[Gossip] Mickey Rooney Passes Away
Posted by Jeremy Thomas on 04.06.2014
Acting legend gone at ninety-three...
Mickey Rooney has passed away. The legend of film passed away today, according to TMZ, at the age of ninety-three.
Rooney was the first teenager to ever be nominated for an Academy Award, with a leading role in 1940's Strike Up the Band. He was one of the last surviving stars of the silent film era and appeared in hit films like 1939's Babes in Arms, 1944's National Velvet, Breakfast at Tiffany's, Pete's Dragon and the Black Stallions films. He also appeared in 2011's The Muppets and the first Night at the Museum.
On behalf of 411, our condolences to the family, friends and fans of Mr. Rooney. The film world will truly miss him.