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United States Mickey Rooney (Joseph Yule, Jr.)
Nacido el 23/09/1920 en Brooklyn, New York, U.S. - Fallecido el 06/04/2014 en Los Angeles, California, U.S.
 
BIOGRAFÍA


Mickey Rooney

Rooney in 1945
Born Joseph Yule, Jr.
September 23, 1920
Brooklyn, New York, U.S.
Died April 6, 2014 (aged 93)
Los Angeles, California, U.S.
Residence Westlake Village, California
Occupation Actor, entertainer
Years active 1922–2014
Height 5 ft 2 in (1.57 m)[1]
Spouse(s)

Ava Gardner (m. 1942–1943)
B. J. Baker (m. 1944–1948)
Martha Vickers (m. 1949–1951)
Elaine Devry (m. 1952–1958)
Carolyn Mitchell (m. 1958–1966)
Marge Lane (m. 1966–1967)
Carolyn Hockett (m. 1969–1975)
Jan Chamberlin (m. 1978–his death)

Children 9
Parents Joseph Yule,
Nellie W. (née Carter)
Awards Juvenile Academy Award,Academy Honorary Award, Emmy, 2 Golden Globes
Website
mickeyrooney.com

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr.; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American film actor and entertainer whose film, television, and stage appearances spanned nearly his entire lifetime.

He received multiple awards, including a Juvenile Academy Award, an Honorary Academy Award, two Golden Globes and an Emmy Award. Working as a performer since he was a child, he was a superstar as a teenager for the films in which he played Andy Hardy, and he had one of the longest careers of any actor, spanning 92 years actively making films in ten decades, from the 1920s to the 2010s. For a younger generation of fans, he gained international fame for his leading role as Henry Dailey in The Family Channel's The Adventures of the Black Stallion.

Until his death in April 2014, Rooney was one of the last surviving stars who worked in the silent film era. He was also the last surviving cast member of several films in which he appeared during the 1930s and 1940s.

 

Early life

Rooney was born Joseph Yule, Jr. in the Brooklyn borough of New York City. His father, Joe Yule (born Ninnian Joseph Ewell), was from Glasgow, Scotland, and his mother, Nellie W. (née Carter), was from Kansas City, Missouri. Both of his parents were in vaudeville, appearing in a Brooklyn production of A Gaiety Girl when Joseph, Jr. was born. He began performing at the age of 17 months as part of his parents' routine, wearing a specially tailored tuxedo.

When he was fourteen months old, unknown to everyone, he crawled onstage wearing overalls and a little harmonica around his neck. He sneezed and his father, Joe Sr., grabbed him up, introducing him to the audience as Sonny Yule. He felt the spotlight on him and described it as his mother's womb. From that moment on, the stage was his home.

While Joe Sr. was traveling, Joe Jr. and his mother moved from Brooklyn to Kansas City to live with his aunt. While his mother was reading the entertainment newspaper, Nellie was interested in getting Hal Roach to approach her son to participate in the Our Gang series in Hollywood. Roach offered $5 a day to Joe, Jr., while the other young stars were paid five times more.

As he was getting bit parts in films, he was working with other established film stars such as Joel McCrea, Colleen Moore, Clark Gable, Douglas Fairbanks, Jr., and Jean Harlow. While selling newspapers around the corner, he also entered into Hollywood Professional School, where he went to school with dozens of unfamiliar students such as: Joseph A. Wapner, Nanette Fabray, Judy Garland, Lana Turner, among many others, and later Hollywood High School, where he graduated in 1938.

