Mickey Rourke Biography (1956-)

Born Philip Andre Rourke, Jr., September 16, 1956 (some sources cite 1953 or1955), in Schenectady, NY; son of Philip Andre Rourke; married Debra Feuer (adancer and actress), 1980 (divorced); married Carre Otis (a model and actress), 1992 (divorced, 1994). Education: Studied acting at City College of the State University of New York, Lee Strasberg Theatre Institute, Actors Studio, and with Sandra Seacat. Addresses: Agent-- United TalentAgency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2427. Career: Actor. Worked as an amateur boxer in Miami, FL; became professionalboxer, 1991, retiring in 1995. Beverly Hot Springs (spa), Beverly Hills, CA,owner; Shapiro (gymnasium), West Hollywood, CA, owner. Also worked as a dishwasher, vendor, parking lot attendant, massage parlor bouncer, and warehouse worker. Member: Screen Actors Guild. Awards, Honors: National Society of Film Critics Award, best supporting actor, 1982, for Diner; Independent Spirit Award nomination, best male lead, 1987, for Barfly. Addresses: Agent: United Talent Agency, 9560 Wilshire Blvd., Suite 500, Beverly Hills, CA 90212-2427.

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September 16, 1956
Schenectady, New York, United States

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