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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 -- 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 >

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 >

- 1970 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 >

- 1980 days ago
Model Gets Slipped a Mickey

Model Gets Slipped a Mickey

"Wrestler" star Mickey Rourke used his hooves to put a chokehold on a Victoria's Secret model the other night.The 56-year-old reassembled actor sucked the face off of 24-year-old Russian model… READ MORE >

- 1985 days ago
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 >

- 2003 days ago
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 >

- 2010 days ago
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 >

- 2017 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 >

- 2023 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 >

- 2027 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 >

- 2034 days ago

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