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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 34 wins & 27 nominations. See more awards »

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 2016 WEAPONiZED (post-production)
Professor Clarence Peterson
 2015 Blunt Force Trauma
 2015 Ashby
Ashby Holt
 2015 Skin Traffik
 2013 Dead in Tombstone (Video)
 2013 Java Heat
 2012 Black November
Tom Hudson
 2012 The Courier
 2010/I 13
 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
 2004 Driv3r (Video Game)
Jericho (voice)
 2002 Spun
The Cook
 2001 The Follow (Short)
 2001 Enrique Iglesias: Hero (Video short)
Villian (uncredited)
 2000 Animal Factory
Jan the Actress
 1999 Shades
Paul S. Sullivan
 1998 Thursday
 1993 The Last Outlaw (TV Movie)
 1987 Barfly
 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
 1976 Love in the Hamptons (Video short)
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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 »

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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


5' 11" (1.8 m)

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[on Wrestling] It was a sport I looked down on as fake and theatrical. My half brothers used to go and watch it all the time and think it was real, but I couldn't stand the f**king sport. I had a terrible disdain for it. See more »


Is a good friend of French singer and painter Tristan, who designed, among other things, the "tiger jacket" Rourke wears in Homeboy (1988). See more »


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