New York City (right).One of them is wearing a… READ MORE >

- 1788 days ago
Juicy Beach Bods -- It's Gettin' Hot in Herre

Juicy Beach Bods -- It's Gettin' Hot in Herre

Because there just aren't enough topless men on the site today -- here are two more beach hotties to feast your eyes on.Mickey Rourke got a little red from the sun this weekend in Croatia, and the… READ MORE >

- 1797 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Jesus Is My Homeboy

Mickey Rourke -- Jesus Is My Homeboy

Reassembled actor Mickey Rourke had a religious experience last night in London when he literally found Jesus.Isn't he just divine? See Also Mickey Rourke -- Tree Lover Johnny Depp -- The Wrestler  READ MORE >

- 1830 days ago
Johnny Depp -- The Wrestler?

Johnny Depp -- The Wrestler?

Here's Johnny Depp, 46, at the premiere of his latest film in L.A. on Tuesday (left) -- and reassembled "Wrestler" star Mickey Rourke, 55, in London earlier this year (right).Neither is in… READ MORE >

- 1858 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Tree Lover

Mickey Rourke -- Tree Lover

If it wasn't for the lovely tree you see below, an obviously-inebriated Mickey Rourke would have been laying on the sidewalk. Rourke exited the West Hollywood lounge Guys and Dolls last night and… READ MORE >

- 1861 days ago
Mickey Rourke: Good Genes or Good Docs?

Mickey Rourke
Good Genes or Good Docs?

Mickey Rourke rebuilt his damaged career by playing "The Wrestler" ... and he doesn't have the scars to prove it.Here's the 31-year-old back in 1984 (left) -- and 25 years later, the 56-year-old… READ MORE >

- 1884 days ago
And On Your Right, Mickey Rourke with a Parrot

And On Your Right, Mickey Rourke with a Parrot

Talk about best tour sighting ever -- A StarLine van just happened to drive by Mickey Rourke yesterday as he took his ridiculous pectorals, that busted weave and a cockatoo out to lunch with Jason… READ MORE >

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