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The secret of your future is hidden in your daily routine, this line is very well proved by Місkеу Rоurkе who is a renowned American actor and versatile personality in Аmеrісаn еntеrtаіnmеnt fіеld. Moreover, he is also an excellent screenwriter and boxer.
Other than this, Mickey rose to huge prominence for his appearance in drama, Action, and Thriller movies. Recently, in the year 2020, he competed in season four of The Masked Singer as “Gremlin” and sang “Stand by Me” by Ben E. King.
In fact, Rourke also gathered huge popularity in the year 2006 by winning Saturn Award, Irish Film and Television Award, and Chicago Film Critics Association Award for Best Supporting Actor for the film Sin City. Later, he was also awarded Golden Globe Award, Independent Spirit Award, and BAFTA Award for Best Actor for the film ‘The Wrestler’.
Height / Weight / Age
Born on 16 September 1952, this eminent personality has turned 70 years old. He seems very tall with his towering height which is 180 centimeters and 5’11” in feet & inches. He is very conscious about his physique and maintains himself with a weight of 77 kilograms and 170 lbs in pounds.
He is also very conscious about his physique and maintains his perfect body measurements. Moreover, his personality is enhanced by his light brown eyes and blonde hair.
Working as an actor, screenwriter, and boxer, Mickey has quite great earnings from his professional career. During the early 1970s, 80s, and 90s, he managed to amass a million worth fortune from his several works. According to the sources, his estimated net worth is $18 million approximately.
Education / Family
Born and grew up in Schenectady, New York, USA, Mickey belongs to a mixed ethnicity including Irish, German, French-Canadian, and English. He is the loving and caring son of Philip Andre Rourke Sr. (Father) and Annette Addis (Mother).
Moreover, he grew up with his siblings, a younger brother, Joey, and a younger sister, Patricia. When he was six years old, his parent’s divorced. However, after the divorce, Mickey’s mother got married to retired policeman Eugene Addis with whom she shifted to South Florida with her children.
As of his education, Rourke studied at Miami Beach Senior High School and graduated in 1971. Later, he also joined the acting class in South Florida by the famous teacher Jay Jensen.
|Nick Name||Mickey Rourke|
|Birth Place||Schenectady, New York, USA|
|Date of birth||September 16, 1952|
|Height||In feet & inches: 5’11”
In centimeters: 180 cm
|Weight||In kilograms: 77 kg
In pounds: 170 lbs
|Eye color||Light Brown|
|School||Miami Beach Senior High School|
|Home town||Schenectady, New York, USA|
|Fathers name||Philip Andre Rourke Sr.|
|Mothers name||Annette Addis|
Career / Fashion and Style
Moving towards his career, Mickey focused on sports during his teenage and joined self-defense training, and learned boxing skills at the Boys Club of Miami. Moreover, he won his first boxing match under the ring name of Phil Rourke at the age of 12.
However, he couldn’t continue his boxing career due to a concussion in a boxing match and he was temporarily retired from the ring. In fact, his amateur boxing record was 27 wins (including 12 straight knockouts) and 3 defeats from 1964 to 1973.
Later, he decided to move his career in the field of acting with his debut film, Steven Spielberg’s ‘1941’ which was released in the year 1971. Other than this, he played Ritchie in the film ‘Fade to Black’ which was released in the year 1980. After that, Rourke starred as Teddy Lewis in the film ‘Body Heat’ in the year 1981.
In the following year, he made his appearance in Barry Levinson’s ‘Diner’ as the gambler ‘Robert ‘Boogie’ Sheftell’ in the year 1982. Furthermore, he also got appeared in Rumble Fish, The Pope of Greenwich Village, Year of the Dragon, 9½ Weeks, and Angel Heart.
In fact, he has also written scripts for the films ‘Homeboy’, ‘The Last Ride’ and co-wrote the screenplay for the film ‘Bullet’ (1996). Moreover, in the year 1991, he decided to leave acting and go back to his boxing career. But he suffered several minor and major injuries in a short period in boxing. As a result, he returned to acting and retired from boxing in 1994.
Thereafter, he got the opportunity to appear in movies like Fall Time, White Sands, Shades, and Love in Paris: Another 9½ Weeks. Later, Mickey got appeared in Jonas Åkerlund’s ‘Spun’ as the Cook in the year 2002.
Apart from that, his career breakthrough role came in the year 2005 when he played the lead role in Robert Rodriguez’s film ‘Sin City’ for which he earned several awards for his performance. Additionally, he landed another successful role in the film ‘The Wrestler’ in 2008.
In fact, this film won the Golden Lion Award and was named the best film at the Venice Film Festival. Likewise, he played the role of the main villain in the film ‘Iron Man 2’ in the year 2010 and won Scream Awards for Best Villain.
In the year 2011, Rourke was also cast as the villain again in ‘Immortals’ for which he was critically applauded. In the same year, he featured in the film, ‘Java Heat’, which was released in 2013. Besides this, he made his come back to the professional ring in November 2014.
Mickey was knocked out of the American Elliot Seymour. Recently, he appeared in the film The Legion (2020) as Corbulo. Apart from that, Rourke has also starred in Television films like City in Fear, The Last Outlaw, and Dice.
Girlfriend, Affairs, Wife, and More
As for his relationship status, Mickey is a divorced man. However, from 2009 until 2015, he has dated Russian model Anastassija Makarenko. Earlier, he tied the sacred knot of marriage with actress Debra Feuer in 1981. Unfortunately, their relation couldn’t last long and came to an end in 1989.
Later, he got married to actress, Carré Otis on June 26, 1992. Moreover, in 1994, Rourke was arrested for “spousal abuse” and the couple divorced in December 1998. Although he married twice, he has no children. In fact, Mickey has also dated celebrities like Terry Farrell and Sasha Volkova.
|Wife||Debra Feuer (1981-1989)
Carré Otis (1992-1998)
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Some Interesting Facts About Mickey Rourke
- His Zodiac sign is Virgo.
- He is also very popular on Instagram has more than 205K followers.
- Mickey is well known as a pet lover, particularly fond of small-breed dogs. In fact, he also participated in a protest outside a pet shop in 2007.
- He owned five chihuahuas: Loki, Jaws, Ruby Baby, La Negra, and Bella Loca.
- on February 16, 2009, Loki died in Rourke’s arms at the age of 18.
- National Society of Film Critics and Boston Society of Film Critics named him as the best supporting actor of the year.
- He is a motorcycle enthusiast.
- Once, he opened a New York-style candy store in LA just to cure his homesickness.
- Rourke is also an expert in particularly intense Korean martial art.
- He has received nominations for more than 10 Awards.
Social Media Profile(s)
- Instagram – @mickey_rourke_
- Twitter – Not Known
- Facebook – Not Known