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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 11,460,791 page views. His biography is available in 61 different languages on Wikipedia (up from 60 in 2019). Mickey Rourke is the 197th most popular actor (up from 239th in 2019), the 364th most popular biography from United States (up from 467th in 2019) and the 95th most popular American Actor.

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

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  • 11M

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  • 68.42

    Historical Popularity Index (HPI)

  • 61

    Languages Editions (L)

  • 7.22

    Effective Languages (L*)

  • 3.87

    Coefficient of Variation (CV)

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Among actors, Mickey Rourke ranks 197 out of 9,996Before him are Simone Signoret, Robert Forster, Vanessa Redgrave, Jack Lemmon, Gary Oldman, and Peter Sellers. After him are Russell Crowe, Dolph Lundgren, Paulette Goddard, Antonio Banderas, David Suchet, and Faye Dunaway.

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

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In United States

Among people born in United States, Mickey Rourke ranks 364 out of 18,182Before him are Henry James (1843), Robert Johnson (1911), Jefferson Davis (1808), Hugh Hefner (1926), Zodiac Killer (1940), and Herbert A. Simon (1916). After him are Ed Gein (1906), Robert Woodrow Wilson (1936), Calvin Klein (1942), J. P. Morgan (1837), Paulette Goddard (1910), and Faye Dunaway (1941).

Among ACTORS In United States

Among actors born in United States, Mickey Rourke ranks 95Before him are Bill Murray (1950), Jared Leto (1971), Harvey Keitel (1939), Christopher Walken (1943), Robert Forster (1941), and Jack Lemmon (1925). After him are Paulette Goddard (1910), Faye Dunaway (1941), Rock Hudson (1925), David Carradine (1936), Kathy Bates (1948), and Kurt Russell (1951).

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