Mickey McGuire

The Yules separated in 1924 during a slump in vaudeville, and in 1925, Nell Yule moved with her son to Hollywood, where she managed a tourist home.Fontaine Fox had placed a newspaper ad for a dark-haired child to play the role of "Mickey McGuire" in a series of short films. Lacking the money to have her son's hair dyed, Mrs. Yule took her son to the audition after applying burnt cork to his scalp. Joe got the role and became "Mickey" for 78 of the comedies, running from 1927 to 1936, starting with Mickey's Circus, released September 4, 1927. These had been adapted from the Toonerville Trolley comic strip, which contained a character named Mickey McGuire. Joe Yule briefly became Mickey McGuire legally in order to trump an attempted copyright lawsuit (if it was his legal name, the film producer Larry Darmour did not owe the comic strip writers royalties). His mother also changed her surname to McGuire in an attempt to bolster the argument, but the film producers lost. The litigation settlement awarded damages to the owners of the cartoon character, compelling the twelve-year-old actor to refrain from calling himself Mickey McGuire on- and offscreen.

Rooney later claimed that, during his Mickey McGuire days, he met cartoonist Walt Disney at the Warner Brothers studio, and that Disney was inspired to nameMickey Mouse after him, although Disney always said that he had changed the name from "Mortimer Mouse" to "Mickey Mouse" on the suggestion of his wife.

During an interruption in the series in 1932, Mrs. Yule made plans to take her son on a ten-week vaudeville tour as McGuire, and Fox sued successfully to stop him from using the name. Mrs. Yule suggested the stage name of Mickey Looney for her comedian son, which he altered slightly to Rooney, a less frivolous version. Rooney made other films in his adolescence, including several more of the McGuire films, and signed with Metro-Goldwyn-Mayer in 1934. MGM cast Rooney as the teenage son of a judge in 1937's A Family Affair, setting Rooney on the way to another successful film series.

In 1937, Rooney was selected to portray Andy Hardy in A Family Affair, which MGM had planned as a B-movie.Rooney provided comic relief as the son of Judge James K. Hardy, portrayed by Lionel Barrymore (although Lewis Stonewould play the role of Judge Hardy in subsequent films). The film was an unexpected success, and led to 13 more Andy Hardy films between 1937 and 1946, and a final film in 1958. Rooney also received top billing as "Shockey Carter" inHoosier Schoolboy (1937).

Also in 1937, Rooney made his first film alongside Judy Garland with Thoroughbreds Don't Cry. Garland and Rooney became close friends and a successful song-and-dance team. Besides three of the Andy Hardy films, where she portrayed Betsy Booth, a younger girl with a crush on Andy, they appeared together in a string of successful musicals, including the Oscar-nominated Babes in Arms (1939). During an interview in the 1992 documentary film MGM: When the Lion Roars, Rooney describes their friendship:[8]

Judy and I were so close we could've come from the same womb. We weren't like brothers or sisters but there was no love affair there; there was more than a love affair. It's very, very difficult to explain the depths of our love for each other. It was so special. It was a forever love. Judy, as we speak, has not passed away. She's always with me in every heartbeat of my body.

With Carmen Miranda backstage atBabes on Broadway (1941)

Rooney's breakthrough-role as a dramatic actor came in 1938's Boys Town opposite Spencer Tracy as Whitey Marsh, which opened shortly before his 18th birthday. Rooney was awarded a special Juvenile Academy Award in 1939[9] and was named the biggest box-office draw in 1939, 1940 and 1941. A well-known entertainer by the early 1940s, his picture appeared on the cover of the March 18, 1940 issue of Time magazine, timed to coincide with the release ofYoung Tom Edison;] the cover story began:

Hollywood's No. 1 box office bait in 1939 was not Clark Gable, Errol Flynn or Tyrone Power, but a rope-haired, kazoo-voiced kid with a comic-strip face, who until this week had never appeared in a picture without mugging or overacting it. His name (assumed) was Mickey Rooney, and to a large part of the more articulate U.S. cinema audience, his name was becoming a frequently used synonym for brat.

Rooney, with Garland, was one of many celebrities caricatured in Tex Avery's 1941 Warner Bros. cartoon Hollywood Steps Out. In 1991, Rooney was honored by the Young Artist Foundation with its Former Child Star "Lifetime Achievement" Award recognizing his achievements within the film industry as a child actor. After presenting the award to Rooney, the foundation subsequently renamed the accolade "The Mickey Rooney Award" in his honor.

