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Obit: Mickey Rooney

Another Hollywood legend has passed on. Actor Mickey Rooney is dead at 93.

As a child star, Rooney portrayed the character Andy Hardy in some 20 movies. He went on to co-star with Judy Garland in a number of musicals.

Rooney also worked on the small screen. He starred in several short-lived sitcoms, including The Mickey Rooney Show (1954) and Mickey (1964). He guested on such TV classics as The Fugitive, Naked City, Rawhide, Twilight Zone and Wagon Train. He later provided the voice of Santa in the Rankin-Bass animated classic The Year Without a Santa Claus.

Rooney also made frequent appearances at the altar. He married 8 times, including his first marriage to future film star Ava Gardner.

All told, Rooney worked in films and television from the 1920s to the 2010s. He passed away Sunday in California.