Mickey Rourke is the professional name of Philip Andre Rourke Jr. He is a retired boxer, screenwriter and actor of American citizenship. He has appeared in many thriller films, action and drama as the leading man. In 1980s, he stared in the comedy drama called Diner and Drama Rumble Fish. He was in a crime-black comedy known as Pope of Greenwich Village and in erotic drama under the name of 9 1/2 Weeks. He got praises when he played in Charles Bukowski biopic given the name of Barfly. He was in horror mystery called Angel heart. In 1991, since he was trained like a boxer before, he left the acting to start professional boxing.
He retired from boxing in 1994 and he returned in acting career where he was in supporting role in many movies like Get Carter, Buffalo, The Rainmaker. Others are Man on Fire, Once Upon a Time in Mexico and The Pledge.
Mickey Rourke made the comeback in the mainstream Hollywood circles in the lead role for neo-noir action thriller under the name of Sin City and won the awards from Chicago Film Critics Association, Online Film Critics Society and Irish Film and Television Award. In the year 2008, he was in The Wrestler where he portrayed the past-his-prime wrestler. He received the 2009 Golden Globe Award and the BAFTA award while he was nominated for Academy Award. After that, he appeared in many films that were commercially successful including The Expendables and Iron Man 2.
According to his biography, Mickey Rourke was born in Schenectady in New York. He is a son to Annette who was born as Cameron and of Philip Andre Rourke. His father is of German and Irish descent. His mother has a Scottish, German, English and French ancestry. He became a Roman catholic at early age up to now. The father who was amateur body builder, he left the family when he was six years. After the divorce, the mother got married to Eugene Addis who is a Miami Beach police officer who had five sons and he moved in with Rourke and his younger Brother and a sister to the Southern Florida. This is where he graduated at Miami Beach Senior High School in the year 1971.
Mickey Rourke dated many celebrities and they include Sasha Volkova and Terry Farrell. He got married first to Debra Feuer who was the co-star in Hardcase and also his love interest. Carré Otis was the co-star in Wild Orchid and she became his wife in 1992. His latest partner is anastassija makarenko and they came together since 2009. She is a Russian model and lives in Los Angeles. She is the model of Miss Rosy Magazine, Metamorphosis, Geiger and Bernd Berger. He has 15 million dollars as a net worth.
|16 Sep, 1952
|United States of America
|Lee Strasberg Theatre and Film Institute
|American actor, screenwriter, and former boxer
|Net Worth 2021: