Mickey Rooney – Biography, Height & Life Story

Mickey Rooney
Nick Name mickey
Real Name Mickey Rooney
Profession American actor
Known for portrayal of the wholesome, wisecracking title character in the Andy Hardy series of films
Debuts Not to Be Trusted (1926)
Nationality American
Age age of 93
Date of Birth September 23, 1920
Birthplace Brooklyn, New York, United States
Hobbies listening to music, football, golfing, dancing, horse racing, painting, getting together with old friends and watching classic movies.
Religion Christianity
Zodiac Sign Libra

Physical Stats

Height 1.57 m
Eye Color Black
Hair Color Brown

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.”

Mickey Rooney Career

Mickey Rooney is a popular name in the Hollywood industry and has served for around 80 years in this field. He was born on the 23rd of September, 1920 in Brooklyn, New York. He started his career from an early age and was involved in it till his death.

He died on the 6th of April, 2014. He was a popular actor in both TV shows and movies. In his career, he has worked in more than 300 movies and many other TV series. He got the height of success from this industry.

His real name is Joseph Yule Jr. As his parents were also involved in this field, he got an easy entrance and made his career in it.

Mickey Rooney Education

He took acting classes and passed out of Hollywood High School in 1938. He made his debut in the movie “Not to be Trusted” in 1926 when he was only 6 years old. He was selected to play the role of “Mickey McGuire” in the series of short movies.

From his acting skills, many people became fans of him at that time. He never looked back after his involvement in this series.

He has played various roles in movies which have made him very much popular. He made his debut in the movies from “Orchids and Ermine” in 1927.

He is very much popular at a young age in the 1930s. He has been one of the most successful and one of hard-working persons in the Hollywood industry. As his first character was named Mickey, he later converted his name to it and everyone knew him as Mickey Rooney rather than his real name.

He was popular from his acting till his death.

Mickey Rooney Series

Though he has died, his works will always remain in history. In the 2000s, he worked in the movies like “Phantom of Megaplex”, “Night at the Museum”, “Lost Stallions: The Journey Home”, “Gerald”, “The Muppets” and “The Woods”. His upcoming movies are “Night at the Museum: Secret of the Tomb” and “Dr. Jekyll and Mr. Hyde”.

He has been in 1st position in the box office ranking in the 1930s and early 1940s. His works on television have also helped him to leap forward. His most popular program on TV is “The Mickey Rooney Show: Hey, Mulligan” where he played the role of Mickey Mulligan. He also got a chance to play the main role in the popular TV show “The Adventures of the Black Stallion” and “Bill”.

From his works, he has been honored as well as awarded many prizes. He won his first Academy Award in 1938. He was honored on the Hollywood Walk of Fame in 1960. He won the Golden Globe Award for Best TV Star in 1964. He was also honored with Academy Honorary Award in 1983.

Mickey Rooney Height

He was only 5 feet 1 inch tall and weighed 57 kg. He got married 8 times and has got 9 children. He got divorced 6 times. His latest wife is Jan Rooney who also got separated from him in 2012. Though there is no official record of his net worth, it is estimated to be $123 million.

Education

School Name Hollywood, California School
Collage / Uni Hollywood Professional School
Qualification graduated from Hollywood High School

Career

Salary $2.5 million
Net Worth $18,000

Family

Father Nellie W. Carter, Joe Yule
Mother Nellie W. Carter
Wife 8 Wifes
Sister Cecilia Parker
Children More Childerns
Mirtial Status married
Mirrage Date 8 Marriages

Favorite Things

Favorite Food Potato Fantasy
Favorite TV Show Full House
Favorite Film Blood Money
Favorite Sport Football
Favorite Colour Blue

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