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Mickey Rooney

 
Date of Birth: September 23, 1920 (101)

Birth Place: Brooklyn, NY, USA

Stage Credits

  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1999
Professor Marvel
Wizard of Oz
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1998
Performer
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Clem Rogers [Replacement]
  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1987
Prologus/Pseudolus
  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Featured Performer
Featured Performer [Replacement]
Featured Performer [Replacement]
Featured Performer [Replacement]
Featured Performer [Replacement]
Mickey
  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1971
Performer

Photos

Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performa Photo

Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performance in 'Sugar Babies' at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City. June 1980

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Date:
02/19/2018
Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performa Photo

Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performance in 'Sugar Babies' at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City. June 1980

From: 
Date:
02/19/2018
Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performa Photo

Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performance in 'Sugar Babies' at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City. June 1980

From: 
Date:
02/19/2018
Theatre Marquee for Ann Miller & Mickey Rooney starring in Sugar Babies opening on Br Photo

Theatre Marquee for Ann Miller & Mickey Rooney starring in Sugar Babies opening on Broadway at the Mark Hellinger Theatre on October 8, 1979 in New York City

From: 
Date:
02/19/2018
Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performa Photo

Ann Miller and Mickey Rooney with his wife Jan Chamberlain backstage after a Performance in 'Sugar Babies' at the Mark Hellinger Theatre, New York City. June 1980

From: 
Date:
02/19/2018

 

Stage

Performances
  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1999
Professor Marvel

Wizard of Oz

  [Off-Broadway]
Return Engagement [off-Broadway], 1998
Performer

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1991
Clem Rogers [Replacement]

  [US Tour]
National Tour, 1987
Prologus/Pseudolus

  [Broadway]
Original Broadway Production, 1979
Featured Performer

Featured Performer [Replacement]

Featured Performer [Replacement]

Featured Performer [Replacement]

Featured Performer [Replacement]

Mickey

  [Broadway]
Closed on the road, 1971
Performer


Mickey Rooney Awards and Nominations

 
Olivier Awards - 1988 - Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical
Mickey Rooney, Sugar Babies
 
Drama Desk Awards - 1980 - Outstanding Actor in a Musical
Mickey Rooney, Sugar Babies
 
Tony Awards - 1980 - Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical
Mickey Rooney, Sugar Babies

Mickey Rooney News

DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Broadway in Syracuse 2022-23 Seaso Photo DEAR EVAN HANSEN, COME FROM AWAY, and More Set For Broadway in Syracuse 2022-23 Season
by Stephi Wild - May 17, 2022

Broadway in Syracuse has announced the lineup for its upcoming 2022-23 season. The season kicks off this October with Annie, and runs through May 2023.

Stidley Productions to Stage MR. YUNIOSHI, A One-Man Comedy Photo Stidley Productions to Stage MR. YUNIOSHI, A One-Man Comedy
by Marissa Tomeo - May 7, 2022

Stidley Productions, Ari Stidham and David Stidham are pleased to present J. Elijah Cho as 'Mr. Yunioshi' at the Soho Playhouse Huron Club, located at 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013. The one-hour one-man comedy opens Wednesday, May 18th 2022 at 7:00 pm and continues Wednesday through Sundays at 7:00 pm with Sunday Matinees at 3:00 pm through Sunday, May 29th 2022. All tickets are $35.00. Tickets can be purchases at the box office, online at www.MrYunioshi.com or by telephone at (212) 691-1555. 

Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May Photo Betsy Wolfe, Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More at The Green Room 42 in May
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 29, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their May line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

Eighth Wonder of the World La Voix Coming to the West End for One Night Only Photo Eighth Wonder of the World La Voix Coming to the West End for One Night Only
by A.A. Cristi - Apr 6, 2022

Currently on an extensive tour the UK's Funniest Red Head, La Voix is coming to the West End for one night only and will visit The Lyric Theatre, Shaftsbury Avenue on 07 November 2022

Regent Theatre Announces More of Their HAIRSPRAY Cast Photo Regent Theatre Announces More of Their HAIRSPRAY Cast
by Marissa Tomeo - Apr 3, 2022

Some of Australia’s most-loved performers including Todd McKenney, Rhonda Burchmore, Rob Mills, and Asabi Goodman are joining Shane Jacobson, as Edna Turnblad, to star in the upcoming premiere of the Tony Award winning Broadway production of Hairspray, set to open at the Regent Theatre in August.

Kravis Center to Present MY FAIR LADY Photo Kravis Center to Present MY FAIR LADY
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Apr 1, 2022

The Raymond F. Kravis Center for the Performing Arts announced that the North American tour of Lincoln Center Theater‚Äôs critically acclaimed production of¬†Lerner & Loewe‚Äôs MY FAIR LADY¬†is coming as a part of its 2021/2022¬†Kravis On Broadway¬†season.¬†¬†Directed by Bartlett Sher, the North American tour will play the Kravis Center from April 19 ‚Äď 24.

Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42 Photo Eva Noblezada, Reeve Carney & More This April at The Green Room 42
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Mar 30, 2022

The Green Room 42 has announced their April line-up for in-person performances. Located inside YOTEL Times Square (570 Tenth Avenue, Fourth Floor), The Green Room 42 is Broadway's newest and most spacious cabaret club.

One-Man Comedy MR YUNIOSHI Comes To Soho Playhouse Photo One-Man Comedy MR YUNIOSHI Comes To Soho Playhouse
by Stephi Wild - Mar 30, 2022

Stidley Productions, Ari Stidham and David Stidham will present J. Elijah Cho as 'Mr. Yunioshi' at the Soho Playhouse Huron Club, located at 15 Vandam St, New York, NY 10013.

