Mickey Rooney

American film actor (1920-2014)

Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American movie actor and entertainer.

Mickey Rooney
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Joseph Yule

(1920-09-23)September 23, 1920
DiedApril 6, 2014(2014-04-06) (aged 93)
Cause of deathNatural causes
Years active1922─2014
Spouse(s)Ava Gardner (1942─1943)
B.J. Baker (1944─1948)
Martha Vickers (1949─1952)
Elaine Devry (1952─1958)
Carolyn Mitchell (1958─1966)
Marge Lane (1966─1967)
Carolyn Hockett (1969─1974)
Jan Chamberlin (1978─2014)
ChildrenMickey, Tim (dead), Theodore, Kelly, Kerry, Michael, Kimmy, Jimmy, Jonelle
Parent(s)Joe Yule, Nellie (née Carter)

In his career, he won many awards, such as an Oscar, a Golden Globe and an Emmy Award. Best known for his work as the Andy Hardy character, Rooney had one of the longest movie careers of any actor. [1]

Rooney married eight times and had nine children. He separated from his eighth wife in 2012.[2]

Rooney died after a long illness on April 6, 2014 at his home in North Hollywood, California. He was 93 years old.[3]


  1. Mickey Rooney Biography (1920 – ). www.biography.com Retrieved 9 August 2008.
  2. Mickey Rooney dies
  3. "Reports: Hollywood legend Mickey Rooney dies". Retrieved 6 April 2014.

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