After the war

Rooney entertaining troops in 1945

In 1944, Rooney enlisted in the United States Army. He served more than 21 months, until shortly after the end of World War II. During and after the war he helped entertain the troops in America and Europe, and spent part of the time as a radio personality on the American Forces Network and was awarded the Bronze Star Medal for entertaining troops in combat zones. In addition to the Bronze Star Medal, Rooney also received the Army Good Conduct Medal, American Campaign Medal, European-African-Middle Eastern Campaign Medal, and World War II Victory Medal for his military service.

After his return to civilian life, his career slumped. He appeared in a number of films, including Words and Music in 1948, which paired him for the last time with Garland on film (he appeared with her on one episode as a guest on her CBSvariety series in 1963). He briefly starred in a CBS radio series, Shorty Bell, in the summer of 1948, and reprised his role as "Andy Hardy", with most of the original cast, in a syndicated radio version of The Hardy Family in 1949 and 1950 (repeated on Mutual during 1952).

His first television series, The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan (created by Blake Edwards with Rooney as his own producer), appeared on NBC television for 32 episodes between August 28, 1954 and June 4, 1955. In 1951, he directed a feature film for Columbia Pictures, My True Story starring Helen Walker. Rooney also starred as a ragingly egomaniacal television comedian in the live 90-minute television drama The Comedian, in the Playhouse 90 series on the evening of Valentine's Day in 1957, and as himself in a revue called The Musical Revue of 1959 based on the 1929 film The Hollywood Revue of 1929, which was edited into a film in 1960, by British International Pictures.

In 1958, Rooney joined Dean Martin and Frank Sinatra in hosting an episode of NBC's short-lived Club Oasis comedy and variety show. In 1960, Rooney directed and starred in The Private Lives of Adam and Eve, an ambitious comedy known for its multiple flashbacks and many cameos. In the 1960s, Rooney returned to theatrical entertainment. He still accepted film roles in undistinguished films, but occasionally would appear in better works, such as Requiem for a Heavyweight (1962), It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World (1963), and The Black Stallion (1979). One of Rooney's more controversial roles came in the highly-acclaimed 1961 film Breakfast at Tiffany's where he played a stereotyped buck-toothed myopic Japanese character, I.Y. Yunioshi, neighbor of the main character, Holly Golightly. Despite Rooney's protests that he was congratulated for the role by Asians, that role would later be held up as one of the most notorious examples of Hollywood's history of stereotypical depictions of that racial group.

On December 31, 1961, he appeared on television's What's My Line and mentioned that he had already started enrolling students in the MRSE (Mickey Rooney School of Entertainment). His school venture never came to fruition. This was a period of professional distress for Rooney; as a childhood friend, director Richard Quine put it: "Let's face it. It wasn't all that easy to find roles for a 5-foot-3 man who'd passed the age of Andy Hardy." In 1962, his debts had forced him into filing for bankruptcy.

In 1966, while Rooney was working on the film Ambush Bay in the Philippines, his wife Barbara Ann Thomason (akas: Tara Thomas, Carolyn Mitchell), a former pinup model and aspiring actress who had won 17 straight beauty contests in Southern California, was found dead in their bed. Beside her was her lover, Milos Milos, an actor friend of Rooney's. Detectives ruled it murder-suicide, which was committed with Rooney's own gun.

Rooney was awarded an Academy Juvenile Award in 1938, and in 1983 the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences voted him their Academy Honorary Award for his lifetime of achievement. He was mentioned in the 1972 song "Celluloid Heroes" by The Kinks: "If you stomped on Mickey Rooney/ He'd still turn 'round and smile..."

