Mickey Rourke, whose real name is Philip Andre “Mickey” Rourke Jr., is an American actor and former boxer who has featured in many drama, action, and thriller movies. He was born on September 16, 1952.
In the eighties, Rourke appeared in the comedies Diner and Rumble Fish, as well as the comedies The Pope of Greenwich Village and 912 Weeks.
He gained critical acclaim for his performances in the horror mystery Angel Heart and the Charles Bukowski movie Barfly.
The cult classic action movie Harley Davidson and the Marlboro Man starred Rourke alongside Don Johnson and Tom Sizemore in 1991. That same year, Rourke—who had trained as a boxer in his youth—left acting and become professional.
Mickey Rourke Parents: Philip Andre Rourke, Sr., Annette Addis
His father was of Irish descent and his mother had Scottish ancestry. Both of his parents were c Catholic and still practice his faith. His father left the family when Mickey was young.
After his parents divorced, his mother married Eugene Addis, a Miami Beach police officer with five sons.