Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney

American actor
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Mickey Rooney

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor, vaudevillian, comedian, producer and radio personality. In a career spanning nine decades and continuing until shortly before his death, he appeared in more than 300 films and was among the last surviving stars of the silent-film era.

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Full name at birth
Ninian Joseph Yule Jr.
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Claim to fame
A Family Affair, National Velvet, Night At The Museum, The Fox And The Hound, The Black Stallion
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Date of birth
23 September 1920
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Place of birth
Brooklyn, New York City, New York, United States
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Date of death
6 April 2014
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Age
93 (age at death)
Place of death
North Hollywood, Los Angeles, California, United States
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Cause of death
Natural Causes
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Hollywood Forever Cemetery
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Actor, vaudevillian, comedian, producer, radio personality
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5' 2" (157 cm)
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Residence
Westlake Village, California
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Net worth
$20,000 USD
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The audience and I are friends. They allowed me to grow up with them. I`ve let them down several times. They`ve let me down several times. But we`re all family.
  • Originally came to Hollywood to audition for "Our Gang" (aka "The Little Rascals" (1955)), but didn't get in.
  • Former roommate of Blake Edwards.
  • As of 2007, he is the only surviving screen actor to appear in silent films and still continue to act in movies into the 21st century. His film debut was in the movie Not to Be Trusted (1926) in 1926 at the age of four.
  • Stepfather of Christopher Aber and Mark Aber Rooney.
  • Attended the 2006 Twilight Zone Convention at the Hilton Hasbrouck Heights, Hasbrouck Heights, New Jersey, August 12-13, 2006.

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