Character actor

Rooney on The Red Skelton Show, 1962

In addition to his movie roles, Rooney made numerous guest-starring roles as a character actor for nearly six decades, beginning with an episode of Celanese Theatre. The part led to other roles on such television series as Schlitz Playhouse,Playhouse 90, Producers' Showcase, Alcoa Theatre, Wagon Train, General Electric Theater, Hennesey, The Dick PowellTheatre, Arrest and Trial, Burke's Law, Combat!, The Fugitive, Bob Hope Presents the Chrysler Theatre, The Jean Arthur Show,The Name of the Game, Dan August, Night Gallery, The Love Boat, Kung Fu: The Legend Continues, among many others.

Television, stage, Bill, and The Black Stallion

Rooney made a successful transition to television and stage work. In 1961, he guest-starred in the 13-week James Franciscusadventure–drama CBS television series The Investigators. In 1962, he was cast as himself in the episode "The Top Banana" of the CBS sitcom, Pete and Gladys, starring Harry Morgan and Cara Williams.

In 1963, he entered CBS's The Twilight Zone, giving a one-man performance in the episode "The Last Night of a Jockey". Also in 1963, in 'The Hunt' episode 9, season 1 for Suspense Theater, he played the sadistic sheriff hunting the young surfer played by James Caan. In 1964, he launched another half-hour sitcom, Mickey, on ABC. The story line had "Mickey" operating a resort hotel in southern California. Son Tim Rooney appeared as Rooney's teenaged son on this program, and Emmaline Henry starred as Rooney's wife. It lasted 17 episodes, ending primarily due to the suicide of co-starSammee Tong in October 1964.[20]

He won a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award for his role in 1981's Bill. Playing opposite Dennis Quaid, Rooney's character was a mentally handicapped man attempting to live on his own after leaving an institution. He reprised his role in 1983's Bill: On His Own, earning an Emmy nomination for the role.

Rooney provided the voices for four Christmas TV animated/stop action specials: Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town (1970), The Year Without a Santa Claus(1974), Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (1979), and A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008)—always playing Santa Claus.

He continued to work on stage and television through the 1980s and 1990s, appearing in the acclaimed stage play Sugar Babies with Ann Miller beginning in 1979. Following this, he toured as Pseudelous in Stephen Sondheim's A Funny Thing Happened on the Way to the Forum. In the 1990s, he returned to Broadway for the final months of Will Rogers Follies, playing the ghost of Will's father. On television, he starred in the short-lived sitcom, One of the Boys, along with two unfamiliar young stars, Dana Carvey and Nathan Lane, in 1982. He toured Canada in a dinner theatre production of The Mind with the Naughty Man in the mid-1990s. He played The Wizard in a stage production of The Wizard of Oz with Eartha Kitt at Madison Square Garden. Kitt was later replaced by Jo Anne Worley. In 1995 he starred with Charlton Heston, Peter Graves and Deborah Winters in the Warren Chaney docudrama America: A Call to Greatness He also appeared in the documentaries That's Entertainment! and That's Entertainment! III, in both films introducing segments paying tribute to Judy Garland.

Actor Mickey Rooney speaks at the Pentagon in 2000 during a ceremony honoring the USO

Rooney voiced Mr. Cherrywood in The Care Bears Movie (1985), and starred as the Movie Mason in a Disney ChannelOriginal Movie family film 2000's Phantom of the Megaplex. He had a guest-spot on an episode of The Golden Girls as Sophia's boyfriend "Rocko", who claimed to be a bank robber. He voiced himself in the Simpsons episode "Radioactive Man" of 1995. In 1996–97, Rooney played Talbut on the TV series, Kleo The Misfit Unicorn. He costarred in Night at the Museum in 2006 with Dick Van Dyke and Ben Stiller; Rooney filmed a cameo with Van Dyke for the 2009 sequel, Night at the Museum: Battle of the Smithsonian, which was cut from the film but included as an extra on the DVD release.[citation needed]

After starring in one unsuccessful TV series and turning down an offer for a huge TV series, Rooney finally hit the jackpot, at 70, when he was offered a starring role on The Family Channel's The Adventures of the Black Stallion, where he reprised his role as Henry Dailey in the film of the same name, eleven years earlier. The show was based on a novel byWalter Farley. For this role, he had to travel to Vancouver. The show became an immediate hit with teenagers, young adults and people all over the world, being seen in 70 countries.

