Mickey Rooney

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Energetic, likable, and as eager to please as a puppy, Mickey Rooney was extraordinarily popular and successful. Mickey Rooney's defining role was as the title character in the Andy Hardy series, including "Andy Hardy's Double Life." Notable films include: "Captains Courageous," "National Velvet," "Breakfast at Tiffany's," "It's a Mad, Mad, Mad, Mad World," and "The Black Stallion."

Married more times than he can probably recall, including, most improbably, to screen goddess Ava Gardner. Mickey Rooney, who may have made more comebacks than any other star, always found new audiences and new roles to bring his unquenchable energy to.

Mickey Rooney WAS Hollywood, and both Hollywood and the general public knew it. More