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Mickey Rourke


Mickey Rourke was born Phillip Andre Rourke, Jr., in Schenectady, New York, in 1952, the son of Annette (Cameron) and Phillip Andre Rourke. He is of Irish (father) and French, Scottish, English, and German (mother) descent. When he was 6 years old, his parents divorced. A year later, his mother married Eugene Addis, a Miami Beach police officer, ... See full bio »
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Nominated for 1 Oscar. Another 37 wins & 20 nominations. See more awards »

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 2015 Ashby (post-production)
Ashby Holt
 2015 War Pigs (post-production)
Major A.J. Redding
 2015 Skin Traffik (completed)
Vogel
 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
 1981 Hardcase (TV Movie)
Perk Dawson
 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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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 »

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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:

[on his decision to do The Wrestler (2008)] When I read the story and then met Darren Aronofsky I knew he was going to make me go to some dark places and it would be painful emotionally and physically. But I'm so glad I did it because it is the best work I've done in the best film of my career. See more »

Trivia:

Attended The Orange British Academy Film Awards 2009 in London, England on February 8th. See more »

Trademark:

His 1950s style pompadour See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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