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Mickey was born under the official name Jr., Philip Andre Rourke on September 16th, 1952. He has been a credited actor since the 1982 film Diner.
Mickey Rourke is among a small handful of elite super star actors with global appeal. He has starred in ten films including the 2015 comedy film Ashby as the character Ashby Holt, the 2010 drama movie Passion Play playing Nate Poole and the 2008 drama release The Wrestler cast as Randy 'The Ram' Robinson.
Mickey has made such a successful career in supporting roles, that it actually surpasses most leading actor's careers. He has appeared in seventeen films including: the 2012 action film The Courier as the character Maxwell, the 2011 action movie Immortals playing King Hyperion and the 2010 action release Iron Man 2 cast as Ivan Vanko.
Mickey Rourke has earned salaries up to $2,750,000 for his acting. His most commercially successful project to date has been the 2010 action film Iron Man 2, which brought in $312,000,000 at the box office.
Mickey is a cultural icon, having been featured on the cover of at least eight magazines, captured in more than eight pictorials, interviewed in over nine publications and featured in nineteen magazine articles. He has been the subject of at least one book.He has been the subject of at least three biographical films.
As an actor Mickey Rourke has been recognized by the Academy of Motion Pictures Art and Sciences on one occasion. He was nominated for the Oscar for Best Actor In A Leading Role for his role as Randy in the 2008 movie The Wrestler.