Rooney appeared in television commercials for Garden State Life Insurance Company in 1999, alongside his wife Jan Rooney. In commercials shown in 2007, he can be seen in the background washing imaginary dishes.

Final work

In 2003, Rooney and his wife began their association with Rainbow Puppet Productions, providing their voices to the 100th Anniversary production of Toyland!, an adaptation of Victor Herbert's Babes in Toyland. He created the voice for the Master Toymaker while Jan provided the voice for Mother Goose. Since that time, they have created voices for additional Rainbow Puppet Productions including Pirate Party, which also features vocal performances by Carol Channing.

On May 26, 2007, he was grand marshal at the Garden Grove Strawberry Festival. Rooney made his British pantomime debut, playing Baron Hardup inCinderella, at the Sunderland Empire Theatre over the 2007 Christmas period, a role he reprised at Bristol Hippodrome in 2008 and at the Milton Keynes theatre in 2009.

In 2008, Rooney starred as Chief, a wise old ranch owner, in the independent family feature film Lost Stallions: The Journey Home, marking a return to starring in equestrian-themed productions for the first time since the 1990s TV show Adventures of the Black Stallion. Even though they acted together before, Lost Stallions: The Journey Home was the sole film in which Rooney and Jan portrayed a married couple on screen.

In December 2009, he appeared as a guest at a dinner-party hosted by David Gest on Come Dine With Me.

In 2011, Rooney made a brief cameo appearance in The Muppets and appeared in an episode of Celebrity Ghost Stories, recounting how, during a down period in his career, his deceased father appeared to him one night, telling him not to give up on his career. He claimed that the experience bolstered his resolve and soon afterwards his career experienced a resurgence. In 2014, Rooney returned to film scenes to reprise his role as "Gus" in Night at the Museum 3. It is currently unknown whether he completed his scenes and whether his death will affect the film's production.

1926: Not to Be Trusted

1927: Orchids and Ermine

1932: El enemigo público número uno

1932: The Beast of the City

1932: Sin's Pay Day

1932: High Speed

1932: Fast Companions

1932: My Pal, the King

1932: Officer Thirteen

1933: The Big Cage

1933: The Life of Jimmy Dolan

1933: The Big Chance

1933: Broadway to Hollywood

1933: The Chief

1933: The World Changes

1934: Beloved

1934: The Lost Jungle

1934: I Like It That Way

1934: Manhattan Melodrama

1934: Love Birds

1934: Half a Sinner

1934: Hide-Out

1934: Chained

1934: Blind Date

1934: Death on the Diamond

1935: Sueño de una noche de verano

1935: Ayer como hoy

1935: The County Chairman

1935: Reckless

1935: The Healer

1935: Rendezvous

1935: Ah, Wilderness!

1936: Riffraff

1936: Little Lord Fauntleroy

1936: Down the Stretch

1936: The Devil is a Sissy

1937: Capitanes intrépidos

1937: A Family Affair

1937: Captains Courageous (Capitanes intrépidos)

1937: Slave Ship

1937: Hoosier Schoolboy

1937: Live, Love and Learn

1937: Thoroughbreds Don't Cry

1937: You're Only Young Once

1938: Forja de hombres

1938: Love Is a Headache

1938: Judge Hardy's Children

1938: Hold That Kiss

1938: Lord Jeff

1938: Love Finds Andy Hardy

1938: Boys Town

1938: Stablemates

1938: Out West with the Hardys

1939: The Adventures of Huckleberry Finn

1939: The Hardys Ride High

1939: Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever

1939: Babes in Arms

1939: Judge Hardy and Son

1939: Hijos de la farándula.

