Mickey Rooney Obituary

OBITUARY

Mickey Rooney dies; show-business career spanned a lifetime

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In the ‘Andy Hardy’ films, he was the All-American boy. But Mickey Rooney’s roller-coaster show-business career was marked by an often-turbulent personal life.

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By Valerie J. Nelson
Los Angeles Times
April 6, 2014

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Mickey Rooney, a celebrated child actor who embodied the All-American boy in the “Andy Hardy” films of the 1930s and ’40s and became one of the era’s top box-office draws, has died. He was 93.

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Rooney, whose roller-coaster show-business career was marked by an often-turbulent personal life, died Sunday at his home in Los Angeles. Los Angeles Police Commander Andrew Smith and the Los Angeles County coroner’s office confirmed his death.

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2 Responses to “Mickey Rooney Obituary”

  1. Jack says:

    I have all of the “Andy Hardy” movies and enjoy watching them throughout the year. One of the scores of other good movies with Mickey Rooney is “Hide-Out” [1934] with Robert Montgomery and Maureen O’Sullivan. Thank you, Mickey, for all the wonderful memories!

  2. Anne says:

    Mickey Rooney was an exceptional performer who’s talent was unsurpassed . His” Andy Hardy ”series offer so much viewing pleasure to those who appreciate the all American lifestyle. Thanks for the memories Mickey!!!!!

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