Mickey Rooney Passes Away at Age 93

Posted Sunday April 6, 2014 11:04 PM GMT

It's a sad night for Hollywood, as legendary actor Mickey Rooney reportedly passed away at the age of 93 on Sunday (April 6).

According to TMZ, the Academy Award-winning performer died, but there are still no details on the cause of death.

Rooney was born Joe Yule Jr. on September 23, 1920 in Brooklyn and started acting at the ripe age of 17 months old.

Mickey received numerous awards for his work including a Juvenile Academy Award, an Honorary Academy Award, two Golden Globes and an Emmy Award.

He is survived by his wife Jan and their children Michael, Tim Rooney, Mickey Jr., Teddy, Jonelle, Kimmy Sue, Kerry, Kelly Ann and Jimmy Rooney.

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