Mickey Rourke

1952 - Today

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Philip Andre "Mickey" Rourke Jr. (; born September 16, 1952) is an American actor and former professional boxer who has appeared primarily as a leading man in drama, action, and thriller films. During the 1980s, Rourke played supporting roles in films like Body Heat (1981) and Diner (1982), before portraying leading roles in films like The Motorcycle Boy in Rumble Fish (1983), Charlie Moran in The Pope of Greenwich Village (1984), Captain Stanley White in Year of the Dragon (1985) and John Gray in 9½ Weeks (1986). Read more on Wikipedia

Since 2007, the English Wikipedia page of Mickey Rourke has received more than 13,067,949 page views. His biography is available in 60 different languages on Wikipedia (down from 61 in 2019). Mickey Rourke is the 205th most popular actor (down from 197th in 2019), the 379th most popular biography from United States (down from 364th in 2019) and the 99th most popular American Actor.

Mickey Rourke is most famous for his role in the movie "The Wrestler."

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  • 13M

    Page Views (PV)

  • 68.37

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 60

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 6.58

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 4.03

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)


Among actors, Mickey Rourke ranks 205 out of 13,578Before him are Timothy Dalton, Jeanne Moreau, Annie Girardot, Michael Clarke Duncan, David Suchet, and Rock Hudson. After him are Melina Mercouri, Isabelle Adjani, Olivia de Havilland, Ryan O'Neal, Pierre Richard, and Martin Sheen.

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Among people born in 1952, Mickey Rourke ranks 11Before him are Orhan Pamuk, Steven Seagal, Roberto Benigni, Vajiralongkorn, Park Geun-hye, and Emomali Rahmon. After him are Robert Zemeckis, Nelson Piquet, Roger Milla, Francis Fukuyama, Sylvia Kristel, and Christopher Reeve.

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Rourke ranks 379 out of 20,380Before him are Robert Peary (1856), Virginia Apgar (1909), Paulette Goddard (1910), Charles Greeley Abbot (1872), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), and Rock Hudson (1925). After him are O. Henry (1862), Raymond Chandler (1888), Chester W. Nimitz (1885), Henry James (1843), Angela Davis (1944), and Ryan O'Neal (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mickey Rourke ranks 99Before him are Romina Power (1951), Jerry Lewis (1926), Harvey Keitel (1939), Paulette Goddard (1910), Michael Clarke Duncan (1957), and Rock Hudson (1925). After him are Ryan O'Neal (1941), Martin Sheen (1940), Michelle Pfeiffer (1958), James Hong (1929), Kim Basinger (1953), and Natalie Wood (1938).

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