Death of Mickey Rooney

September 23, 1920 - April 6, 2014
Hollywood, California | Age 93

Iconic Hollywood actor dies at 93
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ANTHONY McCARTNEY, The Associated Press

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mickey Rooney's approach to life was simple: "Let's put on a show!" He spent nine decades doing it, on the big screen, on television, on stage and in his extravagant personal life.

A superstar in his youth, Rooney was Hollywood's top box-office draw in the late 1930s to early 1940s. He epitomized the "show" part of show business, even if the business end sometimes failed him amid money troubles and a seesaw of...

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