His career has been defined by his performances in 9 ½ Weeks, Barfly, Angel Heart, Year of the Dragon, Pope of Greenwich Village, Rumblefish and Diner. Other notable appearances include Sean Penn's The Pledge, Steve Buscemi's Animal Factory, Wong Kar Wai's BMW short film The Follow, Francis Ford Coppola's Rain Maker opposite Matt Damon, Jonas Akerlund's cult hit Spun, and Robert Rodriguez' Once Upon A Time in Mexico.
Mickey was most recently in Tony Scott's blistering hardboiled revenge film Man on Fire, opposite Denzel Washington. He stars in the upcoming Sin City for co-directors Robert Rodriguez and Frank Miller, based on the classic graphic novel.
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Mickey Rourke Facts
|Birth Name||Philip Andre Rourke Jr.|
|Birthday||September 16, 1956 (60)|
|Birthplace||Schenectady, New York, USA|
|Height||5' 11" (1m80) How tall is Mickey Rourke compared to you?|
|Awards||2009 Golden Globe Awards: Best Actor in a Motion Picture - Drama (for The Wrestler)|
|2009 BAFTA Awards: Actor in a Leading Role (for The Wrestler)|
|John Grisham's The Rainmaker|
|The Pope of Greenwich Village|
|The Last Outlaw|
|Iron Man 2|
|Man On Fire|