Mickey Rourke Biography
American actor and screenwriter, Mickey Rourke is probably known in the world for portraying the role of Marv in the movie, Sin City. Besides his acting career, he is also the former boxer and he has played in national and international games throughout his career. Born as Philip Andre Rourke Jr. in Schenectady, New York, United States of America to Annette (née Cameron) and Philip Andre Rourke, Sr., Mickey was raised in middle class family. He is an American and is of Scottish, French, English, Irish and German descent.
On 31st of January 1981, Mickey got married to Debra Feuer. Debra is an actress and she is known for her role in Moment by Moment, The Hollywood Knights and many more. It is said that they met each other for the first time while they were filming in the television show, Hardcase. They got divorced in 1989.
With the start of 1990s, Mickey and actress Carré Otis were rumored to be filming sex scene. Few months later on 26th of June 1992, they got married. However, after marriage bad news about him became public. He was also charged for spousal abuse but this assault was later dropped. Finally in 1998, he got divorced with her.
Besides this married life, Mickey also had romantic love affairs with Terry Farrell and Sasha Volkova. These days, he is said to be dating Anastassija Makarenko. Anastassija is a Russian model.
Actor Mickey Rourke's childhood interest was in sports. After taking some boxing training, he began his amateur career and finally won the first boxing match at the age of 12. 1971 brought an end in his boxing career as he was injured severely. He retired from boxing that year and began his acting career. While he was in his high school, he played the minor role in the school play, The Serpent. In the late 1970s, he appeared in several television shows and in 1979, he finally appeared in the first feature movie, 1941. Till now, he has appeared in about 50 movies and television series. For his role in the Iron Man 2, he earned the salary of $400,000. His net worth is rumored to be around $15 million.
Born in Schenectady, New York
Born as Philip Andre Rourke Jr. in Schenectady, New York, United States of America to Annette (née Cameron) and Philip Andre Rourke, Sr., Mickey was raised in middle class family. He is an American and is of Scottish, French, English, Irish and German descent.Edit
Won his first boxing match
His interest in sports was since he was child. He also took several training classes in at the Boys Club. After taking some boxing training, he began his amateur career and finally won the first boxing match at the age of 12.Edit
Graduated from Miami Beach Senior High School
After his father abounded his family, his mother married for the second time in her life and they began living in south Florida. There he was enrolled at Miami Beach Senior High School. He was also able to complete his education from there and he graduated from there in 1971.Edit
Its normal in every sports person to get injure however, its sad news if it end their sports career but it happened in the Mickey Rourke. In 1971, he suffered a severe concussion while he was in the ring and after that he revealed his temporary retirement from his boxing career.Edit
His first acting role
While he was in the senior year of his high school career, he played his first acting role in the school play, The Serpent. However, that role was the minor one. And that role was the only role he played in his high school as his interest was in another field.Edit
First feature film, 1941
His temporary retirement in boxing again induced his desire in acting and finally he began appearing in several television shows and series in the late 1990s. In 1979, he finally made his feature film debut and that was in the movie, 1941.Edit
Married to Debra Feuer
In 1980, he was filming in the television show, Hardcase, the same time Debra Feuer was also playing her role in this TV movie. After the first meeting they began dating each other and they finally got married on 31st of January 1981.Edit
Divorced with Debra Feuer
Besides being husband and wife in the real life, they also acted in the same relationship in the movies too. They played the role of loving couple in the movie, Homeboy. However, in 1989 their relation took the opposite direction and they got divorced the same year.Edit
Married to Carré Otis
After getting divorced with Debra Feuer, he was linked with Carré Otis. With the start of 1990s, they were rumored to be filming sex scene. Few months later on 26th of June 1992, they got married.Edit
Divorced with Carré Otis
Before marriage they were one of the love couple in the film industry but their love life had some bad days after being married. He was also charged for spousal abuse but this assault was later dropped. Finally in 1998, he got divorced with her.Edit
Won Alliance of Women Film Journalists
In 2008, he got his nomination in Alliance of Women Film Journalists from four different categories. That year, he was nominated for Best Depiction of Nudity or Sexuality, Unforgettable Moment, Best Actor and Bravest Performance Award. He won this award from only one nomination and that was from Bravest Performance Award.Edit
Began dating Anastassija Makarenko
Besides this married life, Mickey also had romantic love affairs with Terry Farrell and Sasha Volkova. These days, he is said to be dating Anastassija Makarenko. Anastassija is a Russian model. She has also appeared in some movies as a model.Edit
Won Golden Globes, USA
For everyone in the film industry, Golden Globes, USA is the dream and they always act to be honored within the following days. This dream for him came in reality to him in 2009 and he was honored with this award for Best Performance by an Actor.Edit