Knowledge Identifier: +Mickey_Rourke
Category: Movies & TV
Born in 1952.
Countries: United States (67%), United Kingdom (11%), (4%)
Linked to: Chicago Film Critics Association, Chicago Film Critics Association Awards 2008, National Basketball Association, University of Miami
At the 1971 Florida Golden Gloves, Rourke suffered another concussion in a boxing match
During the 1980s, Rourke starred in the comedy-drama "Diner" , the drama "Rumble Fish" , the crime-black comedy film "The Pope of Greenwich Village" , and the erotic drama "9½ Weeks" , and received critical praise for his work in the Charles Bukowski biopic "Barfly" and the horror mystery "Angel Heart"
James Hayden - In 1984, during the making of "The Pope of Greenwich Village", Mickey Rourke dedicated his performance to the memory of James Hayden
After his retirement from boxing, Rourke did accept supporting roles in several 1990s films, including Francis Ford Coppola's adaptation of John Grisham's "The Rainmaker", Vincent Gallo's "Buffalo '66", Steve Buscemi's "Animal Factory", Sean Penn's "The Pledge", and Sylvester Stallone's remake of "Get Carter"
Christopher Walken stated to the Film Comment on August, 1992 that it was destiny to make "Homeboy" with Mickey Rourke:
Carre Otis - Otis was married to "Wild Orchid" co-star Mickey Rourke from June 1992 to December 1998
After retiring from boxing in 1994, Rourke returned to acting and had supporting roles in several films, including the drama "The Rainmaker" , the comedy-drama "Buffalo '66" , the thriller-remake of "Get Carter" , the mystery film "The Pledge" , the crime dark comedy-drama "Spun" , the action film "Once Upon a Time in Mexico" and the action thriller "Man on Fire" , playing the role of a corrupt lawyer
Dolph Lundgren - After a long spell performing in direct-to-video films since 1996, 2010 marked his return to theaters with "The Expendables", an on-screen reunion with Stallone, alongside an all-action star cast which included, among others, Jason Statham, Jet Li, Stone Cold Steve Austin, and Mickey Rourke
In addition, in 2004, Rourke provided the voice for "Jericho" in the third installment of the Driver video game series
Courtney Peldon - She has had roles in several films including "Angel Heart" with Robert De Niro and Mickey Rourke, "Out on a Limb" with Matthew Broderick, "Little Giants", indie favorite "Skin Walker", "National Lampoon's Adam & Eve", Tobe Hooper's "Mortuary", the Farrelly brothers' comedy "Say It Isn't So", and most recently the science-fiction thriller "InAlienable" with Walter Koenig and Richard Hatch, the psychological thriller "The Road to Hell" with Michael Paré and she's slated to star in the new film [
Marv (Sin City) - In 2006, French country troubadour Steffan Rock recorded a song called "The Return of Marv", which is a tribute to both the character and Mickey Rourke
In 2009, the actor told "The Daily Mail" that he had gone to "the wrong guy" for his surgery, and that his plastic surgeon had left his features "a mess"
Lou Taylor Pucci - In 2009, Pucci had three films that screened at the Sundance Film Festival: "Brief Interviews with Hideous Men", directed by John Krasinski of "The Office"; "The Informers", with Billy Bob Thornton, Winona Ryder, Kim Basinger and Mickey Rourke, based on Bret Easton Ellis' collection of short stories of the same name; and "Arlen Faber" with Jeff Daniels and Lauren Graham
Diane Lane - She appeared in Killshot with Mickey Rourke, which was given a limited theatrical release before being released on DVD in 2009.
Bruce Springsteen - On January 11, 2009, Springsteen won the Golden Globe *award for Best Song for "The Wrestler", from the Mickey Rourke film by the same name
Eric Roberts - In February 2009, Oscar nominee Mickey Rourke, who starred with Roberts in "The Pope of Greenwich Village", said he hoped that Roberts would soon be offered a role which would resurrect his career in the way that "The Wrestler" rejuvenated Rourke's
In 2010 he appeared as the main villain in the superhero movie "Iron Man 2" and had a small role in Sylvester Stallone's action film "The Expendables"
In 2011 Rourke was cast in the film "Java Heat" as an American citizen shadowing terrorist groups in Java, Indonesia
The Expendables 2 - In July 2011 Mickey Rourke was stated to be reprising his role as Tool; by late September 2012 it was reported that he had dropped out of the film, and on October 18 this was confirmed
Gareth Thomas (rugby) - Actor Mickey Rourke has said that he would like to play Thomas in a movie of his life, which is due to start filming in February 2013
In 2015, Rourke expressed his support for Ben Carson for the Republican presidential nomination
Freida Pinto - Her next film "Blunt Force Trauma", a Colombian production where she acts alongside Mickey Rourke premiered at the 2015 Woodstock Film Festival