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Mickey Rooney [13]


Born:September 23, 1920
Died:April 6, 2014 (93)
Filmography Rating:6.85 / 10
IMDB Rating:6.54 / 10
Amazon Rating:4.31 / 5
Rotten Tomatoes Rating:72.51%
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List of Titles and Roles/Jobs:
The Big Chance [1933](13) => Arthur Wilson
Little Lord Fauntelroy [1936](16) => Dick Tipton
Hoosier Schoolboy [1937](17) => Shockey Carter
Love Laughs At Andy Hardy [1946](26) => Andy Hardy
The Big Wheel [1949](29) => Billy Coy
Breakfast at Tiffany's [1961](41) => Mr. Yunioshi
Santa Claus is Comin' to Town [1970](50) => Kris
The Year Without a Santa Claus [1974](54) => Santa Claus
Pete's Dragon [1977](57) => Lampie
The Care Bears Movie [1985](65) => Mr. Cherrywood (voice)
Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure [2001](81) => Sparky (voice)
Night at the Museum [2006](86) => Gus
The Muppets [2011](91) => Smalltown Resident

Trivia that mentions this person:
Hoosier Schoolboy [1937]
  • Edward Pawley's only child, Martin H. Pawley, played one of Mickey Rooney's classmates. This was the only movie in which he ever appeared - he never got interested in the entertainment business, and eventually became an accountant.
    Love Laughs At Andy Hardy [1946]
  • The fifteenth of sixteen Andy Hardy films starring Mickey Rooney.
    The Muppets [2011]
  • During an interview with [?] Terry Gross on her National Public Radio program Fresh Air, Jason Segel said that during filming, he observed the choreographer, Michael Rooney, giving instructions to the classic movie star Mickey Rooney (who had a cameo in the movie) and calling him "Dad." Segel went up to Michael and reprimanded him, saying "you can't just call any old man 'Dad,'" and Michael told Segel, "no, he's my actual Dad."
    Santa Claus is Comin' to Town [1970]
  • Mickey Rooney would later reprise his role of Santa Claus in two other Rankin-Bass specials, The Year Without a Santa Claus and Rudolph and Frosty's Christmas in July, and the sequel to Year without a Santa Claus, A Miser Brothers' Christmas (2008).
    Batman [1966]
  • Mickey Rooney turned down an offer to play The Penguin. [?] Spencer Tracy was offered the role, but he said he would only take the part if he could kill Batman.