He ruled the box office in the 1930s and now 88-year-old Mickey Rooney is back on Hollywood's A-list.
The big-screen legend, who mingled with silver-screen stars like Judy Garland and Cary Grant in his heyday, says that he and wife Jan now pal around with the likes of Brangelina and Tomkat.
Rooney, who still acts and performs in nightclubs, told the New York Post: "Jan and I know Brad Pitt and Angelina Jolie. My wife Jan sang at Anthony Hopkins’ wedding — and who walks up and talks to me but Tom Cruise? A real gentleman."
The former vaudevillian added that he and buddy Ben Stiller might be teaming up again for another installment of the "A Night at the Museum" comedy franchise.
"We’re talking about my coming back for the third one," Rooney said. "Ben Stiller appeared in a pilot for a reality show that Jan and I recently shot. So did Pat Boone. And I just wrapped a movie with Ernest Borgnine called 'Night Club.'"
Though he's busier than most actors half his age, Rooney has no plans to slow down anytime soon. "I always say, “Don’t retire — inspire," Rooney told the Post. "You’ve got to keep people working."
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Mickey Rooney is one of a kind, What a great actor and performer. Hope he lives a long and healthy life.
At one time Mickey Rooney was the highest paid and highest grossing actor on the planet. He dated and sometimes married the most beautiful women in the world. His Andy Hardy series was big box office along with many of his movies with Judy Garland.
What made him so loved is that he was appreciative and gracious about his fame and success, and never took it for granted. The GREAT Mickey Rooney.
cool to see mickey is still here loved his movies
Mickey Rooney is 89 years old not 88. He will be celebrating his 90th birthday at the end of this month.
Mickey Rooney 90th birthday concert at FEINSTEIN's Regency Sept.20th (212) 330 4045. It will be a big event with Mickey and Jan performing and special guest will be presenting Mickey with a cake.
He has much spirit – he is funny–one of the best.That would be interesting for him to do DWTS.
Imagine a joyous treat in $2.99 ! Grab your pre order of Versant debut album as they are going to rock on 2st Sept
AT EVERY HOLLYWOOD EVENT, MICKEY ROONEY SHOULD HAVE FRONT ROW SEAT!
IT IS A HONOR , JUST TO SPEAK TO HIM. THIS IS A REAL ACTOR.....AND MANY OF
HIS MOVIES ARE STILL ENJOYABLE TO SEE....I BROUGHT SEVERAL OLDER MOVIES
OF MICKEY ROONDY FOR MY KIDS WHEN THEY WERE YOUNG, AND THEY LOVED
THEM....AND NOW THEY ARE SHOWING HIS MOVIES TO THEIR KIDS,,,,,MICKEY ROONEY
IS A REAL ACTOR!
dude, could he name drop anymore???
why dont we ask Adam Carolla what He thinks?
I think you're on to something, LRoy. Heck! If flat-footed Buzz Auldrin could be on DWTS, so should Mickey Rooney. I'd vote for him.
Now HE should be on Dancing with the Stars! I think he'd do quite well...if the old ticker can handle it.
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