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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 -- 'Moneyball' is Frickin' TORTURE

Mickey Rourke
'Moneyball' is Frickin' Torture

Brad Pitt's "Moneyball" was 133 minutes of unbearable, brain-melting MISERY ... this according to Mickey Rourke. Rourke was leaving the gym in L.A. yesterday when he joked about using the movie… READ MORE >

Mickey Rourke -- No Pants On

Mickey Rourke
He's Not Wearing Pants

Mickey Rourke emerged from lunch yesterday wearing a wool hat, t-shirt, jacket and shoes ... but NO PANTS!Don't worry though, he got a pair from a friend and put them on in the parking… READ MORE >

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Mickey Rourke DOWNSIZES to $13K-a-Month Pad

Mickey Rourke DOWNSIZES to $13K-a-Month Pad

Mickey Rourke is pocketing an extra $6,300 a month -- because TMZ has learned, the actor just ditched his $19,800-a-month NYC apartment ... for a MUCH cheaper alternative.The "Wrestler" star was… READ MORE >

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Mickey Rourke on Oksana: 'Screw the Bitch!'

Mickey Rourke on Oksana: 'Screw the Bitch!'

Oksana Grigorieva was the target of another verbal attack today in New York -- but this time, the man calling her a "bitch" was Mickey Rourke. Moments ago in SoHo, Rourke defended Mel's N-word… READ MORE >

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Mickey Rourke -- Buzzed in NYC

Mickey Rourke -- Buzzed in NYC

Looking good ... for him, Mickey Rourke cut off his dead weave and showed off his shorter 'do with girlfriend Anastassija Makarenko in the West Village on Thursday.Now all he needs is a proper… READ MORE >

- 1896 days ago
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 >

- 2153 days ago
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 >

- 2155 days ago
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 >

- 2155 days ago
Mickey Rourke Is a Serial Killer?

Mickey Rourke Is a Serial Killer?

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- 2192 days ago
Juicy Beach Bods -- It's Gettin' Hot in Herre

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

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