Mickey Rooney dies at age 93

LOS ANGELES (AP) - His career spanned more than 80 years, from silent comedies to TV and Broadway theater.

Mickey Rooney died Sunday at his home in North Hollywood. He was 93.

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Rooney started his career in his parents' vaudeville act while still a toddler, and he broke into movies before age 10.

Rooney won two special Academy Awards for his film achievements.

He was married eight times, including to the glamorous Ava Gardner.


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