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Mickey Rooney
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Born
Joseph Yule, Jr.

(1920-09-23)September 23, 1920
Died April 6, 2014(2014-04-06) (aged 93)
Cause of death Natural causes
Years active 1922─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)
Children Mickey, Tim (dead), Theodore, Kelly, Kerry, Michael, Kimmy, Jimmy, Jonelle
Parent(s) Joe Yule, Nellie (née Carter)

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

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.

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

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

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