1940: Armonías de juventud.

1940: Young Tom Edison (El joven Edison).

1940: Andy Hardy Meets Debutante

1940: Strike Up the Band

1941: Andy Hardy's Private Secretary

1941: Men of Boys Town

1941: Life Begins for Andy Hardy

1941: Babes on Broadway

1941: Chicos de Broadway.

1942: The Courtship of Andy Hardy

1942: A Yank at Eton

1942: Andy Hardy's Double Life

1943: The Human Comedy

1943: Thousands Cheer

1943: Girl Crazy

1944: Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble

1944: National Velvet

1944: Fuego de juventud

1946: Love Laughs at Andy Hardy

1947: Killer McCoy

1947: Los romances de Andy Hardy

1948: Summer Holiday

1948: Words and Music

1949: The Big Wheel

1950: Quicksand

1950: The Fireball

1950: He's a Cockeyed Wonder

1951: My Outlaw Brother

1951: The Strip

1952: Sound Off

1953: Off Limits

1953: All Ashore

1953: A Slight Case of Larceny

1953: Marino al agua

1954: Los puentes de Toko-Ri

1954: Drive a Crooked Road

1954: The Atomic Kid

1955: The Bridges at Toko-Ri

1955: The Twinkle in God's Eye

1956: The Bold and the Brave

1956: Francis in the Haunted House

1956: Magnificent Roughnecks

1957: Operation Mad Ball

1957: Baby Face Nelson

1958: A Nice Little Bank That Should Be Robbed

1958: Andy Hardy Comes Home

1959: The Big Operator

1959: The Last Mile

1960: Platinum High School

1960: The Private Lives of Adam and Eve

1961: Breakfast at Tiffany's

1961: King of the Roaring 20's – The Story of Arnold Rothstein

1961: Everything's Ducky

1962: Requiem for a Heavyweight.

1963: El mundo está loco, loco, loco

1964: Secreta invasión

1964: The Secret Invasion

1965: Twenty-Four Hours to Kill

1965: How to Stuff a Wild Bikini

1966: The Devil In Love

1966: Ambush Bay

1968: Skidoo

1969: The Extraordinary Seaman

1969: The Comic

1969: 80 Steps to Jonah

1970: Cockeyed Cowboys of Calico County

1970: Santa Claus Is Comin' to Town o Santa Claus llega a la Ciudad (1970), como actor de voz

1971: Mooch Goes to Hollywood

1971: The Manipulator

1972: Evil Roy Slade

1972: Richard

1972: Pulp

1972: Historias peligrosas

1973: The Godmothers

1974: Thunder County

1974: Rachel's Man

1974: Journey Back to Oz (voz).

1974: The Year Without a Santa Claus (voz).

1974: Érase una vez en Hollywood.

1975: Ace of Hearts

1975: From Hong Kong with Love

1976: Find the Lady

1977: The Domino Principle

1977: Pete's Dragon

1977: De presidio a primera página

1977: Pedro y el dragón Elliot

1978: The Magic of Lassie o La magia de Lassie

1979: The Black Stallion o El corcel negro

1979: Arabian Adventure

1979: Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July (voz)

1981: The Fox and the Hound (voz).

1981: Bill

1981: Odyssey of the Pacific

1982: The Emperor of Peru o El emperador del Perú

1983: Bill: On His Own

1984: It Came Upon the Midnight Clear

1985: The Care Bears Movie o Los Cariñositos: la película, como actor de voz.

1986: Lightning, the White Stallion

1988: Bluegrass

1989: Erik the Viking o Erik, el vikingo

1989: Little Nemo: Adventures in Slumberland, como actor de voz.

