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Mickey Rourke


Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr. on September 16, 1952, in Schenectady, New York, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Andre Rourke. His father was of Irish and German descent, and his mother had French, Scottish, English, and German ancestry. When he was six years old, his parents divorced. A year later, his mother married ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 39 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 War Pigs (post-production)
Major A.J. Redding
 2015 Skin Traffik (completed)
Vogel
 2015 Ashby (completed)
Ashby Holt
 2013 Dead in Tombstone (Video)
Blacksmith
 2013 Java Heat
Malik
 2012 Black November
Tom Hudson
 2012 The Courier
Maxwell
 2010/I 13
Jefferson
 2009 Rogue Warrior (Video Game)
Dick Marcinko (voice)
 2005 True Crime: New York City (Video Game)
Terrence Higgins (voice)
 2005 Domino
Ed Moseby
 2005 Sin City
Marv
 2004 Driv3r (Video Game)
Jericho (voice)
 2002 Spun
The Cook
 2001 The Follow (Short)
Husband
 2001 Enrique Iglesias: Hero (Video short)
Villian (uncredited)
 2000 Animal Factory
Jan the Actress
 1999 Shades
Paul S. Sullivan
 1998 Thursday
Kasarov
 1993 The Last Outlaw (TV Movie)
Graff
 1987 Barfly
Henry
 1981 Hardcase (TV Movie)
Perk Dawson
 1981 Body Heat
Teddy Lewis
 1980 Act of Love (TV Movie)
Joseph Cybulkowski
 1980 City in Fear (TV Movie)
Tony Pate
 1979 1941
Reese
 1976 Love in the Hamptons (Video short)
Swede
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Other Works:

Provided the mid-song rap on the David Bowie song "Shining Star (Makin' My Love)" on his album Never Let Me Down (1987). See more »

Publicity Listings:

3 Biographical Movies | 1 Print Biography | 9 Interviews | 19 Articles | 8 Pictorials | 8 Magazine Cover Photos | See more »

Alternate Names:

'Sir' Eddie Cook | Eddie Cook

Height:

5' 11" (1.8 m)
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Personal Quote:

[During his acceptance speech at the 2009 Film Independent Spirit Awards] Eric Roberts is probably the best actor I ever worked with, and I don't know why in the last 15 years, ain't nobody give him a chance to show his s*** again, because whatever he did 15, 20 years ago should be forgiven, and I'm g**d*** serious about that. Eric Roberts is the f***in' man. And, like I got, he deserves a second... See more »

Trivia:

Himself from Miami, turned down the role of Det. Sonny Crockett on Miami Vice (1984), which went to his co-star in Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man (1991) Don Johnson. The role was also offered to Nick Nolte, Jeff Bridges and Tom Berenger. See more »

Trademark:

His 1950s style pompadour See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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What the hell happened to him? (recent picture) SimmyThompson
Mickey Rourke returs to boxing...in Russia. ID_Proximo
Where the hell is he? serial_thrilla_69
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Is this *beep* rugby movie ever going to get made? serial_thrilla_69
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