Academy Award- Nominated Actor Sally Kellerman Dead At 84 Photo Academy Award- Nominated Actor Sally Kellerman Dead At 84
by A.A. Cristi - Feb 24, 2022

Actress-singer Sally Kellerman, who achieved worldwide movie fame for her role as Margaret ‚ÄúHot Lips‚ÄĚ Houlihan in Robert Altman's classic 1970 film ‚ÄúM*A*S*H,‚ÄĚ with Donald Sutherland and Elliott Gould, died early this morning (Feb. 24) in her sleep from heart failure at her home in Woodland Hills.¬† She was 84.¬† For her iconic role, she was nominated as ‚ÄúBest Supporting Actress‚ÄĚ by both the Oscars and Golden Globes.¬† It was reported by her manager and publicist Alan Eichler.

John Michael Dias and Jacque Carnahan to Present GET HAPPY at The Duplex Photo John Michael Dias and Jacque Carnahan to Present GET HAPPY at The Duplex
by Chloe Rabinowitz - Jan 27, 2022

Broadway's John Michael Dias and Jacque Carnahan will present their new show: GET HAPPY, celebrating the song made famous by Judy Garland on January 29th at the Duplex Cabaret Theater at 7pm. 

Mickey Rooney Videos

VIDEO: Renee Zellweger Talks About How She Prepared for the Role of Judy Garland on L VideoVIDEO: Renee Zellweger Talks About How She Prepared for the Role of Judy Garland on LIVE WITH KELLY AND RYAN!
by Stage Tube - Jan 15, 2020

Renne Zellweger talks about playing Judy Garland in 'Judy' and singing in the movie.

VIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS VideoVIDEO: Get A First Look At Paper Mill's CHASING RAINBOWS
by Alan Henry - Oct 3, 2019

Don your ruby slippers and grab Toto as you take a peek inside Paper Mill Playhouse's New Jersey premiere of Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz, featuring a book by Marc Acito, musical adaptation & additional music by David Libby and conceived by and additional lyrics by Tina Marie Casamento.

VIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mil VideoVIDEO: Get a First Look at Footage From CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ at Paper Mill Playhouse
by Stage Tube - Sep 28, 2019

Performances are underway for Chasing Rainbows: The Road to Oz at Paper Mill Playhouse! News12 New Jersey recently gave us a first look at footage from the production! Additionally, they sat down with some of the cast and creatives to talk about the show.

BWW TV: The Cast Of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Meets The Press! VideoBWW TV: The Cast Of CHASING RAINBOWS: THE ROAD TO OZ Meets The Press!
by BroadwayWorld TV - Sep 13, 2019

The company just met the press and BWW correspondent Richard Ridge is taking you inside the big day below!

VIDEO: New Family Musical MUTT HOUSE Comes to Kirk Douglas Theatre VideoVIDEO: New Family Musical MUTT HOUSE Comes to Kirk Douglas Theatre
by Stage Tube - Jul 20, 2018

Ryan McCartan (recent Fox remake of The Rocky Horror Picture Show, Disney Channel's Liv and Maddie, Off-Broadway's Heathers: The Musical) will head the cast of a fun and furry musical tale for animal lovers of all ages. The world premiere of Mutt House will play at the Kirk Douglas Theatre in Culver City from July 15 through Aug. 5. Previews begin July 10.

VIDEO: Flashback - Mickey Rooney Talks Mickey Mouse and More in SAG Foundation 'Conversations'
by Movies News Desk - Apr 10, 2014

Mickey RooneyWith his recent passing, the Screen Actors Guild Foundation honors the life and legacy of Mickey Rooney and recognizes the indelible mark he left by sharing its two-hour 'Conversations with Mickey Rooney' in its online video archive. Recorded in 2004, Rooney discusses his lengthy Hollywood career with actor Todd Amorde, including anecdotes on Walt Disney and Elizabeth Taylor with an appreciative audience of actors. Click below to watch the interviews!

VIDEO: Billy Crystal: Mickey Rooney Was 'Tremendous Talent'
by Caryn Robbins - Apr 7, 2014

Billy Crystal stopped by this morning's TODAY on NBC to talk about the passing of stage and screen star Mickey Rooney, who died yesterday at the age of 93.

STAGE TUBE: SOUND OF MUSIC Trailer Starring Jessica Grove and Ben Davis!
by BWW News Desk - May 23, 2012

Broadway veterans Jessica Grove and Ben Davis will star as Maria Rainer and Captain Georg Von Trapp in Studio Tenn Theatre Company's upcoming production of Rodgers and Hammerstein's The Sound of Music, playing at the historic Franklin Theatre May 31-June 17.

BWW TV STAGE TUBE: Nickelodeon's 'SPECTACULAR!' Trailer
by Eddie Varley - Feb 16, 2009

The Nickelodeon original movie 'Spectacular!' debuts tonight at 8pm (EST) on the cable channel and the buzz is so hot we had to bring you the trailer for it!


Mickey Rooney Frequently Asked Questions

How many Broadway shows has Mickey Rooney been in?
Mickey Rooney has appeared on Broadway in 3 shows.

How many West End shows has Mickey Rooney been in?
Mickey Rooney has not appeared in the West End

What awards has Mickey Rooney been nominated for?
Outstanding Performance of the Year by an Actor in a Musical (Olivier Awards) for Sugar Babies Outstanding Actor in a Musical (Drama Desk Awards) for Sugar Babies and Best Performance by an Actor in a Leading Role in a Musical (Tony Awards) for Sugar Babies .