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Mickey Rourke is known as an American actor, screenwriter, and former boxer. He is most famous for his lead role in Sin City.

Background and Age

Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke Jr. was born on September 16, 1952 in Schenectady, NY. He was born to Annette and Philip Andre Rourke Sr. The family was a Roman Catholic unit and raised him and his siblings in the religious faith. Their father separated from his mother when Mickey was only 6 years of age. As a teen, Mickey Rourke was educated at Miami Beach Senior High School, where he invested adequate energy participating in a lot of sports up until his graduation in 1971. After his graduation, he started preparing at the Boys Club of Miami where he started to build up an enthusiasm for boxing.

Married, Wife and Kids

Mickey has been in a romantic connection with Anastassija Makarenko since 2009. He was previously married to Carre Otis in 1992 but got separated in 1998. In the year 1981, he was married to Debra Feuer but they got separated in 1989. He has been in a few high profile relationships including Eugenia Volodina in 2009, with Sasha Volkova in 2005, and with Christine Bolster in 1989.

Career and Net Worth

Mickey's energy for the combat sports heightened when he was ready to pursue a novice boxing career. His first fight denoted his first triumph as a novice pugilist in a 112-pound flyweight duel in 1964. This triumph was all he expected to keep his steam running as he progressed to the 140 pounds class where he went head to head with would be and now former World Welterweight Champion Luis Rodríguez.

Following the break Mickey Rourke took from amateur boxing because of the extreme blackouts he endured, he moved to New York to master acting under the tutelage of Walter Lott and Sandra Seacat. Seacat at the time was an educator at the Actors Studio in New York.

Rourke's first real acting appearance came in the 1980 film Fade to Black while his 1981 appearance in Body Heat put him on the map with his rough look and acting style. He took a break from acting during the 90s however made a rebound with Sin City in 2005 where he assumed the lead role. In September 2019, Mickey Rourke revealed that he has been in a secret 30-year fight with Robert De Niro. He claimed that the Goodfellas star halted him from getting a Martin Scorsese film role.

Date modified: Jun 5, 2020
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