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Mickey Rourke


Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke, Jr. is an American actor, who has appeared primarily in action, drama and thriller films. Trained as a boxer in his early years, Rourke had a short stint as a pro fighter in the 1990s. He has won one Golden Globe award and was nominated for a SAG award for his work in the film The Wrestler.

Early life

Rourke was born in Schenectady, New York, the son of Ann and Philip Andre Rourke, Sr., who was an amateur body builder. His family is Catholic and of Irish and French descent. After his parents divorced, he move...
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