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Mickey Rooney
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Actor
    (September 23, 1920-April 6, 2014)
    Birth name is Joe Yule Jr.
    5'3
    Starred in the Andy Hardy series, including 'Andy Hardy Comes Home (1958),' 'Love Laughs at Andy Hardy (1947),' 'Andy Hardy's Blonde Trouble (1944),' 'Andy Hardy's Double Life (1942),' 'Courtship of Andy Hardy, The (1942),' 'Life Begins for Andy Hardy (1941),' 'Andy Hardy's Private Secretary (1941),' 'Andy Hardy Meets Debutante (1940),' 'Andy Hardy Gets Spring Fever (1939),' 'Judge Hardy and Son (1939),' 'Hardys Ride High, The (1939),' 'Andy Hardy's Dilemma (1938),' 'Out West with the Hardys (1938),' 'Love Finds Andy Hardy (1938)' and 'Judge Hardy's Children (1938)'
    Starred in 'Face on the Barroom Floor (1998),' 'Babe: Pig in the City (1998),' 'Animals (1997),' 'Boys Will Be Boys (1997),' 'Kings of the Court (1997),' 'Maximum Force (1992),' 'Silent Night, Deadly Night 5: The Toy Maker (1992),' 'Erik the Viking (1989),' 'Bill (1981),' 'Magic of Lassie (1978),' 'Pete's Dragon (1977),' 'Domino Principle (1977),' 'That's Entertainment! (1974),' 'Pulp (1972),' 'How to Stuff a Wild Bikini (1965),' 'Summer Holiday (1948),' 'Show Business at War (1943),' 'Girl Crazy (1943),' 'Babes on Broadway (1941),' 'Young Tom Edison (1940),' 'Boys Town (1938),' 'Hold That Kiss (1938),' 'Slave Ship (1937),' 'Little Lord Fauntleroy (1936),' 'Reckless (1935),' 'Blind Date (1934),' 'Broadway to Hollywood (1933),' 'Mickey's Stampede (1931)' and ' Not to Be Trusted (1926)'
    Portrayed Mickey Mulligan on 'The Mickey Rooney Show (1954)'
    He did 50 silent films playing Mickey McGuire (1927-1933)
    Starred on Broadway with MGM contract partner Ann Miller in a burlesque revue, 'Sugar Babies'
    Won an Emmy for playing a retarded man in 'Bill (1981)'
    He sometimes used the credit Mickey McGuire.
    He was married 9 times.
    He married Ava Gardner for just 16 months and Marge Lane for 100 days (1967).
    Two of his wives were beauty contest holders.
    He named his son junior.
    His son Mickey Rooney, Jr. was an original mouseketeer.
    He smoked cigars.
    He got the role of 'Andy Hardy' because he was a bit shorter than co-star Ann Rutherford.
    His parents pushed him into acting at 15 months.
    He signed with MGM studios (1934).
    He starred opposite Judy Garland in many films, because they had a great chemistry.
    He received the Lifetime Achievement Oscar (1983).
    His 5th wife, Barbara Thomason, was killed in a murder suicide by Milos Milocevic.
    He was considered for the role of Archie Bunker on 'All in the Family.'
    Walt Disney named Mickey Mouse after him.
    He refused to do a eulogy for Judy Garland because he would not be able to get through it (1969).
    He said: 'I'm in pretty good shape for the shape I'm in.'
    In a strange bit of irony, at age 4 he played a midget for 'Not to be Trusted (1926).'
    He was a decent tennis player and even beat tennis ace Bill Tilden.
    He wrote a symphony 'Melodante' which was performed by the Ford Symphony Orchestra (1941).
    He said: 'I was a 14-year-old boy for 30 years.'
    He accused his stepson of elder abuse (February 16, 2011).
    In 2018, Out of 31 Votes: 51.61% Annoying
    In 2017, Out of 71 Votes: 52.11% Annoying
    In 2016, Out of 386 Votes: 56.22% Annoying
    In 2015, Out of 174 Votes: 53.45% Annoying
    In 2014, Out of 652 Votes: 44.94% Annoying
    In 2013, Out of 374 Votes: 43.85% Annoying
    In 2012, Out of 68 Votes: 51.47% Annoying
    In 2011, Out of 214 Votes: 52.80% Annoying
    In 2010, Out of 127 Votes: 59.84% Annoying
    In 2009, Out of 119 Votes: 37.82% Annoying
    In 2008, Out of 152 Votes: 32.89% Annoying
    In 2007, Out of 365 Votes: 43.84% Annoying
    In 2006, Out of 880 Votes: 41.14% Annoying
    In 2005, Out of 526 Votes: 42.21% Annoying
    In 2004, Out of 1046 Votes: 42.07% Annoying
    In 2003, Out of 685 Votes: 51.82% Annoying
    In 2002, Out of 1444 Votes: 60.04% Annoying
 
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