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Tributes: Mickey Rooney

Monday, April 07, 2014

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Mickey Rooney got his first laugh on stage when he was just 18 months old, launching him to a long career in show business. He became a major box office draw in the late 1930 and early 1940's, and was best-known for the nine films he made with Judy Garland. He died recently at the age of 93. He was on the Leonard Lopate Show in 2004 with his wife Jan - his 8th - to talk about their off-Broadway show "Let's Put on a Show," which looked back at Rooney's long and varied career. 

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Edward from Washington Heights AKA pretentious Hudson Heights

I hope Mayor DeBlasio orders that the flags of NYC are lowered to half mast in honor of Son of Brooklyn Mickey Rooney.

Apr. 07 2014 12:08 PM

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