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Mickey Rooney

1920 - 2014

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Mickey Rooney (born Joseph Yule Jr.; other pseudonym Mickey Maguire; September 23, 1920 – April 6, 2014) was an American actor. In a career spanning nine decades, he appeared in more than 300 films and was among the last surviving stars of the silent-film era. He was the top box-office attraction from 1939 to 1941, and one of the best-paid actors of that era. Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mickey Rooney has received more than 11,178,222 page views. His biography is available in 63 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 62 in 2019). Mickey Rooney is the 442nd most popular actor (down from 320th in 2019), the 844th most popular biography from United States (down from 631st in 2019) and the 227th most popular American Actor.

Mickey Rooney is most famous for his role as Andy Hardy in the film series of the same name.

Memorability Metrics

  • 11M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 63.35

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 63

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 3.35

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 5.75

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mickey Rooney ranks 442 out of 9,996Before him are James Cromwell, James Earl Jones, Maria Schell, Javier Bardem, Brian Dennehy, and Larry Hagman. After him are Lillian Gish, Jayne Mansfield, Stéphane Audran, Danielle Darrieux, Juliette Binoche, and Alan Arkin.

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Among people born in 1920, Mickey Rooney ranks 37Before him are Douglass North, Nicolaas Bloembergen, François Jacob, Clarice Lispector, Gene Tierney, and Carlo Azeglio Ciampi. After him are Fritz Walter, Timothy Leary, Shelley Winters, Dave Brubeck, Alberto Sordi, and Sergei Bondarchuk. Among people deceased in 2014, Mickey Rooney ranks 36Before him are Martin Lewis Perl, Jack Brabham, Maya Angelou, Masaru Emoto, Lorin Maazel, and Bob Hoskins. After him are Robert A. Dahl, Cayetana Fitz-James Stuart, 18th Duchess of Alba, Karlheinz Böhm, Daniel Keyes, Maurice Duverger, and Philip Seymour Hoffman.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Rooney ranks 844 out of 18,182Before him are Ike Turner (1931), Joe DiMaggio (1914), Brian Dennehy (1938), John Franklin Enders (1897), Larry Hagman (1931), and George Minot (1885). After him are Lillian Gish (1893), Ritchie Valens (1941), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Norman Foster Ramsey Jr. (1915), Britney Spears (1981), and Mary Higgins Clark (1927).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mickey Rooney ranks 227Before him are Melanie Griffith (1957), Ed O'Neill (1946), James Cromwell (1940), James Earl Jones (1931), Brian Dennehy (1938), and Larry Hagman (1931). After him are Lillian Gish (1893), Jayne Mansfield (1933), Alan Arkin (1934), Bill Bixby (1934), Jason Robards (1922), and John Lithgow (1945).

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