1990: Home For Christmas o Una casa por Navidad

1991: My Heroes Have Always Been Cowboys

1991: La vida láctea

1992: The Milky Life

1992: Sweet Justice

1992: Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker

1992: Little Nemo: Adventures In Slumberland

1992: Maximum Force

1993: The Legend of Wolf Mountain o La montaña del lobo

1993: The Magic Voyage, como actor de voz.

1994: Anochecer Rojo.

1994: Revenge of the Red Baron

1994: The Outlaws: The Legend of O.B. Taggart

1994: Making Waves

1995: America: A Call to Greatness

1995: En el camino de la vida

1997: Asesinato a medianoche

1997: Dos niños y un ladrón

1997: Killing Midnight

1998: The Face on the Barroom Floor

1998: Animals and the Tollkeeper

1998: Michael Kael vs. the World News Company

1998: Sinbad: The Battle of the Dark Knights

1998: Babe: Pig in the City

1998: Animals with the Tollkeeper

1998: Babe, el cerdito en la ciudad

1998: Simbad: la batalla de los caballeros de la oscuridad

1999: Holy Hollywood

1999: The First of May

2000: Internet Love

2000: Phantom of the Megaplex

2001: Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, como actor de voz.

2002: Topa Topa Bluffs

2003: Paradise

2005: Strike the Tent

2005: A Christmas Too Many

2006: The Thirsting

2006: To Kill a Mockumentary

2006: Night at the Museum o Una noche en el museo

2007: The Yesterday Pool

2007: Bamboo Shark

2008: Lost Stallions: The Journey Home

2008: A Miser Brothers' Christmas, como actor de voz.

2010: Gerald

2011: The Muppets

·       Biografía

·       Su padre era escocés y su madre, estadounidense. Trabajó en más de 100 películas a lo largo de 93 años. También hizo series de televisión y algunos trabajos relacionados con este mundo. Sus papeles son de personajes de mucha simpleza y espontaneidad, que captan la simpatía de los espectadores.

·       Vida privada

·       Mickey Rooney se declaró en quiebra en 1996 porque debía más de 1,75 millones de dólares al IRS, el organismo del Gobierno de Estados Unidos responsable de la recaudación de impuestos.

·       
A pesar de su baja estatura y apariencia poco agraciada, era dueño de una personalidad desbordante en simpatía y mucha elocuencia. Se casó ocho veces y tuvo 9 hijos en total. Fue su primera esposa Ava Gardner (1942-1943), luego Betty Jane Rase(1944-1949) padres de dos hijos; Martha Vickers (1949-1951) fueron padres de un hijo; Elaine Mahnken (1952-1958) padres de cuatro hijos; Barbara Ann Thomason (1958-1966), Marge Lane (1966); Carolyn Hockert (1969-1974) padres de dos hijos y su úlitma esposa Jan Chamberlin (1978-2014).

·       Biografía

·       Su padre era escocés y su madre, estadounidense. Trabajó en más de 100 películas a lo largo de 93 años. También hizo series de televisión y algunos trabajos relacionados con este mundo. Sus papeles son de personajes de mucha simpleza y espontaneidad, que captan la simpatía de los espectadores.

·       Vida privada

·       Mickey Rooney se declaró en quiebra en 1996 porque debía más de 1,75 millones de dólares al IRS, el organismo del Gobierno de Estados Unidos responsable de la recaudación de impuestos.

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A pesar de su baja estatura y apariencia poco agraciada, era dueño de una personalidad desbordante en simpatía y mucha elocuencia. Se casó ocho veces y tuvo 9 hijos en total. Fue su primera esposa Ava Gardner (1942-1943), luego Betty Jane Rase(1944-1949) padres de dos hijos; Martha Vickers (1949-1951) fueron padres de un hijo; Elaine Mahnken (1952-1958) padres de cuatro hijos; Barbara Ann Thomason (1958-1966), Marge Lane (1966); Carolyn Hockert (1969-1974) padres de dos hijos y su úlitma esposa Jan Chamberlin (1978-2014).

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