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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'm a Breaker, Not a Faker

Mickey Rourke -- I'm a Breaker, Not a Faker

Turns out that fight between Mickey Rourke and Chris Jericho at Wrestlemania may not have been completely fake after all. Mickey complained to our photog at LAX that he recently broke his left… READ MORE >

Mickey Rourke Wants to Loki-ck McHale's Butt

Mickey Rourke Wants to Loki-ck McHale's Butt

Joel McHale -- whatcha gonna do when Mickey Rourke runs wild on you?Mickey Rourke was none-too-pleased that E! funnyman Joel McHale made a few jokes at the expense of his dead dog Loki -- so he… READ MORE >

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Mickey Rourke: 'You Ain't Ugly, Baby'

Mickey Rourke: 'You Ain't Ugly, Baby'

Mickey Rourke showed a crowd of fans that he's still got love for his girl -- his passed-away pooch, Loki -- and, as it turns out, any other girl that happens to walk into his path. Including… READ MORE >

- 1838 days ago
Mickey Rourke Is a Knock Out, Sell Out

Mickey Rourke Is a Knock Out, Sell Out

The only thing more unbeweavable than Mickey Rourke's hair -- this fight between him and Chris Jericho at last night's Wrestlemania.Mickey won the battle ... but may have lost a little more of… READ MORE >

- 1844 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Screw Open Container Laws!

Mickey Rourke -- Screw Open Container Laws!

Last night in West Hollywood, the most ridiculous thing about Mickey Rourke wasn't his hair, face or outfit for a change -- but on his way out of a classy Italian restaurant, dude took an open… READ MORE >

- 1848 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- All About the Benjamins

Mickey Rourke -- All About the Benjamins

It takes a lot of money to look this good, but Mickey Rourke still has a few dollars to spare for the homeless. Hundreds of 'em!With his new, streaked, Kabuki weave firmly in place, Mickey Rourke… READ MORE >

- 1855 days ago
Mickey Rourke -- Mail Order Prisoner

Mickey Rourke -- Mail Order Prisoner

Reassembled actor Mickey Rourke prepared for an upcoming role by taking his reupholstered Oscar losing face to Moscow's notorious Butyrka Prison on Monday.That's one helluva mug he's got. See Also… READ MORE >

- 1865 days ago
Mickey Rourke Goes Limp

Mickey Rourke Goes Limp

Mickey Rourke had a war with his stereo -- and judging by his limp, the stereo won. Mickey was on his way to Russia, though he wouldn't say why. Could it be "Iron Man 2?" -- there are rumors he'll… READ MORE >

- 1873 days ago
Loki Who?

Loki Who?

Mickey Rourke walked through LAX yesterday sporting his latest canine accessory -- a chihuahua named Jaws.Mickey continues to display an ability to heal quickly. See Also Mickey Grieves Dead Dogs,… READ MORE >

- 1882 days ago
Mickey Rourke: Sore Loser

Mickey Rourke: Sore Loser

Now that award season is over and he didn't win the Oscar, reassembled actor Mickey Rourke is letting the press know how he really feels.What would Loki think? See Also The Mickey Rourke and… READ MORE >

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