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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 was of French-Canadian, 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 & 32 nominations. See more awards »

Known For

The Wrestler
The Wrestler Randy 'The Ram' Robinson
(2008)
Iron Man 2
Iron Man 2 Ivan Vanko
(2010)
Angel Heart
Angel Heart Harry Angel
(1987)

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 2017 Tiger (post-production)
Frank Donovan
 2016/I WEAPONiZED
Professor Clarence Peterson
 2015 Blunt Force Trauma
Zorringer
 2015 Ashby
Ashby Holt
 2015 Skin Traffik
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
 1987 Barfly
Henry
 1986 9½ Weeks
John
 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:

TV commercial (Japan): Suntory Reserve (early '90s). 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:

[on his Oscar nomination for The Wrestler (2008)] In the end, the Oscar should be about the acting. But there is a lot of grey, a lot of politics involved and a lot of interests. I did all I could do. Whatever happens, happens. I want to keep moving forward. There are always things that happen as the years go by, but I can't complain. I'm still standing. See more »

Trivia:

Other movies he is alleged to have turned down include 48 Hrs. (1982), Platoon (1986), Top Gun (1986) and Tombstone (1993). See more »

Trademark:

Muscular physique See more »

Star Sign:

Virgo

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