| Mickey Rooney
| Background information
|| Joseph Yule, Jr.|
September 23, 1920 (age 92)
Brooklyn, New York, United States
| Cause of death:
| Alternate names:
|| Actor and entertainer
| Years active:
|| Ava Gardner (1942-1943)|
B.J. Baker (1944-1948)
Martha Vickers (1949-1951)
Elaine Devry (1952-1958)
Carolyn Mitchell (1958-1966, her death)
Marge Lane (1966-1967)
Carolyn Hockett (1969-1975)
Jan Chamberlin (1978-present)
|| Mickey Jr., Tim (deceased) [with Baker], Theodore [with Vickers], Kelly, Kerry, Michael, Kimmy [with Mitchell], Jimmy, and Jonelle [with Hockett]
Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule, Jr; September 23, 1920) is an American film actor and entertainer whose film, television and stage appearances span nearly his entire lifetime.
He was one of the many voices of Oswald the Lucky Rabbit. He voiced adult Tod in the 1981 Disney animated film, The Fox and the Hound and played the role of Lampie in the 1977 film Pete's Dragon. He also played Movie Mason in the 2000 Disney Channel Original Movie, Phantom of the Megaplex and the voice of Sparky in the 2001 direct-to-video film Lady and the Tramp II: Scamp's Adventure, as well as a Smalltown resident in the 2011 film The Muppets.
In 1939, he was caricaturized by Disney himself in the Donald Duck short, The Autograph Hound. Mickey Mouse was named after him.
He is also the father of Mickey Rooney, Jr..
Rooney's on-set star chair in The Muppets