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Mickey Rourke

Mickey Rourke
Mickey Rourke started out with a promising acting career with memorable roles in "Diner," "Body Heat," and "Nine 1/2 Weeks." As time went on, Rourke earned a reputation as a difficult star, and the roles started to dry up. The comeback story of 2008 was Rourke's portrayal of washed-up Randy 'The Ram' Robinson in "The Wrestler," in which he earned an Oscar nomination and won a Golden Globe. Rourke is also known for his love of his dogs (he thanked them during his Globes acceptance speech) and his boxing prowess.
Mickey Rourke started out with a promising acting career with memorable roles in "Diner," "Body Heat," and "Nine 1/2 Weeks." As time went on, Rourke earned a reputation as a difficult star, and the roles started to dry up. The comeback story of 2008 was Rourke's portrayal of washed-up Randy 'The Ram' Robinson in "The Wrestler," in which he earned an Oscar nomination and won a Golden Globe. Rourke is also known for his love of his dogs (he thanked them during his Globes acceptance speech) and his boxing prowess. « Show less

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  • Cartoon Network comedian Todd Barry to perform at ArtsQuest Center

    Cartoon Network comedian Todd Barry to perform at ArtsQuest Center
    A comedian who has appeared on Comedy Central and voiced characters on the Cartoon Network show “Squidbillies” will perform at ArtsQuest Center in Bethlehem, it was announced.
  • Well-intentioned 'Black November' tends to overreach

    Nigerian militant group Movement for the Emancipation of the Niger Delta devoted a decade to raising hell about the exploitation and pollution of the region by oil corporations, often resorting to guerrilla warfare and terrorism to get its points across....

    'Black November' dives into the oil-soaked disaster that is Nigeria

    Well, their hearts were in the right place. "Black November" is a preachy, theatrical "message" thriller about the treachery, greed and petro-colonialism are turning Nigeria into a failed state. It's a film of wild-eyed declarations and declamations,...

    Musical 'Diner' is ready to be the special of the day

    Musical 'Diner' is ready to be the special of the day
    It was just a group of young Baltimore guys talking about nothing — and everything — during the twilight of the 1950s, when so much was about to change. How they expressed their schemes and dreams, usually while settled into booths at the...

    AFM: Ryan Kwanten-Mickey Rourke's 'Blunt Force Trauma' Heads to Voltage

    Nicolas Chartier's Voltage Pictures is on board the just-completed action film "Blunt Force Trauma," starring Ryan Kwanten, Freida Pinto and Mickey Rourke. Voltage will launch sales at the American Film Market next week. Filming wrapped earlier this...