Actor Mickey Rooney Has Died


Mickey Rooney died Sunday at age 93.  Mr. Rooney was the most famous Mickey_Rooneyteenager in America from 1937 to 1944.

He was most known for playing Andy Hardy in 15 Hardy Family movies that MGM produced during the Depression Era.  Those movies earned more than $75 million which was a huge sum during the Depression years, when movie tickets sold for around 25 cents.  Rooney leaves behind a Hollywood legacy that spanned 80 years and more than 200 films.

Mickey Rooney was also famously attached to his long time friend Judy Garland.  In 1939 he earned an Oscar nomination for best actor in “Babes in Arms,” the first of the “Hey kids, let’s put on a show” MGM musicals he made with Judy Garland.

The legendary actor reportedly died of natural causes. He was married 8 times, and last appeared in “The Muppets” in 2011.  Mickey Rooney was some of the very last of the Golden Age of Hollywood and Vaudeville.

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